Scottsdale, Ariz. (February 21, 2019) – Troon®, the leader in golf course management, development, and marketing, and HelmsBriscoe, the global leader in meetings procurement and site selection, have announced a new partnership. With this partnership, Troon and HelmsBriscoe will bring together their expertise to provide clients with unique options for meetings, golf outings, and events in non-traditional meeting venue locations.
“We’re thrilled to partner with HelmsBriscoe,” said Kris Strauss, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Troon. “The new meeting and event trend is companies seeking non-traditional venues such as golf courses, golf clubs and other entertainment complexes. With over 360 locations around the world, Troon is uniquely positioned to provide meeting planners with a variety of exceptional event location options.”
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., HelmsBriscoe provides sourcing and venue finding services for global meetings and events. Troon and HelmsBriscoe will work together to identify companies/organizations and suitable meeting locations. Troon-managed and affiliated properties will then have the opportunity to submit proposals to be the host venue.
“We are excited to partner with Troon,” said HelmsBriscoe’s Vice President of Operations, Mark Phillips. “We look forward to continuing to provide unparalleled service for our clients by offering a variety of options for their meetings and events.”
HelmsBriscoe is the global leader in meetings procurement for a variety of corporate, association and government clients. Spanning more than 55 countries, their highly respected network of 1,400 procurement specialists booked 6.9 million room nights, resulting in $1.42 billion in room revenue, last year. By using their proprietary technology, collective market knowledge, and volume-based purchasing power, HelmsBriscoe streamlines the meeting planning process by managing the time-consuming task of researching, contacting, and evaluating venues for their clients’ events. HelmsBriscoe facilitates the venue research and contracting processes, thereby mitigating the risk and increasing the return on their clients’ meetings. For more information, visit www.helmsbriscoe.com.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company providing services at more than 360 locations around the globe, including 280 golf courses at 246 facilities. In addition to golf, Troon specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages more than 150 restaurants located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities. With properties located in 35 states and 30 countries, divisions of Troon include Troon Golf, Honours Golf, Troon Privé (the private club operating division of Troon), Troon International, Cliff Drysdale Management and RealFood Consulting. There are currently 60 Troon-affiliated properties featuring 80 golf courses on national and international “Top 100” rankings. Troon-affiliated properties include Bayside Resort Golf Club in Selbyville, Delaware; Kapalua on Maui, Hawaii; Mauna Lani on the Kohala Coast on Hawaii; Pronghorn in Bend, Oregon; Lofoten Links in Norway; and Mollymook Golf Club in Australia. For additional news and information, visit www.Troon.com, or connect with Troon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+,Blog, Press Room, or subscribe to Troon Golf & Travel.