News from TSE Consulting

Buffalo Niagara Sports Commission has appointed TSE Consulting to provide strategic direction to its sport tourism initiatives

The Buffalo Niagara Sports Commission has selected TSE Consulting to assist in the development of a comprehensive strategy for identifying, attracting and hosting important sports events, conventions and conferences.

Building upon a strong track record of major event successes, future events for Buffalo include the 2015 NHL Combine, 2016 NHL Draft and the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball First/Second Rounds.

TSE Consulting provides strategic advice to cities seeking to use sporting events to enhance economic development and provide social benefit. Its North American office in Indianapolis will provide leadership for the project.

Patrick Kaler, president and CEO, Visit Buffalo Niagara said: “Buffalo is a dynamic and vibrant city, with iconic professional franchises, state-of-the-art venues and a new energy created by over $1 billion in recent development. We hope to continue to attract great events to our city and region and at the same time optimize their economic impact. We are pleased to work with TSE Consulting to formulate a long-term strategic direction that will best serve our community.”

Dale Neuburger, Director, TSE Consulting – North America, said: “We are very pleased to have the opportunity to work with Visit Buffalo Niagara and the Buffalo Niagara Sports Commission. With a comprehensive and progressive sports event bidding and hosting strategy, and based upon several recent domestic and international events, the Buffalo Niagara Sports Commission can bring even greater economic vibrancy to the area and demonstrate the many ways that sports bring communities together. We are honored to participate in a process that has the potential to lead to so many exciting results.”




As of January 17, 2018, all international activities of TSE Consulting have been integrated into Burson-Marsteller Sport.

This new expansion and investment in sport will provide clients with new resources and new services. As such, Burson-Marsteller Sport will include services including Campaigning & International Relations, Crisis Management & Corporate Communication. Event Strategy Development & Evaluation, Destination Marketing & Event Host Communication, Sport Strategy & Policy Development, and Training & Knowledge Transfer. Read more:

Burson-Marsteller Sport is the sport unit of Burson-Marsteller. Burson-marsteller, established in 1953, is a leading global strategic communications and public relations firm. It provides clients with strategic thinking and program execution across a full range of public relations, public affairs, reputation and crisis management, advertising and digital strategies. The firm’s seamless worldwide network consists of 77 offices and 85 affiliate offices, together operating in 110 countries across six continents. Burson-Marsteller is a part of Young & Rubicam Group, a subsidiary of WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY), the world’s leader in communications services. For more information, please visit