Brandon de Souza Management Services (BDMS) has been responsible for the growth of both
professional and amateur golf in the subcontinent. Working closely with the Indian Golf Union, we have been involved with the development of the sport starting from a sub junior level to the players turning professional and we continue to manage the TATA Steel Sub Junior Tour.
After having owned the professional golf tour rights and having built the domestic golf tour, BDMS was entrusted with the management of the Indian Open and the Hero Honda Masters before bringing the European men and women's tour to India in collaboration with Emaar MGF. Even today, the Surya Nepal Masters and the biggest domestic prize money event, the McLeod Russel Tour Championship has BDMS running the show.
The biggest feather in our cap was bringing the world famous Bayern Munich football team to India in January 2012.
We have also executed the launch of luxury brands such as Fendi Casa and Ipe Cavalli in the home interiors space and Monde de Provence and the Eiffel, both high end residential complexes from the Krrish group.
Today, we are involved with a host of promotional activities for Audi ranging from organizing driving experiences at the F1 track to art book launches. We also manage a series of corporate golf events, the Audi Quattro Cup and the Times Leaders' Challenge being the biggest with a pan India presence. Polo, horse racing and corporate soccer are some of the other sporting disciplines that we have excelled in.
BDMS has been a pioneer in managing gated residential golf course communities, starting with consulting on large golf properties such as for the DLF group. At present, we manage Karma Lakelands in Manesar, Kaziranga golf resort, Jorhat and Kensville Golf Academy in Ahmedabad. All these sites include homes, social club facilities and are complimented by driving ranges and golf academies.
Over the years, BDMS has put together some of the finest shows in the entertainment space. Our events are packed with an element of fun, music and dance. We aggressively promote well known superstars such as Gary Lawyer and Usha Utthup and pay tribute to legends such as Elvis Presley and the Beatles. We have access to a vast database of musicians, dancers, bands, entertainment acts, both local and international. The likes of Vidya Balan, SRK, Katrina Kaif, Nargis Fakhri, Sushmita Sen and Kangana Ranaut have graced our events with their presence.
The lifeblood of any sponsor is media support. BDMS has strived tirelessly to put together an exhaustive database of both sport and lifestyle media and reaches out to them based on the event.
Over the course of the years, we have contributed to syndicated columns in India's leading dailies and magazines such as Swagat, Jet Wings, and Golf Digest.
BDMS in association with Times Group has brought out three special coffee table books on golf – Tee off with the Times and we also did a special publication for BOC India.
BDMS has organized centenary celebrations of top Indian clubs and companies, festival functions and held specialized events to promote tourism at international destinations.
We've held charity events to support non-profit organizations such as Christel House and Ritinjali, and Ganesh Chaturthi celebration for several years in Pune.
BDMS has conducted workshops, seminars, employee incentive programs and golf tournaments in the corporate sphere. We've also organized offsites for leading brands such as Airtel and been responsible for the KPMG CFO summit which we've been managing for the past three consecutive years.
BDMS has an extensive catalogue of corporate gifts which include office desktop items, home items, fashion accessories and clothing. Our biggest success has been with leather products such as totes, suitcases, and journals plus t-shirts, scarves, caps, belts and golf merchandise in the apparel space.