Posted by Marketing, 6th June 2016
Portland Timbers and Portland Thorns FC renew partnership with Global Image Sports.
June 06, 2016 – MLS Champions Portland Timbers and NWSL team Portland Thorns FC have renewed their partnership with Sports Management Company, Global Image Sports (GIS).
This revised agreement will see the Timbers and Thorns FC working with GIS on a number of projects both in the USA and overseas, including Player ID camps, youth club partnerships and residential camp opportunities.
Mike Kelleher, Chief Operating Officer of Global Image Sports said, “We are delighted to announce our continuation of this partnership with the MLS Champions as well as with the Portland Thorns. We see a great opportunity to continue to grow the game here in the USA with one of the major success stories in recent years in professional soccer.”
Mike Smith, Youth Sporting Director of the Portland Timbers said, “We place great value on our partnership with GIS and the unique opportunity it has provided us with to develop and grow our brand in new markets – both domestically and overseas. We are excited for the coming months and years and look forward to working with more players and coaches with GIS.”
Global Image Sports is a sports management company that provides opportunities and experiences via the formation of strategic partnerships in the sports industry. It prides itself on a professional approach to its business activities and strives to be the market leader in its field while offering its customers unrivalled service and satisfaction. For more information go to www.globalimagesports.com
The Portland Timbers are the reigning Champions of Major League Soccer, defeating Columbus Crew 2-1 in the 2015 MLS Cup. They are located in Portland, Oregon where the original Timbers team first played in the North American Soccer League in 1975. Portland Thorns FC play in the National Women’s Soccer League, winning the NWSL Championship during their inaugural 2013 season. For more information go to http://www.timbers.com