Bid Cities

The scope of a Helios Bid City Engagement can include one or more of the following components:

Helios has achieved worldwide notoriety as an agency that has guided numerous bid committees aspiring to host the Olympic Games. Our management of this highly complex process has yielded success for Beijing (2008) and Vancouver (2010) and most recently for Sochi, Russia (2014). Our success has grown to include additional major events including the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup bid and the Kazan 2013 Universiade bid.

Our depth of experience and broad understanding of the bid components ensure a city’s competitiveness for selection, whether for the Olympic Games, FIFA World Cup or for other major events around the world.

Organizing Committees

The scope of a Helios organizing committee engagement can include one or more of the following components:

A Helios project team consists of the best of breed in each element included within the scope. The team has recent and relevant experience and each team is customized to meet the specific needs of the client.

Helios has worked successfully with the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Organizing Committee on the development of their Games Foundation Plan and their Commercial Plan.

In addition, the Kazan 2013 Universiade Organizing Committee engaged Helios Partners to develop the following:

City Strategy Planning: Attracting Major Sports Events to Your Market

Now Helios isoffering a two-day, interactive workshop to help your city understand how it, too, can benefit from sport and attract the right events. Customizing the workshop content and speakers to align with your specific needs and offering practical recommendations, Helios will identify and help you understand:

Time is a luxury that bid cities just don’t have; Helios provides insurance that a city’s time and money will be spent as efficiently as possible.” – Terrence Burns, Helios Partners


Let us review your resources and discover how we can best fulfill your needs and goals with a customized plan. Contact us today to bring exciting sports events to your town, region or country.