Carolinas Chapter Announces Gold Sponsor: Syngenta



Contact: Corinne Grimaldi

Carolinas Chapter Announces Gold Sponsor: Syngenta

Charlotte, NC – The Carolinas Chapter of the Club Managers Association of America is pleased to announce the addition of Syngenta as a Gold Sponsor in the Carolinas Sponsorship Program. This partnership represents a three-year commitment by Syngenta to support the Carolinas Chapter and the Carolinas Club Foundation (CCF) in its efforts to deliver outstanding education, networking opportunities and services to its members.

“With the Syngenta US headquarters located in the heart of North Carolina, it makes perfect sense that the Carolinas Chapter and Syngenta work together,” stated Chapter Director, Clint Wood, CCM, CCE. “Globally, Syngenta invests a billion dollars annually on research and development. They are committed to assisting golf courses in reducing their environmental footprint, improving their profitability and maintaining course quality. With this significant investment in technology, they can certainly help all of us not only maintain the value of the course, but also grow the game of golf.” Clint further expressed how fortunate the Chapter is “to partner with a company that has a strong local presence and a global vision that, through networking and education, can be of great benefit to all of us in these uncertain times.”
This venture is more than just a sponsorship; it is a valued partnership, as Syngenta has already embraced the Chapter’s mission and focus of education to the fullest. “Syngenta looks forward to enhancing its partnership with the Carolinas Chapter managers as the thought leaders and educators of the golf industry. Together we can work toward managing social, economic and environmental issues facing clubs today,” said Stephanie Schwenke, Golf Market Manager, North America at Syngenta. “With our shared vision and commitment to the industry, the time and opportunity is right to embark on a relationship through which we can work together on further developing and growing the club industry.”

As a Gold Sponsor, Syngenta will be the presenting sponsor and facilitator of the Fall Education Program, to be held at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, NC, on Monday, November 12, 2012.

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The Carolinas Chapter of the Club Managers Association of America is the professional Association for managers of membership clubs. The Carolinas Chapter is comprised of more than 350 members, representing more than 150 clubs, within North and South Carolina. The Chapter’s mission is to provide timely, engaging and informative education to persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character; to promote and encourage efficient and successful club management skills; and to advance friendly and mutually beneficial relationships among its members.

The Carolinas Club Foundation was formed in 2005 as a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) organization for the purpose of financially supporting the professional development of club management through education, training and research initiatives.

The Carolinas Sponsorship Program is a collaborative effort between the Carolinas Chapter, the Carolinas Club Foundation and organizations that have demonstrated an interest in and support of the club industry. The Program is intended to create a bridge between club management professionals and the companies most closely connected and committed to serving the industry.

Syngenta is one of the world's leading companies with more than 26,000 employees in over 90 countries dedicated to our purpose: Bringing plant potential to life. Through world-class science, global reach and commitment to our customers we help to increase crop productivity, protect the environment and improve health and quality of life.