On C&IT TV: Celtic Manor reveals challenges of Ryder Cup 2010

Celtic Manor's vice president of facilities and development Russell Phillips shares the challenges of dealing with 5,000 corporate delegates during the golf tournament.

Ryder Cup 2010 was held at Celtic Manor
Ryder Cup 2010 was held at Celtic Manor

Celtic Manor hosted 5,000 corporate delegates during the Ryder Cup tournament and vice president facilities and development Russell Phillips said logistically, it was "nothing like we've done before".

"There were challenges in getting the business to business discussions going on because we couldn't use many of the parts of the hotel which were in lock down," he said.

BMW, Citibank, KPMG, and Rolex were among corporates to host delegates at the Ryder Cup.

The resort provided the overall infrastructure and facilities for the sponsors and other companies using the Ryder Cup for corporate events. Services included the communication network from Virgin Media Business that allowed staff to administer the event.

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