First-Ever Chicago Sports Summit Slated for October 5

Article ID: 655697

Released: 20-Jun-2016 1:00 PM EDT

Source Newsroom: PS Medical Marketing

Newswise — Chicago, IL, June 20, 2016 - The biggest names in Chicago sports will share their expertise on the business of sports and how it impacts the city during the first-ever Chicago Sports Summit. The 7 a.m.-to-noon event, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago (151 East Wacker), will feature Chicago sports personalities, including professional team CEOs, coaches and players. The summit will raise funds for After School Matters, a non-profit organization that offers teenagers innovative extracurricular activities in the arts, communication, sports, science and technology to teenagers. Midwest Othopaedics at Rush is the host for the summit and Athletico Physical Therapy is the title sponsor. Some of the panelists for this year's event include: Joel Quenneville, Chicago Blackhawks Coach; Michael Reinsdorf, President and CEO of the Chicago Bulls; Ted Phillips, President and CEO of the Chicago Bears and Jim Delaney; Commissioner for the Big Ten (full agenda here). The panelists will discuss the impact of sports on Chicago, including building fans and staying profitable, challenges of professional sports team ownership, how injuries affect professional sports, empowering youth athletes to stay in the game and the concerns and challenges of representing high profile athletes. To sign up for the event, log on to www.Chicagosportssummit.com. Companies interested in purchasing a table or sponsorship should contact Lisa Stafford at 630-212-1226.


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