Chicago Sports Commission Business of Sport Speaker Series

Business of Sport Speaker Series: Sports Venues - Enhancing Chicago

Chicago's impressive sports venues bring fans from across the country to our great city. From the historic Friendly Confines, Madhouse on Madison, and U.S. Cellular Field, to the planned state of the art McCormick Place Events Center, Chicago's venues are home to some of the country's best professional and collegiate teams, and hundreds of special events. 

Join us on Wednesday, December 16th to hear from Chicago's leaders about their plans for venue enhancements and how their initiatives will continue to elevate our city's sports landscape. 

Special Guest Panelists: 

Julian Green, Vice President Communications and Community Affairs, Chicago Cubs

Lori Healey, CEO, Metropolitan Pier Exposition Authority

Manuel "Manny" Sanchez, Chairman, Illinois Sports Facilities Authority

Terry Savarise, Senior Vice President Operations, Chicago White Sox and United Center 


Dave Eanet, Sports Director, WGN Radio 

Special guests are subject to change 

Date: Wednesday, December 16

Time: 8:00am - 9:30am
*Registration begins and buffet opens at 7:30am

Chicago Sports Museum - Water Tower Place

835 N Michigan Ave, 7th Floor

Chicago, IL 60611

(Enter on Pearson)

Available in the Water Tower Place garage

Located at 845 N Michigan (Enter on Chestnut)


Individual tickets: $40/person

Table of Ten: $450 (preferred seating, company listed on event signage)

Supporting Event Partners 

WGN Radio

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

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