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Our Mission

The Chicago Sports Commission recruits and supports high-profile, major sporting events that generate economic impact and positive exposure for the city of Chicago.

Our Vision

To establish Chicago as the premier U.S. destination for sporting events.

Our Services

The Chicago Sports Commission is here to help make your event experience exceptional. We can help you with the following:

  • Assemble Bid Team
  • Assemble Local Organizing Committee (LOC)
  • Bid Preparation Assistance
  • Connections to Chicago Community
  • Create Sports-Related Events and Attractions
  • Event Management
  • Facility and Site Selection
  • Fundraising Assistance for LOC
  • Government Relations
  • Host Site Inspections
  • Hotels: secure rates & manage reservations
  • Marketing and Promotion
  • Media Relations
  • Presentation of Bids
  • Public Relations
  • Recruitment of Volunteers
  • Research Events Open to Bid
  • Review Requests for Proposals
  • Sports Information Resource Center
  • Sports-Related Business Relocations
  • Supervise Aspects of Event Preparation
  • Supervise Work of LOC
  • TV Production
  • Vendor / Supplier Referrals
  • Venue Selection
  • Visitor Information and Welcome Packets

Call 312-567-8595 or email info@chicagosportscommission.com.

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Contact Us
Chicago Sports Commission
72 East Randolph Street 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
For General Inquiries:
For Event Inquiries and RFPs:
For Media Inquiries:
Kara Bachman, Executive Director
Katie VanLandingham, Events and Operations Manager
Roxanne Steinhoff, Marketing and Communications Specialist

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