Chicago Sports Commission Business of Sport Speaker Series

Golf In Chicago


UPCOMING: Golf in Chicago

Chicago has a rich golf history – with organizations like the Chicago Park District, Illinois Section of the PGA of America, Western Golf Association and others, providing the courses, opportunities and resources for people to play and to ensure the continued growth of the sport. Annual tournaments like the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship at Kemper Lakes have also made their home here; and events like the 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club, the 2017 NCAA Golf Championships at Rich Harvest Farms, and the 2017 BMW Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club, have also found success in Chicagoland. Golf is an intricate part of our region’s sports tradition, and the future is bright for golf in Chicago.

Join us on Tuesday, June 5th for a discussion about golf’s impact and the future of the sport in Chicago.

Michael Kelly, General Superintendent and CEO, Chicago Park District
Vince Pellegrino, Senior Vice President, Tournaments, Western Golf Association
Steve Skinner, CEO, KemperSports & KemperLesnik
Carrie Williams, Executive Director, PGA of America Illinois Section

Lou Canellis, Sports Anchor, Fox32News

Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Time: 8:30am – 10:00am
Registration begins and buffet opens at 8:00am

The Dalcy
302 N. Green Street
Chicago, IL 60607

Individual tickets for $40 per person
Table of 10 for $350

Go here to Buy Tickets

Panelists are subject to change.


About the Business of Sport Speaker Series:

The Chicago Sports Commission Speaker Series showcases the business side of the sporting world by bringing together leaders of Chicago’s sports and professional communities. The series provides compelling content and invites knowledgeable panelist to discuss a variety of current business trends in the industry. Past topics include: Technology & Sports, Sports Medicine, Business of Soccer, Sports Media & Production, and many more. 

Previous Speakers Include:

Jay Blunk, Executive Vice President, Chicago Blackhawks
Stan Bowman, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Chicago Blackhawks
Kristin Fasbender, Director of Championships and Alliances, NCAA
Eric Finkelstein, Director of Event Operations, National Football League
Marilynn Gardner, President & Chief Executive Officer, Navy Pier
Daniel Glantz, Global Head of Sponsorship, AIG
Julian Green, Vice President of Communications and Community Affairs, Chicago Cubs
Michael Kelly, General Superintendent & Chief Executive Officer, Chicago Park District
Atul Khosla, Chief Operating Officer, Chicago Fire Club
Alyse LaHue, General Manger, Chicago Red Stars
George McCaskey, Chairman, Chicago Bears
Dan Payne, Chief Executive Officer, USA Rugby
Brian Remedi, Chief Administrative Officer, U.S. Soccer Federation
David Robbins, Project Administrator, Chicago Department of Aviation
Terry Savarise, Senior Vice President of Operations, Chicago White Sox and United Center
Kurt Summers, Treasurer, City of Chicago
Tanesha Wade, Director of Events & Entertainment, Chicago Bears

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