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The 2018 Chicago Sports Summit will be bigger and better than ever!


Chicago Sports Summit 2018 - Wed., Oct. 3, 2018

Our panelists this year be discussing the following topics, and many more:

Women in Sports:

Hear from some of the most influential women who are breaking down barriers in the world of sports.

The Team Behind the Team:

Experience how sports and health experts help athletes get back in the game.

A View From the Top:

A perspective on Chicago’s professional sports teams from their own front office executives

Chicago’s All-Stars:

Hear from some of Chicago’s very own past and present sports stars.

Last year the Chicago Sports Summit Foundation raised $50,000 to support After School Matters, a non-profit organization that provides after-school activities, including dance, music and sports, to at-risk children and teens in Chicago.

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2018 Moderators & Panelists

Pictured below is just a sample of the expertise involved in the 3rd Annual Chicago Sports Summit.


Dara Torres

Olympic Swimmer


Rick Hahn

Chicago White Sox

panelist Dr. Brian Cole

Dr. Brian Cole

Chicago Sports Summit
Program Chair


Michael Reinsdorf

Chicago Bulls


Nelson Rodriguez

Chicago Fire Soccer Club


Paula Faris

ABC News


Siafa Lewis

NBC News


Elizabeth Szokol

Symetra Tour/LPGA pro


Erin Kane



Jack O’Callahan

Olympic Hockey Player


Kendall Coyne

Olympic Hockey Player


Diane Simpson

Olympic Gymnast

View highlights from the 2017 Chicago Sports Summit!

The Greatest Sports Event of the Year!

The 3rd Annual Chicago Sports Summit is a half-day event featuring some of Chicago’s heaviest hitters. Participants will speak about how sports and after school activities empower youth to engage in positive behavior to help reduce Chicago’s violence. Executives will also discuss how they use sports marketing and celebrities to grow their business. Attendees will learn about new developments in sports science and how these advances impact an athlete’s endurance, performance and injury prevention.

Chicago Sports Teams

Athletico Title Sponsor

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

Chicago Sports Summit Foundation -After School Matters