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Choosing the right team for a winning partnership — The business of sports marketing

By | October 10th, 2017|News|

Sports marketing allows companies an avenue to reach an extensive consumer base to grow and enhance their brand. Choosing the right partner, though, is critical to ensure both parties are benefiting from the partnership. Four experts spoke on the "The Business of Sports Marketing" panel at the 2nd Annual Chicago Sports Summit, hosted by Chicago-based [...]

Shaping the elite athletes of tomorrow: The science behind sports medicine

By | October 10th, 2017|News|

Athletes have much to consider if they hope to operate at their highest potential. In addition to skill, an athlete's ability to thrive in his/her field also depends on nutrition, recovery and collaboration among providers. During a discussion at the Chicago Sports Summit hosted by Chicago-based Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Oct. 4, industry leaders of [...]

Chicago Sports Summit Examines Solutions for Youth Violence – Mercy Home Notes

By | October 8th, 2017|News|

Chicago Sports Summit topic was featured in the latest issue of Mercy Home Notes. Download the PDF below: http://chicagosportssummit.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2017/10/Mercy-Home-Notes-October-5-2017.pdf

WGN-TV Previews 2nd Annual Chicago Sports Summit

By | October 2nd, 2017|News|

WGN-TV's 'Around Town' host Ana Belaval previewed the 2nd Annual Chicago Sports Summit (hosted by Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush) at After School Matters in Chicago. Proceeds from this Chicago event benefit After School Matters, a program for urban teens. Ana spoke with Grant Koster of Athletico, the event's title sponsor, and Mary Ellen Caron, the [...]

Athletico: Using high touch and high tech to care for athletes

By | October 2nd, 2017|News|

The sports medicine field has undergone major transformations in the last 10 years as research continues to drive clinical decision-making and surgical techniques become increasingly innovative. Oak Brook, Ill.-based Athletico Physical Therapy, an outpatient provider of musculoskeletal care, is an organization that has made a name for itself in the physical therapy field. "Athletico is [...]

How youth sports and mentorship builds the next generation of confident leaders: Q&A with Jarrett Payton

By | September 29th, 2017|News|

Participation in youth sports can teach children valuable lessons about teamwork, leadership and confidence they can translate into other aspects of their lives as they grow. Former professional football player and radio host, philanthropist and entrepreneur Jarrett Payton has made it his life's mission to support youth athletics and combat bullying among teens. Mr. Payton, [...]

Linking a brand with fan loyalty — The business of sports marketing

By | September 29th, 2017|News|

Companies from around the world continue to eye sports teams as profitable business partners. Through strategic sports marketing campaigns, businesses have the potential to enhance their brands and solidify customer loyalty. "Leverage [sports marketing] to engage an extremely passionate and active fan base with a team that will help create a lifelong loyal consumer for [...]

Press

By | November 20th, 2016|News|

An overview of the day's events and the impressive speakers was covered in the Chicago Tribune/Daily Southtown An overview of the day's events and the impressive speakers was covered in the Chicago Tribune/Daily Southtown. Quenneville risks wrath of hockey gods by violating injury superstition A Chicago Tribune story quotes Coach Quenneville.   Hinsdale Magazine September [...]

Chicago Sports Summit on NBC5 TV Evening News

By | November 20th, 2016|News|

The Chicago Sports Summit hosted by Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush was included in a NBC5 nightly news segment by Rob Stafford, who mentioned the proceeds go to After School Matters and that speakers were from the Chicago Bulls, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bears, Chicago Blackhawks and the Chicago Fire Soccer Club. [...]

NBC Interview about Chicago Sports Summit and After School Matters

By | November 20th, 2016|News|

During an NBC5 "Make a Difference" segment, Alex Sroka of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) and Mary Ellen Caron of After School Matters discuss the Chicago Sports Summit hosted by MOR and benefitting the charity. The event featured speakers such as Joel Quenneville, Ted Phillips, Jim Delany.