CHICAGO, June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The biggest names in Chicago sports will share their expertise on the business of sports and how it impacts the city during the first-ever Chicago Sports Summit. The 7 a.m.-to-noon event, Wednesday, October 5, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago (151 East Wacker), will feature Chicago sports personalities; including professional team CEOs, coaches and players. Some of the speakers for this year's event include: Joel Quenneville, Chicago Blackhawks Coach; Michael Reinsdorf, President and CEO of the Chicago Bulls; Ted Phillips, President and CEO of the Chicago Bears and Jim Delaney; Commissioner for the Big Ten.
The summit will raise funds for After School Matters, a non-profit organization that offers innovative extracurricular activities in the arts, communication, sports, science and technology to teenagers.
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush is the host for the summit and Athletico is the title sponsor.
The panelists will discuss the impact of sports on Chicago, including building fans and staying profitable, challenges of professional sports team ownership, how injuries affect professional sports, empowering youth athletes to stay in the game and the concerns and challenges of representing high profile athletes. To sign up for the event, log on to www.Chicagosportssummit.com. Companies interested in purchasing a table or sponsorship should contact Lisa Stafford at 630-212-1226.
About Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) offers comprehensive, unparalleled, orthopedic services. MOR physicians are team physicians for the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, and the Chicago Fire Soccer club The group's reputation as a leader in specialized orthopedic patient care, education and research has been recognized by many national publications. U.S. News & World Report ranks the orthopedic program at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, as No. 6 in the nation and it is the highest ranked program in Illinois.
Athletico Physical Therapy provides the highest quality orthopedic rehabilitation services to communities, employers and athletes in over 350 locations throughout nine states with more than 4000 employees. Our services include physical and occupational/hand therapy, workers' compensation, women's health therapy, concussion management and athletic training.
Athletico measures patient outcomes and satisfaction and is dedicated to continuous improvement. For more information, or to schedule a free injury screening, please visit www.athletico.com and follow us on Twitter: @athletico.
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