The Business of Making Chicago a Premier Global Events and Sports Destination

  • 05:30 PM
  • McDermott, Will & Emery, 227 West Monroe Street, 45th Floor, Chicago

Join the Harvard Business School Club of Chicago (HBSCC) for the discussion The Business of Making Chicago a Premier Global Events and Sports Destination on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at McDermott, Will & Emery (227 West Monroe Street, 45th Floor). Hear two distinguished Chicago area leaders discuss their experiences in planning, coordinating and marketing the advantages of Chicago as a venue for hosting major global events.

Ms. Lori Healey was the President of the Chicago 2016 Committee, the City’s Olympic bid organization, and Executive Director of the Chicago NATO Host Committee, a very successful global summit which highlighted Chicago’s economic vitality, arts and architecture, and can-do spirit. Ms. Healey has served as Chief of Staff for Mayor Richard M. Daley, and is currently CEO of Tur Partners LLC, and on the Board of Directors of World Business Chicago.

Dr. Scott Hanlon is the Founder/CEO of Chicago KICS Cup, an international youth soccer tournament scheduled for July 19-26, 2014. KICS Cup is focused on providing a positive experience for boys and girls, promoting international youth soccer, and showcasing Chicago as a world-class destination. Dr. Hanlon has served as the Commissioner of the Chicago Park District, and is Founder of the Near South Soccer League, and a practicing Family Physician.

Learn about successful high profile event strategies, the opportunities to capitalize on Chicago’s abundant resources, including its premier lakefront location, and the promotion of Chicago as a global destination of choice.

Wine, hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be provided.

HBSCC Patron and Patron & Guest Pass Members: FREE
HBSCC Regular Members, SPNM Graduates, and their guests: $20 per person
Chicago Sister Cities International Committee Chairs: $20 per person
Non-members of HBSCC: $40 per person

Purchase tickets at 847-256-4846.