Welcome Reception Sponsor
The Chicago Fire Football Club was founded in 1997 on the 126th anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire and will celebrate its 25th season in Major League Soccer in 2022. The Fire have won six major domestic championship titles, including the 1998 MLS Cup, the 1998, 2000, 2003 and 2006 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cups, as well as the 2003 Supporters’ Shield. The Club's charitable arm, the Chicago Fire Foundation, was recognized as ESPN’s 2019 Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year. The Fire play their home matches at historic Soldier Field. For more information, visit chicagofirefc.com.
Official Health and Safety Planning Partner
Gathering safely takes more planning than it used to. Luckily, we excel at that. SafeSpace is a collection of health & safety planning experts focused on helping brands, agencies, properties, and venues plan and produce safe events for their staff, fans and key stakeholders. Our carefully calculated team is composed of Environmental Infection Control Consultants, Certified Industrial Hygienists, Certified Safety Professionals and Seasoned Event Marketing Professionals who work collectively to ensure your events are up to code and your guests are comfortable and excited to be on site. We develop event specific protocols that manage the risks associated with COVID-19, including; mitigation consultancy & planning, training & education, on-site COVID compliance officers, on-site testing & screening, contact tracing & monitoring, disinfecting & sanitizing and customized PPE.
Aquimo Sports - “When the Players Rest the Fans Play”
Aquimo specializes in live event fan engagement and marketing. Our technology allows all fans in the stands and millions at home to participate live on stadium video boards. From basketball shoot-outs, to football target practice, to the baseball home run challenge...we are bringing a new dimension of interactivity and marketing opportunities. All sports, concerts, festivals and beyond!
• Drive fan engagement and increase sales with directional prizes awarded
• Increase sponsorship dollars-- Sponsors will want to be featured!
• Every Fan from the Front Row to Back Row Can be a Winner
• No Download Required- Keep the Fans Connected
• Fan Data and Marketing Opportunities- ROI Tracking End to End
BirdieBox is a turnkey gift concierge service that provides unprecedented gift experiences, regardless of budget. We have direct relationships with luxury brands and provide superior packaging, personalized branding, on-site staffing, digital company store gift portals and a full suite of warehousing and logistical capabilities.
Sports Business Journal sits at the epicenter of the sports industry. SBJ provides the news, the networking and the data to equip the most powerful executives in sports business to make more informed decisions, deals and partnerships. SBJ’s award-winning media content is delivered via multiple media platforms, unparalleled networking opportunities through its hallmark events and awards and market-leading data.
Sports Business Journal’s weekly and daily content provides original reporting and news aggregation, plus newsletters, podcasts and video. SBJ’s renowned events create opportunities for lead generation and partnerships as well as showcase the industry’s best talent in widely viewed awards series. SBJ SportsAtlas is the gateway to the data the industry needs to enable better deal-making with proprietary information on every type of deal.