• Winning Over Event Attendees is Easy at the Chicago Sports Museum

     
    FROM THE Spring 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Winning Over Event Attendees is Easy at the Chicago Sports Museum

     
    FROM THE Spring 2017 ISSUE
     

Chicago is still enjoying the historic, 108-years-in-the-making win by the Cubs who became the World Series champions last October. To celebrate, there are few places better than the Chicago Sports Museum, located inside Water Tower Place, which has some of the most impressive artifacts from the city’s many teams. 

Three of the current exhibits are the “Hall of Legends,” where anyone can test how their skills compare to Chicago’s top athletes; “Measure Up,” where the brave can see if they can jump as high as Michael Jordan; and “Forensic Sports,” which allows guests to solve the biggest sports mysteries. In addition, a huge collection of memorabilia and archival newspapers help visitors relive some of the city’s iconic wins.

In addition to the public displays, the 23,000-square-foot museum can be booked for private events that will excite any sports lover. The space can accommodate up to 1,200 guests for a reception or 300 for a seated dinner, with tours of the various collections. 

They also offer a range of flexible event options as well as audio-visual technology, providing for a meeting or event that will score big for your audience. 

Who says you can’t have a meeting without some pampering mixed in? Several hot springs resorts in the U.S. Mountain West can accommodate smaller meetings complete with lodging, function space, din- ing and soaking. Some even have on-site spas and other standout features like an ice museum or microbrewery to include on an itinerary.

 

Erase any vision you might have of a dude ranch, especially the “City Slicker” version. For the purposes of this story, let’s use the name ranch resort and picture a big dose of vision and thousands of acres for both herds and people to roam. It’s a fairly different option, but one with similar friendliness and the Western spirit of a dude ranch.

 

To say Wisconsin is having a moment would be an understatement. A statewide renaissance resulting in plenty of new developments, impressive renovations and entrepreneurial ventures has been years in the making and shows no sign of slowing anytime soon.