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CHICAGO SPORT & SOCIAL CLUB GETS YOU OUTSIDE WITH THESE SUMMER EVENTS

It may not officially be summer yet, but Memorial Day Weekend kicks off Summer Fridays, evenings on patios and all the outdoor activities we can cram into every weekend, one at a time. Chicago Sport and Social Club is here to help with one more reason to gather your friends and get outside this summer. It’s the…
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IN SOCIAL SPORTS, IT’S ABOUT CAMARADERIE, NOT COMPETITION

The Sport & Social Industry Association said its 65 member companies had revenue of about $66 million in 2015, the most recent data available, with 1.2 million participants in its leagues. (The number of individual players is smaller than that: If you play in a soccer league and a dodge ball league, for example, you would be…
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PAINLESS PODCAST WITH CSSC PRESIDENT, CHRIS HASTINGS

Chris planned to be NBA or NFL commissioner, and life took a different turn. He actually technically oversees dozens of leagues now and 130,000 participants, but it’s in the recreation space instead. How did this one-time Division III “possession receiver” carve this different path? What are his recommendations for others looking to break in or…
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SEARCHING FOR LOVABLE LOSERS? SIXTEEN-INCH SOFTBALL IS THE ANSWER

F​or north-siders who miss the sweet nadir of the Chicago Cubs—those glory decades when the team’s inferiority meant you could haggle a scalped ticket down to five bucks and later drape your legs over the empty seat in front of you—there’s a way to recapture some of that feeling. Now imagine this: five diamonds bustling…
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TASTYTRADE BOOTSTRAPPING EPISODE

Chicago Sport & Social Club is a sports & lifestyle marketing company specializing in producing athletic, social and corporate events for young professionals. They produce hundreds of events a year with over 100K participants in 20 different sports. Greg Hastings is the President who worked his ranked up the ladder after starting out as an…
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