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Illinois Sports Celebrity Appearances

Direct Sportslink is a leading provider of Illinois sports celebrity talent for speaking engagements, personal appearances, meet and greets, fundraisers, trade shows, corporate events, autograph signings and many other events. We have direct access to the best sports motivational speakers, keynote speakers, and inspirational speakers. Our database of celebrities allows you access to talent that either currently plays for or played for popular Illinois professional sports teams such as Chicago Bears, Chicago Bulls, Chicago Cubs, or Chicago Blackhawks.

Direct Sportslink has years of experience booking Illinois sports celebrity talent including retired and current Chicago Bulls, Chicago Bears, and Chicago Cubs players for personal appearances and speaking engagements. A few Chicago athlete bookings by Direct Sportslink include B.J. Armstrong for Exxon Mobil, Gale Sayers for DST Systems, Mike Ditka for Equinix, and Dan Hampton for GMI. and  Our work with the Bulls' fan favorite Charles Oakley can be found on Charles Oakley's appearance agent page on our website. Our list of Illinois based corporate clients includes Kraft Foods. To view our work with Kraft Foods please read more below.

Illinois Sports Celebrity Booking

Kraft Foods

Kraft Foods

Mark Cuban with Kraft's President

Audience: Kraft Foods Employees
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Client: Kraft Foods

Kraft Foods put their trust in Direct Sportslink to secure Mark Cuban for the Kraft Foods Shark Tank event. Mark's appearance was a huge success and fun surprise for the Kraft employees. Mark joined several panelists to evaluate different Kraft cheese categories ultimately selecting a winner.

Mike Ditka Testimonial

Thank you for making our event a success. We were very appreciative of your preparation, and hands-on help - making sure all details of the event were handled smoothly. Coach Mike Ditka more than delivered his part - 100% of the surveys we received showed that attendees would come to another event. We will be working with you again to plan our next event.

-Magnifi Group, Inc.