Northwest Chicagoland Sports Commission
      about us

The Northwest Chicagoland Sports Commission (NCSC) is a non-profit organization founded by members of the Elgin Area Convention and Visitors Bureau.

The Northwest Chicagoland Sports Commission’s mission is to bring sporting events to the Elgin area which benefit the region through economic impact and quality of life. Additionally, we help in attracting conferences, sports organizations and teams to our region.

The Northwest Chicagoland Sports Commission is a Not-For-Profit organization, governed by a Board of Directors, representing some of the region’s most esteemed private, public and nonprofit institutions with expertise in the sports. Our primary goal is to service our members and promote the Elgin area as an attractable destination for sporting events.

Originally formed in 2007, the Northwest Chicagoland Sports Commission has been directly responsible for attracting several sporting events and activities to the Elgin Area, generating millions of dollars in economic impact.

The Northwest Chicagoland Sports Commission has established itself as a revenue-generating entity that has become an integral part of Northwest Chicagoland’s Fox River Valley’s economic future. Sporting events in our region have rapidly become valued community assets.

The Northwest Chicagoland Sports Commission offers a variety of services and assistance to event planners in an effort to bring events to Chicagoland’s Northern Fox River Valley, and ensure their success, including:

  • Facility and hotel availability research
  • Event Management
  • Marketing
  • Logo Branding/Graphic Design
  • Merchandising
  • Public Relations
  • Facility and Site Selection
  • Volunteers
  • Hospitality
  • Sponsorship opportunities
  • Fundraising assitance
  • Vendor Referrals
  • Connections to the Elgin area community

2011 Board of Directors

Kim Bless, President and CEOElgin Area CVB
Hank Faulkner, Division ManagerDundee Township Park District
Rita Fletcher, Executive DirectorBartlett Park District
Pete Garlock, Director of SalesElgin Area CVB
Bob Gilliam, Senior City Council memberCity of Elgin
Frank Hernandez, Director Auxiliary EnterprisesElgin Community College
Krisilee Murphy, Public RelationsElgin Area CVB
Mike Papa, General ManagerLeafs Ice Centre
Randy Reopelle (Chair), Parks and Recreation DirectorCity of Elgin
Jim Reuter, DirectorSouth Elgin Parks & Recreation
Jeff Ryder, Athletic SupervisorHuntley Park District
Tony Tompkins, Assistant AD/Head Men’s BasketballJudson University
Bill Vincent, DirectorTrout Park Baseball
Trudy Wakeman, Director of Park & RecreationLake in the Hills