Plan to join us at our premier event!
Registration is now open for ABOMA
Chicago Sports Museum
at Water Tower Place
835 North Michigan Avenue
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Registration Deadline: September
- 2 1/2 Hour Bar Featuring Wine, Beer
and Soft Drinks
- Delicious Food Stations
- High-Tech Interactive Experiences/Games
- Great Networking
- Convenient Discounted Parking
at Water Tower Place
happens once every two years –
ABOMA’s premier Fall after work social event.
Join us at The Chicago Sport’s Museum – located
at Water Tower Place on the Magnificent Mile.
entire Museum is ours for the night!
- We hope you join the fun along with your
fellow industry representatives and participate
in Chicago’s love for its legendary sports
teams. This is an unparalleled Windy City
experience. Relax at the 2 ½ hour bar featuring
wine, beer and soft drinks with a plate of Harry
Caray’s delicious food while you take in the
breathtaking lake views.
Sports Museum combines high-tech interactive
experiences—including skill challenges and
simulated experiences—with unique sports
memorabilia and an impressive collection of
game-used treasures and other artifacts. The
23,000-square-foot space celebrates all of
Chicago's major sports teams. The interactive
exhibits use body-tracking technology, allowing
you to score goals as Blackhawks star Patrick
Kane, shoot free throws as Bulls veteran Scottie
Pippen and many other one of a kind experiences.
The Museum is also home to the city's largest
collection of 2016 World Series
Measure Up - with a
chance to test your skills against some of the
all-time greats. Learn to throw a curve ball
from Cy Young Award Winner Steve Stone, test
your vertical leap against Michael Jordan,
compare your wingspan to Scottie Pippen and test
your grip strength compared to Kyle Long. Around
the corner you’ll find cases full of game worn
memorabilia and championship rings. Remember
Bears great William “Refrigerator” Perry? Try on
a replica of his Super Bowl ring, the largest
one ever crafted.
It’s only fitting that the center of the museum
be dedicated to the greatest fans in the world.
Hop into our professional simulator that puts
YOU in the driver’s seat of a high-octane
racecar at the famous Chicago Speedway. Check
out the basketball hoop from Michael Jordan’s
buzzer-beating shot in the 1998 NBA Finals!
Legends - Go head-to-head with
Chicago’s greatest sports legends of all time. A
collection of custom virtual reality games tests
your athletic skills in baseball, football,
hockey, basketball and Windy City sports trivia.
Virtual reality games include Defending the Goal
against Patrick Kane, Shooting Hoops with Scotty
Pippen, All-Star Home Run Contest with Frank
Thomas and Quarterback Challenge with Richard
Forensic Sports - Sleuth it up
in Forensics using CSI-type technology to
unravel some of Chicago’s most infamous sports
mysteries. Examine a CT scan of Sammy Sosa’s
corked bat, study cross-sections of baseballs to
see how their construction has evolved over the
last century and explore the work of FBI agents,
radiologists, chemists and other forensics
specialists as it relates to Chicago sports.
and Superstitions - When you’re
a team plagued by a 108 year World Series
drought, superstitions become a way of life.
Learn about curses that have beleaguered teams
around the world and superstitions that players
use to ward off “bad luck.” Immerse yourself in
the world of Cubs lore and legends, from the
remains of the Infamous Foul Ball from the 2003
playoff run to the Sports Almanac and Hoverboard
from “Back to the Future II” which predicted the
Cubs would win the World Series.
Series - The Chicago Sports
Museum is proud to host the largest collection
of Chicago Cubs World Series memorabilia in the
city. The collection features marquee items
- David Ross’ Game 7 Catcher’s Gear
- Kris Bryant’s World Series Cleats
- Joe Maddon’s “We Did Not Suck” T-shirt
(from the Championship rally at Grant
- Addison Russell’s Game 6 Grand
Discounted Parking for ABOMA All-Stars Guests