CONTACT

Discovery Ball Office

American Cancer Society, Inc.
225 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1200
Chicago, IL  60601
ilacsdiscoveryball@cancer.org
Tel: 312-279-7213

Event Contacts

Brittany Johnson
brittany.johnson@cancer.org
Tel: 312-279-7214
Fax: 312-279-7225

Meghan Gauen
meghan.gauen@cancer.org
Tel: 312-279-7365
Fax: 312-279-7225

DISCOVERY BALL THROUGH THE YEARS

 2019 

Chair: Keith Williams

Presenting Sponsor: UL

Event Location: Hilton Chicago

Emcee & Featured Guest: Marz and Barenaked Ladies

 2018 

Chair: Maurice Smith

Presenting Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

Event Location: Swissotel Chicago

Emcee & Featured Guest: Tanja Babich and Colbie Caillat

 2017 

Chairs: Becky and Dennis Muilenburg

Presenting Sponsor: The Boeing Company

Event Location: The Field Museum

Emcee & Featured Guest: James Corden

 2016 

Chairs: Diana and Jim Skogsbergh

Presenting Sponsor: Advocate Health Care

Event Location: Hilton Chicago

Emcee & Featured Guest: Dawn Hasbrouck and Hunter Hayes

 2015 

Chairs: Nasrin and Mark Thierer

Presenting Sponsor: Catamaran LLC

Event Location: Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago

Emcee & Featured Guest: Kathy Brock and Paul Reiser

 2014 

Chairs: Kim and Greg Wasson

Presenting Sponsor: Walgreen Co.

Event Location: Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago

Emcee & Featured Guest: Kathy Brock and Keith Urban

 2013 

Chairs: 100 Ambassadors for the 100th Birthday

Event Location: Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago

Emcee & Featured Guest: Ron Magers and Billy Gardell

 2012 

Chairs: Anna and Greg Brown

Presenting Sponsor: Motorola Solutions Inc.

Event Location: Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago

Emcee & Featured Guest: Maria Bartiromo and Kevin Nealon

Special Guest: Bobby Flay

 2011 

Chairs: Barbara and David Speer

Presenting Sponsor: Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Event Location: Civic Opera House, Chicago

Emcee & Featured Guest: Roe Conn and Randy Newman

 2010 

Chairs: Mamie and Greg Case

Presenting Sponsor: Aon Corporation

Event Location: Civic Opera House, Chicago

Emcee & Featured Guest: Roe Conn and Martin Short

 2009 

Chairs: Haity and Jim McNerney

Presenting Sponsor: The Boeing Company

Event Location: Civic Opera House, Chicago

Emcee & Featured Guest: Maria Bartiromo and Natalie Cole

 2008 

Chairs: Jackie and Glenn Tilton

Presenting Sponsor: United Airlines

Event Location: McCormick Place West, Skyline Ballroom, Chicago

Featured Guest: Herbie Hancock with Dianne Reeves and Terrance Blanchard

 2007 

Chairs: Mona and Ed Zander

Presenting Sponsor: Motorola Inc.

Event Location: Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Chicago

Featured Guest: Katie Couric