Mike Ditka to give Wednesday Keynote Address at United Fresh

March 31, 2015

NFL Hall of Famer and the Chicago Bears beloved Coach Mike Ditka will deliver the Wednesday Keynote Address at the United Fresh 2015 General Session, Wednesday, June 10, at McCormick Place in Chicago. Ditka will share insights from his decades of experience as an NFL player, coach and analyst on the importance of leadership and the value of teamwork.

Ditka played for, and coached the Bears for 17 seasons. He guided the Bears to six NFC Central Divisional titles, in addition to three NFC title games. Twice, Ditka was named the NFL’s Coach of the Year (’85 and ’88). He left the Bears football organization in 1992.

Continuing to play a notable role in the NFL, Ditka serves as a commentator and analyst for ESPN.

“The drive and execution that Mike Ditka has shown throughout his successful NFL career is astonishing,” said United Fresh President and CEO Tom Stenzel. “We are excited to have him share his career highlights and inspire our audience with his perspectives on achieving personal and professional success.”

Co-located with FMI Connect 2015 and the International Floriculture Expo, United Fresh 2015 will bring together retail, fresh produce and floral leaders who are searching for unique products and looking to enhance relationships with valuable business partners. Registration information is available on the show’s website.