Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) is the state chamber of commerce, the state manufacturers’ association and the state safety council. Founded in 1911, WMC is Wisconsin’s leading business association dedicated to making Wisconsin the most competitive state in the nation. We work tirelessly to advance policies that are in the public interest of our state and nation. Currently, the association has nearly 3,800 members that include both large and small manufacturers, service companies, local chambers of commerce and specialized trade associations.
Within Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce are several affiliated organizations:
The WMC Foundation
The WMC Foundation is a non-profit, public educational foundation that sponsors and conducts programs to enhance public education and update the skills of the current workforce. The Foundation’s purpose is to foster a greater understanding of the free enterprise system and issues facing business and industry. The two cornerstones of the Foundation are Business World® and the Wisconsin Safety Council.
WMC Issues Mobilization Council, Inc.
WMC Issues Mobilization Council, Inc. (WMC IMC) is Wisconsin’s premier business issue advocacy organization. WMC IMC is the only issue advocacy group in the state affiliated with the state chamber of commerce and able to drive policy victories at the Capitol.
The WMC Service Corporation
The WMC Service Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of WMC. Through the WMC Service Corporation, members have access to unique products and services specific to a business association, including group insurance products and business databases and directories.