Conferences & Seminars
WCCE, and other affiliate organizations, offer a variety of events throughout the year for chamber professionals to attend. These gatherings are an excellent opportunity to meet and share ideas with peers, as well as hear speakers present on current topics.
Wisconsin Chamber Membership & Sponsorship Sales Symposium
April 30, 2019 | Madison
Click here to register. Registration includes up to four staff members or volunteers per chamber.
WMC/WCCE will host a Membership & Sponsorship Sales Symposium for chamber professionals to help build knowledge baseline in selling memberships; create a sales plan that multiplies income; single person staff strategies to increase members; overcome the dread of cold calling; learn one-call to complete 80% of every sale; overcome classic objections to chamber membership; create a new commission plan with residual income; and learn from the originator of tiered dues membership.
WCCE Annual Conference & Retreat
September 24-26, 2019 | Pewaukee
Click here to view 2018 program, speakers, and sponsorship opportunities.
The annual conference is designed to be a one-stop shop for all chamber professionals. This event is a great opportunity to learn how to be a more effective community leader by developing your professional skills and, ultimately, grow your chamber. The multiple-day event provides plenty of educational programming, and recreational activities, to completely re-energize you for a fresh start when you return to the office.
Training for Wisconsin Chambers: Board Development & Strategic Planning
Board development and strategic planning are two of the most important facets of any non-profit organization.This program provides strategic consulting to local chamber of commerce executives, senior staff members and board leadership in order to help build relevancy at their chamber.
Click here to see April 2017 program.
Additional Conferences & Seminars
Local chamber affiliates, in conjunction with WMC, host and facilitate regional roundtable discussions. The roundtables give you a chance to network with those chambers in your region.
Seminars on specific issues will provide additional training for chamber employees. Where appropriate, the topic(s) will be presented by Wisconsin chamber professionals who have expertise in a specific area. Further details will be shared with WCCE members.