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.

Training for Wisconsin Chambers: Board Development & Strategic Planning

April 17, 2017  |  WMC Headquarters, Madison  SESSION FULL

April 18, 2017  |  Greenheck Fan Corporation, Schofield  REGISTER

Board development and strategic planning are two of the most important facets of any non-profit organization.This program will provide strategic consulting to local chamber of commerce executives, senior staff members and board leadership in order to help build relevancy at your chamber. The daylong training will include an emphasis on strategic planning in the morning and board development in the afternoon.

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WCCE Regional Meetings

A series of meetings are held throughout the state in the spring and fall each year. Presentations are based on current and relevant information. Meetings include roundtable discussions, best practices, advocacy, networking, and more.


WCCE Annual Conference & Retreat

September 27-29, 2017  |  Bridgewood Resort, Neenah

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.

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Additional Conferences & Seminars

Executive Roundtables
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.

Specialty Conferences
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 mailed to WCCE members.