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WCCE Annual Conference & Retreat

September 19 @ 12:30 pm - September 21 @ 12:00 pm

Hilton Garden Inn

2101 N Mountain Road
Wausau, WI 54401
Phone: (715) 298-5775

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Program

Wednesday, September 19

PRE-CONFERENCE

These sessions require additional fee. Lunch is included.

10:30 am – 12:30 pm ― Chamber Boot Camp for New(er) Chamber Professionals

10:30 am – 12:30 pm ― Board Roles and Goals for Chamber Board Members
                               

CONFERENCE

12:30 pm:  Registration

1:00 pm:  Welcome

1:15 pm:  Opening Session

2:15 pm:  State of the Local Chamber

3:00 pm:  Keynote Speaker — Shari Pash, President & Owner, Strategic Solutions for Growth

4:30 pm:  Free Time / Hotel Check-in

6:00 pm:  Reception and Dinner

Thursday, September 20

7:00 am:  Breakfast

7:30 am:  Welcome from ACCE — Sheree Anne Kelly, President & CEO, ACCE

8:00 am:  Updates from Wisconsin Chamber and U.S. Chamber

8:30 am:  Keynote Speaker — Shari Pash, President & Owner, Strategic Solutions for Growth

10:30 am:  Breakout Sessions

Noon:  Lunch and Annual Meeting

1:30 pm:  Breakout Sessions (repeat)

3:00 pm:  Group Activity / Free Time

6:00 pm:  Reception and Dinner

Friday, September 21

7:30 am:  Breakfast

8:00 am:  Personal Consultations with Shari Pash

8:30 am:  Program

Noon:  Adjourn

Speakers

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Shari Pash
President & Owner
Strategic Solutions
for Growth
Kurt Bauer
President/CEO
Wisconsin Manufacturers
& Commerce
Robert Moses
President/CEO
Prairie du Chien Area
Chamber of Commerce
Sheree Anne Kelly
President & CEO
Association of Chamber
of Commerce Executives

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sign Me Up As Sponsor and Exhibitor!

Local chambers are the backbone of Wisconsin communities. More than 65 local chambers from across the state attend this annual event. With your sponsorship, you receive an exhibitor package that will give you direct access to these community leaders throughout the entire three-day conference. Contact Susan Nyffenegger for more information, (608) 258-3400.

PRESENTING SPONSOR – $10,000 

  • Exclusive sponsorship as the Presenting Sponsor for the conference in all materials
  • Conference webpage recognition with logo and website link
  • Opportunity to welcome attendees to the conference during welcome session
  • Opportunity to thank attendees for their attendance during final session
  • Social media promotion
  • Conduct a breakout session
  • Conference registration, materials, meals and entertainment for three attendees
  • Individual conference signage during entire event
  • Full-page ad in conference program: 7.5” wide x 9.5” tall

EVENT SPONSOR – $7,500 

  • Exclusive sponsorship as the Event Sponsor for the conference in all materials
  • Conference webpage recognition with logo and website link
  • Opportunity to introduce keynote speaker
  • Social media promotion
  • Conference registration, materials, meals and entertainment for three attendees
  • Individual conference signage during entire event
  • Half-page ad in conference program: 7.5” wide x 4.5” tall

KEYNOTE SPONSOR – $5,000 

  • Exclusive promotion as the Keynote Sponsor for the conference in all materials
  • Conference webpage recognition with logo and website link
  • Opportunity to introduce keynote speaker
  • Social media promotion
  • Conference registration, materials, meals and entertainment for three attendees
  • Individual conference signage during entire event
  • Quarter-page ad in conference program: 3.5” wide x 4.5” tall

RECEPTION & DINNER SPONSOR – $3,000 (2 available) 

  • Opportunity to present a 5-minute infomercial during the reception/dinner
  • Conference registration, materials, meals and entertainment for two attendees
  • Individual conference signage during your sponsored event
  • One-eighth-page ad in conference program: 3.5” wide x 2” tall

LUNCH SPONSOR – SOLD!

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BREAKFAST SPONSOR – $2,500 (1 more available) 

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  • Opportunity to present a 5-minute infomercial during the breakfast
  • Conference registration, materials, meals and entertainment for two attendees
  • Individual conference signage during your sponsored event

BREAK SPONSOR – $1,500 (4 available) 

  • Opportunity to introduce a speaker
  • Conference registration, materials, meals and entertainment for two attendees
  • Individual conference signage during your sponsored event

SUPPORTING SPONSOR

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* * *  All sponsors receive the following benefits  * * * 

  • Exhibitor display space with one skirted table, power, and Wi-Fi
  • Logo in conference materials
  • Website recognition with link to sponsor’s website
  • Registration list of conference attendees

 

Exhibitor Fee

$800 – one attendee

$1,200 – two attendees

$1,500 – three attendees 

  • Exhibitor display space with one skirted table, power, and Wi-Fi
  • Conference registration, materials, meals and entertainment
  • Logo in conference materials
  • Website recognition as exhibitor with company name and website link
  • Registration list of attendees


Questions

Contact Susan Nyffenegger, 608.258.3400

Details

Start:
September 19 @ 12:30 pm
End:
September 21 @ 12:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

WMC
Phone:
608.258.3400

Venue

Hilton Garden Inn
2101 North Mountain Road, Wausau,
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