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WCCE Annual Conference & Retreat

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

REGISTER

Click here for separate registration to Sponsor and/or Exhibit at the event!

Hilton Garden Inn

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

Speakers

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Governor
Scott Walker
(invited)
Shari Pash
Professional Speaker
Kurt Bauer
President/CEO
Wisconsin Manufacturers
& Commerce
Erin Bemis, IOM
Professional Speaker
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Robert Moses
President/CEO
Prairie du Chien Area
Chamber of Commerce
Sheree Anne Kelly
President & CEO
Association of Chamber
of Commerce Executives
Larry Dowell
President
Dowell Management
John Kirchner
Executive Dir., Congressional
and Public Affairs, Midwest
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
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Tricia Braun
COO
WEDC
Dave Eckmann
President/CEO
Wausau Region
Chamber of Commerce
Robyn Ludtke
Director of Talent Development
Waukesha County
Business Alliance
Deputy Secretary
Christopher Hagerup
DWD
Cory Fish
Director of Tax, Transportation
and Legal Affairs
WMC

Program

REGISTER

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Wednesday, September 19

PRE-CONFERENCE

This session requires additional fee. Lunch is included.

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

 

CONFERENCE

12:30 pm Registration
1:00 pm Welcome and State of the Local Chamber — Robert Moses
1:30 pm 2018 Chamber Compensation and Benefits Survey, Lessons and Observations — Larry Dowell
2:00 pm 60 Ideas in 60 Minutes!
3:00 pm Communicating Your Chamber’s Value — Shari Pash
4:30 pm Free Time / Hotel Check-in / “Think Tank” Session
6:00 pm Reception and Dinner Onsite

Thursday, September 20

7:00 am Breakfast
7:30 am Visual Storytelling for Chambers — Sheree Anne Kelly
8:30 am Introduction to Online Marketing — Erin Bemis
9:30 am Get Found on Google Search and Maps — Erin Bemis
10:30 am Strengthening Boards and Committees — Shari Pash
Noon Lunch and Annual Membership Meeting
1:30 pm 

 

Breakout Sessions

  • Member Recruitment and Retention — Shari Pash
  • Dark Stores Legislation — Cory Fish
  • Tips for Online Marketing Success — Erin Bemis
3:00 pm Group Activity at Granite Peak
6:00 pm Reception and Dinner Offsite

Friday, September 21

7:30 am Breakfast
8:00 am Personal Consultations with Shari Pash
8:30 am Legislative Updates (Local, State and Federal) — Kurt Bauer and John Kirchner
9:30 am Panel Discussion: Talent Pipeline Management
Moderator: Tricia Braun
Panelists:  Robyn Ludtke, Christopher Hagerup, Dave Eckmann
11:00 am Governor Scott Walker (invited)
Noon Closing and Adjourn

 

REGISTER

Click here for separate registration to Sponsor and/or Exhibit at the event!

Cost

Pre-Conference Chamber Boot Camp with Lunch

  • Member = $50
  • Non-Member = $75

Conference Pricing

  • Member = $379
  • Additional Member from Same Chamber = $339
  • Non-Member = $479

Guest (Significant Other) = $200

LODGING:  A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Garden Inn for this event. Rooms are $129 per night. Please call (715) 298-5775 and reference “WCCE Conference” when calling to make your own reservation.

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Click Here to Sponsor the Event! (Exhibit Booth Included)

Nearly 90 chamber professionals from around the state attend this annual event. With your sponsorship, you receive the following exhibitor package to give you direct access to these community leaders throughout the entire three-day conference:

* * *  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

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 OUT!

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BREAKFAST SPONSORS – SOLD OUT!

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BREAK SPONSOR – $1,500
(3 more available)

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

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

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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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