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WCCE Annual Conference & Retreat

The conference is an opportunity for Wisconsin's local chamber executives to learn how to be effective community leaders by developing their professional skills and, ultimately, growing their local chamber. This event will include keynote presentations, breakout sessions, and time with colleagues to discover best practices, provide solutions to challenges, and prepare for emerging trends.
Sep 24 - 26, 2024
All Day

Location

Blue Harbor Resort

Event Agenda

2024 Program

Presented by:

Tony Rubleski

Featured Speaker

Tony is currently the president of Mind Capture Group. His message is designed to help
people ‘Capture’ more minds and profits. He is an in-demand speaker who’s given hundreds of presentations, executive business coach, bestselling author, and creator of the Mind Capture Bootcamp now in its 12th year. His work has been featured in various media outlets ranging from Toastmasters International Magazine, The Detroit Free Press, the FOX TV network, ABC, NBC, to CNN Radio, NPR and Entrepreneur Magazine Radio. In addition, he has also served as a Faculty member with the U.S Chamber of Commerce and CEO Space International. 

Program subject to change

Session Sponsored By

Pre-Conference

Tuesday, September 24

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Boot Camp for New(er) Chamber Executives (includes lunch)

Conference

Tuesday, September 24

12:00 PM

Conference Registration

12:30PM

Welcome and Introductions

12:45PM

60 Ideas in 60 Minutes: Best Practices Sharing

2:00Pm

Opening Keynote: How to Positively Disrupt Your Mindset & Chamber

Tony Rubleski

President, Mind Capture Group

3:15pm

Like-size Chamber Group Discussions

4:15pm

Closing

5:00pm

Cocktail Reception, Dinner & Guest Speaker

7:00pm

Teambuilding Game of Survival (Optional)

8:00pm

Adjourn for the Day

Conference

Wednesday, September 25

7:00AM

Business at Breakfast

8:00am

Welcome & Introductions

8:15AM

Keynote: Trailblazer Leadership Lessons

Tony Rubleski

President, Mind Capture Group

9:30AM

Executive Leadership Panel

10:15Am

Keynote: Artificial Intelligence: Riding the Digital Wave of Transformation

Pete Dulcamara

Founder, Pete Dulcamara & Associates

11:30Am

Lunch

1:00pm

Breakout Sessions

3:00pm

Free Time / Downtown Sheboygan Scavenger Hunt

5:00pm

Cocktail Reception & Get on the Track at Road America

6:00pm

Dinner & Fireside Chat

Mike Kertscher

President, Road America

8:00pm

Adjourn for the Day

Conference

Thursday, September 26

7:00am

Business at Breakfast

8:00am

Welcome & Introductions

8:15Am

Executive Leadership Panel

Lessons learned about business and leadership, industry opportunities and challenges, and employee and community engagement

Kurt Bauer

Kurt Bauer

moderator

President & CEO, WMC

Dr. Ryohei Tsuji

President & COO, Kikkoman Foods, Inc.

Kelly Norton

Senior Director of Culture & Communication, Grande Cheese Co.

Tim Oswald

Chief Human Resources Officer, Fairbanks Morse Defense

8:15AM

Morning Presentations

11:15AM

Closing Keynote: Maximizing Your Effectiveness as a Leader

Todd Kuckkahn

Professional Speaker & Executive Coach

11:45aM

Closing Remarks & Adjourn

Lodging

ROOM BLOCK

A room block has been reserved at Blue Harbor Resort for Tuesday and Wednesday nights for our group. The special room rate is $159 per night, plus tax. A resort services fee of $12.99 will be added to your reservation. Please reference “Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Executives” when you call (866) 701-2583 through August 24th to reserve your room. To learn more about the resort, visit www.blueharborresort.com.

Sponsors

Please contact Wade Goodsell or Susan Nyffenegger for more information on sponsorships available and how you can help support this event, (608) 258-3400.

Conference Sponsor

Presenting Sponsor

Registration Sponsor

Susan Nyffenegger

For Questions

Please contact Susan Nyffenegger with questions or input, (608) 258-3400.