Programs, Events & Education
WMC offers many events throughout the year. Here you will find a listing of all upcoming events as well as information on how to be a part of WMC’s programs and events through sponsorship and advertising.
Focus on Manufacturing Breakfast – February 24, 2017
More than 200 people attend this breakfast the morning following the Manufacturer of the Year Awards Dinner in Milwaukee.
Business Day in Madison – March 1, 2017
This annual event attracts more than 1,000 business leaders from all areas in Wisconsin and from all sectors of the economy. Held in partnership with many statewide and local business organizations, this day-long event features nationally known speakers.
Foundation Golf Outing – August 17, 2017
The WMC Foundation connects business leaders who may not otherwise have an opportunity to cross paths. The annual WMC Foundation Golf Outing will give you the chance to meet other key Wisconsin business leaders for a day of camaraderie on one of the Badger State’s premier golf courses.
The Future Wisconsin Project – November 29, 2017
WMC, in partnership with academia and government leaders, is embarking on a process to help us identify problems, answer questions and be prepared for the future of Wisconsin.
State of Wisconsin Business Event – October 19, 2017
Offered each fall, this event touches on the economies of Wisconsin and what the future will hold. National experts share their prognostications and state business leaders share their thoughts on this business panel. Traditionally, Governor Walker closes the event each year.
Due to retirements and economic expansion, there will be significant opportunities for employment in Wisconsin’s manufacturing industry, underscoring the need to ensure a robust talent pipeline now and in the years to come. Help us promote manufacturing as a viable career in Wisconsin during Manufacturing Month.
These regular members-only combination conference call/webinars provide busy business leaders and their leadership team with detailed information on the current legislation as it comes down the pike.
The Wisconsin Safety Council is the state’s leading provider of workplace safety training and programming. An educational division of WMC, the safety council trains thousands of hard-working people every year.
Wisconsin Business World is a program that teaches high school students the value of the free enterprise system and the opportunities available in the Badger State. Through a one-day program offered in various cities across the state, and a four-day program offered on college campuses in summer, Business World has educated more than 15,000 students since its inception in 1982.
WCCE is a professional development organization for chamber of commerce executives. Offering programming throughout the year, WCCE connects the local chambers of commerce to the state chamber, and to each other.
Companies and local efforts to curb the workforce shortage in Wisconsin have been successful in attracting and retaining a quality workforce. WMC works to connect these groups to share best practices and navigate the workforce shortages.
Wisconsin companies are leading the way in many areas – through solid manufacturing practices, a strong safety culture, and innovative environmental best practices. Through awards programs such as the Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year, the Wisconsin Corporate Safety Awards and the Wisconsin Business Friend of the Environment Awards, these companies deserve to be celebrated so that others may be able to advance their own initiatives.