Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) is the largest and most influential business association in the state, working to make Wisconsin the best place in the nation to do business. We are the state chamber of commerce, state manufacturers’ association and state safety council. WMC is also affiliated with WMC Foundation, which runs programs including the Future Wisconsin Project and Wisconsin Business World. WMC is proud to have been serving as Wisconsin’s business voice since 1911, representing over 3,800 member companies, spanning all sectors of the economy.
WMC’s Business Day is the premiere event of the year for c-level executives and the largest annual gathering of business leaders in Wisconsin. The full-day program features headline-making addresses from the nation’s top commentators. Past speakers include U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, Hugh Hewitt, Guy Benson, Ed Henry, Travis Mills, Navy Seal Rob O’Neil, Kimberly Strassel and more.
What happens in Washington, DC has an oversized impact on the U.S. economy and employers. Business leaders can get the answers they need by joining WMC for an the D.C. Fly-In held over two days each winter. Every member of the Wisconsin Congressional Delegation is invited to speak. In addition, attendees will hear from other pundits who know Washington and can share their insights.
The WMC Workforce & Human Resources Conference is designed to provide workforce and HR best practices and critical information to Wisconsin employers. The event focuses on how to maneuver through the challenges facing businesses. This event is packed with incredible executive, HR and workforce speakers, providing timely and imperative discussions on the issues that matter most to the business community.
The WCCE Annual Conference & Retreat provides an opportunity for local chamber executives to learn how to be a more effective community leader by developing professional skills and, ultimately, growing the local chamber. The event includes keynotes, breakout sessions, and time with colleagues that educate you on best practices, provide solutions to challenges, and prepare you for emerging trends.
Whether it is the latest policy proposals in Madison and Washington, D.C., or the latest trends in Human Resources, Supply Chain or other important topics to your business, WMC routinely offers members an opportunity to hear from experts on these critical issues. Sponsorship opportunities are available at multiple levels, including brand identification in promotions, during the webinar and even speaking opportunities.
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WMC Foundation was founded in 1980 by Wisconsin business leaders who understood that business and economics education is fundamental to a healthy and prosperous state. Today, the 501(c)(3) charitable Foundation hosts events including: The Future Wisconsin Summit, Focus on Manufacturing Breakfast, Annual Golf Outing and the Wisconsin Leads Executive Fellowship program.
Wisconsin Safety Council (WSC) is the state’s leading provider of safety training and products, serving members of all sizes and every sector of the economy. WSC provides scheduled training programs across Wisconsin, in addition to private, customized training for your individual company. The Safety Council hosts its Annual Conference each April, along with other events throughout the year.
Wisconsin Business World – a program of WMC Foundation – is committed to reach, inspire and engage students from every corner of the state and to teach them the importance of business, entrepreneurship and the free market through virtual and in-person events, all while informing them of economic opportunities in their own communities.
Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Executives (WCCE) is a professional association of full and part-time executives and staff members of local chambers of commerce. The organization advances the management skills and experience of its members. Each September, WCCE hosts in Annual Conference & Retreat, along with other events throughout the year.