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The WCA Annual Conference. WCA board meetings. Educational seminars. These are just a few of the many events the association plans, promotes and execute every year. From scheduling speakers to securing room blocks, an important part of the operations of the association come in the form of event coordination.
WCA ANNUAL CONFERENCE
The conference is held every fall in various locations around the state and is a unique opportunity for county officials to come together and learn from one another, as well as receive updates on county issues.
- » 2017 WCA Annual Conference Tentative Agenda
- » Hotel Map
- » Register online for the 2017 WCA Annual Conference
- » Conference Hotel Room Block Info
WCA also hosts the "WCA Marketplace" in conjunction with the conference that features vendors offering services and goods to county government.
- » See our new video on the benefits of the WCA Marketplace here!
- » Learn more about the 2017 WCA Marketplace
- » Be a sponsor or exhibitor by filling out our simple online form
Each February, WCA holds its annual Legislative Exchange in Madison. The two-day meeting provides a briefing on legislative proposals affecting counties and reports by WCA legislative staff and state officials.
- Weekly Budget Briefing Webinar - Week 5
- May 30, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
- Your Computer
- Your Street
- Your City, WI 53703
The biennial state budget is generally the single most important legislative document relating to county budgets and operations. Nearly every legislative decision has an impact on the way in which counties provide services, and understanding what decisions are being made can help inform the response by counties.
During this webinar, WCA staff will update participants on the actions and impacts of the Joint Committee on Finance's (JCF) budget deliberations from the previous week and the week to come, and will also invite participants to ask questions and offer feedback.
These webinars are free of charge and there is no registration required. Simply join this free webinar by clicking the link below.
The conference is held every fall in various locations around the state and is a unique opportunity for county officials to come together and learn from one another, as well as receive updates on county issues. WCA also hosts the "WCA Marketplace" in conjunction with the conference that features vendors offering services and goods to county government.
2017 Annual Conference & Marketplace
September 24-26, 2017
1305 Kalahari Dr.
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Kalahari Resort & Convention Center (Map)
Exhibitor or Sponsor» Learn more about the WCA Marketplace
» Be a sponsor or exhibitor by filling out our simple online form
» See our new video on the benefits of the WCA Marketplace here!
Contact Cheryl Fleck, WCA Marketing and Events Manager at 866.404.2700 or via email.
WCA sponsors educational seminars on a regular basis to keep county officials informed on changing laws and county responsibilities in a variety of programs. Please check here for topics for upcoming seminars, as well CLE credits.
|1/25/16||County Board Organizational Meeting||4.5 hours|
|2/29/16||Just Fix It||1 hour|
|5/23/16||Contracting 101: A Legal Perspective||1 hour|
|7/25/16||Navigating Employment Regulations and Investing in Effective Personnel Practices||2 hours|
|8/22/16||Open Meetings, Public Records, and Drafting Meeting Notices: What Every County Official Should Know||2 hours|
2015 CLE Credits
|4/20/15||Emergency Management for Counties||3.5 hours|
|6/22/15||Implements of Husbandry - Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow||4.5 hours|
|7/20/15||Construction Contracts Made Easy||4.5 hours|
|8/17/15||Broadband Development and the Role of County Government||4.5 hours|
|10/19/15||Sustainability Success Stories||1 hour|
|11/16/15||Fraud Risk, Awareness, Prevention, Management and Response||4.5 hours|
|12/14/15||Evaluating Your County Departments||1 hour|
For a complete listing of CLE credits approved by the Supreme Court of Wisconsin's Board of Bar Examiners click here.
2017 WCA Legislative Exchange
- Wisconsin Chief Economist Dennis Winters Presentation (2/8/2017)
- WCA Executive Director Mark D. O'Connell Presentation (2/8/2017)
- NEXT Generation Consulting, Inc. Rebecca Ryan's Presentation (2/8/2017)
- Competitive Wisconsin, Inc. Jim Wood's Presentation (2/8/2017)
- Government Affairs Staff Presentation (2/7/2017)
- Winston Churchill, CEO Presentation (2/7/2017)