Preregistration is now closed. All registrations will now take place on site. Before attending, read all descriptions to select the correct registration.

Registration Desk Hours – Alliant Energy Center Lobby

Tuesday, April 16: Noon – 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 17: 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 18: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The company I work for MAKES CHEESE*

  • And my company is a member of WCMA. See “Cheese Maker Member” box below.
  • And my company is a NOT  member of WCMA. See “Nonmember Cheese Maker” box below.

*A cheese maker/dairy processor is one of the following: a firm engaged in converting milk and milk components into natural dairy products; or a firm engaged in producing processed cheese types; or a firm engaged in converting cheese into other dairy products, or engaged in processing whey.  A firm that markets markets cheese, purchases or brokers cheese, or distributes cheese as its primary business is also a Dairy Processor.

The company I work for is EXHIBITING

An exhibitor is any employee of an exhibiting company at the 2019 Cheese Industry Conference.  Everyone working in the tabletop exhibit space will need to register to receive a badge.

See “Exhibitor” box below.

The company I work for is NOT EXHIBITING and SUPPLIES A GOOD OR SERVICE TO THE CHEESE INDUSTRY

A supplier company makes equipment, or provides a service or product of any type to the cheese industry.  Each attendee providing goods or services to the industry (a “supplier”) must be a member of Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association to participate in any part of the Conference. If you decide you will be attending the CIC: Please know Supplier attendees do need to be members of Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. You can learn more about Supplier membership and can sign up to pay dues online by clicking here. The process will take a few days for the membership payment to sync with our Cheese Industry Conference registration system. Please call our office at 608-286-1001 with any questions.

See “Supplier Member NOT EXHIBITING” box below.

The company I work for MAKES ARTISAN CHEESE

  • And my company is a member of WCMA. See “Cheese Maker Member” box below.
  • And my company is a NOT  member of WCMA.  See “Nonmember Cheese Maker” box below.

Artisan Cheese Maker is a special registration rate available only to Artisan Cheese Makers.

The company I work for is GOVERNMENT OR EDUCATION

See “Nonmember Cheese Maker” box below.

Not sure if you are a member?  Contact WCMA’s Sara Schmidt at 608-286-1001 or by email

Step 2: Scroll to the correct category to see further information.

EXHIBITOR

All exhibitors working in the tabletop exhibit space must be registered to attend.  Register to use the One Free Full registration or as an Additional Exhibitor working in the booth using one of the options below.

Full Registration (2 days) including Thursday evening Awards Dinner

Includes all events Wednesday and Thursday

$575

Full Registration (2 days) without Thursday evening Awards Dinner

Exhibitors receive one free full registration excluding Thursday evening Awards Dinner

$500

Wednesday Only (Full Day)

Includes all Wednesday events

$350

Awards Banquet Only

Only attending Thursday evening Awards Banquet dinner.

$75

CHEESE MAKER Member

and Dairy Processor Member

 

Full Registration (2 days) including Thursday Evening Awards Dinner

Includes all events Wednesday and Thursday

$575

Full Registration (2 days) without Thursday evening Awards Dinner

Includes all events Wednesday and Thursday except Thursday Awards Dinner

$500

Wednesday Only (Full Day)

Includes all Wednesday Events

$350

Cheese Maker pass to Wednesday Exhibits and Lunch

Includes access to tabletop exhibits, lunch and reception on Wednesday.  Only available to cheese makers.

$75

Awards Banquet Only

Only attending Thursday Evening Awards Banquet

$75

Spouse

*Not employed in the Industry.

Exhibits, Lunches, Receptions, Wednesday Spouse Tour and Thursday Awards Dinner

Includes Wednesday Spouse Tour, Tabletop Exhibits, Lunches, Evening Receptions and Thursday Awards Dinner

$245*

Exhibits, Lunches, Receptions and Wednesday Spouse Tour

Includes Wednesday Spouse Tour, Tabletop Exhibits, Lunches, and Evening Receptions

$170*

Wednesday Exhibits, Lunch and Reception

Includes Wednesday Tabletop Exhibits, Lunch, and Reception

$75

Attending Spouse Tour Only

Wednesday Spouse Tour: Enjoy a guided tour of Madison’s Capitol Square from 9:30 to 2:30 on Wednesday. Includes Tour of Madison Capitol; Three Course Lunch paired with beer flight at the The Great Dane, Cheese Board Class with Executive Chef at Madison Concourse Hotel, Mini Milkshakes at DLUX, and history and architecture sprinkled throughout the afternoon. Meet at 9:15 in the CIC Registration Area by the “Spouse Tour” sign. Transportation departs at 9:30.

$95*

Awards Banquet Only

Only attending Thursday evening Awards Banquet dinner.

$75

  • Spouse registrations are for spouses of registered attendees. 
  • To register a spouse, first register yourself in your industry category, then add the spouse registration.
  • Spouse registration is available only to spouses not employed in the cheese industry.

Supplier Member NOT EXHIBITING

Supplier Attendees must be members of Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association to attend any part of CIC.

Full Registration (2 days) including Thursday Evening Awards Dinner

Includes all events Wednesday and Thursday

$675

Full Registration (2 days) without Thursday evening Awards Dinner

Includes all events Wednesday and Thursday except Thursday Awards Dinner

$600

Wednesday Only (Full Day)

Includes all Wednesday Events

$450

Awards Banquet Only

Only attending Thursday Evening Awards Banquet

$75

NONMEMBER CHEESE MAKER

and NONMEMBER DAIRY PROCESSOR

Full Registration (2 days) including Thursday evening Awards Dinner

Includes all events Wednesday and Thursday

$675

Full Registration (2 days) without Thursday evening Awards Dinner

Includes all events Wednesday and Thursday except Thursday Awards Dinner

$600

Wednesday Only (Full Day)

Includes all Wednesday events

$450

Cheese Maker pass to Wednesday Exhibits and Lunch

Includes access to tabletop exhibits, lunch and reception on Wednesday. Only available to cheese makers.

$75

Awards Banquet Only

Only attending Thursday evening Awards Banquet dinner.

$75

Artisan Registration

Valid only for Artisan Cheesemakers.

Full Registration (2 days) for including Thursday Evening Awards Dinner

Includes all events Wednesday and Thursday

$270

Full Registration (2 days) without Thursday evening Awards Dinner

Includes all events Wednesday and Thursday except Thursday Awards Dinner

$195

Cheese Maker pass to Wednesday Exhibits and Lunch

Includes access to tabletop exhibits, lunch and reception on Wednesday.  Only available to cheese makers.

$75

Awards Banquet Only

Only attending Thursday Evening Awards Banquet

$75

Cancellation Policy

 Any registration canceled on or prior to April 8, 2019 will receive a 75% refund. No refunds will be issued after April 8. 

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