Central to Success Workforce Solutions Summit

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 (7:15 AM - 4:30 PM) (CDT)



The Central to Success Workforce Solutions Summit is a Regional Collaboration with 6 of your local Chambers of Commerce all presented by Centergy.

Event Description

This Summit will address all things Workforce Development, with the purpose of bringing together regional resources to address and take action on the most significant workforce shortage our region has faced in decades. There have been workforce summits before but the focus of this event is to provide solutions, we have gotten to a point where it is no longer a shortage but has become a drought and the time is now to take action. 

Collectively we can successfully maneuver this climate with private and public support, by attending this summit you will be equipped with the knowledge, tools, and connections to help you make an impact on your organization's workforce needs. 

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This event will be using a joint registration page hosted by The Greater Wausau Chamber of Commerce. You will receive your Registration Confirmation via email, if you do not receive a proper confirmation email please check your spam folder/filter. 

If you have registration questions please reach out to LLindner@WausauChamber.com.  


 A lunch buffet is included in the price of admission.  Lunch inclusion to be announced. 

Special dietary requests must be submitted at the time of registration.  Every attempt will be made to accommodate requests, however, they cannot be guaranteed if they are not submitted a minimum of two weeks prior to the event.


Sponsorship opportunities are still available.  Please reach out to your local chamber representative for investment levels and benefits.

Media Release:  The Greater Wausau Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to use any photographs or video taken at any program or event sponsored by the Chamber, without the expressed written permission of those included within the photographs or video. The Greater Wausau Chamber of Commerce may use the photographs or video in publications or other marketing materials produced, used, or contracted by the Chamber.


Admission (Includes Sales Tax)

  • Standard Registration $125 
    • Early Bird Pricing $99 (through 05/18 - EOD) 

Cancellation & Refund Policy
Pre-registration is required for this event.  Limited space may be available on the day of the event, but cannot be guaranteed.  Walk-in prices are $10 more than the listed prices.

Central Wisconsin Convention + Expo Center
10101 Market St Ste B40
Rothschild, WI 54474 United States
Event Contact
Lukas Lindner
(715) 848-5966
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Wednesday, June 1, 2022 (7:15 AM - 4:30 PM) (CDT)


7:15 AM - 8:00 AM - Check-In & Networking 

8:00 AM - 8:05 AM - Opening Remarks - Gordon Crow, CEO, Centergy 

8:05 AM - 9:00 AM - Keynote: Dr. Chris Laney, Emsi/Burning Glass 

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM - Chamber of Commerce Panel 

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM - Breakout Sessions A & B 

10:55 AM - 11:35 AM - Breakout Sessions C & D 

11:35 AM - 12:30 PM - Lunch, Speaker: Andrew Kurka, Church Mutual Insurance Company

12:45 PM - 1:35 PM - Steve Tyink, Director of Partner Development, Fork Farms

1:50 PM - 2:30 PM - Breakout Sessions E & F 

2:40 PM - 3:30 PM - Clossing Session - Central to Sussess, Nelson Schmidt 

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM - Closing Reception & Networking 

Break Out Sessions: 

A: Organizational Strategic Tools to Hire and Retain, Joakim Lundberg & Yanina Koliren, Aon Human Capital

B: The Importance of a Welcoming Region: a focus on Community Vibrancy, Culture, Diversity, and Industry

C: Marketing and Branding Tools for Talent Recruitment, Nelson Schmidt 

D: Educational Leadership Panel: Local K-12, Mid-State Technical College, Northcentral Technical College, & UW– Stevens Point

E: Industry 4.0: Advancing Your Technology and Your Team, Mike Dietrich & Ivan Manuel, LAB Midwest 

F: "Engaging the Unengaged: Looking at Your Talent Pipeline Differently", Dr. Chris Laney, Emsi/Burning Glass

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