Annual Conference

Annual Conference

The WCCA is now accepting

2019 Annual Conference Registration Forms!

Whether you are new to the Wisconsin Cemetery and Cremation Association and would like to check us out or are a returning remember and would like to see our new keynote speakers, please CLICK HERE to download and fill out the Registration Form!

***If you are a SUPPLIER looking to attend the Conference and looking for the SUPPLIER REGISTRATION FORM, please CLICK HERE***

Mark your calendars and please join us this year in Milwaukee, June 5th – 7th, 2019

with Cemetery Management Course on June 5th.

Radisson Hotel Milwaukee West                2303 N. Mayfair Rd,            Milwaukee, WI 53226

Located close to Highway 45 just nine miles west of downtown Milwaukee, Radisson Hotel Milwaukee West makes it easy to enjoy and easy to get to. Fit in some time for fun at some of Milwaukee’s best attractions, including the Miller Brewing Company, the Milwaukee County Zoo and the Harley-Davidson Museum, all within 10 miles of the hotel. Offering a business center and free Wi-Fi to catch up with friends, and then unwind in our heated indoor pool or fitness center. Enjoy these amenities: Jimmy’s Island Grill & Iguana Bar, Business center, Fitness center, Heated indoor pool, Free parking, and Free Wi-Fi.

This years Conference Welcoming Event is sure to be a home run!

Join us for an evening Milwaukee Brewers home game on Wednesday, June 5th!

All inclusive game includes seating in the Johnsonville Party Deck, a ballpark food buffet, and beverages for the game! Limited Seating available, so be sure to sign up soon!


What to expect for the upcoming 2019 Conference!


“Grave Site Preservation Laws” presented by Leslie Eisenberg

Find out what the laws are the make up grave site preservation requirements, and how they apply to cemeteries and other excavation sites in the State of Wisconsin.

“Legal Updates for Cemeteries” presented by Michael D. Sharkey

Discussion on lawsuits against cemeteries & how to respond to them. Also a look into Insurance considerations for your cemetery and what are the best practices.

“Feature Development & Master Sculptor’s Work” presented by Ted Tingesdahl and Bryan Norton

Learn how a section of cemetery can be customized for a special project, and about the construction considerations to donor participation and recognition. Also, find out about duplicating statues, how a Master Sculptor does his work, and about the Lost Wax Process.

“Electronic Surveillance for Cemeteries” presented by Kevin Gierach

Find out about the different types of surveillance technologies and security systems that are available for cemeteries, and learn what the differences are in cameras/surveillance systems and what would work best for your needs.

“Winter Salt & Brine Applications” presented by Mary Reinders

Winter Salt Considerations: Find out about the proper application of salt & brine, know the different types of applications, and learn about when and how they should be applied.