What We Do

The Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce serves veterans and military families by providing resources to support veteran owned and veteran friendly businesses across Wisconsin. We are the voice of Wisconsin’s veteran business community, dedicated to improving the business climate for military veterans and their allies. 

The Veterans Chamber brings together veterans, businesses, and community leaders around business development, workforce development, and community support to ensure the success of Wisconsin veterans.

Our Mission

The Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to supporting military veterans, veteran-owned and veteran-friendly businesses. On behalf of our members we serve as an advocate for Wisconsin’s veteran business community, and promote economic opportunity for military veterans, military families, and veteran-friendly businesses

Annual Events

 

A veteran, service member, and military spouse art show is a fundraiser in celebration and support of connecting veterans, active duty, and their families with artistic expression. 

A robust celebration of the contributions veterans make to Wisconsin’s economy and our communities. This day long event features multiple breakout sessions, expo, awards luncheon and a Veteran Chamber Muster after the event. 

Focused on best practices in sourcing, hiring, on-boarding, and retaining military veterans.

Celebrate veterans with a week of events and promotions all across Southeast Wisconsin.



Quarterly Events

MORNING FORMATION VETERAN CHAMBER MUSTERS  VETERANS IN THE WORKFORCE

VETERAN EMPLOYEE ROUNDTABLE GROUP (VERG)

Business Owners gain access to resources and knowledge to help them keep their business growing and strong.

Casual Networking of Members and non-Members who seek to grow their business and support fellow veterans professionally.

The “Why’s and How’s” on hiring veterans; geared to HR Professionals and business owners.

An active group of veteran/military ERG’s gather to discuss best practices, strategy and supporting fellow veteran
co-workers and employees.

The quarterly event series are just the beginning. We also host events focused on Supplier Diversity and Contracting, quarterlY meet ups, and government relations events to meet our elected officials. 

We're growing our women veterans network through hosting Women Veterans in Action events as well.  There are new events each quarter in an ongoing attempt to add value to the diverse needs and interests of our larger veteran community.

Programs

 

 

The Invest in Vets 5-Star Program is designed to help companies of any size to have the proper resources, training and procedures in place to take care of their military, veteran and/or spouse employees.

Our “Proud to Serve You” campaign promotes veteran-owned and veteran-friendly businesses across the state. Explore our business directory to find a member business near you.

The Command Post is Wisconsin's only coworking program exclusively dedicated to veteran-owned startups.Command Post offers veteran entrepreneurs the resources, education, and support they need to successfully start their businesses.