WCPG’s 25th Annual Statewide Conference



Start Time

8:00 am

End Time

4:00 pm

About the Event

The WCPG’s 25th Annual Statewide Conference has been scheduled for March 14th – 15th,  2024! (pre-conference March 13th) It will be held at the Milwaukee Marriott West.

“Hats Off to 25 Years through Awareness, Education, and Prevention”

Call for Presenters 2024!

Registration Information:
Pre-Registration is required. If you plan to attend Ethics, you MUST check the Ethics box listed on the registration form to participate in the presentation.

A $25.00 administration fee will be charged for conference registration cancellations. Absolutely no cancellation refunds after February 15th, 2024. For additional brochures, directions, accommodation information, or any other additional information, please contact the WCPG.

  • Online Registration – Coming in January
  • 2024 Conference Brochure – Coming in January

Conference Agenda: – Coming in January

  • Wednesday, March 13th Agenda
  • Thursday, March 14th Agenda
  • Friday, March 15th Agenda
  • Wednesday, Thursday, and Fridays Workshop Descriptions
  • Overview Guide for the Conference

Who is presenting at the conference:

  • Get to know your Presenters – Coming in January

Exhibitor Information: – Coming in August
Individuals and organizations wishing to give their organization additional visibility within the problem gambling field may register as exhibitors. The deadline for registration is February 15, 2024. The cost for one table is $175, which includes registration for one person to accompany your booth and take part in conference presentations and meals during the event. Exhibitor applications are available on our website.

  • Exhibitor Application
  • 2024 Exhibitor Application Form

Scholarships: – Coming in January
A limited number of scholarships are available, including the Susan Hengst Scholarship for recovering gamblers and the Richard Stanchfield Scholarship. The deadline for scholarship applications is February 15th, 2024, and they are available on our website.

  • 2024 Scholarship Application Online
  • 2024 Scholarship Application

A limited number of rooms are available on a first-come/first-serve basis. Reservations should be made prior to February 15th, 2024 to be eligible for the conference rate of $124.00 (plus tax) per night. There is no guarantee if made after February  15th.  The Milwaukee Marriot West is located at W231N1600 Corporate Ct Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186.


Meet Our Conference Sponsors

2024 Save the Date Flyer

Who Should Attend:
Persons involved in problem gambling research, treatment, and/or prevention – Criminal Justice personnel – Employee Assistance personnel – Mental health professionals, social workers, addiction counselors – Friends and family – members of problem gamblers – Human resource staff – Elected and non-elected tribal officials – Elected state and municipal officials – Gaming industry personnel – Educators and students – Clergy – Compulsive Gamblers

Continuing Education Units:
Participants can earn  CEUs with attendance to the Pre-Conference and Full Conference. We will be applying for CEU certifications through the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC), Employee Assistance Certification Commission (EACC), International Gambling Counselor Certification Board (IGCCB), Wisconsin Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (WAMFT), and National Association of Social Workers (NASW). All participants will receive a certificate of attendance within 6 weeks of the Conference.

Attendee’s quotes from past WCPG Annual Conferences:

  • “Some very useful and practical ideas”
  • “Overall I was tremendously impressed with the quality and variety of presentations.”
  • “This conference is always one to look forward to. Well run, great variety of topics”
  • “Thanks for all the work to provide an excellent conference.”
  • “All training related to my job and my personal wellbeing”
  • “Everything was very well done”
  • “Good perspective on various sides of problems”
  • “Awesome Conference – will be back next year”
  • “Every year it just gets better”
  • “I have never been dissatisfied with a conference from the WI Gambling Board”
  • “Good variety and presenters keep it relevant and interesting”
  • “Thank you for the consistency of these conferences. Well organized, friendly, welcoming”
  • “Well organized”