The WACO Annual Convention is hosted in Stevens Point in March. It is currently the largest trade show in the nation!
2019 WACO Convention & Trade Show
March 13-17, 2019
Holiday Inn Stevens Point Convention Center
Stevens Point, WI 54482
Classes and Certifications
Starting on the Wednesday of convention week, there are multiple classes scheduled for campground owners and their staff to obtain and/or renew certifications that will benefit their campground. Such certifications include the ServSafe Manager course, Certified Pool Operator course and more!
Speakers and Seminars
Our convention is host to more than 50 speakers and seminars throughout convention week. We offer a wide range of topics including technology, social media, landscaping, how to better your business, motivating employees, and legislative issues, ADA rules and more!
The WACO trade show presents over 190 vendors from all over the country. Our trade members work with WACO to provide discounts and deals exclusively for our members. Throughout the show, there are hands-on demonstrations, direct communication with suppliers and the ability to take home purchases that week.
The WACO Convention is one that really cannot be beat. It is a family-friendly environment with events for everyone in the family to do. We provide a Kids Kamp for kids to learn, play and laugh while the adults enjoy the full effect of all the WACO convention has to offer. The combination of classes, speakers, the trade show, and other campground owners makes for a perfect week to get ready for camping season! The information that is gathered while at the WACO convention will last you, your family and your staff a lifetime!
- Be inspired and energized by our speakers
- Stay informed on industry trends and practices at education sessions
- Extend your learning with marketing and workforce issues
- Visit the exhibit floor to discover new products and services, find new suppliers, connect with current vendors, compare prices and sample products
- Network with others in your field
- One location to reach an audience from campgrounds
- Reach new markets
- Greet current clients
- Introduce a new product or service
- Solidify your presence in the WACO convention
Now is the time to register for the Convention and Trade Show held March 13-17, 2019!
View and download the 2019 Registration Forms here:
Complete and return to the WACO office, PO Box 228, Ettrick, WI 54627 or call the WACO office today (608) 525-2327