When

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 8:30 AM CDT
-to-
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 10:00 PM CDT

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Where

Four Points by Sheraton Milwaukee Airport Hotel 
5311 South Howell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207

WAMO has secured room block rates of $119! To reserve your room call 414-481-2400 and request the special rate for WAMO.

 
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Spouses Tour!

Depart hotel at 9:30 a.m. 
Tour includes a hands-on cooking class and lunch at Boelter Super Store followed by an afternoon of glass doodling and wine in Hales Corner. Transportation will be provided.

Contact

Amanda Soelle, Executive Director 
WAMO 
608-709-1960 
amanda@wamo.net 
 

2018 WAMO Annual Conference and Trade Show 

Join us at this once-a-year member event! The Annual Conference features fun-filled networking opportunities (including golfing, fishing and a Brewers game), educational programs to help your business thrive, legislative and legal updates, a fast-paced auction and much more. Best of all - the event is FREE for Member Operators who attend the Wednesday business meeting! We can't wait to see you there!

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Operators / Technicians

Register Online!

Registration due by June 5th!

Exhibitors

Register Online!

Registration due by June 5th!

Special Events!

Operator attendance on Wednesday is mandatory for FREE registration.  No shows will be charged.

Tuesday June 12th Golf Outing!

Participate in the golf outing at the outstanding Tuckaway Golf Course! Tee times starting every 10 minutes at 9:00 a.m. Limited to first 16 registrants. $125 per attendee.

Tuesday June 12th Fishing Expedition!

Fish on Lake Michigan! Limited to the first 12 that register. Participants will assembly in hotel lobby for carpool at 6:00 a.m. Fishing begins at 7:00 a.m.  $125 per attendee.

What you should bring: -Fishing License - Jacket - Sweatshirt - Rain Jacket - Sunglasses - Sunscreen - Camera

Tuesday June 12th Brewers vs. Cubs!

Watch the Brewers take on the Chicago Cubs from the Northwest Mutual Legends Club - named one of the top five luxury areas in all of baseball by Forbes Magazine!  Cheer on your home team while enjoying a premium buffet and first class amenities.  Limited to first 250 to register.  Operator attendance on Wednesday is mandatory for FREE registration.  No shows will be charged $120 for the Brewer game.

Featured Presentations on Wednesday June 13th:

For the Operators!

 

Morning Keynote Speaker: Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch

Rebecca Kleefisch is Wisconsin's 44th lieutenant governor. Since January 2011, she has been Wisconsin's Jobs Ambassador, a champion for worker training, and a leader for creative solutions to our state's toughest challenges. Rebecca wants our state's success to embrace all our citizens, especially those who must overcome barriers to prosperity. Through her travels and activities, Rebecca's earned a reputation as an effective policy leader who doesn't shy from a challenge or a fight. 

Legislative Update: Steve Conway, Lobbyist, DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C. 

After successfully eliminating the double taxation on jukebox music sales revenue last session, WAMO proactively fought and won to proactively prevent the same issue from happening on your amusement devices, digital goods and with your league fees! Join us to learn more about our legislative efforts to benefit you and your business and also get an update on the propert tax exemptions included in the most recent state budget!

Banquet Keynote Speaker: Governor Scott Walker 

WAMO is excited to once again have Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker as an honored guest and keynote speaker at our Annual Meeting! Governor Walker continues to deliver on his promise of making Wisconsin "Open for Business." This includes his signing into law the WAMO supported legislation eliminating the wrongful double taxation on jukebox music sales. Please join us for a special evening with Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker!

For the Technicians!


Randy Fromm's Arcade School: LCD Repair Class

One and a half day course being held Tuesday & continued on Wednesday morning. 

Randy Fromm's Arcade School is a program for amusement machine repair, with special emphasis on repairing power supplies and LCD monitors down to the component level. First 40 technicians to register get special toolkit (limit one per company).

Pinball Training Repair

This course will be offered on Wednesday afternoon.

Have one of your technicians learn how to troubleshoot and resolve problems on both new and older pinball machines with this special training by Stern Pinball. They will teach your staff how to maintain your pinballs...saving you time and money! This course is offered on Wednesday afternoon following Randy Fromm's class.