Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 5:00 PM CST
Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at 3:15 PM CST

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Best Western Madison Premier Park Hotel 
22 S Carroll Street
Madison, WI 53703

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Mike Semmann, Vice President of Government Affairs 
Wisconsin Grocers Association 

WGA Grocers in the Capitol Day and Retirement Celebration Reception 

This event is Member/Invite ONLY

Stay at the Park Hotel!

Driving down from up north or feel like spending a night in Madison? Click here to reserve a room at the Park Hotel! 

We hope you can join the WGA 2024 Day of Advocacy Wednesday (8:15am - 3:15pm) for WGA members. Following the morning presentations at the Park Hotel, the group will move their efforts to early afternoon meetings in the State Capitol. Come the night before and join us for a retirement celebration for Brandon Scholz (5:00pm-8:00pm).


Park Hotel

22 S Carroll Street

Madison, WI 53703

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

5:00 p.m.        Reception Heavy Hors D'Oeuvres

6:00 p.m.        Program Begins

7:30 p.m.         Event Concludes

Wednesday, January 24, 2024 (Likely a session day)*

8:00 a.m.        Registration and Continental Breakfast

 8:30 a.m.        Welcome and introductions (Brandon Scholz, WGA President & CEO & Mike Semmann)

 8:45 a.m.        Speaker Robin Vos

 9:00 a.m.        Senator Howard Marklein and Rep Mark Born (Co-Chairs of Joint Finance)

 9:30 a.m.        Issue discussion

 10:00 a.m.       Senate Minority Leader Diane Hesselbein & Assembly Minority Leader Greta Neubauer

 10:45 a.m.       Invited: Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu

 11:00 a.m.       Issue discussion

 11:15 a.m.       Depart for visits

 11:30 a.m.       Targeted visits with Legislators

 *As of 12/12/23 all speakers have verbally confirmed. The day may be deemed a session day, so WGA members are asked to be flexible.