Exhibitors - Sponsors

2017 Exhibitors

Exhibitors have come from near and far to see YOU! They are at the conference to showcase a wide variety of learning materials, toys, curriculum, services, and information.  Be sure to set aside some time to drop in and explore.

Exhibit Hours:

  • Friday Nov. 10 7:30 am-5pm
  • Saturday Nov. 11  7:30 am-3pm

Snack time! Friday and Saturday – 2:30-3:00 in the Exhibit Hall

CESA 6 Child Find Child Find materials

Child Care Information Center Free brochures and articles on early childhood and afterschool care and education.  Books and videos to borrow for quality improvement and professional development.  Referrals to other child care agencies and resources.

CJ’s Puzzles and Crafts Wooden puzzles, storage boxes, rocking boards, blocks (table top), tabletop clotheslines, decorative concrete, nutboards, cardholders.

Community Playthings A leading manufacturer of play equipment and furniture for child care settings, creating environments that welcome children into spaces of beauty where they can explore, discover, and learn through play.

Complete Office of Wisconsin A Wisconsin distributor of business products - office, janitorial, and break room supplies and furniture

Grand Canyon University A for-profit Christian university in Phoenix, Arizona with online degree programs

Growth Chart A digital assistant for the classroom

Honey Do Products, LLC Service that designs, builds and sells educational kids toys and products; light tables, sensory tables, tapestry table, activity blocks, pipe kits and more

Kaplan Early Learning Company Educational products for families and classrooms

Lakeshore Learning Materials Teaching supplies designed with learning in mind

LuLaRoe Clothing Where fashion meets comfort

School Specialty & Childcraft School Supplies, Classroom Supplies and School Furniture

Southern New Hampshire University - Graduate Program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master’s degree in mental health and substance abuse counseling

Springfield College, Milwaukee campus Bachelor’s and master’s degree programs

The Registry Wisconsin’s recognition system for the early care & education profession.

Redleaf Press Exceptional resources for early childhood professionals Books themed to this conference  for sale at the WECA Table – Grand Ballroom Lobby

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Center for Early Childhood Professional Development and Leadership Higher education and professional development

University of Wisconsin - Platteville Continuing education, early childhood credentials.

University of Wisconsin - Whitewater Early childhood education program leading to a Bachelor’s of Science Degree and optional dual teaching licenses in early childhood education and special education.

Usborne Books Children’s books, learning products, book fairs, and fundraisers

Wisconsin Child Care Administrator’s Association

Wisconsin Family Child Care Association

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Early Childhood Education classes offered.





Earn Registry Credit! An Exhibit Hall Activity sheet is included in our conference program. Visit the Exhibit Hall and get to know the various resources on display there. Full instructions are on the activity sheet. By completing both sides and bringing it to the WECA Registration table you’ll be eligible for .5 hours Registry credit.

Thank you to our current 2017 Conference Sponsors

    Gold Event Sponsors


    UW Health and Quartz


    Silver Event Sponsors

    In-Kind Sponsor

    Collaborating Partners of the Southern and Southeast / Milwaukee Regions for their generous conference stipends
    Office of Early Learning  - Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction for their generous conference stipends and support of the Play Space (check it out - in the Exhibit Hall!)

    With gratitude to additional funders:

With Gratitude to Additional Funders:

  • Collaborating Partners of the Southern and Southeast/Milwaukee Regions for their generous conference stipends.
  • Office of Early Learning - Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction for their generous conference stipends and support of the Play Space Experience. 
  • Collaborating Partners of the Northeast Region-for their support of the Play Space!