• Partners/Sponsors
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest human resource management association. The Wisconsin SHRM State Council SHRM represents 19 chapters along with national SHRM at-large membership totaling over 6,000 HR professionals across the state.  The council is involved in a variety of leadership and support roles within the human resource management profession.
A Partnership or Sponsorship opportunity with the Council creates visibility for your organization and financially supports our efforts to provide up-to-date industry information and education to our members and to serve as a unified voice for human resource professionals.
Council Partnership Program
The Wisconsin SHRM State Council offers partnership opportunities limited to ten organizations on an annual basis.
Legislative Partner ($5,250) - SOLD (renewal 05/01/2019)
  ** Exculsive - Limited to one organization **
  • Logo displayed on home page of the Council Website for 1 year.
  • Logo will be linked to company website.
  • Logo will rotate with other partners.
  • Partner will provide a monthly educational update on legislation, court decisions and other appropriate employment law topics.
  • Publications will be posted to the council website and included in monthly council communication.
  • Partner will be the headline pre-conference legislative keynote speaker on Wednesday afternoon at the year’s WI State SHRM Conference.
  • Signage at the conference acknowledging the sponsorship.
  • A full page black and white ad in the WI State SHRM Conference program.
  • Listing on the WI State SHRM Conference page as key sponsor.
  • One booth in the state conference exhibit hall.
  • 4 tickets for Thursday lunch and evening event at our October State Conference
  • Listed in the following year website vendor directory
  • Partner will also be key speaker and sponsor at WI State SHRM Legislative conferences.
Educational Partner ($2,750)
** Limited to ten organizations:
  • Logo displayed on home page of the Council Website for one year.
  • Logo will be linked to company website.
  • Logo will rotate with other partners.
  • ½ page black and white ad in the Wisconsin State Conference program.
  • Partner will provide an educational article for ForwardHR, the official publication of the Wisconsin SHRM State Council, mailed bi-annually to 6,000 SHRM members & other influencers throughout the state.
  • Partner will provide the WI SHRM State Council monthly educational updates to be posted on the Council website and in council communications to its 3,800 member database.
These partnerships will focus in the following areas.  One organization in each area of focus will be selected annually.
Category Renewal Organization
Total Rewards-Employee Benefits/Compensation December 1, 2019 Hausmann-Johnson Insurance
Recruitment/Staffing   Open
Safety and Compliance May 1, 2020 J.J. Keller
Health & Wellness December 1, 2019 Aurora Health Care
Executive Coaching & Development December 1, 2019 Cardinal Stritch University
HR Strategy   Open
Talent Management - Leadership/Performance Management/Development/Succession Planning   Open
Recognition May 1, 2020 Royal Recognition
Workforce Readiness December 1, 2019 WI Technical Colleges
Continuing Education December 1, 2019 WI School of Business - Center for Professional and Exec Development
Legislative May 1, 2020 Boardman & Clark
Self-Funded Education December 1, 2019 The Alliance


​2019 Deadlines for Articles
As one of your benefits you are able to submit a monthly article for our eblast that goes out approximately the 10th of each month to our membership.  Please mark your calendars of the due dates for your articles to be included each month. Below the dates is the instruction to be able to upload your article.  There is a different folder for the Forward HR articles but those deadlines are listed below as well.  You will be receiving a reminder email from be each month to submit your articles.  Click here for instructions on how to submit your articles for publication on the WISHRM website.

Month             Deadline
January           December 29, 2018
February         January 29, 2019
March              February 28, 2019
April                 March 29, 2019
May                 April 29, 2019
June                May 29, 2019
July                 June 29, 2019
August            July 29, 2019
September      August 29, 2019
October           Off Month due to conference
November        October 29, 2019
December        November 29, 2019
Sponsor Opportunities
Many sponsorship opportunities are available with the Wisconsin SHRM State Council. Investment as a sponsor will expose your brand to many HR Professionals at our individual events. Consider being a sponsor of one of these events and/or offer an in-kind donation!
Volunteer Recognition ($2,750) 
Shirts provided to all state council members. Company logo along with SHRM required logos on shirts.
  • Logo displayed on home page of WI SHRM State Council Website for 1 year.
  • Logo will be linked to company website.
  • ½ page black and white ad in the Wisconsin State Conference program.
  • Website logo will rotate with partner logos.
Additional Sponsor Opportunities for the Wisconsin State SHRM Council are listed below.
Opportunities vary based on the event. Contact Lisa Henke for more details.
  • WI SHRM State Conference (largest WI SHRM event of the year) - Click Here
  • Badger Bash at SHRM National Conference
  • State Day on the Hill
  • State SHRM Leadership Conference
  • One Day to Make a Difference (philanthropic events throughout the state)
  • State SHRM Student HR Games
  • In-kind Donations for SHRM Foundation Events
Additional Opportunities
Additional opportunities to connect with over 6,000 human resource professionals throughout the state include:
  • Exhibition opportunities at the WI SHRM State Conference
  • Advertising opportunities in the WI SHRM State Conference brochure
  • Advertising opportunities in the Forward HR print & digital magazine
Contact Lisa Henke for more details and to express interest in any of these opportunities.
Contact Information

Lisa Henke


Lisa Henke, CEBS, PHR, SHRM-CP, MSc
Partnership & Sponsorship Director

Walworth County Human Resources
100 W Walworth
PO Box 1001
Elkhorn, WI  53121
Phone:  262.741.7947
Em:  lhenke@co.walworth.wi.us


Lisa’s employment background includes 21 years in human resource management in the following industries:  public sector, business/document automation, automotive, manufacturing, healthcare and hospitality.  Ms. Henke is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.  She is also a graduate of Leister University, London, England and holds a Master of Science in Human Resources Management and Training degree.  She holds the Certified Employee Benefits Specialist and Professional in Human Resources (PHR*) certifications and maintains a professional membership in the Society for Human Resources Management and Blackhawk Human Resources Association.  She continues to serve on the WI SHRM State Council and State Conference Planning Committee to plan the annual WI SHRM State Human Resource Conference.