48th Annual WMBA

Real Estate Finance


November 2-3, 2022


November 3, 2022 Real Estate & Finance Conference - Wilderness Resort, Glacier Canyon Lodge, Wisconsin Dells!

Gain a competitive edge and join the conference to hear from keynote speakers + panelists on the topics of:

  • Economic climate update from an expert in the field
  • Team building
  • Sales training
  • Mortgage fraud
  • And much more!
We look forward to your registration and attendance at this annual event!

Sponsorships are available at a variety of levels. Visit the Sponsorship page to see how you can support the conference.


Time Function Room/Location
Wednesday - November 2,  2022
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Board Meeting Monks Bar & Grill
6:30pm - 8:30pm Evening Reception / Networking Wilderness 3 and 6
Thursday - November 3,  2022
7:45am  Registration Opens Sandstone Ballroom Hallway
7:45am - 8:30am Continental Breakfast + Silent Auction display Sandstone Ballroom Hallway
8:30am Welcome & State of the Association 
Chad Laipple | WMBA President
Sandstone 2 and 7
8:45am - 9:45am Key Note Speaker #1 
Brent Widman | Southwestern Consulting 
Sandstone 2 and 7
9:45am Morning Break Sandstone Hallway
10:00am - 11:00am Key Note Speaker #2
Kirk Willison | Arch Mortgage Insurance
Sandstone 2 and 7
11:00am - 12:00pm Key Note Speaker #3
Lindsay Schloemer | Federal Bureau of Investigation 
Sandstone 2 and 7
12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch & Silent Auction Display
Rob Chrisman | Daily Mortgage News
Sandstone 1 and 4, 5, 6
1:30pm - 2:15pm Keynote Speaker #4
Non-QM Roundtable
Lou Esposito | Deep Haven Mortgage
Laura Kay Sheely
| Arch Mortgage Funding
Sandstone 2 and 7
2:15pm - 2:30pm Afternoon Break / Silent Auction Check-Out Sandstone Hallway
2:30pm - 3:30pm Past Presidents Panel - Moderator Amy Gile-Enge Sandstone 2 and 7
3:30pm - 3:45pm General Session Closing 
Chad Laipple | WMBA President
Sandstone 2 and 7

Please check back for more details as updates may be posted regularly.



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Location, Lodging & Directions

The WMBA Real Estate & Finance Conference will be held at the Glacier Canyon Conference Center at the Wilderness Resort in the Wisconsin Dells.

WILDERNESS RESORT - Updated 2022 Prices & Reviews (Wisconsin Dells)
Glacier Canyon Conference Center
45 Hillman Rd
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

We have special rate rooms blocked for our event at the Glacier Canyon Lodge which is directly across from the Conference Center.

Guestroom Information
Rates: $119 per night Double Queen. Standard hotel check-in at 4:00pm and check-out at 11:00am.  
Cut-off Date: Monday, October 3rd   
Hotel: Glacier Canyon Lodge

Group Name: Wisconsin Mortgage Bankers Association (Leader #956655)

Arrival Date: 02-Nov-2022

Departure Date: 03-Nov-2022
Call in reservations: Call hotel directly at 800-867-9453

Be sure to mention the WMBA Real Estate Finance Conference when making your reservations.

Parking & Wi-FI are complimentry for all guests of the hotel.

Driving Directions/Parking Instructions
Free parking is available 

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Fees & Registration

Conference Registration Cost Details
WMBA Member - Full Day Conference  $175

Full Day RE Conference - Guests allowed at $175 each
Non-Member - Full Day Conference  $300

Full Day RE Conference - Guests allowed at $300 each
Student - Full Day Conference only $75 Full Day RE Conference - Paid by the WMBA Education Fund
WMBA Member - Wednesday Night Reception & Full Day Conference  $225 Networking reception on Wednesday night & Full Day RE Conference
Registration Includes: Thursday continental breakfast, program/breakouts, lunch, and closing session 
Registration Deadline: October 25, 2022
Onsite registration based on availability
Cancellation: $50 cancellation fee for all registrations cancelled after October 15, 2022.


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