About WCMA

The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association serves dairy manufacturers, processors, and their industry supplier partners as a strong policy advocate, networking hub, and trusted source of education and information. WCMA proudly hosts the renowned U.S. and World Championship Cheese Contests, as well as CheeseExpo and CheeseCon (formerly Cheese Industry Conference).



For more than 130 years, WCMA has served as the voice of cheese and dairy manufacturers, processors, and marketers. Today, our organization represents 110 dairy processing companies and cooperatives operating across the United States and around the world, backed by 600 companies supplying equipment and services to the industry.


WCMA Committees

WCMA's enthusiastic and productive member committees direct Association endeavors.

From policy development to Contest changes to new employee attraction initiatives, committee members work to support growth in the dairy processing industry. In the process, they develop a broader network and gain new knowledge. Click below to learn more and get involved!

July 17, 2024

March 4-6, 2025

Green Bay, Wisconsin
April 15-17, 2025

Madison, Wisconsin