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Join US!

For the 2019 Ulster Project International Leadership Conference!
August 17-20, 2019

Every 2 years, over 2 dozen Ulster Project Programs from across the US join with Ulster Project Centers from Northern Ireland and are hosted by one UP city to celebrate, plan, improve and plan for everything Ulster Project!

The next conference is in August of 2019, and is being hosted by the Ulster Project of Greater Milwaukee... 40 years after hosting one of the first conferences!

Check out the links below for more information about this incredible experience and how you can participate.

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Legendary Northern Irish Singer/ Songwriter


To Participate in 2019 UP International Conference! 

UPGM is PROUD to announce that Northern Irish Legendary Performer, Tommy Sands, has agreed to JOIN US at the 2019 Ulster Project International Convention in Milwaukee!


Tommy will participate in conference sessions, activities and gatherings.


Click on the image to the left to learn more about Mr. Sands and check back for more information on his participation soon!

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SO SORRY!  The deadline for booking the Embassy Suites has past, so our block of rooms AND guaranteed low rate are no longer available....


IF your plans have suddenly permitted you to attend the conference, please contact us and we will see what we can do on a room/rate for you.

Before you try to book anything anywhere, contact us!!!!



All of your registration information, options and add-ons will be on-line like now!


*Conference Registration

*Banquet Tickets

*Let us know your transportation and other needs

Our goal is to make this your One-Stop-Shop for everything you need to ensure your visit to Milwaukee for the 2019 Ulster Project International Leadership Conference is complete, hassle-free and one to remember!

And don't forget to reserve your tickets for the Ulster Project Conference Banquet-  

A GREAT Venue:  The Western Banquet Club in Elm Grove, Wisconsin!

(Click here to visit their webpage!)

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UPGM Conference STORE



After you register for the Conference, or before if you'd like, stop in the UPGM Conference Shop!

We're adding items to complement your visit all the time!

Available NOW!

*Early Bird/Discounted Tickets for Irish Fest! (come early to Milwaukee to enjoy it!)

*Pre-order International Conference Polo Shirts so they're ready for you when you arrive!

Check back for:

*Other cool swag

*UPGM goodies

*Much more!

Take home some UP mementos from your time in Milwaukee!

Audience and Lecturer

The PRELIMINARY Conference Schedule is LIVE!

UPGM is working hard to ensure that the several days you spend with us will not only be fun, but fruitful!

Our initial schedule for your days here in Milwaukee is set and ready for your review!


Much more to come!

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We are planning many Ulster Project Activities leading up to and including dates of the International Conference that also celebrate 40 YEARS of UPGM!

Events will be planned beginning on the Thursday/Friday prior to the Conference, and will include social gatherings, Alumni events and more!

From our WELCOME RECEPTION on Saturday, to the IRISH FEST MASS, IRISH FEST ACTIVITIES (including music and conversation with legendary perfomer Tommy Sands!), to Alumni events, the Monday Evening UP Banquet and much more, there will be tons to experience while here in Milwaukee!

Once details are confirmed, return to this page and the image on the left will link to everything that's happening!



We are THRILLED to be partnering with the 'World's Largest Festival of All-Things Irish' for our International Conference!

Events will take place on the Festival Grounds on Saturday and Sunday and include mixers, social gatherings, 'get to know you' events and the famous Irish Fest Sunday Mass Service!

If you've never experienced the Fest, you're in for a treat!

Click on the image to the left to learn more about Irish Fest Milwaukee!



Depending upon which Native American Heritage you refer to , Milwaukee means "Beautiful... Pleasant Land.. Gathering By the Water".

We think that's all true!

While August is a warm month here, Lake Michigan is just superb and keeps things quite comfortable along the Festival Grounds!

Click on the image to the left check out our good friends and Conference Planning Partners, Visit Milwaukee, for a free Milwaukee Planning Guide and to see just a glimpse of all Milwaukee has to offer!

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CLICKING on the image will link you to a great video that shows exactly what we're all about!

Visit Milwaukee has many youtube videos for you to peruse- all offer a flavor of the unique place we call home!

From Neighborhoods to history, brats to beer- Milwaukee has some incredible stories, legends, landmarks and lots to love!

Take some time to get familiar with our own Ulster Project Host City!

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UP International Conference 2019 FACEBOOK Page

'Like" our page on Facebook to keep up to date on all the latest information regarding the conference!

International Conference Sponsors & Partners!

This gathering just could not occur without UPGM's many friends and partners- many providing goods, services and financial support vital to our efforts!  We cannot thank them enough, and hope you click below to learn more about who they are and perhaps thank them yourself!

Irish Fest Foundation

Thanks to the Irish Fest Foundation for their generous grant to assist in underwriting events at the Fest, including special musical surprises and  on-site facilities!

Embassy Suites, Brookfield

The amazing staff at the Embassy Suites have worked hard and closely with us to ensure that we have the best accommodations, amenities and Conference Comfort!

Visit Milwaukee

As you plan your International Leadership Conference trip, please take advantage of the incredible amount of quality information available courtesy of our good friends at Visit Milwaukee!

Our Many Friends & Donors

SO MANY individuals have donated funds, time and effort.  We'd be remiss at not thanking them for everything they've done to make this all possible-  THANK YOU!

Won't YOU Be A Part Of This?

For more information on how to become our Partner OR to offer YOUR support and expertise and join our planning committee, contact us!!!

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