Welcome to the Danish Consulate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The Consulate is available as a resource for people interested in Denmark. It serves Danish citizens living or traveling in Wisconsin, and provides contacts for companies seeking opportunities in Denmark, or Danish-American companies moving to, or expanding their businesses in the state.
The Consulate is centrally located downtown Milwaukee off Cathedral Square Park, just blocks from City Hall, the Pabst Theater, area businesses, restaurants, and galleries.
About Milwaukee: Located on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is the largest city in the State of Wisconsin, and the 31st most populous city in the United States. There are over 500,000 people within the city limits and over 2 million in the greater Milwaukee area. A state of immigrants, Wisconsin has several historic Danish communities including Racine, Luck, West Denmark, and Denmark, and a growing number of Danes and Danish Americans in Milwaukee and Madison.
Historically home to tanneries, breweries, and meat-packing facilities, today Milwaukee is the headquarters of several international businesses including six Fortune 500 companies with collective expertise in insurance, banking, manufacturing, automation, health care, publishing, and printing to name just a few areas. The state also boasts an impressive creative and entrepreneurial class, and cultural events throughout the year making it worth a visit.
Annemarie Sawkins, PhD, Honorary Consul of Denmark in Wisconsin