The Quad Cities Chamber is bringing back a popular series designed to help build capacity for small businesses in the region. The 4-program series provides small business owners and their employees with tools, strategies, and best practices needed to successfully compete in today’s rapidly changing business environment. The Small Business Series will kick off on Wednesday, September 26 in...
The Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau (QCCVB) announced today that Dave Herrell, of Jacksonville, Fla., has been named their new President & CEO. Lynn Hunt, Vice President of Sales, has been serving in an interim role with the QCCVB and will support the incoming President & CEO during the transition.
Anytime Fitness is now open at their brand new location at in Downtown Davenport, Iowa! This 24/7 fitness facility offers personal training, buddy training, and a wide array of group fitness classes. They have many specials going on to help you meet your fitness goals. Check out the video below and stop by their new facility in the Union Arcade building. Let's get fit!
The Quad Cities Chamber welcomed thirteen new members in the month of August. Take a look at the following member businesses, and welcome them as our newest Chamber members!
Congratulations to Genesis Health System on the opening of the new Genesis HealthPlex, located at 3200 West Kimberly Road, Davenport. HealthPlex is designed to bring patients the convenience of having multiple health care services and providers under one roof, including: Genesis Convenient Care walk-in clinic, lab services, x-ray services, physical therapy, family medicine and pediatrics.
Businesses throughout the region will now have more support available through the Quad Cities Chamber with new resources being offered through the recently developed Business Services division.
Please help us welcome the 2018-2019 Quad Cities Chamber Board of Directors! The Quad Cities Chamber Board of Directors guides the overall direction of the Chamber. These volunteers represent businesses of many sizes and industries, as well as a diverse mix of age, gender and ethnicity, to ensure that the leaders guiding the future of the Quad Cities Chamber bring a variety of experiences and...
The Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce enjoys strong working partnerships with our elected officials at the local, state and federal levels. We look to our elected leaders to advance public policy that supports a competitive business climate; a skilled workforce; modern infrastructure and transportation systems; and quality of place initiatives as outlined in the Chamber Public Policy Platform.
Bill Geist is the Chief Instigator at DMOproz (aka Zeitgeist Consulting), a firm specializing in strategic planning, governance, and marketing. Bill will share compelling new research about the "Halo Effect" and case studies on how tourism is connected to the Quad Cities regional priorities and community goals as it relates to Q2030. Tourism advertising invites visitors, and significantly...
The Quad Cities Chamber actively engages with government officials on all levels to promote good politics that will help grow the Quad Cities economy. We are interested in learning more about what is important to you and your business, so that we can better shape a public policy agenda that reflects our members' interests.
Ever wonder what goes into the decision for a company to Make It Here in the Quad Cities? What makes a region stand out, how is economic development changing, and what can our community do differently to attract new investment to the region. Recently we had the opportunity to hear the answers firsthand during the Chamber’s Business, Innovation & Leadership Sessions.
Quad Cities Chamber events go beyond simply exchanging business cards. When you attend a Chamber event, you'll have opportunities to grow valuable business relationships, advocate for a stronger business climate, ensure your young staff members are engaged and want to stay in the region, and support and enjoy our vibrant community. Take a look at what’s on our calendar in September to see...
Cyber crime damage costs are predicted to hit $6 trillion annually by 2021. Hackers are targeting U.S. factories for shutdown. How do you know if your company is safe? You begin by attending CornCon IV: The Quad Cities Cybersecurity Conference & Kids’ Hacker Camp on Sept. 7 and 8.
Come and see for yourself the fruits of a bold innovator in the field of virtual and augmented reality, and the way they are harnessing the bleeding-edge of the VR/AR revolution already underway. On display will be a diverse, thrilling gallery of state-of-the-art hardware and software, including full 3-D immersion technologies, portable VR/AR solutions, and EON’s finest products.
The ambassador program gives Iowa manufacturers the opportunity to represent their company and industry at community events. Ambassadors will be instrumental in encouraging young people to consider a career in advanced manufacturing.