With the presence of a major military installation right in our community, the Quad Cities has access to some of our nation's most treasured patriotic events and ceremonies.
Want to do your part to help develop our future manufacturing workforce? You can by helping to promote The Elevate Advanced Manufacturing Scholarship application, which is available now!
New year’s resolutions abound, and if your goals for the year are to increase sales and revenue, engage employees, grow your professional network and gain more exposure for your business, the Quad Cities Chamber has tools to help you reach those goals. No matter your business size, industry, or needs, we’re here to provide resources to help our members grow.
This marks my first week as President & CEO of the Quad Cities Chamber. It’s extremely humbling to have been chosen to lead such a dynamic organization. I’m honored to be back in my hometown leading this regional business, economic, and community development focused Chamber of Commerce. I look forward to meeting you and learning about you, your business, involvement in the community, and...
Would you like to be more active in government affairs but not sure how to start? This month’s Amp Up will help. We’ll talk to members who have gotten involved with advocacy, hear how they became engaged and how they have been successful in driving change in the region.
Chamber members are invited to be a part of the Quad Cities delegation traveling to Washington, D.C. March 21-23 to advocate for issues of importance to our region. Over the course of three days, guests will meet with all six members of the Quad Cities congressional delegation, attend a formal reception with elected officials, and meet with leadership from the U.S. Department of Commerce,...
The QC Empowerment Network is wrapping up Black History month with the third annual Black Business Expo & Summit from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on February 24, at the Davenport RiverCenter.
IWLC Quad Cities is pleased to announce the 2018 ATHENA honorees and the 2018 Male Champion of Change honorees. The Awards Dinner & Program will be held Thursday, March 29 beginning with cocktail hour at 5:30 p.m. The event will be held at Waterfront Convention Center and will feature keynote speaker, Robyn Benincasa.
Congratulations to the following Chamber members who are being awarded a 2018 Quad Cities Better Business Bureau Torch Award: Blackhawk Bank & Trust, Dahl Ford Davenport Inc., Golden Dreams Homecare, Grace Engineered Products, Werner Restoration Services!
By Jason Gordon, VP, Public Affairs
Nearly thirty business and community leaders met with top lawmakers in Washington, D.C. last week to advocate on issues important to the Quad Cities region and economy. Meetings included: three senior policy advisors to the President, the six Members of the Quad Cities’ Congressional Delegation, Belgium Ambassador, Dirk Wouters, and top staff at the Departments of Commerce, Transportation, and...
For month’s Chamber staff has been working with community partners to raise awareness and gather participants for the largest conversation our region has ever had during the Quad Cities Big Table. In our office, it’s a wide-spread belief that this initiative taking place on April 20 – 21 can and will pave the way to transforming the future of our community.
Join the Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance (AREA) and DMDII at a workshop that provides an opportunity for manufacturers and AR providers to openly discuss the unique challenges and applications of AR technology in an industrial setting.
The Quad City Engineering & Science Council will pay tribute to engineering and science professionals and educators whose exceptional achievements and outstanding contributions have made a lasting impact on technology, society, and their profession at their annual awards banquet in February.
When several major employers in the Quad Cities were asked what training topics were of most importance to them, the answer was “employee engagement” and training in “emotional intelligence” – EQ – for their employees. Big Brothers Big Sisters responded by seeking out trainers who specialize in such workshops and is bringing them to the Quad Cities for the third annual BIG IDEA...