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Nearly one thousand members of the community came together for the Quad Cities Chamber Annual Meeting to celebrate Break the Rules Day and hear from futurist, Mike Walsh. Walsh provided an insightful keynote presentation on what it takes to lead a business into the 21st century and challenged us to re-imagine the way we do business. He affirmed that the companies that will thrive in the near...

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​Western Illinois University-Quad Cities and WQPT are the recipient of a $207,000 grant from the Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service targeting school readiness and K-12 success through their AmeriCorps Program....

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Mel Foster Co. is donating 45,000 pencils to children in kindergarten through 8th grades, enrolled in Quad City schools and in the surrounding districts. The donation helps ensure young students start the school year with one new item from their school supply list....

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​Industry 4.0 is quickly changing the manufacturing industry, and manufacturers in the Quad Cities region have a unique competitive advantage to help them embrace the onslaught of new technologies. The Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub (the Hub) is an initiative of the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce that helps companies evaluate and implement new technologies, and identify ways to...

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Boetje Foods Inc. has earned bragging rights: its stone-ground mustard was named Grand Champion in the 2016 World-Wide Mustard Competition; the company is family-owned and operated; and the food manufacturer is headquartered in the Quad-Cities, a community the owners say is fiercely loyal and supportive of the hometown brand. The company is based in Rock Island, Illinois, which is one of the...

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KONE is a global leader in innovation across the elevator and escalator industry, and believes in connecting itself to progressive communities. That is one reason the global manufacturer has a significant presence via its Americas-based service operations in Moline, Ill. Moline is a community in the Quad Cities, a growing bi-state region that includes Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Counties in...

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​During construction, [design] [build] by architects bridges the gap between architects and contractors by positioning the architect’s office (Airstream trailer) on the job site. By having the architect on the job site, when a contractor has a question, the architect has the ability to immediately see the problem, and provide immediate coordination with the contractor....

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This fall, Rock Island County will have two tax proposals on the ballot. County Administrator Dave Ross presented to the Regional Opportunities Council and answered questions the last meeting on July 28th why he views the proposed ½ cent sales tax to be essential. Ross began by highlighting the many reforms County has already made become more effective while straightening-out the County’s...

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​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....

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Since its launch on July 6, Pokemon Go's popularity has soared astronomically. According to Fortune, there are over 65 million users in the United States alone, and by now it's hard not to notice players chasing Pokemon all around the Quad Cities....

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​One of the strategies within Q2030 is to ensure that businesses have access to best-in-class broadband connectivity. The increased ability of residents and businesses to access the internet at gigabit speeds will position the Quad Cities more solidly as a destination for talent, technology entrepreneurs, and data-intensive businesses....

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The Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce (Quad Cities Chamber) is seeking statements of qualifications and proposals from CONSULTANTS to assist the Quad Cities region in implementing specific activities unique to its defense industry ecosystem....

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Modern Woodmen is sponsoring free public admission to the 9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit, a traveling museum created to honor Stephen Siller, a New York City firefighter who lost his life on 9/11. The 1,000-square-foot memorial, packed into a high-tech 53-foot tractor-trailer, includes artifacts, videos and live tours from FDNY firefighters. It travels the country as an educational resource and...

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