With the New Year comes an opportunity for new sponsorship opportunities. In 2018 Mediacom Business returns as an Annual Sponsor for AMp Up, along with a new sponsor: Werner Restoration Services, Inc.
Learn how to win Department of Defense Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) contracts to develop innovative technologies out of the $1.4B annual pool at two upcoming workshops in Ames (Jan. 16) and Cedar Rapids (Jan. 17). Each free Phase 1 proposal workshop will provide an overview of the SBIR program with a focus on DoD and other contract agencies. Participants will learn what it...
Companies are invited to attend the University of Iowa Spring 2018 Engineering Career Fair from noon to 4 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 8, at the Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City. The event is geared toward students graduating in May and December 2018 as well as students seeking summer and/or fall 2018 internships and co-ops. Employers exhibiting at the fair are able to meet with 700-800 students in...
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.
Have you been contemplating a new business idea, but need a process to evaluate it? Venture School can help.
Are you looking to make an impact on our region? Sign up to be a Public Policy Advocate and work closely with our government affairs team in advocating for legislation and policy that will enhance our economic competitiveness, increase investment, and benefit members.
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.
The University of Iowa Industrial Engineering program is currently seeking the help of industrial and service industry constituents to define projects for teams of its Senior Design students to perform at no cost to area companies. Students can work on a large variety of industrial engineering projects, including process optimization, simulation, human factors and ergonomics, engineering economy,...
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.
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.
We work behind the scenes all year long to advocate for a business climate where you can succeed. With 85% of our membership having 50 employees or less, advocacy is a critical resource that we offer to our members. The Quad Cities Chamber actively engages with government officials on all levels to promote good politics that will help grow the Quad Cities economy.
Ribbon Cuttings provide excellent networking opportunities; they are open to the public and a great way to build contacts! The Chamber conducts ribbon cutting and groundbreaking ceremonies as a complimentary service to our members. You are always invited! Be in the know and subscribe to business celebration invitations.
Did you know that as a member of the Quad Cities Chamber, any of your young professional employees automatically become members of YPQC? We know the importance talent attraction and retention has on your business and we want to help your YP’s fall in love with the region.
Over the past year, the Hub has connected nearly 1,300 attendees at 55 separate events to help educate attendees on ways to improve their business, learn about key technologies impacting manufacturing, and provide opportunities for networking and collaboration.
When local businesses do well, the whole region benefits. The Chamber hosts 70+ networking events per year, so that you have many opportunities to get out and tell people about your products and services.