Many area manufacturers helped give students insight into the reality of advanced manufacturing through a variety of Manufacturing Day events, including one held Oct. 9 by the Eastern Iowa/Western Illinois Advanced Manufacturing Sector Board at EICC's John T. Blong Technology Center in Davenport. The event hosted 130 eighth-grade students from across the region as a means to improve the...
Come out and enjoy the big debut of Quad City Storm hockey with the Quad Cities Chamber! When it comes to talent attraction and retention, professional sports teams are a huge asset! We hope Quad Citizens will join us in supporting the Storm and celebrate this great quality of life amenity we have in the region!
Representatives from the Quad Cities Chamber participated in the recent Future Ready Iowa regional summit in Davenport. Held throughout the state, the summits bring together key stakeholders in education, business, economic development and community to create local strategies that ensure all Iowans are future ready. According to 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, 53% of jobs in Iowa require...
The Quad Cities Chamber’s Illinois Growth Political Action Committee (PAC) has endorsed six candidates running in the upcoming Illinois elections. PAC committee members solicited written surveys, followed by in-person interviews, to understand candidate priorities. The Illinois Growth PAC has endorsed the following candidates:
Congratulations to Hahn Ready Mix for the well-deserved recognition for their efforts in building an inclusive workforce. Hahn Ready Mix is a winner in the 2018 Iowa Job Honor Awards presented in partnership with the Iowa SHRM State Council.
Check out all the quality of place reasons why talent and industry can “Make It Here” in this new video featuring the regional brand.
Shopping local and investing in our urban core helps build our distinct personality. Independent We Stand is a movement of independently owned businesses across the country dedicated to educating their communities about the importance-and the benefits-of "buying local." The annual Independent We Stand road trip celebrates Main Streets across the country by highlighting the organizations and...
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.
Caliber Home Loans is one of the fastest growing lenders in America. Offering, 6 month extended lock programs for new construction, VA, FHA, Conventional, USDA, IFA, IDHA...you name it they have the product you are looking for.
The Quad Cities Chamber welcomes Kassidy Johnson as a Membership Manager. Kassidy, along with another membership manager who will be announced next week, will be working to recruit new members to join the Chamber.
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.