On Friday, March 18, Congressswoman Cheri Bustos and Senator Dick Durbin held a press conference to inform the public about the Army Arsenal Revitalization Act. Tara Barney, Quad Cities Chamber President & CEO, spoke about the bill's importance to our local economy. In addition, representatives from the two American Federation of Government Employees locals joined in their support for the bill's...
Geneseo, LeClaire, and Moline are nominees in a national contest to earn the title of "Best Main Street Shopping Experience". Vote by March 31
Big economic development deals make headlines, but what does it take to land deals? Last week over 150 Chamber members attended Morning Network to find out what it really takes to attract and grow jobs and investment in the region.
The Quad Cities Chamber, in partnership with Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, offers access to free market research tools to help your business grow by making smarter decisions through data analysis. Through these tools, business owners and entrepreneurs can access highly specific data on revenues, salaries, health insurance costs, supplier locations, and much more.
While in Springfield for the Quad Cities Chamber's annual advocacy trip, a group of thirty leaders from the extended Quad Cities area met with elected and appointed officials to discuss important issues for our region's economy and growth.
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.
General Counsel for Stanley Consultants has 25 years of experience exporting professional services MUSCATINE, Iowa - Stanley Consultants Vice President and General Counsel Henry Marquard has been appointed to the Iowa District Export Council (DEC). He was appointed as a council member by United States Secretary of Commerce Pritzker based on his experience with the international export of...
Joining the Quad Cities Chamber is one of the most economical ways your business can gather leads, meet prospects and promote your products and services. The Chamber represents 2,000 member businesses and all members are invited to join in any and all of our networking events.
Ashish Gadnis spent his childhood in a slum in Mumbai before moving to the United States where he successfully started and sold several companies. Now his goal is to eradicate world poverty. During last week's Executives Club, he shared with Quad Cities' business leaders his strategy to make a difference and how it can be implemented in the Quad Cities.
The Quad Cities region earned two of the top 10 spots in Site Selection Magazine's Big Muddy Cup award recognizing new business investment along the Mississippi River.
Milan, IL- (March 11, 2016) – Dennis Eckhardt, President and CEO of Port Byron State Bank and Blackhawk Bank & Trust Executive Chairman, W. Gerard Huiskamp along with James H. Huiskamp, President of Blackhawk Bank & Trust, jointly announce the sale of Port Bryon State Bank to Blackhawk Bank & Trust.
Moline, IL – QCR Holdings, Inc., and its wholly owned subsidiaries, Quad City Bank & Trust, Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, Rockford Bank & Trust, Community Bank & Trust, and m2 Lease Funds, today announced its inaugural company-wide Pay It Forward Day. This initiative was designed to inspire employees to perform unexpected acts of kindness and positively impact the communities where over a combined...
The ATHENA honorees are women within the eastern Iowa and western Illinois region who excel in their profession, make a significant difference in the community and empower women to be leaders. The Male Champions of Change Award honors men who exhibit an exceptional commitment to the acceleration of women in leadership and who utilize their influence, talents and abilities to enhance gender...
The Quad Cities Chamber today hosted Iowa Governor Terry Branstad who shared his Condition of the State address. Governor Branstad shared his thoughts on the Quad Cities Chamber's top priorities and the steps needed to keep Iowa competitive in a global economy, particularly those related to education, workforce, and economic development.
During the Quad Cities Chamber's annual Economic Forecast held last week, Deere & Company's Chief Economist, Dr. J.B. Penn was joined by a panel of local industry leaders to discuss factors on the horizon that are impacting the economy.