With the start of the new year comes new legislative sessions. We hope that you'll join us and lend your voice in advocating to make the Quad Cities a better place to live and do business. The Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce hosts a number of regular events every year to advocate on behalf of our members and communities as well as to provide you with opportunities to meet and connect with your...
The level of government that most affects your life is much closer to home than the White House, the halls of Congress or even our state capitol buildings. Local government is the level of governance responsible for establishing rules for business, industrial and residential development, supporting our quality of life amenities and public schools, and ensuring there are adequate numbers of police...
When visiting a community for the first time, roads and infrastructure can make a big impression. Quality roads and well-planned infrastructure are the things that move commerce and make it easy for people to travel to work, home, and entertainment options.
The third round of Quad Cities Venture School, a six-week program that helps entrepreneurs and existing firms test new business ideas, will kick off in the Quad Cities on April 4.
The Quad Cities Chamber, in partnership with Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, is pleased to announce SizeUp, a free online local market research tool designed to help local businesses grow by making smarter decisions through data analysis. It allows businesses to easily obtain highly specific data on revenues, salaries, health insurance costs, supplier locations, and more.
900+ babies born in 2015 sets new record, spurs need for growth
Stanley Consultants, a global consulting engineering firm, has been selected by the Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) to provide architectural and engineering services to support military construction, foreign military sales, military family housing and sustainment, restoration and modernization programs worldwide.
Deere & Company Chairman and CEO Sam Allen addressed community stakeholders from across the region during a recent Regional Vision Summit, and during his speech he said: "At John Deere, we like to tell our employees that our best days are still ahead, and I think that holds true for the Quad Cities as well.
Sam Allen, Deere & Company Chairman and CEO and Co-Chair of the Chamber’s Regional Opportunities Council (ROC), urged the more than 200 in attendance at the 2015 Regional Vision Summit on Dec. 3 to be "the stewards shepherding (the plan’s) promise to transform our region.”
The 2015 Quad Cities Regional Vision Summit brought together more than 200 community stakeholders committed to being part of transforming the region for the better. Sam Allen, Deere & Company Chairman and CEO, urged participants to move ahead with an aligned regional action plan discussed at the event. The summit, held Thursday at the iWireless Center, included an update on the developing...
With more than 100 years in business, the Schebler Company is well established in the Quad Cities and its industry as manufacturing and steel fabrication experts. President and CEO Jim Anderson credits the company's extraordinary workforce for its success.
UnityPoint Health® -- Trinity announced today that two of its hospitals have been recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States.
The New Partnership Will Create the Largest Architectural and Engineering Firm in the Quad Cities Area The Missman Group, holding company of the civil and structural engineering firm Missman, Inc., announces its partnership with a newly formed architectural firm. Architectural firms, Gere/Dismer Architects and Scholtz Gowey Gere Marolf Architects & Interior Designers, have merged to become the...
TWO ENGINEERING FIRMS MERGE 900 PROFESSIONALS FOR ONE VISION, ONE STRATEGY, ONE CULTURE, 114 YEARS COMBINED EXPERIENCE
Today, representatives from the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII), a UI LABS collaboration, along with Senator Dick Durbin, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and representatives from the Quad Cities Chamber announced a new chapter in the Quad Cities which will be housed at the Quad Cities Manufacturing Lab.