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Seeking companies for web-driven Internet marketing sales strategy boot camp

​The Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub is seeking two more participants interested in learning techniques to grow their web-driven sales via the Internet Marketing Strategy Boot Camp facilitated by Iowa State University’s Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS​) program. Valued at $4,000, the training will be provided at no cost as part of the Illinois Defense Industry...

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by LaDrina Wilson Member, Q2030 Steering Committee Member, Quad Cities Chamber Young Professionals Think Tank Dean of Students, Scott Community College I believe, with every bone in my body, that the Quad Cities is on the path to something great. As a member of the Q2030 Regional Action Plan’s steering committee and the Quad Cities Chamber’s Young Professional Think Tank, last week I...

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In October 2017, CEC’s Business Technology Conference will return to Coralville with a must-see keynote CEC, a nationally recognized systems and technology integrator, opened registration for its free Business Technology Conference (BTC), scheduled for Oct. 17, 2017, in Coralville, Iowa. Former FBI counterterrorism and counterintelligence operative Eric O’Neill will serve as the keynote....

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Community leaders from the business, government, academic and social sectors met last week to learn the key ingredients for effective collaboration from Jack Hess, executive director of CivicLab. Hess’ message emphasized how building relationships and trust can have a significant impact on a community. He encouraged participants to proactively engage cross-sector stakeholders in order to build...

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Defense manufacturers asked to participate in statewide supply chain mapping survey

As part of its participation in the Illinois Defense Industry Adjustment Program, the Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub is asking for help from manufacturers who are currently doing work for the Dept. of Defense or have done defense work in the past to better understand the state's supply chain....

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The first half of 2017 saw a record number of homes sold and closed in our region. In the Quad Cities, for example, the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) had the most sales closed from January through June that we have had since 2000 – a 17-year high (See Mid-Year Comparison Chart – attached)....

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Mandala Integrative Medicine will host the Professional Development Integrative Lifestyle Forum (PDILF) on Friday, September 29th, 2017 from 9am-2pm at the Rhythm City Casino in Davenport, Iowa. The PDILF will bring information to the public in a live, interactive format. This event has something for every business: whether you are a business owner, manager, entrepreneur, interested in moving up...

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​Quad Cities Chamber member, Jim Wegener, Thrivent Financial is offering a free luncheon on Tuesday, August 1 for small business owners and self-employed individuals to provide tips on how to make your business successful in the Quad Cities covering a range of topics...

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​Students from the Rock Island INCubatoredu Entrepreneurship team L.E.A.D. (Leading Everyday and Driving to Success) won the top prize last week at a National Pitch Competition sponsored by INCubatoredu’s Uncharted Learning Foundation. The team is starting a non-profit organization that will teach leadership skills to African American students at the Rock Island Academy (an elementary school...

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C & W Trucking, INC, a truckload flatbed carrier who prides itself on customer service and customer satisfaction. Bryan Campbell started the company back in 2006 with one truck hauling primarily steel. This year C & W Trucking relocated to a new 9 acre facility in Bettendorf, IA. This move allows them to have roughly 5 acres of land to be utilized as warehouse space, drop yards for trucks and...

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Registration is still open for the 9th Annual 1 Day Engineering Kids Camps on July 24-28 at the Putnam Museum & Science Center. There are five, one day camps for grades 2-8, including a 1 day "Girls Only" camp. Students and volunteers will have a fun day full of exciting, engaging experiences for young creators and innovators. Campers will experience three hands on learning activities...

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​Known as the Quad-Cities’ biggest homecoming party, Street Fest, taking place on July 28-29, has been a signature event in the region for close to half of a century. Downtown Davenport Partnership, a division of the Quad Cities Chamber produces the yearly event while thousands of visitors are in the region for The Bix 7 Road Race. New this year, the 46th Annual Street Fest, presented by...

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Area manufacturer making connections through Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub

​The Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub recently sat down with John Nelson, sales manager at ESCP Corp., a Davenport manufacturer that makes re-usable racks and shipping containers as well as component parts for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in multiple industries. John, a frequent presence at Hub events, talked to us about why he’s a believer in the Quad Cities Manufacturing...

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let's start the conversation about cybersecurity

From job growth to cost of data breaches, the importance of cybersecurity is on the rise. That’s why the Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub is passionate about finding ways our community can work together to lead the nation in protecting our data and systems....

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