Looking to bring your dream of starting a business to life? Plan to attend the upcoming Illinois Small Business Development Center workshop, “Starting a Business in Illinois."
Holiday months are an extremely busy time. With that in mind we have intentionally left Hub calendars clear in November and December with plans to resume our events again in 2018.
Ready to hire a virtual reality/augmented reality professional to complement your team? Or are you ready to learn how VR/AR technology can be a part of your business? Find both on Dec. 8!
Downtown Davenport Partnership, a division of the Chamber, shared the results of their latest study during a City of Davenport management update meeting in an effort to inform City Council on the benefits of returning two-way traffic on Third and Fourth streets. Kyle Carter, Executive Director of Downtown Davenport Partnership was joined by consultant Doug Boyer, from the planning, landscape...
Looking to get more involved with YPQC? We are now seeking some amazing Quad Citizens to fill our 2018 volunteer positions!
Why wait to drive traffic into your local business? Chamber member, TapOnIt is helping to drive holiday shopping into the local businesses early this year! It can be hard to stand out among all of the advertising of the national brands around the holidays; TapOnIt is sending great offers from local businesses to over 40,000 Quad City consumers via text!
Our elected officials at the national level are currently drafting new federal tax code. Just this week, the U.S. House released their first draft of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (HR 1), and the bill could have a varying impact on businesses and individuals alike. Below is a brief summary of changes HR 1 presents.
Riverbend Angels, a new angel investment group has launched its operations. Based in the Quad Cities, it will focus on local as well as regional start-up investment opportunities. Their mission is to identify and develop high-potential start-up businesses in the Quad Cities and surrounding region that can create new jobs and contribute to their local economies, all while making a good return...
With a growing number of business executives nearing the point of retirement, succession planning is an important and timely topic. At the December 1 Executives Club, our presenters will share expert advice and first-hand experience on the topic of creating and executing a succession plan.
Companies small and large realize that there are many ways to build a business. Studies have shown that customers are more likely to buy from people they trust and can build a relationship with. Chamber members know that their membership dollars are more than just an investment in growing our region but also a stamp of credibility for their brand.
The Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit exhibits the success stories of immigrant entrepreneurs. Business growth tips and keys to success when working with immigrant populations are shared in a non-competitive and supportive environment. For more detailed information visit, iesusa.org.
Learn how to sub-contract with the largest dredge and barge business in the western hemisphere during this upcoming webinar featuring Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, a federal prime contractor that has rebuilt waterways across the country, including those after the Hurricane Katrina disaster.
The Eastern Iowa Community Colleges invite you to join them as they bring together business, industry, organizations, and educators to identify and solve systemic workforce challenges in our area’s key industries.
Today is election day in Iowa, take a look at our voter resources page to learn more about the candidates and find your polling location.
Is your business prepping for the holiday shopping season? As you make your plans, don't forget to leverage the resources available to you through your Chamber membership.