As the 2017 holiday season quickly approaches, Moline Centre, a division of the Quad Cities Chamber that promotes quality of life and economic growth in downtown Moline, is launching a new event to kick-off the season.
Are you an Iowa manufacturer looking for additional ways to engage your employees in efforts to promote manufacturing and solve the workforce shortage? Then have them join the Elevate Iowa Ambassador Program!
Edwards Creative and Vibrant Credit Union are teaming up to offer a fun, casual, and free after-hours networking event. Drop by Edwards Creative (435 1st St. E, Milan, IL) on Wednesday, November 1 between 5-7 p.m. to enjoy snacks, cocktails, and mingle with fellow Chamber members.
Are you looking for the perfect candidate for your job opening? Post your jobs on the Quad Cities Chamber’s website at no cost! Quad Cities Chamber members are savvy networkers and highly connected in the region, and the Quad Cities Chamber website get over 100,000 visitors each year. Put your jobs in front of this audience, and let us help you find your next great employee.
Reach readers on Small Business Saturday and let them know why they should shop in your store! Both of our local newspapers are offering special advertising rates for small businesses. View the flyers below to learn more about print and digital opportunities and rates.
The U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations for its 2018 National Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year. Since 1963, National Small Business Week has recognized the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses for their contributions to their local communities, and to our nation’s economy.
As the Quad Cities Chamber prepares for the upcoming legislative session, passenger rail service remains a top priority, and we are working very closely with state and federal officials, local partners, and Iowa Interstate Rail to ensure the project keeps moving. We often receive questions from constituents on the details of this project, so we took a moment to share some answers to FAQ’s...
As your business begins to ramp up promotions for the holidays, don’t forget to incorporate Hot Deals into your sales strategy. Hot Deals are a free resource open to Chamber members to promote specials and increase exposure for businesses.
The U.S. Head of Delegation for an international manufacturing R&D program. A Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley Distinguished Research Fellow. A former member of the Additive Manufacturing Expert Panel for the European Commission. HP, Inc.’s Director of 3D Printing, Americas. They're all in one room. And they're here to help you.
The Iowa Growth PAC, a political action committee of the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, announced its preferred candidates for seats on the Davenport and Bettendorf city councils in the November election.
The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) has announced the finalists of the 10th annual Iowa Women of Innovation Awards. Finalists include local business leaders, Katie Wilson, TapOnIt and Amy Lank, American Power Systems, Inc. in the Entrepreneurial Innovation and Leadership category. Another Quad Citizen receiving recognition is Chris Cournoyer of the Quad City Engineering and Science Council...
Held every October in Washington, D.C., the AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition is the largest land warfare exposition and professional development forum in North America. The Quad Cities Chamber partners with the Rock Island Chapter of AUSA to promote the strength of our defense industry in our region, a sector that represents over $1 billion in economic impact.
Consumers today are bombarded with up to 10,000 brand messages a day. With this statistic in mind, Cathy Edwards, Edwards Creative Services and Steve Ducey, Vibrant Credit Union will share ideas and inspiration on exciting ways you can catch the attention of your prospective clients, no matter what your product.
It was on a CEOs for Cities trip to Columbus, Ohio, this past year that I discovered the true spirit of that term. On tours of an art museum and a local college, I was taken aback by the number of people with the same genuine narrative, reflective of a community motivated not by what their city could do for them, but rather, what they could do personally and collectively to build a stronger...