Did you know the Quad Cities Chamber, in partnership with Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, offers two sets of market research databases that can help your business grow?
The Illinois Small Business Development Center is hosting a workshop for those looking to start a business. Help spread the word about this resource, attendees will learn the basics of selecting a business name, types of business ownership, licenses and permits, obtaining a Tax ID number and business bank accounts.
The Dept. of Defense supply chain relies on US defense contractors, with over 1,300 located within the QC region, to lead the way in technology and innovation. If one piece of the DoD supply chain fails, the entire collaborative system struggles to meet demand and the defense sector becomes weakened.
We were honored to be a part of the ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony for the new Wellness and Recreation Center at St. Ambrose University! The Quad Cities Chamber serves as the backbone for Q2030, a regional action plan. Q2030 has four pillars, one of which is ‘Creative People’ – bringing together community partners to help provide young people and workers with the skills and...
Chamber members have an exciting opportunity to engage with our Iowa Supreme Court Justices. Coming up this Thursday, October 12, the Scott County Bar Association and the Quad Cities Chamber are hosting a reception for the Iowa Supreme Court Justices from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. at the Figge Art Museum.
There are over 2.4 billion people on social media worldwide and that number continues to grow. Amy Trimble, Watermark Corners and Tiphanie Cannon, Oh So Sweet will share how social media has impacted their sales, advice for companies that want to ramp up their social media presence, and what their social media goals and strategies are, including how they plan and produce content that makes...
Join us Oct. 26 for a special Industry 4.0 event at the Rock Island Arsenal’s Joint Manufacturing Technology Center (RIA-JMTC). Participants will hear a special address from newly installed commanding officer Col. Kenneth W. Letcher as well as learn more about engaging with contracting opportunities at the Rock Island Arsenal. Participants will also get the latest news on the Quad Cities...
We’re looking for your input on topics and speakers for Chamber events in 2018. We are in the midst of planning our programming for the next year and we want to know what types of topics/speakers will be most beneficial to your business. Please take a moment to complete this brief, three question survey to share your ideas.
In addition to helpful advice, tips, and tricks, they’ll be asking leading experts about emerging threats every small business owner needs to know about.
This upcoming workshop details new cybersecurity requirements for defense contractors & suppliers by Dec. 31, 2017. The first 10 registrants who meet qualifying criteria can receive one-on-one consulting help toward becoming DFARS compliant.
Nearly 900 Quad Citizens attended this year’s Hob Nosh, the Chamber’s largest after-hours social of the year! When it comes to food and beverage vendors in the Quad Cities, the tastes of this event did not disappoint.
Kristin Glass, Interim CEO and Rene Gellerman, Senior Vice President were in the news this weekend talking about the many strengths and opportunities within the Quad Cities region.
We create opportunities for members to make new business connections, learn new tools, and grow their business through the events we host each month. Take a look at what’s on our calendar in October to see how you can build your network this month:
Last week, a company from outside the region announced it would invest over $3.3 million in the Quad Cities. Instead of welcoming them however, the general public expressed concern about the name. We’re asking Chamber members to lead the way in welcoming TaxSlayer to the Quad Cities community.
WaterMark Corners, on Moline’s John Deere Commons at 1500 River Drive, is marking its 18th Anniversary with the announcement that they have been chosen as the winner of the Forbes Main Street Award for Best Social Media Promotion.