With the New Year comes an opportunity for new sponsorship opportunities. In 2018 Arconic, Bush Construction, and Mediacom return as Annual Sponsors for Government Affairs, along with a new sponsor: Restoration St. Louis. Companies small and large realize that there are many ways to be a leader of economic growth in the region and Restoration St. Louis investment in Government Affairs makes an incredible impact on our work.

"Restoration St. Louis chose to sponsor the Annual Government Affairs because our company‚Äôs mission relies on government aided programs which recently been under fire," says Christine Ostrowski, VP of Finance. "The Government Affairs platform allows us to join numerous organizations and create a stronger voice, providing the opportunities for meetings with officials that could help bring about needed changes to further development for the Quad Cities." 

If you are looking for a great way to build brand awareness for your company, Chamber event sponsorships are a great way to get your company out in front and associated with events that move our region forward. Whether you are looking for top-of-mind awareness, branding, or B-to-B opportunities, the Quad Cities Chamber event sponsorships can fit any budget. 

Contact Gwen Tombergs for 2018 sponsorship availability at or call her at 563-823-2688.

We work behind the scenes all year long to advocate for a business climate where you can succeed. Your voice can make a difference. We provide opportunities for you to connect with our elected officials through the Chamber's advocacy events, and discuss the issues that are most pressing to your business. Through Chamber, you can help shape the policy that will strengthen the Quad Cities regional economy. 

Mark your calendar for the following 2018 advocacy event dates:

2018 Advocacy Events

Annual Capitol Visits

Every year, the Chamber organizes a delegation to visit each of our three capitols (Washington, Springfield, and Des Moines). Our aim is to advocate for the needs of our communities, build partnerships to help accomplish our goals, and to provide an opportunity for our members to interact and engage with policymakers and experts. In addition to meeting with our own elected officials, we meet with leadership in the legislatures as well as our governors and key agencies.

Des Moines 2018 Trip - February 7 - 8

Springfield 2018 Trip - March 7 - 8

Washington D.C. 2018 Trip - March 21 - 23

Legislative Luncheons

Legislative luncheon events provide Chamber members and their employees the opportunity to establish relationships with key policymakers and voice views on issues moving in the legislature. Networking and a facilitated question and answer session offer firsthand information on upcoming legislation and House and Senate committee activities. Utilize this event to connect with legislators and Chamber members to advocate for policies that will support growing the Quad Cities economy.

January 19 - Iowa Legislative Luncheon

February 9 - Illinois Legislative Luncheon

March 16 - Iowa Legislative Luncheon

April 16 - Illinois Legislative Luncheon

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