Grow Your Network

The Quad Cities Chamber hosts 100+ events annually, giving members the opportunity to network, stay informed on community issues and access professional development. Grow your professional network by attending events hosted by the Quad Cities Chamber.


Annual Meeting
With a keynote presentation by a nationally-recognized speaker, this lunch event attracts 1,000+ attendees in August. Review the year’s accomplishments and network with members.

Economic Forecast
This annual event features a nationally-recognized economist who provides a regional economic outlook. Approximately 300 people attend this special event every February.

AMp Up
AMp Up will prepare, inspire, and equip you to challenge the status quo and be a part of evolving our region into the kind of cool, creative, connected and prosperous place that comes with bragging rights. This bi-monthly program will combine personal leadership development and community engagement to arm participants with skills and insight to affect change in their personal, professional and civic endeavors.

Hob Nosh
Hob Nosh is the biggest after-hours networking event of the year. Hundreds attend to enjoy hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment, the Pick for Prizes, beer and wine tasting, and plenty of networking.

Golf Outing
More than 300 business leaders spend the day at this Chamber golf outing held in June. The day concludes with a 19th hole party.

For Executives

Executives Club
Executives Club, open exclusively to presidents, CEOs, and executive teams, is a great opportunity to hear from peers about business and community issues, with some of the best leaders in our community as featured speakers.

For YPs

YPQC at Night
Connect with other young professionals at this casual after-hours networking event. Hosted at local restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues, approximately 100 YPs attend this bi-monthly event.

YPQC at Noon
This series of professional development events focuses on community engagement, leadership development, and fine tuning job skills. YPs can network, gain insight from community leaders, and learn helpful career building skills.


Quad Cities Days at the Capitols
Each year a diverse delegation of community, business, labor, and elected leaders travel to Springfield, Des Moines, and Washington, D.C. to advocate for issues important for the future of the Quad Cities. These trips are among our most powerful advocacy tools, when local leaders can share their priorities with policymakers.

Legislative Luncheons
Throughout the legislative session, four luncheons are held — two with Illinois elected officials and two with Iowa elected officials. Stay informed of legislative activities through interactive panel discussions.

Moline Centre

Summer Concert Series
Enjoy free live music on The Plaza at Bass Street Landing every Thursday at 7 p.m. from June through August.

Craft Beer Fest
Sample beers from micro and nanobrewering across the Quad Cities region at the Quad Cities Craft Beer Fest.

Holiday Hop
Kick off the holiday shopping season by exploring all of the unique shops and supporting small businesses in downtown Moline.

Lighting on the Commons
Kick off the holiday season with a tree lighting ceremony, fireworks, and fun for the whole family.

Downtown Davenport Partnership

This growing winter family event happens at the Freight House and features ice sculpture carving, kids' activities, a visit from the Ice Queen and Princess, and more! 

Red, White & Boom!
This community event celebrates our nation’s birthday, held in Davenport and Rock Island, featuring fireworks along the Mississippi Riverfront.

Street Fest
The Quad Cities biggest homecoming party, held the same weekend as the Bix 7, features festival food and drinks, great live music, arts & crafts vendors, and family fun. New in 2017, Street Fest will also include RibFest!

Alternating Currents
This two-day multi-media festival will host 50+ national and regional acts held at a dozen venues throughout downtown Davenport. Acts include music, art, comedy and film. 

With Our Partners

Athena Awards
Presented in partnership with the Women’s Connection, this luncheon honors female leaders in our community who are setting the gold standard in business and leadership.

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The Quad Cities Chamber provides companies with unique marketing solutions through sponsorships of Chamber programs, events, and community festivals. Reach your target audience. Leverage your membership. Maximize your marketing dollars. Be a part of events and programs that enjoy an outstanding reputation (exclusively available to Chamber members). Learn more

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