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 July to see how you can build your network this month:

AMP UP: How to automate your business  
Wednesday, July 19  •  7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Rhythm City Casino Resort  •  7077 Elmore Ave.  Davenport, IA
Small lists can equal big results! Justin Miller, Profit 911 Business Consulting will share how you can use technology to turn your customers into lifetime accounts with behavior based marketing. Learn how to save time by automating your business, create a personal marketing approach for your clients and make your business more profitable. Register>
QUAD CITIES OPEN COFFEE: Not enough hours in the day? Learn how to scale your consulting business! 
Thursday, July 13  • 7 – 8 a.m. 
coworkqc • 102 E. 2nd St, Davenport   
Do you have a consulting or knowledge based business? Do you wish there were more hours in the day so that you could bill more revenue?! Join us for our next Open Coffee - Leslie Friedman figured it out and will share with us how she did it! RSVP>

IGNITE QUAD CITIES MEETUP: Choosing the right entity type for start-up success
Tuesday, July 18  •  6 - 7:30 p.m.
Barrel House  •  1321 5th Ave, Moline
Are you a sole proprietor? LLC? Not sure? How you’re organized as a business can impact your future success. Learn from Kyle Day, attorney at Lane & Waterman, about the different types of entities and how they complement different business models. He’ll discuss how to form an organization, tax issues, and the considerations for operating in a bi-state region like the Quad Cities. RSVP>

QUAD CITIES OPEN COFFEE: Your content - what can you use? Your brand - how should you protect it?
Thursday, July 27  •  7 - 8 a.m.

coworkqc  •  102 E. 2nd St, Davenport
With the rise of easily downloadable online content, it’s more important than ever to understand how content can and cannot be used to ensure it complies with the law. Your brand is one of your most important assets. Is it protected? Learn how to answer these questions with a presentation from Lane & Waterman’s April Price. April will present on trademarks, copyrights, licensing, and permissions. RSVP>
Monday, July 17 • 5  – 7 p.m. 
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center • 101 18th St, Moline
A free casual networking event for entrepreneurs, educators, technologists, business people, and economic developers.  RSVP>
YPQC NETWORK @ NIGHT: Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center 
Thursday, July 6 •  5:30 - 7:30 p.m.  101 18th St, Moline
Celebrate summer and join us for Network @ Night in downtown Moline. Mingle with friends, interns, and other professionals at Stoney Creek and then head over to Bass Street Landing for a free night of live music at the Moline Centre Summer Concert Series.  RSVP>   

Tuesday, July 11 • 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. 
St. Ambrose University Rogalski Center • 518 W. Locust, Davenport      

Wednesday, July 26  •  5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Waterfront Convention Center  •  2021 State St, Bettendorf
HUB USERS GROUP: Digital B2B Marketing - Email Marketing 101
Tuesday, July 11  •  5:15-6:45 p.m.
Moline Public Library  •  3210 41st St., Moline  
Presented by Jamie McFadden Interactive Arsonist, MindFire Communications Multiple digital methods now exist to reach your customer as part of your overall marketing strategy, but how do you know which ones should be part of the mix? Join the Hub at its next Digital B2B Marketing Users Group as Interactive Arsonist Jamie McFadden from MindFire Communications breaks down the use of strategic email marketing as one tool that can be part of your digital B2B toolbox.  RSVP>

HUB HUDDLE: Innovating to Diversify
Friday, July 14  •  6:30 - 8 a.m.
Moline Public Library  •  3210 41st St., Moline
Think innovation is just for the “big guys?” Think again.   Join Terry Loughrin from the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC) as he explores reasons and approaches to innovate as a small to mid-size manufacturer. The group will discuss not only the importance of innovation to the profitability of your business but also what steps you can take to empower your organization's culture and approach.  In addition, you can share and compare feedback with regional manufacturing peers in a group discussion format.  This session will encourage you to think outside the box in evaluating your own strategy and give you steps you can take to nurture an innovative culture.  RSVP>

HUB USERS GROUP: Additive Manufacturing TechWorks Campus field trip
Monday, July 17  •  8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Meet at Quad Cities Chamber office, 1601 River Dr., Suite 310, Moline  
From digital design to finished product the 3D printing revolution is changing manufacturing.  How might it impact your company? Find out when the Hub travels to the nationally renowned TechWorks Campus applied research center in Waterloo.  See the technology and learn about its many innovative uses to improve manufacturing processes.  The collaboration it enables is a must-see for manufacturers, innovators, and economic developers alike!  RSVP>

HUB USERS GROUP: Data Analytics - Starting an Analytics Program from Scratch
Wednesday, July 19  •  5:30-7 p.m.
St. Ambrose University, McCarthy 013  •  corner of Gaines & Lombard Streets, Davenport
Featuring Betsy McVay, Vice President/Chief Analytics Officer, UnityPoint Health
An attorney by training, Betsy McVay started the analytics group at UnityPoint Health from scratch, and will describe this journey. Join us, as this discussion should be relevant to everyone! RSVP>

HUB USERS GROUP: ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) - Selecting the right ERP and System Integrator for my business
Thursday, July 20  •  5:15-6:45 p.m.
Moline Public Library  •  3210 41st St., Moline  
Are you looking to improve the connections and communications with your customers, suppliers and even with your operations? Come and hear about the landscape of Enterprise Resource Planning during the ERP Users Group.  RSVP> 

Friday, July 28  •  6:30-8 a.m.
Quad Cities Chamber  •  331 W. 3rd St., Davenport (Arconic Room)
Monday, July 3  •  5 - 11 p.m.

Downtown Davenport and Rock Island
A one-of-a-kind bi-city, bi-state event celebrating the QC region & Nation's birthday with the area's largest fireworks display on the Mississippi River!  More info> 

Moline Centre Summer Concert Series
Every Thursday  •  7 - 9 p.m.

Bass Street Landing  •  17th St & River Dr, Moline
Love live music? Think the riverfront is beautiful? Then we have your perfect Thursday night activity every week. Moline Centre, a part of the Quad Cities Chamber, hosts a FREE summer concert series every year to elevate and showcase quality of life in the region, as well as one of our most treasured assets: the Mississippi River. Gather up some friends, bring a chair, and enjoy local music and a gorgeous view.

July 6 - The Blackbirds
July 13 - The Vice Squad Band
July 20 - Soul Storm 
July 27 - 50 Shades of Rock

Street Fest presented by Cohham
Friday, July 28 - Saturday, July 29

Downtown Davenport
Don't miss the Quad-Cities Biggest Homecoming Party! TONS of festival food & drinks, great live music, dozens of arts & crafts vendors and more to be announced!  More info>

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