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:

The Quad Cities Chamber invites you to learn marketing best practices, tips and ideas from local small businesses. Speakers during this series will share first-hand experience of what’s worked, what hasn’t, and new approached to try. All events are free to Quad Cities Chamber members and $15 for non-members. Please bring your lunch to noon-time events.

Storytelling to Build Your Brand: Featuring Stephanie Soebbing, Quilt Addicts Anonymous & Angie Kendall, Child Abuse Council
Wednesday, October 4 • 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. • Boys & Girls Club, 1122 5th Ave., Moline
How can a good story drive sales? Stephanie Soebbing, Quilt Addicts Anonymous and Angie Kendall from the Child Abuse Council will talk about how they use storytelling and content marketing to reach their audiences, including which platforms they use and why, what goals they achieved through their efforts and the resources required to pull it all off. RSVP>

Increasing Sales through Creative Packaging & Branded Events: Featuring Mary Talbert, Crafted QC & Stephani Nagle, TaxSlayer Center
Wednesday, October 11 • 8:30 a.m.–9:30 a.m. • Kahl Educational Center, 326 W. 3rd St., Davenport, Rm. 1006
During this session, you’ll hear real-world tips, inspiration and ideas to create events that will drive customers to your place of business, as well as ways to package your products and services in ways that encourage customers to purchase more of the goods and services you offer! RSVP>

Using Social Media to Drive Holiday Sales:
 Featuring Amy Trimble, Watermark Corners & Tiphanie Cannon, Oh So Sweet and facilitated by Kirby Winn, Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center
Wednesday, October 18 • 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. • Boys & Girls Club, 1122 5th Ave., Moline
There are over 2.4 billion people on social media worldwide and that number continues to grow. These two local business owners 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 customers want to buy their product. RSVP>

Help I Need Some Sizzle: Out of the Box Marketing Ideas to Generate Top of Mind Awareness: Featuring Cathy Edwards, Edwards Creative Services & Steve Ducey, Vibrant Credit Union
Wednesday, November 1 • 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. • Edwards Creative Services, 435 1st St. E., Milan, IL
Consumers today are bombarded with up to 10,000 brand messages a day. With this statistic in mind our speakers will share ideas and inspiration on exciting ways you can catch the attention of your prospective clients, no matter what your product. RSVP>
QUAD CITIES OPEN COFFEE: Websites - the Insider's Guide to making them work for YOU! 
Thursday, October 12
 •  8 - 9 a.m.  coworkqc  •  102 E. 2nd St., Davenport
Are you overwhelmed trying to figure out how to plan for your website?  Or is your current website not doing what you had hoped?  Join us for an insider's guide on how to get your site working for you. Open Coffee's own Dave Savatski of Blue Bench Digital will answer your questions! Learn more>
YPQC NETWORK @ NIGHT: Annual Masquerade Party at 1 Hundred West
Thursday, Oct. 5
 • 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 1 Hundred West • 100 W. 76th Street, Davenport 
YPQC’s annual Masquerade Party is just around the corner. Get ready for a night of disguise with delicious food, specials on 100 West’s signature Manhattan drink, and the company of 100 other young professionals. Bring your co-workers and friends for this fun FREE event!  RSVP>   

YPQC NETWORK @ NOON: Connections Matter
Tuesday, Oct. 17
 • 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. Jumer's Casino & Hotel • 777 Jumer's Drive, Rock Island   
During the lunch hour, join YPQC to enhance your personal and professional development skills. An opportunity to brush up on your skills while learning more about the opportunities available to young professionals locally. RSVP>
CYBERSECURITY TOWN HALL: Protecting Your Business from the Growing Threat
Thursday, Oct. 5 • 3-5 p.m.
The Current Iowa 215 N. Main St., Davenport

HUB USERS GROUP: Digital B2B Marketing

Monday, Oct. 11 5:15-6:45 p.m.
Moline Public Library 3210 41st St., Moline

Using Reliability & Predictive Technologies in Mfg. Maintenance
Friday, Oct. 13 6:30-8 a.m.
Moline Public Library 3210 41st St., Moline

HUB USERS GROUP: ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning)

Tuesday, Oct. 17 5:15-6:45 p.m.
Moline Public Library 3210 41st St., Moline

HUB USERS GROUP: Data Analytics

Wednesday, Oct. 18 • 5:30-7 p.m.
St. Ambrose University, Rogalski Center, 518 W. Locust St., Davenport

HUB USERS GROUP: Additive Manufacturing

Thursday, Oct. 19 • 5:30-7 p.m.
Blong Technology Center 8500 Hillandale Rd., Room 116, Davenport


Thursday, Oct. 26 • 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing Technology Center, Rock Island

Topic TBD
Friday, Oct. 27 6:30-8 a.m.
Quad Cities Chamber 331 W. 3rd St., Davenport (Arconic Room)

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