Quad Cities Chamber events go beyond simply exchanging business cards. When you attend a Chamber event, you'll have opportunities to grow valuable business relationships, advocate for a stronger business climate, ensure your young staff members are engaged and want to stay in the region, and support and enjoy our vibrant community. 

Take a look at what’s on our calendar in June to see how you can build your network this month:

EXECUTIVES CLUB: State of Entrepreneurship in the Quad Cities
June 1 • 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.  
TaxSlayer Center • 1201 River Drive, Moline  
Cost: $25 for members / Program exclusively for Presidents, CEO's and Executives  
A thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem is central to a growing economy and to attracting talent. In this panel discussion, local entrepreneurs will share thoughts about the regional entrepreneurial culture, distinct areas of opportunity for entrepreneurial growth, and ways the community at large can support start-up growth.

Monte Bottens, Founding Principal - Riverbend Angels
Steve Grubbs, CEO & Co-Founder - VictoryVR
Brendan Iglehart, Founder – AltSTATES Travel
Katie Wilson, Founder & CEO – TapOnIt
Ambar & Juan Ortiz, Founders- A&J Construction


Executives Club Annual Sponsors:  Bush Construction  |  Genesis at Work  |  Group Services  |  LivWell Seniors  |  TaxSlayer Center
Executives Club Monthly Sponsor: DMW Design

2018 Quad Cities Chamber Golf Outing
Wednesday, June 13  Shotgun start times: 7:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. 
TPC Deere Run • 3100 Heather Knoll, Silvis, IL 
Cost: $150 per golfer | $600 for foursome

The Quad Cities Chamber's Annual Golf Outing is the perfect opportunity to bond with clients, prospects and colleagues on the course. Join fellow Chamber members on June 13th for a full day of networking and friendly competition at TPC Deere Run.

Army Birthday Ball - featuring Patrick Murphy, Former Under Secretary of the Army
Friday, June 15 • 5:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Waterfront Convention Center • 2021 State St., Bettendorf
Cost: $65 for individual / $520 for a table of eight

The Quad Cities Chamber, Association of the United States Army, and the Rock Island Arsenal request the pleasure of your company at the United States Army 243rd Birthday Ball.

OPEN COFFEE: Have you used Facebook Live yet to build your business?
Thursday, June 14  •  8:00 - 9:00 a.m.  
coworkqc • 102 E. 2nd St. Davenport   
Cost: Free to attend   

There's a big business boost coming your way for those who dare to do it!   Join us as Lisa Strzoda, owner of LS Wellness, and social media coach, Madie Hart of Those Social Butterflies show you how to leverage Facebook Live to enlarge your exposure on social media though real connections and word of mouth, all without buying Facebook ads!


OPEN COFFEE: Are You Leaving Money on the Table? It's Just Dollars and Sense!  
Thursday, June 28 •  8:00 - 9:00 a.m.  
coworkqc • 102 E. 2nd St. Davenport   
Cost: Free to attend   

Join us as Brendan Iglehart, founder of altSTATES Travel, shares his startup story and some of the successes and hurdles he's had since starting his business in late 2017. Brendan will discuss his path to entrepreneurship and provide some powerful tips to help you take full advantage of business and personal spending though rewards and loyalty programs.


Ignite Annual Sponsors: Bozeman, Neighbour, Patton & Noe, LLP  |  Carpientier Mitchell Goddard Company  |  IHMVCU  |  Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial - Kevin Linn, Financial Representative
YPQC at Noon: Best.Lunch.Ever.
Thursday, June 19
 • 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
River Music Experience, 129 Main St., Davenport
Cost: $15 for members, $25 for non-members, Free for InternQC participants
Details to come.  


YPQC at Noon Annual Sponsor: True Mortgage Lending
YPQC at Noon Monthly Sponsor: Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center

YPQC Morning Coffee
Thursday, June 28  •  7:30 - 9:00 a.m.  
coworkqc, 102 E. 2nd St. Davenport   
Cost: Free to attend     

Grab a cup of coffee and meet other young Quad Citizens on your way to work. This FREE monthly gathering meets monthly at Coworkqc. Hang around for Ignite Quad Cities Open Coffee to exchange ideas and learn about the latest entrepreneurial efforts in the community.  


YPQC Annual Sponsors:  dphilms  | IHMVCU  |  Lexus of Quad Cities  
InternQC Kickoff on the Celebration Belle
Saturday, June 9 • 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

InternQC MeetUp - Moline Centre Concert Series
Thursday, June 14  • 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

YPQC at Noon | InternQC Best.Lunch.Ever. - River Music Experience
Tuesday, June 19 • 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

InternQC | YPQC Day of Service - Living Lands & Waters
Saturday, June 23 • 9:00 a.m. -1:30 p.m.

YPQC Morning Coffee - coworkqc
Thursday, June 28 • 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

InternQC MeetUp - Mercado on 5th
Friday, June 29 • 6:00 p.m.

InternQC is a workforce initiative aimed at helping businesses with workforce attraction and retention. InternQC is a summer-long program that will showcase visiting summer interns the quality of life and career opportunities the Quad Cities has to offer. InternQC's programming includes networking events with other young professionals, and exposure to a wide variety of arts, culture, and entertainment offerings. To register your interns, click here.
HUB HUDDLE: Best Practices for Target Costing & Should Costing  
Friday, June 8 • 6:30 - 8:00 a.m.    
Quad Cities Chamber - Arconic Room • 331 W. 3rd St., Davenport   
Cost: Free to attend    
Supply chain executives from Deere and Company will share their best practices on target costing and should costing for manufactured components. Learn how the company integrates these practices into their product development and collaborates with suppliers to achieve the best cost solutions. 


Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub Annual Sponsor: Northwest Bank & Trust Company


Moline Centre’s Thursday Night Summer Concert Series offers weekly free live music from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on The Plaza at Bass Street Landing. All you need to bring is a lawn chair!  Food and beverages are available for purchase.

June 7 - Dani Lynn Howe Band
June 14 - The Crooked Cactus Band
June 21 - Wicked Liz & The Bellyswirls
June 28 - Gray Wolf

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