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

AMp Up: An inside look on the economic impact of TBK Sports Complex
Wednesday, July 18 • 7:00 - 8:30 a.m.
TBK Bank Sports Complex • 4850 BettPlex Drive, Bettendorf 

AMp Up Annual Sponsors: Mediacom Business | Werner Restoration
AMp Up Monthly Sponsor: City of Bettendorf
AMp Up Location Sponsor: TBK Sports Complex
Video Sponsor: dphilms
Prize Sponsor: LocalsLoveUs
OPEN COFFEE: Get Past the Plateau
Thursday, July 12  •  8:00 - 9:00 a.m.   
coworkqc • 102 E. 2nd St. Davenport    
Cost: Free to attend    
You launched that business that you spent a lifetime dreaming into existence.  But what happens after you leap?  What do you do when the energy that launched you seems to languish, leaving you wondering how to move forward?

Join us as Black Pearl Coaching provides some tactical "how-to" insight to help move you past the plateau! RSVP>

Career, Business and Circle of Influence Fuel: Mentors  
Thursday, July 26 •  8:00 - 9:00 a.m.   
coworkqc • 102 E. 2nd St. Davenport    
Cost: Free to attend    
Mentoring programs are popping up in nearly every industry and across college campuses throughout the nation, creating quite a bit of buzz around the concept. But what does it really mean to be mentored? Is it really as effective as all of the buzz would have you believe?

Join Sarah Stevens, Executive Director at Lead(h)er, as she unpacks a little research that will articulate the benefits of being mentored, and offers her own perspective about creating successful mentoring relationships. RSVP>

Ignite Annual Sponsors: Bozeman, Neighbour, Patton & Noe, LLP  |  Carpientier Mitchell Goddard Company  |  IHMVCU  |  Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial - Kevin Linn, Financial Representative
YPQC at Night: Armored Gardens  
Thursday, July 19
 • 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Armored Gardens, 315 Pershing Ave., Davenport

YPQC at Night Annual Sponsor: Ascentra Credit Union
YPQC Party Sponsor: Estes Construction

YPQC Morning Coffee

Thursday, July 26  •  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.    RSVP>

YPQC Annual Sponsors:  dphilms  | IHMVCU  |  Lexus of Quad Cities   
InternQC Night at the Ballpark 
Saturday, July 9 • 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

InternQC MeetUp - Live@5 River Music Experience

Thursday, July 13  • 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

YPQC at Night | InternQC - Armored Gardens

Tuesday, June 19 • 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

YPQC Morning Coffee - coworkqc

Thursday, July 26 • 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.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: Leveraging Virtual Reality in the Built Environment  
Friday, July 13 • 6:30 - 8:00 a.m.     
Birchwood Fields Learning Center • 4620 E. 53rd St, Davenport    
Cost: Free to attend     

Join us at the next Hub Huddle when representatives from Shive-Hattery and Russell talk about how customers can step inside their new space before they build it with Architectural, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) led Virtual Reality environments. From new buildings, additions, or small renovations, Shive-Hattery and Russell use the latest technology to allow project stakeholders to interact visually with how the project is planned, built, and operated.   RSVP>

DFARS Cybersecurity Compliance Workshop
July 25 - 26 • 8:30 - 5:00 p.m. & 8:30 - 12:30 p.m.

Quad Cities Chamber - Arconic Room • 331 W. 3rd St., Davenport

Do you do business with large OEMs who hold defense contracts? Then you may be subject to the new DFARS cybersecurity compliance requirements implemented as of Dec. 31, 2017.  Compliance with DFARS Subparts 204.73, 239.76 isn't only for Department of Defense contractors, it also applies to their sub-tier suppliers!! Is that you? Continued noncompliance can jeopardize the ability to receive or keep DoD contracts, and contractors may be subject to financial penalties for noncompliance.  RSVP>

 Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub Annual Sponsor: Northwest Bank & Trust Company
MOLINE CENTRE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES  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.
July 5 - 50 Shades of Rock 
July 12 - Corporate Rock
July 19 - Minus Six 
July 26 - High Top Fade

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