During the Quad Cities Chamber's annual Economic Forecast held last week, Deere & Company's Chief Economist, Dr. J.B. Penn was joined by a panel of local industry leaders to discuss factors on the horizon that are impacting the economy.
New year’s resolutions abound, and if your goals for the year are to increase sales and revenue, engage employees, grow your professional network and gain more exposure for your business, the Quad Cities Chamber has tools to help you reach those goals. No matter your business size, industry, or needs, we’re here to provide resources to help our members grow.
Joining the Quad Cities Chamber is one of the most economical ways your business can gather leads, meet prospects and promote your products and services. The Chamber represents 2,000 member businesses and all members are invited to join in any and all of our networking events.
We are excited to announce the launch of a new online platform! The new online portal offers enhanced capabilities that will provide you with tools to promote your business, access to resources, and opportunities to connect with other members directly from your computer or mobile device.
On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced the publication of a final rule amending the white collar overtime exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The final rule, which will be published in the Federal Register on May 23, 2016, increases the threshold salary for the exemption to $913 per week ($47,476 per year), the standard salary level at the 40th percentile of...
Last week we announced the launch of a new online platform that provides you with tools to promote your business, access to resources, and opportunities to connect with other members directly from your computer or mobile device.
During the first in a series of three upcoming Executives Club events exploring issues related to workforce, business leaders met last week to share best practices in utilizing internship programs as an effort to source qualified employees. Laura Sivertsen, Manager of North America Staffing and Recruiting with Deere & Company, Erik Hahn, Lead Process Metallurgist with Alcoa, and Jose Sanchez,...
Are you looking for the perfect candidate for your job opening? Post your jobs on the Quad Cities Chamber’s website at no cost! Quad Cities Chamber members are savvy networkers and highly connected in the region, and the Quad Cities Chamber website get over 100,000 visitors each year. Put your jobs in front of this audience, and let us help you find your next great employee.
The Quad Cities Chamber, in partnership with Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, offers access to free market research tools to help your business grow by making smarter decisions through data analysis. Through these tools, business owners and entrepreneurs can access highly specific data on revenues, salaries, health insurance costs, supplier locations, and much more.
The Member Information Center (MIC) is your one-stop source for tools to promote your business, access to resources, and opportunities to connect with other members directly from your computer or mobile device.
Did you know that as a member of the Quad Cities Chamber, any of your young professional employees automatically become members of YPQC? We know the importance talent attraction and retention has on your business and we want to help your YP’s fall in love with the region.
Ignite Quad Cities, a program of the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, is here to connect you to resources, a network, and a community of like-minded individuals as you work to launch your startup or test new business ideas.
Last month we announced the launch of a new online platform that provides enhanced benefits to Chamber members. There are many new tools for companies to use to promote business, gain access to resources and opportunities to connect through what’s called the Member Information Center.
This month we announced the launch of a new online platform that provides enhanced benefits to Chamber members. There are many new tools for companies to use to promote business, gain access to resources and opportunities to connect through what’s called the Member Information Center. One of the new features is the ability for members to post job openings on our website.
Every month in the Quad Cities, entrepreneurs get together to share their ideas, learn from those who have successfully launched businesses, and simply connect. They do this through Ignite Quad Cities, an initiative of the Quad Cities Chamber that fosters an entrepreneurial community. Launched in June 2014, the Ignite Quad Cities Entrepreneurial Meetup group began with a single member and has now...