The Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce Daymond John will be the keynote speaker at our Annual Meeting on Wednesday, August 19 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the iWireless Center. Daymond John is an award-winning entrepreneur best known as the founder and CEO of global fashion powerhouse FUBU and an investor on the reality television series Shark Tank. Tickets will go on sale...
Quad Cities area leaders are seeking input from the public through an online survey on what residents believe are the region’s greatest challenges and opportunities. Survey results will be used to develop a long-term vision for the future of the region. The online survey is open at qcvision.org through March 13, 2015.
The Women’s Connection and Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce today announced the 2015 ATHENA Awards ® Honorees and the 2015 Male Champions of Change Honorees. The 2015 ATHENA Event, to be held March 12, noon, at Jumer’s Casino & Hotel, Rock Island, is presented by Missman, Inc.
Senior Star at Elmore Place will host an informative presentation in recognition of American Heart Month at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, February 10 at 4500 Elmore Avenue.
RK Dixon, a leading providers of copiers, printers, IT services, managed print services and pure drinking water systems, has announced a promotion within its organization.
Davenport, Iowa (January 30, 2015) – Mel Foster Co. held its annual awards reception last night at the Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf, Iowa. Rob Fick, President & CEO, Lynsey Engels, President Real Estate Brokerage and Marc Engels, President of Mel Foster Insurance, presented awards to 115 agents who were recognized for achieving membership in the company’s different sales club...
Genesis Health System has entered into a new strategic partnership with Kansas City-based Cerner Corporation to optimize and advance the patient care and enterprise management benefits of the health system’s already award-winning information technology solutions and services.
Paul Rumler, Chief Economic Development Officer of the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, has been selected as a winner in the economic development profession’s 40 Under 40 awards, the only award of its kind recognizing young talent in the economic development profession.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 ATHENA Awards®, scheduled for March 12, 2015, noon, at Jumer’s Casino & Hotel, Rock Island. Presented in affiliation with Athena International by the Women’s Connection and the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, the awards will honor outstanding women leaders in Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois. Missman, Inc. is the title sponsor of the 2015...
Paul Rumler, Chief Economic Development Officer, Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce Economic development is all about optimism, a colleague recently stated at the International Economic Development Council’s Annual Meeting. This is especially relevant when interacting with people making multi-million dollar investments in our community.
In 2014, the biggest conversation we could have as a community was launched. It’s a big idea; what do we want the Quad Cities to be in 2030 and beyond? Hundreds of regional businesses and organizations settled on the shared aspiration that the Quad Cities region will be recognized globally for growing and attracting talent and businesses, be energized by a culturally rich community; one that...
The Rock Island Arsenal celebrated the start of its $61 million infrastructure modernization project last week. The project will generate up to a $5.3 million annual energy and operational cost savings.
The Chamber, higher education institutions, and local organizations are working together to address how to prepare individuals for 21st century jobs, while also meeting the existing needs of our businesses.
Last week's Chamber Board meeting featured a discussion of the Rock Island Arsenal and the importance of business and community leaders continuing to build awareness of the island's critical role in national defense and the regional economy.
Don't miss your opportunity to recognize the outstanding businesses and leaders in our community.