DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 21, 2021) — A pair of energetic, friendly Quad Citizens now are roving the streets of downtown Davenport to help inform, connect, and problem-solve for those who live, work, and play here. Meet Emily Dibley and Omar Gutierrez: The first Hospitality Ambassadors hired by the Downtown Davenport Partnership (DDP), a division of the Quad Cities Chamber.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (May 19, 2021) — The Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce has received a $202,000 US Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant to aid it in implementation of a regional COVID-19 recovery strategy.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 7, 2021) — The Downtown Bettendorf Organization (DBO) will once again present its “Be Downtown” event, 9:30AM-10PM, Saturday, June 5, in downtown Bettendorf. Located in the City of Bettendorf’s parking lot at 15th and State, this free, family-friendly event will feature multiple-bags tournaments with cash prizes, live outdoor music, food and drink vendors, children’s activities, and more.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 21, 2021) — The annual bi-state Red, White, and Boom fireworks display in downtown Davenport and Rock Island will return this year and is scheduled for July 3, 2021. Red, White, and Boom is the largest fireworks display in the Quad Cities, shot from two barges in the middle of the Mississippi River.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 16, 2021) Quad Cities schools want to make sure students have access to promising employment tracks. Two upcoming events will present exciting options for students to explore.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 22, 2021) In partnership with the City of Rock Island, the Quad Cities Chamber has hired Jack Cullen for the new role of Downtown Rock Island Director to provide place management services for the historic riverfront business district.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 18, 2021) — Quad-City Times Bix7 festivities draw one of the largest crowds to the Quad Cities annually, and now the Downtown Davenport Partnership (DDP) is introducing a new event model to capture its thousands of attendees to immerse them in the downtown experience July 23-24.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 18, 2021) — Recent investment in the six counties represented by the Quad Cities metro region has been recognized by Site Selection Magazine as part of its 2020 Governor’s Cup Awards. The economic-development publication annually ranks metropolitan and micropolitan areas by number of projects per capita and total number of projects.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 17, 2021) — In a case of patience and persistence, KONE Corporation has landed a major contract to provide 130 new energy-efficient escalators across the Washington DC region.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (February 18, 2021) — To ensure the region’s small and medium businesses have the support needed to grow, the Quad Cities Chamber is enhancing its partnerships with fellow business service providers and devoting resources to expand assistance for minority entrepreneurs.

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