BETTENDORF, IOWA (May 2, 2022) — The Downtown Bettendorf Organization (DBO) presents the free outdoor event Be Downtown, 9:30AM-10PM, Saturday, June 4, 2022, in the lot at 15th and State Streets. This family-friendly event will feature multiple bags tournaments with cash prizes, live outdoor music, food trucks, children’s activities, and more.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (March 28, 2022) — Jorgenson Consulting has been hired to assist the Quad Cities Chamber in finding the next President and CEO. Founded in 1992, Jorgenson Consulting is a national executive search firm focusing on non-profit, economic and community development.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (February 7, 2022) — After four years of leading the Quad Cities Chamber, Paul Rumler will become Chief Executive Officer/Executive Vice President of CCIM Institute. Headquartered in Chicago, CCIM Institute is a global membership association serving the commercial real-estate community through networking, technology, and providing the industry’s gold standard in education.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (January 26, 2022) — The Quad Cities Chamber joins nearly fifty chambers across the state in urging the Illinois Legislature to provide additional economic and regulatory relief for businesses through a coalition called Chambers All In for Economic Recovery.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (January 5, 2022) — Downtown Davenport Partnership (DDP) will host Icestravaganza, presented by, beginning at 5PM, Friday, January 14, through 10PM, Sunday, January 16, at the Freight House and LeClaire Park in downtown Davenport. The free-to-attend event features beautiful ice-carvings (36,000 pounds' worth) on display all three days. This year’s ice-sculpture theme is “Zoo Animal Safari.”

BETTENDORF, IOWA (December 14, 2021) — The Quad Cities Chamber has ambitious goals aimed at strengthening the regional economy. For the region to reach half a million residents and for the GDP to top $35 billion, public policies must be put in place to support and enhance efforts to grow. The Chamber’s 2022 Regional Advocacy priorities are focused on four key areas that work together to create a prosperous regional economy where all can thrive:

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 16, 2021) — Deck the Downtowns promotions start November 18, 2021, in Downtown Bettendorf, Davenport, and Rock Island. Each downtown will promote their own unique activities encouraging people to eat, drink, shop, and be merry downtown.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (October 21, 2021) — The Quad Cities Chamber announced the launch of Leadership QC, a program for experienced community leaders and innovative thinkers who want to enhance their individual leadership skills. Leadership QC participants will work collectively to develop business-oriented solutions to challenges that impact our region’s workforce.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 15, 2021) — The Quad Cities Chamber issued their Quarterly Market Report for the second quarter of 2021. The report is a summary of our regional economic position and the contributions and impacts within each of our region’s business sectors — manufacturing, logistics, ag innovation, defense, corporate office, and non-primary industries. The report provides the trends and data to help inform companies doing business within the region.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (September 9, 2021) — To celebrate the end of a lively summer of outdoor events in the Quad Cities, River Music Experience (RME), Downtown Rock Island, and Bix Jazz Society are teaming up to present the NOLA Block Party, 6-10PM, Saturday, September 18, featuring nationally-recognized New Orleans-based jazz band Tuba Skinny.