DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 14, 2022) — A new event in a newly-created space is coming to downtown Davenport. German Fest will be held 6–10PM, Friday, October 14, 2022, in Kaiserslautern Square (K-Square), 119 E 3rd St. The event is co-produced by the German American Heritage Center (GAHC) and Downtown Davenport Partnership (DDP).

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (October 5, 2022) — The Quad Cities Chamber is now accepting applications for its second cohort of Leadership QC, a program that builds skills and drive within professionals who seek to play a larger role in the success of our region.

The program, launched in January 2022, was created by the Chamber to cultivate a generation of leaders that are connected and inspired to make the Quad Cities region a community all citizens are proud to call home.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 3, 2022) The Iowa Business Council (IBC) will hold a Vision to Vitality forum with Quad Cities area business leaders on Tuesday, October 4, 3:30–5:00PM, at the Eastern Iowa Community College Urban Campus.  The forum will be cohosted by John Deere Vice President Jerred Pauwels.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 14, 2022) — A new event in a newly created space is coming to downtown Davenport. German Fest will be held 6–10PM, Friday, October 14, 2022, in Kaiserslautern Square (K-Square), 119 E 3rd St. The event is co-produced by the German American Heritage Center (GAHC) and Downtown Davenport Partnership (DDP).

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (July 26, 2022) — Downtown Rock Island property-owners seeking to stabilize their investment and revitalize downtown submitted a proposal to the Rock Island City Council on Monday, July 25, formally requesting it to consider establishing a Special Service Area (SSA) in partnership with a new Quad Cities Chamber place-management organization.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (July 22, 2022) — The 2022 Alternating Currents festival will showcase 120+ live performances, film screenings, and art-related events from Thursday to Sunday, August 18-21, at more than 25 venues between two Downtown Quad Cities: Davenport and Rock Island.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 3, 2022) — The annual bi-state Red, White and Boom in downtown Davenport and Rock Island returns this year on July 3, 2022. Family-friendly activities will take place throughout the day in Davenport and Rock Island. At 9:30 p.m. fireworks will be shot, in sync to music broadcast on 97X, from two barges in the middle of the Mississippi River.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (May 31, 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.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 25, 2022) — The Downtown Davenport Partnership (DDP) will host We Love Downtown Davenport, a free appreciation event on Thursday, May 26,2022 for residents, businesses and employees who live and work in the city’s core.

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.

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