(QUAD CITIES) - The Network: Young Professionals of the Quad Cities, a program of the Illinois and Iowa QC Chambers of Commerce, will be hosting the i.network program in the Quad Cities for the second summer.

i.network is a program developed by young professionals for young professionals to showcase all the Quad Cities region has to offer beyond the four walls of the workplace. i.network targets young professional interns from all over the United States whom are interning in the Quad Cities during the summer months. The overall goal of the program is to retain young talent in the Quad Cities upon their graduation from college.

The i.network program has teamed up with the Illinois and Iowa QC Chambers and www.quadcitycareers.com to provide a newly enhanced summer program.  The program now includes information on how local companies can start an internship program, opportunities to recruit young talent from the Quad Cities and outside regions as well as affordable housing options for the interns during the summer.

For more information on the i.network program, starting an internship program, recruiting interns or housing options; visit www.quadcitycareers.com.

 

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(November 16, 2009)--Moline, IL - The Illinois Quad City Chamber of Commerce kicks off the holiday season with its annual "Taste of the Chamber" beginning at 5:15 PM on Thursday, November 19, 2009 at the Isle of Capri located on 1777 Isle Parkway in Bettendorf, IA. This festive event combines the best of fun, food sampling and the soothing rhythms of the Black Hawk College Jazz ensemble...add to that the warm, relaxed company of this area's top leaders and you may find a new spicy combo you can't live without as well as the business contact that could make your 2010.

    The event will feature tastings from the Chamber member restaurants and caterers. The list of participating vendors, to date, includes:

  • Fireworks Coffeehouse
  • Lagomarcino's
  • Ganson's Neighborhood Café
  • Jumer's Casino & Hotel
  • TGI Fridays
  • Hy-Vee
  • The Captain's Table
  • Sam's Club
  • TPC Deere Run
  • Bridges Catering
  • Aramark
  • Denny's
  • The Hungry Hobo
  • Bass Street Chop House


The cost of the event is $10 for Illinois Quad City Chamber of Commerce members and $20 for guests. Stop at any of the above participating eateries and ask for a $5 off coupon. Bring your appetite and your business ideas for this grand mix of networking and  cuisine sampling from around the area just in time to become aware of new holiday gathering places as well as and catering possibilities for year-end parties and 2010 events.

For twenty five years the Illinois Quad City Chamber of Commerce has been bringing together the right people with the right products...right here in our hometown.

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Moline, IL - The Illinois Quad City Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its annual "Taste of the Chamber" beginning at 5:15 PM on Thursday, November 19, 2009 at the Isle of Capri located on 1777 Isle Parkway in Bettendorf, IA. This uniquely festive and tasty event allows the very best in food sampling and business networking.

The event will feature tastings from the Chamber member restaurants and caterers. The list of participating vendors, to date, include :

  • Fireworks Coffeehouse
  • TPC @ Deere Run
  • Bridges Catering
  • Aramark
  • Denny's
  • Frieda's European Restaurant
  • The Hungry Hobo
  • Bass Street Chop House
  • The Captain's Table
  • Sam's Club
  • T.G.I. Fridays
  • Two Rivers Massage


The cost of the event is $10 for Illinois Quad City Chamber of Commerce members and $20 for guests. This event brings together the power of networking with other area business leaders along with an opportunity to sample cuisine from around the area just in time to become aware of new holiday gathering places as well as and catering possibilities for year-end parties and 2010 events.

Since1984, the Illinois Quad City Chamber of Commerce has been a leading force bringing the power of joint organization and resources together to realize the hopes and needs of member businesses.

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