Quad Cities Chamber of Comerce

Rumler to Lead QC Chamber

Mar 12, 2018
Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce

The new leader of the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce will not need much time to get oriented to the job and this area. Monday the chamber announced the hiring of Paul Rumler to be the president and ceo, starting next month.

QC Chamber of Commerce

The Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce will soon start looking for a new leader. Friday  Tara Barney announced her resignation, in her words, "to pass the torch to new leadership."

As the Iowa legislature opens its new session, community leaders from the Quad Cities have a suggestion - update the school funding formula so all school districts in the state are treated the same. That was the message Tuesday at a news conference sponsored by the chamber of commerce.

Chicago to QC Rail Project Back on Track

Jun 24, 2016
WVIK News

The state of Illinois is moving forward with the Chicago to Quad Cities Passenger Rail project. Yesterday, The Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce held a news conference with local mayors, legislators and other officials to celebrate the state's renewed commitment to the project and to give media a tour of the work in progress. 

Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub and Quad Cities Chamber

We need to know how new technology can help local manufacturers, and create a strategy to help them diversify. Those are two of the goals for Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce and its Manufacturing Innovation Hub, as they launch two initiatives. The first is a technology road map.

WVIK Staff

Despite many challenges, including weakness in the farm economy, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad believes the state is in good shape. That was his message today to members of the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon in Bettendorf. 

People with a unique business idea will have the chance to get some honest feedback this fall. Today, the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce announced its new Start-up Weekend program--a 54-hour bootcamp to teach entrepreneurs how to start a business. 

Passenger air service will soon start between the Quad Cities and Washington, D.C. This morning, airport officials and members of the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce announced flights from the Quad City Airport to Dulles Airport will begin October 26th.

Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce

A key vacancy at the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce has been filled. Next month, Tami Petsche will begin working as the director of economic development, and replace Mark Hunt who resigned to take a job with the Rock Island Housing Authority.

A new effort to attract and retain talented young people will begin this summer in the Quad Cities. Today the Young Professionals of the Quad Cities announced "InternQC."