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Visit Quad Cities Wins Two Iowa Tourism Awards at Conference

April 29th, 2021
Visit Quad Cities Wins Two Iowa Tourism Awards at Conference

Visit Quad Cities, the region’s official destination management and marketing organization, was honored with two awards on Wednesday during the 2021 Iowa Tourism Conference in Des Moines. One was for Outstanding Website (Metro) and the other for Outstanding Niche Market Initiative for the Visit Quad Cities Stir Crazy campaign. According to the Iowa Tourism Office, this year’s awards recognize the amazing work and innovation by Iowa’s outstanding tourism organizations during a year filled with challenges and change. “On behalf of the Visit Quad Cities Board of Directors, our team, and... Read More

Visit Quad Cities Launches New “Bring It QC” Campaign

April 5th, 2021
Visit Quad Cities Launches New “Bring It QC” Campaign

If you have a personal or professional event you typically go out of town for, Visit Quad Cities wants you to consider bringing it back home. Visit Quad Cities – the area’s destination management marketing organization — officially launched its new “Bring It QC” initiative today, April 5. The program is designed to connect Quad Citizens with the Visit Quad Cities team to identify potential new meetings, events, conventions, and conferences that could be held in the Quad Cities regional destination. Many Quad Citizens travel out of town to attend conferences, professional association... Read More

Visit Quad Cities Tackles Covid, Hosts Leaders of Other Illinois Visitor Bureaus

October 6th, 2020
Visit Quad Cities Tackles Covid, Hosts Leaders of Other Illinois Visitor Bureaus

EAST MOLINE – Leaders of the hospitality industry across the Quad-Cities and Illinois are trying to put a positive spin on an economy devastated by coronavirus. Tuesday wrapped up a day and a half of meetings as Visit Quad Cities hosted the Illinois Council of Convention & Visitor Bureaus (ICCVB) for its fall conference at the Bend Event Center. “It was a great opportunity for Visit Quad Cities to host this event. We had 30 chief executive officers from around the state of Illinois,” Dave Herrell, president/CEO of Visit Quad Cities, said Tuesday, noting an additional 100 people who work... Read More

Quad-Cities Downtowns Take Differing Steps to Welcome Back Customers

July 11th, 2020
Quad-Cities Downtowns Take Differing Steps to Welcome Back Customers

Saturday in the Arts is a comprehensive, in-depth feature on a topic, trend or personality impacting the Quad-Cities, posted every Saturday morning on QuadCities.com. This week we look at the various downtown businesses of the Illinois and Iowa Quad-Cities and how they’ve been impacted by, and have adapted to, the covid-19 pandemic.   The popular Rock Island Brewing Company (RIBCO), in the middle of The District at 1815 2nd Ave., has been through a lot since it opened in 1979. Hailed as a leader in Q-C live entertainment (its starry roster of guest acts includes Bo Diddley, The Wallflowers,... Read More