Beautiful city on the scenic Mississippi River with great lodging, especially the Blackhawk Hotel, which is on the Register of Historic Places.
We are a beautiful riverfront town with lots of great convention centers, hotels, restaurants, and people. Davenport is the perfect combination of city with a down to earth midwestern feel.
Great amenities--museums, sports teams, concerts, John Deere HQ-- but a small town feel on the Mississippi River.
The city is the best because it is a part of the Quad Cities area. Lots of entertainment, restaurants, outdoor parks/recreational areas and overall fun. People can decide to visit four major cities within the city that are worth the trip!
Easy access from interstate highway, airport, hotel and conference centers, diversified, historic, sightseeing, great entertainment.
This city has everything a large city, an airport, good hotels and meeting space and convention center but without all the big congestion. There are different price points for hotels and meeting space depending on the budget. Davenport has good after hour activities as well - entertainment, dinning, etc.
Centrally located. Awesome customer experience awaits all. Lot's to do! Affordable. Fun! Fun! Fun!
Great convention center, good hotels and wonderful restaurants all within walking distance of your convention site.
Quality ,affordable, easy-on golf courses. Constant weekly festivals from Spring to Fall. Let us entertain you before and after your meetings...
We have a friendly population with a customer welcome & hospitality attitude. We also have a wide variety of entertainment choices, including casinos, theater, micro breweries, antique shops & riverboat entertainment.
Great meeting spaces, small and large. Restaurant selection in the area is good and hotels are varied and quality.
Quad Cities is several cities and communities surrounded by four interstates to lead you here. Located on the great Mississippi River with beautiful views, many events with the best midwest hospitality.
Great Mississippi Riverfront, convention and visitors facilities, friendly Midwestern hospitality
Great place to bring your family and enjoy the beauty of the Mississippi River Valley. Wonderful museums, parks, hotels, restaurants,and places of historical interest. We know how to take care of our citizens and guests!
This riverfront area has the best amenities around! From the iWireless Center to a wide variety of hotels, motels and banquet rooms, you just cant beat it!
Great venues. Thriving downtown entertainment and culture
It is beautiful with its location on the Mississippi River, diverse with its entertainment and recreation venues and very friendly!
I live and work in the Quad Cities. There is so much to do in such a close proximity on both sides of the river!
The attractions and lodging, which is always close to restaurants and a vibrant downtown.
The Quad Cities is a community located on both sides of the Mississippi River that work together to make the area enticing and a nice place to live. Because of this diversity in states there are a myriad of venues and entertainment for anyone looking for a place to congregate and enjoy themselves on a decent budget.
Great Mississippi River waterfront, great hotels and food, and friendly positive people.
The Quad Cities is a great place to live. The four communities work together create incredible opportunities for professional success, leisure activities and outstanding entertainment. It's a great place to visit, and an even better place to live!
Two states and four cities amount to a great metropolitan area featuring arts, culture, heritage, and all the amenities you'd expect in a major market.
Hospitality in the Quad Cities is second-to-none! There is plenty to do, great food, great nightlife, and wonderful scenery along the banks of the Mississippi. It is an easy community to get around in, with a convenient airport, ground transportation, and everything within a quick drive.
Mississippi River experiences, local businesses, friendly people, great local restaurants, American Pickers.
The Quad Cities has the unique advantage to being home to fourwonderful cities, Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa and Rock Island and Moline in Illinois. We're all one community. With great Mississippi River Front venues, you couldn't ask for a better area to plan your events.
We have four cities Bettendorf and Davenport in Iowa and Moline and Rock Island in IL which are considered the "Quad Cities" They are centrally located in the Midwest and offer riverfront venues on the Mississippi River.
Dedicated staff at QCCVB, wonderful venues on the Mississippi River, lots of attractions both on and off the river.
I'm on the board of the Gathering of the Green, an international convention of antique John Deere collectors. 2500 to 3000 enthusiasts meet here every other year. We love hosting our event in the Quad Cities! Accommodations, convention centers, dining and hospitality are superb!
Something to do every weekend and the seasons change!
Lots of options for meeting space, activities.
We are located on the beautiful Mississippi River. We have the Quad City International Airport with plenty of hotel rooms, restaurants and attractions.
We have the best of all worlds - world class hospitality and technology combined with the midwest hospitality.
The Quad Cities offers unique riverfront downtown venues to host meetings and events. The area has a cool vibe that compliments the rich history and heritage of the region. The Mississippi River is a marvelous backdrop and attraction for attendees. Live music, unique off site venues, famous for being the home and world wide headquarters for John Deere, diversity in population, dining, and entertainment options abound. The number one reason to use this special space, is the service and connections that can be made in many industries by the Convention & Visitors Bureau. Whether you host your event in one of our downtown convention centers or in a full service property or casino, the access to the midwest is second-to-none with I80/280/I74,/61 and 67 all converging in the Quad Cities. The ease of traveling in, out, and around gives planners and attendees confidence, and they arrived relaxed, not frazzled!
Quad Cities are Moline & Rock Island, IL and Davenport & Bettendorf, IA with the Mississippi running between. We have it all...an international airport & easy access by interstates, great sporting events from hockey to drag racing, wonderful festivals celebrating our different cultures and heritages, a lively art scene, great & varied restaurants, lovely parks & walking/biking trails. Plus we are a moderately priced, relatively safe and family friendly area.
We have so much to offer here in the Quad Cities. Arts, symphony, sports, large convention centers, great shopping,casinos and the Mississippi River that connects us all together. Add that to our small town hospitality and you have the best place to hold your meetings and conventions!
Because it is unique and because they are a big city that has that hometown feeling!
We are the friendliest river towns on the Mississippi and very convenient for midwest meetings.
Tons to do! Not only can your meeting be productive with lots of space available to hold all attendees, there are great restaurants and hotels right on the mighty Mississippi!
Best Mississippi riverfront, bar none!
Very low cost on hotel rooms and meals. A wide diversity of entertainment.
Many great hotels, including the fabulous renovated Hotel Blackhawk in Davenport... Mississippi River attractions including excursion boats...marvelous museums including the Putnam, and the Army's 2nd oldest museum on Arsenal Island...the Figge Art Museum...many John Deere attractions, from World Headquarters tours...beautiful golf courses including the Deere Run TPC golf course...the iWireless Civic Center in Moline and Adler Theater in Davenport, and Circa 21 Dinner Theater in Rock Island.
The area is just beautiful and has a lot of fun activity for the young and young at heart. I'm sorry I left the area.
The Quad Cities has the best venues that offer exceptional services and experiences. This unique area works hard to make meetings and conventions the talk of the town!
The facilities. The attractions. The people.
Plenty of activities and attractions for after-hours events. Easy to get around and facilities near each other. Great hospitality!
Affordability, ease of getting around, excellent conferencing hotels, great amenities in the surrounding community, fantastic Mid-Western hospitality
World class facilities such as the RIver Center and iWireless Center, friendly people, great restaurants, beautiful outdoor amenities (how can you beat a ride on the Channel Cat across the Mississippi RIver?), attractions for all ages including live music every night, casinos for those so inclined, and fabulous hotels, including the historic Hotel Blackhawk.
Great customer service. Very easy to work with.
Best People to work with!
The Quad Cities is made up of not only four cities, but many cities along the Mississippi River between the states of IL and IA. It has all the luxuries of a BIG city but with a small town atmosphere. The Quad Cities has moderately priced accommodations, legendary history and some of the most hospitable people in the Midwest. I can't think of a better city to attend a business meeting or event. To me, it IS the best Midwest city for meetings.
Nice People, Beautiful River, History, Easy traffic
Excellent service at a variety of facilities. Affordable pricing. Much to do in the area with superb dining, entertainment and cultural opportunities.
A River runs through it! The area has arts, culture, great food and outdoor activities...and TONS of great venues.
A very friendly community uniquely located on north/ south sides of the Mississippi River. We team together to provide our guests with awesome adventures. As a tour guide, I am honored to welcome national & international visitors daily, who are amazed with the great attractions & opportunities available. Our Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau is fantastic, providing services exceeding expectations, helping my sorority plan a state convention here in 2015! I am also a volunteer event planner for my church, we enjoy visiting the various amenities of our wonderful QCA!
Four cities in one and there is so much to do. Divided by the great Mississippi River, people come from all over the Midwest to have meetings and experience Midwest Hospitality.
This place is the best because it's beautiful all year long with four true seasons. The QC Metro area gives many options for meeting spaces, lunch dinner and entertainment.
Hotels, Restaurants, Theater, Museums, all along the Mississippi River.
Beautiful setting, lots to do, great meeting facilities, few traffic aggravations
This is a beautiful area on the Mississippi River. There is a lot to see and do here including parks, a zoo, river walks/boat trips, museums, plays, casinos, music, restaurants, shopping, sporting events, festivals, golf, waterski shows and good public transportation. Something for everyone.
So many things to do. Great restaurants, breweries, festivals, hotels, trails.
The Mississippi River, our many downtowns and our five brew pubs!
We have lots of great venues for meetings; large and small. Plenty to take in after and before the meeting. We're on both sides of the Mississippi, with wonderful, scenic recreational paths on both sides. Lots of homegrown charm.
Located on the Mississippi River, the Quad Cities, IA-IL (Davenport, Bettendorf, Moline, Rock Island and East Moline) are a gem offering many meeting opportunities along the mighty river, attractions - museums, shopping, casinos and other entertainment, such as the best ballpark for a mid-sized metro area.
The Quad Cities is affordable and unique! They have the same type of amenities as a large city with the hospitality and attention-to-detail of a small town. They really make each meeting feel like the most important thing that is happening with media attention and out of this world customer service.
Two states divided by the Mississippi River where it runs East and West and includes Davenport & Bettendorf, Iowa, and Rock Island & Moline, Illinois. Additional connected cities are East Moline, Silvis, and Milan, Illinois. Numerous other small towns make up the counties of Scott and Rock Island.
Offers many attractions on both sides of the Mississippi River, with numerous other places to visit in an easy day-trip by car. A combination of rural and urban, new and the old; and four seasons of the year.
Great things to do! Riverboats, Arts events, The Mississippi River, Friendly, Affordable, Terrific Shopping, easy close airport, easy to get around in, Tons to see and do.
Bettendorf is a premier city. Although it is an expanding community it has a small town feel. We have long-established privately-owned businesses that offer support to the community that supports them, hundreds of parks (including a great dog park!), holiday celebrations (such as 4th of July fireworks and festival), stellar schools, friendly folks and so much more. It is a wonderful place to raise a family.
Our city owned convention center is attached to the Isle Casino and Hotel. Meeting attendees experience state-of-the-art facilities with affordable pricing, mouth watering on-site catering, convenient location next to major interstates, free internet, free parking and non-stop gaming entertainment! Bettendorf ... located on the banks of the Mississippi River in America's heartland.
Affordable, lots to do - cultural arts, recreation,historic architecture/quaint shopping districts, MISSISSIPPI RIVER - scenic venues and great restaurants and Hotels
The people make this place with their down to earth laid back and helpfulness offered to their visitors.
Because the people, location, interstate and airport access and Mississippi River are awesome!
The Quad Cities included the Illinois cities of Moline, East Moline & Rock Island, and the Iowa cities of Davenport & Bettendorf. Together they form an urban area that's easy to navigate, filled with warm and friendly people, nature and cultural activities, well run local shops, restaurants, breweries and bars, meeting venues for all size groups, a baseball stadium named #1 in its league - all joined by the beautiful and historic Mississippi River.
There are so many attractions to visit as well as numerous outstanding convention sites.
Good choice of hotels and plenty of places to eat. Lots of other things to do and see in free time.
Iowa and Illinois joined by a river. A beautiful setting that is easily accessible and offers phenomenal hospitality.
Affordable, friendly, great meeting facilities, excellent things to see and do. Great assistance when planning a meeting in the region.
It's a great place to live and work. There are a lot of things to see and do. Big city amenities with small town amiability.
Not only does the Quad Cities have good meeting facilities and hotels but it has the beauty of the river and cultural entities like the Figge Art Museum.
Central location between some of the largest cities in the Midwest (Chicago, Des Moines, St. Louis, and Minneapolis/St. Paul), excellent cuisine from all different cultures, beautiful views along the river, and a rich history with plenty of activities to take part in...what more could you want?!
Great people, beautiful country, very low commute time, growing collaboration, fun things to do, great restaurants, active arts and culture, caring community, interesting history - it is a great place to live!
Smaller town charm, bigger city amenities all in one area.
Great location on the Mississippi - Friendly people and an excellent CVB!
This area has a huge range of interests, history, Mississippi River, cultures and nationality diversity, too many to list in this format.
Small town charm with all the big city amenities.
Big city feel in a small town location; lots of things to do, including all manner of the arts; excellent school districts on both sides of the river
4 is better than 1!
Riverside location, amenities, multiple choices, low cost.
Great amenities, lots of choice, arts and cultural events, affordability, scenic river edge location
We are a diverse community with great people. The Rock Island Arsenal employees many people, civil and military. John Deere International HQ is located here. The John Deere Classic golf tournament is a summertime favorite.
Rock Island, Moline, East Moline in Illinois and Davenport, Bettendorf in Iowa plus surrounding communities - Large area with a hometown feel - on the Mighty Mississippi River - lots to see and do - great midwestern hospitality.
Located in the heart of the Midwest. It has all the amenities of a big city with the atmosphere and friendliness of a small town. You will be sure to receive a great Midwest welcome!
We are 4 cities integrated into one; encompassing two states. We work as one big city with marathons and events crossing over the river to engage people from the entire area to enjoy all our Quad Cities has to offer. The quad Cities has unlimited resources with sports, meeting, gaming and arts with the hospitality to match.
Friendly people, very accommodating with plentiful amenities, wide variety of things to do, beautiful setting, affordable.
Friendly people, large & modern facilities, great hotels and restaurants, outstanding support from the convention & visitors bureau