AMp Up : Growth spotlight on City of Davenport

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Name: AMp Up : Growth spotlight on City of Davenport
Date: November 14, 2018
Time: 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM CST
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
Growth spotlight on City of Davenport
Featuring: Bruce Berger, Director, Community Planning and Economic Development
Susanne Knutsen, Economic Development Manager
There’s a lot of growth going on in our region! Join us at the next AMp Up as City of Davenport staff highlight exciting new projects in their city and the impact they will have on the entire Quad Cities region. Hear updates on new retail development such as Costco and Portillo’s as well as the latest on Kraft-Heinz and Sterilite, additional progress being made in the Eastern Iowa Industrial Park, infrastructure, housing updates, and more.
About the speakers
Bruce Berger is an Iowa native who graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with undergraduate and graduate degrees in Political Science, Economics, and Public Policy. He has worked for the City of Davenport for over 23 years in a variety of roles, starting as an intern and ultimately being named Director of Community Planning and Economic Development in June 2015. Bruce completed the Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government through Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and is certified as an Economic Development Finance Professional via the National Development Council.
Susanne Knutsen interacts with projects of all sizes ranging from owner-operated small businesses to large-scale manufacturing expansions. A former park ranger with a Master’s degree in Forestry, Susanne began her career in economic development 12 years ago, and has continued to expand her skill set. She holds both the International Economic Development Council’s Certified Economic Developer title and the National Development Council’s Economic Development Finance Professional certification.

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If you are not a current Quad Cities Chamber member and are interested in attending this event, please contact Marcy Hyder at (563)823-2690.

​Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations must be received at least 72 hours in advance in order to receive a registration refund. You may transfer your registration to another person within your company at no additional cost.
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Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center
101 18th St, Moline, IL 61265
Date/Time Information:
Check-In and Breakfast: 7:00 a.m.
Program: 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Contact Information:
Marcy Hyder 563-823-2690
Members: $15.00
Non Members: $25.00
Walk-Ins will be an extra $5.00
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