Quad Cities Convention & VIsitors Bureau

Natalie Spahn / WVIK News

"People, partnership, and personality." Those are the three things the new head of the Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau says will drive the organization. This morning, the bureau's board of directors introduced Dave Herrell, from Jacksonville, Florida, as the new President and CEO of the organization.

Hunt Takes Over at QCCVB

May 30, 2018
Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau

A staff member will serve as head of the Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau after Joe Taylor steps down. Wednesday the board of the bureau announced it has appointed Lynn Hunt as the Interim President and CEO.

Tourism Summer Preview

May 9, 2018
Planet Funk

Marines, grocers, and fire chiefs will all help boost the Quad Cities economy this summer. They're among the many groups scheduled to hold conventions, tournaments, and meetings here.

Taylor Accepts New Job

Apr 18, 2018

Instead of retiring, the head of the Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau has accepted a new job. Wednesday the bureau announced president and ceo Joe Taylor will start working in June as executive director of the Convention and Visitors Bureau in Evansville, Indiana. 

Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau

A long career as one of the top cheerleaders for the Quad Cities is about to end. Thursday the Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau announced President and CEO Joe Taylor will retire at the end of the year.

MVC Adds a Year in the QC

Sep 25, 2017

One of the top sports events in the Quad Cities will be held here for at least one more year. The convention and visitors bureau and the Missouri Valley Conference have tentatively agreed to extend their current contract for the women's basketball tournament through 2019 at the iWireless Center.

Bowlers Boost QC Economy

Feb 3, 2017
Iowa State USBC

During the next three months, thousands of bowlers will give a welcome boost to the Quad Cities economy. The 100th Annual Iowa State USBC Bowling Tournament begins this weekend in Davenport.

Three children stand and talk in front of large signs
Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

More people are visiting the Quad Cities this August compared to August, 2015. The convention and visitors bureau says tourists are here for the John Deere Classic, which is usually held in July. And the Quad City Symphony Orchestra changed the date of its Riverfront Pops concert from September to August.

QC Museum Week Returns

Jun 16, 2016
Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau

Thanks to its great success last year, Quad Cities Museum Week has returned. The second annual week of promotions and special events begins on Saturday (6/18) and continues through next weekend.

And helping to organize the celebration is the Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau. Vice president Charlotte Doehler-Morrison says last year attendance increased at the participating museums by anywhere from 5 to 50 per cent.


Live entertainment is the focus this month in the Quad Cities. For the first time, the Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Burreau has partnered with local performing arts groups and venues to make April "Quad Cities Live Month."

Charlotte Doehler-Morrison, vice president of marketing and communications, says more than one hundred live events will take place this month. 

Performing arts include comedy and theatre shows, musicals, dance and ballet, symphonies, concerts, and more.