The Quad Cities is the largest metropolitan area on the upper Mississippi River between Minneapolis and St. Louis. With a population of more than 400,000, the Quad Cities rests on the banks of the mighty Mississippi and is made up of the riverfront cities of Moline/East Moline and Rock Island in Illinois, and Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa. Located in the heart of the Midwest, the Quad Cities is within a day’s drive of several major metropolitan areas such as Chicago, St. Louis, Des Moines, and Minneapolis. In addition, the Quad Cities is a stop along I-80, I-88, I-74, and several major state highways. The Quad Cities has over 5,600 hotel rooms and so many choices for flexible meeting space. Our largest convention space is within the Quad Cities Event Center, which includes 117,000 square foot of meeting space between the RiverCenter/Adler Theater, The Radisson Quad City Plaza, and the Autograph Collection property, the Hotel Blackhawk. In addition, we offer a gaming destination at the Isle Casino Hotel and Quad Cities Waterfront Center in Bettendorf Iowa. The Isle is the largest hotel in Iowa with 514 rooms, a casino, and restaurants, and entertainment offered. On the Illinois side, the iWireless Center is a12,000 seat arena, with a conference center. The iWireless is adjacent to the President Club award winning Radisson John Deere Commons, and one block from the unique Stoney Creek Inn and Conference Center. These three facilities are located within walking distance of 21 restaurants, and across the street from the world renowned John Deere Pavilion and Store. The QCCA Expo Center offers additional expo space in Rock Island IL. The Quad Cities has many full service properties to meet any space or budget needs. A complimentary, dedicated Convention Services Manager will work with your event to marvel your attendees, attract media attention, and help you obtain your vision for a perfect event.