Past Events

Attainable Housing

May 15, 2024

At our fifth Signature Series event, we took on one of the biggest issues facing the country, and our community . . . How do we create attainable housing?

We heard from industry experts and government program leaders on the various challenges our community faces in providing homes to our essential work force and the impact it has on regional employment and economic stability.

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Major Events

November 1, 2023

At the final Signature Series event for 2023, we celebrated the Quad Cities’ top events that boost our economy through tourism. These events bring in over $100 million annually and offer new opportunities for growth and development in our region. We discovered their impact on our community’s output, income, employment, and tax revenue. The Experts who run these local events give back to our region and benefit small business and the people in our communities. View Presentation Material.

Rural Healthcare

August 3, 2023

Speaker, Dr. Carol Galper, EdD

Carol Q. Galper, EdD is a retired Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson. Dr. Galper served as Assistant Dean for Curricular Affairs and founded, developed, and oversaw the Rural Health Professions Program (RHPP), designed to foster interest in rural medical practice in Arizona among selected medical students. Dr. Galper received her BA, MEd and EdD degrees from the University of Arizona, and lived in Prescott for 3 years.  View Presentation Material


MAY 9, 2023

Speaker, Greg Vogel

Since founding the company in 1987, Greg has applied his unique knowledge in the areas of land economics, land use and market trends to become a trusted advisor to a broad spectrum of clients including financial institutions, investors, homebuilders, and master-planned community developers.

As Chief Executive Officer of Land Advisors Organization, he has led the expansion of the company into 30 markets across the United States launching it to the largest land company in the US.. Over the past 36 years he has been involved in over 1,000 transactions including dozens of the highest valued land transactions in the country.  View Presentation Material

Economic Landscape

March 31, 2023

Speaker, Brian Beaulieu

Brian Beaulieu has served as CEO and Chief Economist of ITR Economics™ since 1987, where he researches the use of business cycle analysis and economic forecasting as tools for improving profitability. Brian has shared his highly valued research results via presentations, workshops, and seminars in numerous countries to hundreds of thousands of business owners and executives for the last 40 years.  View Presentation Material

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