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Four connected facilities in the heart of the Quad Cities make it easy!

The Quad Cities Event Center combines four first-class facilities into one large, flexible climate-controlled complex. The connected facilities include Davenport’s RiverCenter, the historic Adler Theatre, the Hotel Blackhawk and Radisson Quad City Plaza. Located in the heart of the historic district of downtown Davenport it’s one of the most attractive and affordable destinations for events in the Midwest.

The Quad Cities Event Center boasts the largest amount of event space in the Quad Cities offering more than 116,000 sq. ft. of meeting, banquet and column free exhibit space. The RiverCenter serves as the anchor for the Quad Cities Event Center and is connected to the Hotel Blackhawk and Radisson Quad City Plaza Hotel via a climate controlled skywalk system. The complex provides unparalleled flexibility to accommodate meetings and conventions for groups as small as 15 to over 3,000. Diverse venues provide the perfect backdrop for everything from industrial shows to formal black tie affairs. The RiverCenter's in-house catering service is known for its exquisite food and stunning presentations, our executive Chef and catering staff will work with you to create the perfect menu and provide that special touch that will exceed expectations.  Personalized event coordination and expertise master-chef catering combined with in- house audiovisual equipment and support make every event a truly remarkable experience.

All of us at the Quad Cities Event Center take pride in the quality of service we provide, working closely with you to make sure your needs are met.

Affordability & Convenience makes the Quad Cities the perfect Midwest destination!

Situated on the mighty Mississippi River the Quad Cities’ metro is one of the most affordable and surprising destinations for events in the Midwest. Visitors are charmed by Davenport’s elegant urban core. The city’s unique character shines through the multitude of renovations and restorations. Attendees can expect to find all of the amenities expected from an area with a population rivaling Las Vegas or New Orleans.

Visitors are always welcome in this friendly Midwest community where the vigorous river runs east and west and they come to the Quad Cities for a variety of different reasons... the Mississippi River, riverboat cruises, live music, festivals, historic sites, casinos, outdoor recreation, biking trails, arts, culture, golf, wineries, microbreweries, and shopping. Most importantly, they love our Midwestern friendliness and the great values they find here when traveling with family, friends or for a couples getaway.
We invite you and your guests to experience affordable, efficient, quaint simplicity on our Midwest marvel called the Mississippi River!

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four connected facilities
Inspiring views at a Premier hotel perfectly located in downtown Davenport overlooking the magnificent Mississippi River.
The largest amount of meeting space in the Quad Cities and serves as the anchor for the Quad Cities Event Center.
Bring a flair for the dramatic to your event with Broadway-caliber possibilities in a 1930’s 2400 seat Historic Art-Deco gem
A Welcome Return to Sophistication, The Hotel Blackhawk reigns supreme as the Grande Dame of Davenport, Iowa.