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Address 2021 State Street
Location Bettendorf, Iowa
Coordinates 41°31′29″N 90°30′16″W / 41.524861°N 90.504542°W / 41.524861; -90.504542Coordinates: 41°31′29″N 90°30′16″W / 41.524861°N 90.504542°W / 41.524861; -90.504542
Owner City of Bettendorf
Built 2006-2008
Opened January 24, 2009
Construction cost
$20 million
Enclosed space
 • Total space 24,000 sq ft (2,200 m2)
 • Ballroom 15,000 sq ft (1,400 m2)
Website
qcwcc.com

The Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center is a convention center located in Bettendorf, Iowa, United States.

The name for the facility in the development stages was the Bettendorf Events Center. A ground breaking ceremony for the center was held on October 6, 2006. Construction was delayed in late 2006 because the project was $2 million over budget and the Isle of Capri, who was to operate the facility for the city, was completing a marketing study. Once construction got underway it was completed in early 2009.

The facility contains 24,000 sq ft (2,200 m2) of space, which includes a 15,000 sq ft (1,400 m2) ballroom and eight private meeting rooms. The convention center is owned by the city of Bettendorf and is operated by the Isle of Capri Casino & Hotel, which is connected by way of a skywalk.

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