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Where to eat out on Christmas Day

Monday, December 21, 2015

If you need to make plans for eating out on Christmas Day, here is a list of Chamber member restaurants that will be open. Special hours are noted: Sonic 300 Johnny Bench Drive (405) 225-5000 https://www.sonicdrivein.com/menu Bricktown Brewery 1 N Oklahoma Ave. (405) 232-2739 http://www.bricktownbrewery.com/ Panera Bread Bakery-Café 3321

Hear Chamber's 2016 legislative priorities and about upcoming legislation at annual breakfast

Friday, December 18, 2015

Hear from Oklahoma House and Senate leaders about 2016 legislative issues. A panel of Republican and Democratic leadership will discuss issues that affect local businesses. This annual event offers the perfect opportunity for Chamber members to meet area legislators and have a voice on the issues impacting the business community. Panel speakers include

Time for holiday shopping in Oklahoma City

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber's Better Life Blog is here this week to help you with your holiday shopping and all things retail in the metro. On the website, which is geared towards those who have just moved here or who want to deep-dive into the area and explore, you can: Get the scoop on seasonal shopping (such as the Winter Shoppes at the Myriad

OKC has added nearly a half million people since 1980

Monday, December 14, 2015

The Oklahoma City metro area’s population has grown by nearly 500,000 people since 1980, according to information from the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s research team. And we’re still growing as more businesses arrive and people choose Oklahoma City as the place they want to live. Here is more information about our population growth

Explore OKC's growing culinary culture in VeloCity

Friday, December 11, 2015

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s newest issue of VeloCity, the digital magazine of Oklahoma City, examines the growing culinary culture and diverse attractions in OKC. The 38-page publication takes an in-depth look at the city’s farm-to-table movement and numerous local restaurants. The publication also highlights the city’s cycling

Legacy of Leadership: New video debuts at Chamber's Annual Meeting

Thursday, December 10, 2015

About 1,200 people on Thursday attended the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber's Annual Meeting, where a panel of key Oklahoma City leaders discussed the successes and challenges they faced as they put in place the initiatives and organizations that have spurred the city's current renaissance. The panel, moderated by Chamber Chair David Rainbolt, BancFirst

Hear the mayor’s State of the City address on Jan. 13

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Join Mayor Mick Cornett and more than 1,600 business people for the Chamber’s State of the City event from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 13, at the Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens. Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett will deliver a dynamic speech about where our city is today and where it will be in the coming year. The Chamber's

Read about 20 years of forward-thinking success in The POINT!

Monday, December 7, 2015

At the end of this month, the Chamber's Forward Oklahoma City program is marking its 20th year as the driver of economic development and growth in the OKC region. During that time, the program has assisted in the creation of more than 100,000 jobs and more than $6 billion in capital investment, according to the December issue of The POINT! Read more about