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Happy birthday, Oklahoma!

Monday, November 16, 2015

Oklahoma became the nation's 46th state 108 years ago today, on Nov. 16, 1907, but the capital didn't move to Oklahoma City (from the Territorial Capital of Guthrie) until voters decided to make it so three years later. The now-126-year-old Greater OKC Chamber led the campaign to move it in 1910 because the metro area by then was thriving. Vying for the

Chamber Forum on Dec. 2 to address county criminal justice issues

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Join criminal justice experts and community leaders from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2, to discuss many of the broader issues facing the Oklahoma County jail, criminal justice systems and the area’s prison population. A panel of experts will discuss these issues and many of the tactics that our community can use to address the jail

Attend Chamber's Annual Meeting

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Bring employees and clients to this event celebrating Oklahoma City and the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015. This luncheon will inform and motivate local leaders from all types of business and organizations about our great city as we look forward to 2016. Program begins promptly at 11:15 a.m at the Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad

Inc. Magazine: In OKC, entrepreneurs aim to create next cool startup scene

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

In America's heartland, the race is on to show that not all cutting-edge products have to come from Silicon Valley. BY ANNA HENSEL Editorial assistant, Inc. Magazine Twitter: @ahhensel For U.S. cities looking to become the next big tech hub, it's not enough to just recruit eager entrepreneurs. Cities also have to attract the employees (coders, designers,

MEGALunch Gives Oklahoma City Businesses and Nonprofits Face-to-Face Marketing Opportunities

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

On November 5, 2015, NOAH’s Event Venue hosted the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s MEGALunch. Over 50 business and nonprofit representatives gathered for face-to-face marketing. Randi White represented the SJC Marketing team.

Read about innovation in OKC and more in The POINT!

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Read the latest issue of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber's monthly newsletter The POINT! to find out what's going on with development in Oklahoma City, Chamber members and events and more. If you are a Chamber member, you've probably heard a lot of recent discussion about our new partnership with the Brookings Institution and the Project for Public

OKC ranked first for economic outlook, survey shows

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (Nov. 3, 2015) -- A new national survey for October shows that small-business owners in Oklahoma City ranked No. 1 among 62 cities this month for their feelings about current and future economic conditions. In its monthly Small-Business Sentiment Survey of more than 15,000 small businesses nationwide, Thumbtack found that Oklahoma City small

Schmoozing with the OKC Chamber

Friday, October 30, 2015

Nearly 100 exhibitors showcased their company's services, products and food to the more than 500 professionals who attended the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber's SchmoozaPalooza networking trade show on Thursday, Oct. 29. It is held twice a year -- in April and in October. The Halloween-themed one this week featured live music by Ali Harter, food from 20