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Confluence Conference Puts Oklahoma City on the Digital Marketing Map

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Hundreds of digital marketers and small business owners gathered in the historic Lyric Theatre in Oklahoma City for Confluence Conference 2015. Among them were three SJC Marketing team members, Randi White, Taylor Doran and Anna West. The speakers included local Oklahoma and international digital marketing experts. Topics included search engine optimization, social media optimization and advertising, search engine marketing and content marketing. For more information about what was shared at #ConfluenceCon, please see SJC Marketing’s top ten takeaways from the event.

Halloween hot spots on The Better Life Blog

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

If you want to know where the best and most ghoulish places to celebrate Halloween in Oklahoma City are, as well as some of the more family-friendly spots, check out this week's Better Life Blog for all of the haunted hotspots. Targeted to Oklahoma City-area newcomers and those who want to move here, the Better Life Blog each week serves up the best ways

Come Schmooze with us on Thursday, Oct. 29!

Monday, October 26, 2015

Bring your friends, coworkers and clients to Oklahoma City’s most entertaining networking trade show from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29, at Oklahoma Expo Hall at State Fair Park, 3213 Wichita Walk. SchmoozaPalooza is a Halloween-themed trade show where you can promote your company, make new contacts, generate sales leads and wind down after work

Economic development tools available for your research

Friday, October 23, 2015

Economic research is one of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s focus areas, and its research team has a lot of tools it uses regularly to track data and trends involving the Greater OKC region. Chamber ‎Research Economist Eric Long recently led a Business Intelligence Seminar for members at the Chamber, where he and his team shared some of those

Learn about the 'State of the Economy ' during annual event Nov. 19

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Join the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, the region’s leading economic development organization, for the annual State of the Economy event as they examine the regional and national economies and discuss how they will impact area businesses. On Thursday, Nov. 19, from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., attendees will hear from keynote speaker Vivek Wadhwa, fellow of

Oklahoma City's Innovation District to be focus of Brookings study

Friday, October 16, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (October 14, 2015) – The Brookings Institution and Project for Public Spaces have begun an 18-month study of Oklahoma City’s emerging innovation district, an area encompassing the Oklahoma Health Center and Automobile Alley. This work, which will focus on the district’s economic strengths’ and quality of place, is part

Potential candidates: Attend Practical Politics seminar on Oct. 21

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Know anyone interested in running for public office? Encourage them to attend Practical Politics, a half day seminar dedicated to educating and inspiring those interested in public office. Potential candidates will attend workshops about running effective campaigns, fundraising, being an effective servant and more. Current and former political leaders will

The Atlantic: OKC mayor-led healthy living initiatives may serve as an example in fighting nation's obesity epidemic

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

In the story this week on The Atlantic's website, "How One of America's Most Overweight Cities Lost a Million Pounds," writer Ian Birrell explored Oklahoma City and the initiative led by Mayor Mick Cornett to put the city's residents on a diet and then transform the city into a pedestrian- and bike-friendly place. "The mayor of Oklahoma City declared