Greater Oklahoma City Chamber - News

News & Updates

Register now, bring school supplies for State of Schools Aug. 20

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

To remain competitive on a global level, Oklahoma City must prepare its students to be future innovators and leaders. Learn about efforts to prepare Oklahoma City's future workforce at the upcoming State of the Schools luncheon. FEATURING Secretary Natalie Shirley Oklahoma Secretary of Education and Workforce Development Superintendent Rob Neu Oklahoma City

The playing field levels as more businesses and young professionals return to OKC

Monday, July 27, 2015

By Ben Felder The Oklahoma Gazette For decades, America’s top-tier cities represented a handful of metropolitan regions that seemed to have a monopoly on innovation and culture. Cities like Oklahoma City, in the heart of “fly-over country,” lacked a seat at the table when it came to world-class entertainment and cutting-edge business.

Oklahoma Indian gaming conference one of state's largest

Friday, July 24, 2015

When more than 2,500 gaming industry professionals from around the world converge on the Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens, next week, they'll be taking part the largest regional American Indian trade show in the country. Featured this week at the 21st annual Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association conference on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 28 and 29,will

Home Energy Aid Pancake Breakfast

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Salvation Army Oklahoma County Utility Assistance Programs to Benefit from Pancake Breakfast.

Update on MAPS 3 projects

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

By Cathy O'Connor The Journal Record MAPS 3 is already helping Oklahoma City with attracting conferences, promoting public transit and assisting with the well-being of its citizens. While excitement grows for each new project, it is important to stop, take stock of our progress and provide an update on the continuing projects. Through MAPS 3, the city has

Sundance Airport to Mark Renovations and New Construction

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Sundance Airport will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, July 31 at 4 p.m. celebrating the recent opening of Sundance Aircraft Maintenance and Sundance Flight Academy as well as the renovations to its fixed based operations building and two main hangars. This ceremony also celebrates the completion of 40 new T-hangars on the north side of the property.

Ranch Hand Welcomes Mike Kane as new VP of Manufacturing & Engineering

Monday, July 20, 2015

Ranch Hand is adding some manufacturing muscle to its team of experts in the SUV and truck accessory industry. His name is Mike Kane, and he is the new Vice President of Manufacturing and Engineering for Ranch Hand. Mike is making strides to improve the manufacturing and engineering processes.

Recent economic data shows a strong OKC

Friday, July 17, 2015

Recently, Glassdoor named Oklahoma City as one of the cities in the U.S. that have recovered most from the recession -- ranking it 10th, to be exact. To determine the rankings, Glassdoor looked at how much the local unemployment rate has fallen (down 2.4 percent) since the end of the recession in 2009, as well as how much employment has grown (up 19