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April Sunset Reception rescheduled due to forecast

Monday, April 25, 2016

Due to the weather forecast, the Greater Oklahoma Chamber Sunset Reception at Sundance Airport has been rescheduled to Wednesday, April 27.

Invite friends and co-workers to Sunset Reception on Wednesday, April 27 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Sundance Airport, 13000 N. Sara Road.

Enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and drinks. Admission is free and there is no need to RSVP.

Deficient, congested roads cost OKC drivers $2,242 annually, report finds

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Roads and bridges that are deficient, congested or lack desirable safety features cost Oklahoma City motorists an additional $2,242 per driver annually due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays, according to a report released by TRIP, a national transportation research organization.

Restoring power, providing jobs through DRTC

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Utility crews working to turn on electricity for thousands of Oklahomans are doing so through the hard work of people with disabilities at nonprofit Dale Rogers Training Center (DRTC).

Five new attractions promise to deliver big thrills, great views

Thursday, March 24, 2016

The Chicago Tribune recently featured Oklahoma City’s RIVERSPORT Rapids in its Travel section as one of five new international attractions delivering “big thrills and great views."

 

Oklahoma Legislature's push to end tax credits threatens various historical restoration efforts

Sunday, March 13, 2016

The sale of First National Center, the most anticipated redevelopment project in Oklahoma City since the reopening of the Skirvin Hotel, is being delayed until June as the buyers await the outcome of an effort to halt historic tax credits.

Oklahoma City CVB Achieves Destination Marketing Accreditation

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

The Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) announced it has been awarded an internationally-recognized accreditation from the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program.

Biotech event on clinical trials coming to Oklahoma City

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Here's something that I'd wager that most Oklahomans don't know.

Right now in Oklahoma, biopharmaceutical research companies are conducting more than 700 clinical trials of new medicines in collaboration with the state's clinical research centers and hospitals.

Of these trials, 487 target the nation's six most debilitating chronic diseases — Alzheimer's disease, cancer, diabetes, mental illness, autoimmune disorders and cardiovascular disease.

American Turkic Business Summit to be held in Oklahoma City

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

The American Turkic Business Summit will be held in Oklahoma City on March 8-9, 2016 to increase trade and investment levels between Turkic countries and Oklahoma. The summit will bring Turkish and local businessmen together for two days of education sessions, keynote presentations and networking opportunities.