Chamber-led delegation sells OKC at retail trade show

Monday, May 6, 2019

by VeloCity

Oklahoma City’s retail market continues to experience success, both in recruiting national retail chains to locate in Oklahoma City and in organically producing a distinctive local retail culture. With the goal to further that success—and boost the city’s retail sales tax collections—a delegation from the Chamber and the City of Oklahoma City will attend the International Council of Shopping Centers’ RECon conference May 19-22 to connect with more than 36,000 retailers, business owners and developers in Las Vegas.

During the conference, representatives from Oklahoma City will meet prospective retailers and developers, providing exposure and “brand recognition.”

“Deals start there,” said Tammy Fate, Greater Oklahoma City Chamber manager of retail development and recruitment. “It’s an opportunity to showcase all of the development that’s happening in OKC.”

Oklahoma City’s sales tax collection is vitally important to the services that the City is able to provide and retail helps fund those.

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