News & Updates

OU Football - Chamber Member Appreciation Day

Monday, September 17, 2018

The University of Oklahoma would like to extend the opportunity for all Chamber members to be a part of Sooner Magic Homecoming weekend as the Sooners take on the Kansas State Wildcats on October 27th

All companies and members of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, as well as friends and family members can enjoy the game at a preferred rate of only $40 (a savings of 50%).

Staying alive: Can an experimental OMRF drug stop Mike Schuster's brain cancer?

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Mike Schuster has the disease, glioblastoma, that killed Sen. John McCain. He has lived with the disease for three years, longer than most, and has recently decided to try an experimental drug developed right here in Oklahoma.

OKC is a big selling point for paddle sports show

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

OKC's Riversport Rapids surprised and impressed many at the second annual Outdoor Retail show

Scaling Up Workshop- Coming to Oklahoma City

Monday, August 20, 2018

On November 8th, Gazelles’ Scaling Up Workshop is coming to Oklahoma City! This workshop was created specifically for CEO’s and leadership teams of mid-market companies* ($5M-$200M) and will be lead by top business coach, Rob Garibay. The Scaling Up Workshop will train executive leaders to accelerate their company's growth using a time-tested methodology, as outlined in Mastering the Rockefeller Habits and Scaling Up, two of Verne Harnish’s bestselling books.

Tackling the region's talent needs

Monday, August 20, 2018

Each year, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s economic development team meets with hundreds of local companies.

Q&A with Tim Tardibono, Executive Director of the OK County CJAC

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Since 2015, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber has pushed for criminal justice reform in Oklahoma County and statewide. A key component of reform on a county level is the Oklahoma Criminal Justice Advisory Council (CJAC), an interlocal government council designed to institutionalize cooperation and planning for the criminal justice system in Oklahoma

OKC Streetcar system approaching launch

Monday, July 30, 2018

Recently, members of the Chamber’s OKC News Bureau got a chance to sit down with Michael Scroggins of EMBARK and Joel Garcia of Herzog Transit Services to hear about the streetcar system, how construction is progressing and where we’re headed as a future streetcar city--in addition to checking out a streetcar firsthand. Check out the article,

OKC adjusts judicial processes to cut incarceration

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The number of people put in jail in Oklahoma City for municipal charges has dropped more than 40 percent since 2015, Police Chief Bill Citty said.

And the number of days that detainees spent in jail declined even more, nearly 55 percent for the same period. The result is a significant economic savings to the city, Citty said.

“A lot of it’s just common sense policing and adjusting our judicial processes,” Citty said. “If you’re keeping people in jail, you’re not improving anything, especially if it’s because they can’t afford to pay and post bail.”