News & Updates

Lopez-Dorada Foods Signs Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 25 Percent

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Lopez-Dorada Foods has entered into a long-term virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for solar power to offset its greenhouse gas emissions. This agreement aligns with longtime Lopez-Dorada Foods supply partner McDonald’s Corporation’s emissions reduction goal. As a leading supplier of protein products to McDonald’s, Lopez-Dorada’s affiliate, Dorada Foods, plans to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 25 percent by 2030, the equivalent of eliminating emissions from 2,400 vehicles annually.

Nominee Design announces service expansion, a new Chief Strategy Officer and new Creative Director

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Nominee Design, a strategic branding firm headquartered in Oklahoma City, announced today two new partners. Bryan Clifton and Scott Hill bring decades of local and national experience to the firm including TEDx, NBA, MTV and more. Clifton will serve as the new Chief Strategy Officer, and Hill as the new Creative Director. These two new additions expand Nominee’s ability to help organizations solve complex brand problems at both the local and national level.

Stand Tall, Shop Small for OKC: A Day in the Western Avenue District

Friday, July 23, 2021

When you hear the word “Western,” the image that comes to mind may include an old, black-and-white, gun-toting, horseback-riding cowboy film, but the Western Avenue District in Oklahoma City is here to change that perception. “New businesses are opening every day on Western Avenue,” said District Manager Kendall Bleakley. “We

Q&A with the Chamber's Jeff Seymour and Evan Fay on gBETA coming to OKC

Friday, July 23, 2021

Nationally ranked startup accelerator gener8tor along with the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber and several Oklahoma City-area partners, including American Fidelity Assurance Company, Inasmuch Foundation, Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, Oklahoma State University Foundation, Square Deal Capital and the University of Oklahoma, recently announced

Tinker expansion plan to enhance safety, create opportunities for future mission growth

Thursday, July 22, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 22, 2021 – Officials of the Oklahoma Industries Authority and Greater Oklahoma City Chamber announced a plan today to facilitate Tinker’s ability to enhance security and safety, while also creating an opportunity for future mission growth. “Since 1941, Tinker has been a cornerstone of our city’s economic

Weekend of Local Campaign Calls on Oklahomans to Support Small Businesses

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

The Independent Shopkeepers Association (ISA) and partners across the state of Oklahoma are asking Oklahomans to go out and support local businesses in their communities through a new campaign, the Weekend of Local. The Weekend of Local, set for July 23-25, is calling on customers to shop and eat local all weekend long as a way to celebrate small businesses

New 'AudaCity' podcast: #ShopSmallForOKC, Heartland Flyer, River Cruises, hard seltzer mania, more

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Want more video? Subscribe to our YouTube channel: We encourage everyone to Stand Tall, Shop Small for OKC and talk about the Chamber’s summer “support local” campaign. We also talk more local hard seltzer, new Oklahoma River Cruise landings at the Stockyards and the First Americans

Paycom Employees Give $20,000 to OKC YMCA

Monday, July 19, 2021

Paycom Software, Inc., (NYSE:PAYC), a leading provider of comprehensive, cloud-based human capital management software, presented a $20,000 check to YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City to help serve families who reside in local housing for underprivileged or underserved populations.