Monday, April 12, 2021
This edition of the Greater OKC Chamber Business Advocate reviews legislative action on several Chamber priorities during March. These issues include: 1) working with Speaker Charles McCall (R-Atoka) on economic development disclosure legislation; 2) engaging with partners on gun legislation; 3) advancing Chamber-supported regional transportation
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
For several years, momentum around Oklahoma City’s entrepreneurship community has been growing. Every month it seems new resources become available, new initiatives are launched and local companies are being put on the national stage.
Recently, VeloCity sat down with Evan Fay, manager of innovation and entrepreneurship for the Greater Oklahoma City
Monday, March 8, 2021
A new report released by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber and RegionTrack shows that the impact of the region’s aerospace industry has grown significantly in the last five years, supporting the production of $11.6 billion in total output of goods and services in 2020.
The study estimated there are 291 public and private sector establishments directly
Friday, March 5, 2021
Early in 2021, a pair of companies announced major projects in Oklahoma City, pointing to a strong year for the local economy.
“Even though 2020 was rough for a lot of people, we are proud of how the community came together to provide resources to small businesses. We feel initiatives like the Small Business Continuity Program helped the local
Thursday, February 18, 2021
In 2021, the Oklahoma City metro should benefit from improved economic conditions as the nation gradually exits the pandemic economic reality and the bottom to the current energy cycle. Combined, these factors set the stage for a return to more traditional growth in 2022 as the Oklahoma City region builds upon pre-pandemic levels of economic activity.
Thursday, January 28, 2021
We asked, and you delivered. To all our brave front-line COVID heroes: THANK YOU! OKC appreciates you!
The Chamber thanks the OKC Ad Club, https://okcadclub.com/, and especially RK One Productions, http://www.rk1productions.com/, for their help in this effort.
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Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Despite the pandemic, OKC saw a number of job-related and company expansion announcements in 2020 that bode well for our economic future. All told, Chamber-assisted companies accounted for 49 new-to-market projects and existing company expansions for a total of 3,866 new jobs, more than $212 million in payroll, average wages of nearly $55k and more than
Thursday, January 14, 2021
The opening of the new Oklahoma City Convention Center and the accompanying Omni Hotel is a landmark moment for our community, and one that would not have happened without the Chamber’s efforts.
More than 15 years ago, this organization began the work to assess our community’s competitive position in the meetings industry and began laying out