Chamber News

Agreements signed to move AICCM forward

Thursday, February 15, 2018

The City of Oklahoma City, the State of Oklahoma and a subsidiary of the Chickasaw Nation have closed on land agreements enabling the completion and operation of the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum (AICCM). Construction will restart this summer and will take about two years to complete. Exhibits and other interior finishes will take another year

First streetcar arrives in downtown Oklahoma City

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY - The first of seven streetcars just arrived on Tuesday morning in Oklahoma City. The shades of pink across the streetcar symbolize the red bud tree and is a sweet way to greet residents the day before Valentine's Day. The MAPS 3 streetcar made the long journey from Pennsylvania with people capturing its travels along the way. "Kind of a

Green side of Oklahoma City revival catches notice

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Another anniversary hits this December when a quarter century will have passed since Oklahoma City decisively changed its course with the passage of the original Metropolitan Area Projects. But even before that vote, residents and civic leaders were showing an interest in changing the image of what had long been seen as a dry, boring cow town. read the

Innovation is creating a more diverse Oklahoma economy

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

In writing this series of columns, it has been enjoyable and informative to consider current innovation in Oklahoma in the context of innovation and inventors from our history. I like history as a teacher, and from readers' comments, so do you. We're making innovation history today in Oklahoma. In a hundred years when future generations look back, they

ReadOKC having impact on students

Sunday, January 28, 2018

ReadOKC is an initiative to promote the love of reading for the students of OKCPS and in our community and is the first initiative to come out of the OKCPS Compact. The OKCPS Compact is made up of leadership from Oklahoma City Public Schools, Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, United Way of Central Oklahoma, the City of Oklahoma City and The Foundation for

ATC Privatization: Congress risks national security and U.S. aviation

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Our ATC is the envy of the free world — the safest and most capable such organization on the globe.

Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Board endorses Step Up Oklahoma Plan

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The Chamber’s board of directors voted today to endorse a proposed plan to stabilize state revenue, reform government to increase efficiency, and raise teacher pay by $5,000 a year. The plan was developed by Step Up Oklahoma, a nonpartisan group of business, civic and community leaders.

Greater Oklahoma City Chamber sets 2018 legislative agenda

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The Chamber’s board of directors recently adopted a legislative agenda for 2018 that will help local and state businesses thrive while sending a clear signal to companies considering relocation or expansion in the area that Oklahoma City is a great place to work, live, learn and play.