Oklahoma City

OKC Convention Center's cleaning robots zap bacteria and viruses

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

"Clean and safe" was the theme at a recent event demonstrating how the pulsed xenon UV light deployed by the OKC Convention Center's new robots destroys pathogens, including those that cause COVID-19. Recognizing the importance of properly disinfected surfaces for conventiongoers and employees alike, the Oklahoma City Convention Center opted to purchase

Hear about the economic development strategies of tribal nations at the May Chamber Forum

Friday, April 30, 2021

Oklahoma is home to 39 federally recognized sovereign tribal nations, and they each play an important role in the growth and success of the state. At the May Chamber Forum, attendees will hear from tribal representatives about their tribal nations' economic development strategies and the impact they have on Oklahoma. Chamber Forum Wednesday, May 19 Small

Foundation for OKC Public Schools announces outstanding principals

Friday, April 30, 2021

The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools is excited to announce Shidler Elementary’s Armando Ayala and John Marshall Enterprise High School’s Jeanne Ambriz as the recipients of the Sam and Charolet Shirley Outstanding Principal Award for the 2020-2021 school year. The award winners both exemplify commitment and service to their schools

Aerospace industry in OKC has added more than 6,600 jobs since 2015

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The Oklahoma City region has seen incredible growth in its aerospace sector and maybe nothing highlights that more than its employment growth. According to a new report issued by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, employment in the sector has grown by 6,640 jobs, or 18%, since the last report in 2015. “Growing the aerospace industry has been one of

Local companies investing in OKC's future workforce

Friday, April 16, 2021

Students at a local high school are discovering their true potential and receiving valuable on-the-job experience thanks to more than 50 Oklahoma City-area companies. Located in northwest Oklahoma City, Chamber member Cristo Rey High School offers a unique blend of educational opportunities for students and families of limited economic means. Students

Oklahoma City ranks #3 lowest cost of doing business among large metros

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

The Moody’s North American Business Cost Review analyzed 53 Metro areas over 1,000,000 people and ranked various costs associated with doing business. Oklahoma City was ranked as 3rd overall for the lowest cost of doing business, as well as 1st for lowest energy costs. Ranking 3rd for lowest tax costs, Oklahoma City has a tax structure that is both

OKC makes recent '10 coolest cities with lowest cost of living' list

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Unsurprisingly, our city’s recognition continues to increase throughout the nation. With an 86.6 cost of living index combined with an array of attractions, culture, and entertainment, Oklahoma City made PureWow’s recent top ten list of “coolest cities with the lowest cost of living” in the nation. The article gives specific

Conventions rundown: What groups are coming to OKC soon?

Friday, March 26, 2021

As the world begins to emerge from the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic, OKC is well-positioned to host groups, and with the advent of the new OKC Convention Center, the opening of the Omni Hotel, the recent expansion of ASA Hall of Fame Stadium and other assets, business has begun to pick up. As we move from spring to early summer, OKC will host quarter