News & Updates

Interview with Ward 5's David Greenwell: 'We can accomplish so much more when we work together'

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Ward 5’s David Greenwell was first elected to the City Council in 2011, twice winning reelection. He is a certified public accountant with more than 40 years of experience and a partner with RSM US, LLP. He recently took the time to sit down with VeloCity staff to talk a bit about his background, his experience on the Council, commuting via bike and

Internet eXchange Oklahoma City (iX-OKC) Launches in RACK59 Data Center

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Internet eXchange Oklahoma City (iX-OKC) has created Oklahoma’s first IXP peering fabric in RACK59 Data Center’s carrier hotel. The launch of iX-OKC will allow ISPs and content providers in the region to keep local traffic local by reducing the need to exchange traffic in larger carrier exchange markets like Dallas or Kansas City. This new addition to OKC’s connectivity landscape is expected to result in reduced latency and faster connectivity for Oklahoma network providers and enterprise users.

American Airlines announces nonstop service from OKC to Miami

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

American Airlines will begin nonstop service from Oklahoma City to Miami International Airport (MIA) beginning December 18, 2019. Miami is an American Airlines gateway to the Caribbean and Latin America and will provide customers with convenient connections to dozens of warm-weather destinations. Miami International becomes the seventh American hub served

Criminal justice advisory council reports on reform progress

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

The Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Advisory Council (CJAC), an interlocal organization formed to provide oversight and accountability for the local justice system, released its third quarterly report of the fiscal year chronicling the progress being made on justice reform efforts. Since November 2017, the Oklahoma County CJAC has focused on implementing

High-profile college baseball and softball power OKC spring sports calendar

Thursday, May 9, 2019

As the 2019 Philips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship tournament hits the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark and the NCAA Women’s College World Series makes its return to USA Hall of Fame Stadium after it hosts the Big 12 Conference Softball Championship, Oklahoma City benefits not only from the availability of exciting, family-friendly, accessible

Chamber's D.C. visit results in valuable input and conversations

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

More than 60 members of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber traveled to Washington, D.C. on May 1st and 2nd to meet with members of Oklahoma’s Congressional delegation, leaders from the Pentagon, and the administration. Each member of Oklahoma’s delegation briefed the group on current issues on the hill. Topics ranged from the budget to defense

Chamber-led delegation sells OKC at retail trade show

Monday, May 6, 2019

Oklahoma City’s retail market continues to experience success, both in recruiting national retail chains to locate in Oklahoma City and in organically producing a distinctive local retail culture. With the goal to further that success—and boost the city’s retail sales tax collections—a delegation from the Chamber and the City of

Employers: Register your interns for InternOKC

Friday, May 3, 2019

Enroll your company's interns in the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber's InternOKC program and contribute to their professional development. This three-week program gives your intern(s) a chance to meet and network with other interns from companies around Oklahoma City. They will learn valuable tools to take with them as they transition from college student to