News & Updates

New year is a time to seize momentum on diversifying Oklahoma's economy

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

By Scott Meacham For The Oklahoman It's that time of the year again — a time for facing forward while looking back at what has occurred over the past year. In the world of startups, there's no time to waste waiting for the last chorus of Auld Lang Syne, so at i2E we are briefly pausing to reflect on 2015's accomplishments as we are already preparing

Your primer on new Oklahoma River projects, including new whitewater facility

Monday, December 28, 2015

As the Oklahoma Boathouse District prepares for the opening of the RIVERSPORT Rapids Whitewater Rafting and Kayaking Center in 2016, there are plenty of other things to keep families of all ages entertained on the Oklahoma River and at Lake Overholser and Lake Hefner. Mike Knopp, executive director of the Oklahoma City Boathouse Foundation, recently

VeloCity takes a look at Farmers Market, OKC food scene and more with photos, videos

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

The last five years have seen a quantum leap in Oklahoma City's inventory of ambitious one-of-a-kind restaurants. With a keen instinct of what's needed next -- and where -- a handful of savvy chefs and entrepreneurs has broadened the city's culinary horizons. In the latest issue of VeloCity, our e-magazine, the Chamber takes a look at these restaurants,

Take a trip through OKC's Christmases past

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Downtown Oklahoma City during the holidays looks much different today than it did just 10 or 15 years ago. Today during the holidays, it is teeming with people who are taking part in all the Downtown in December events such as ice skating and winter tubing. Also, the decorations in Automobile Alley, Bricktown, the Myriad Botanical Gardens and the Devon

Servicing the workforce

Monday, December 21, 2015

Gifts aren't just limited to what you can put under a tree this holiday season. DRTC's Employment Services Program is helping provide the gift of employment, and with it, independence, to many people throughout Oklahoma this season.

Where to eat out on Christmas Day

Monday, December 21, 2015

If you need to make plans for eating out on Christmas Day, here is a list of Chamber member restaurants that will be open. Special hours are noted: Sonic 300 Johnny Bench Drive (405) 225-5000 Bricktown Brewery 1 N Oklahoma Ave. (405) 232-2739 Panera Bread Bakery-Café 3321

Hear Chamber's 2016 legislative priorities and about upcoming legislation at annual breakfast

Friday, December 18, 2015

Hear from Oklahoma House and Senate leaders about 2016 legislative issues. A panel of Republican and Democratic leadership will discuss issues that affect local businesses. This annual event offers the perfect opportunity for Chamber members to meet area legislators and have a voice on the issues impacting the business community. Panel speakers include

Time for holiday shopping in Oklahoma City

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber's Better Life Blog is here this week to help you with your holiday shopping and all things retail in the metro. On the website, which is geared towards those who have just moved here or who want to deep-dive into the area and explore, you can: Get the scoop on seasonal shopping (such as the Winter Shoppes at the Myriad