News & Updates

Will Rogers World Airport prepares to open expansion

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

As officials at Will Rogers World Airport work through an unprecedented decline in air travel at the same time they are implementing a significant terminal expansion, we reached out to Mark Kranenburg, OKC's Director of Airports, to get some insight on what is next for the region’s largest airport. Read the interview and get more details on

Aerospace industry producing $11.6 billion impact in OKC region

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

2021 off to a fast start with pair of job announcements

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

Freese and Nichols moves to larger OKC office for growing local presence

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Freese and Nichols, Inc., has moved its Oklahoma City office to strategically located CrossRock Place to accommodate our growing team dedicated to serving the city and communities across the state. The new address is: 3600 NW 138th Street, Suite 202 Oklahoma City, OK 73134 The office is easily accessible near the intersection of State Highway 74 and

OKC metro forecast for job growth in 2021

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.

SpringboardVR founders launch enterprise-focused company ArborXR following sale of VR arcade management platform to Vertigo Games

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Oklahoma-based tech founders announced today the launch of ArborXR, a new enterprise-focused company emerging from the sale of SpringboardVR, a leading provider of VR venue management software and the largest content marketplace for location-based entertainment (LBE), to Vertigo Games, the multi-platform VR publisher and developer best known for “Arizona Sunshine”.

OKC thanks our brave front-line COVID heroes

Thursday, January 28, 2021

via 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,, and especially RK One Productions,, for their help in this effort. Download social media images on the original VeloCityOKC story.

2020 announcements point to positive outlook for OKC

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