News & Updates

Metro 50 winners, OKC schools' career academies focus of October POINT!

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Get connected to the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber and the community in this month's issue of the Chamber's newsletter, The POINT! In it you can read: About many of the upcoming Chamber events, including the State of the Aerospace Defense Industry, a Business Intelligence Seminar that will showcase the Chamber's research resources, the State of the

Brookings announces new initiative for innovation and placemaking; OKC one of first projects

Friday, October 9, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 8, 2015—Brookings Institution President Strobe Talbott today announced the establishment of the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Initiative on Innovation and Placemaking, a collaboration between the Brookings Institution and Project for Public Spaces. The initiative is made possible through a gift from Brookings trustee Robert M. Bass

Myriad Botanical Gardens wins Open Space Award from Urban Land Institute

Thursday, October 8, 2015

PARKS IN OKLAHOMA CITY AND FOSHAN, CHINA SELECTED AS WINNERS OF THE 2015 URBAN LAND INSTITUTE URBAN OPEN SPACE AWARD Two urban parks — one in Oklahoma City, the other in Foshan, China — have been selected as winners of this year’s Urban Land Institute (ULI) Urban Open Space Award. Myriad Botanical Gardens in Oklahoma City and Thousand

Devon Energy Center wins global award from Urban Land Institute

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

A corporate project that greatly enhanced downtown Oklahoma City with a six-story central atrium, a 50-foot tower, civic spaces, parks, plazas, and more has won a global award as an outstanding development project from the international Urban Land Institute (ULI). Devon Energy Center is one of 10 winners of ULI's Global Awards of Excellence, picked from 22

Wilspec Technologies kicks off season of giving campaign

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Wilspec Technologies, Inc. kicked off their second annual Season of Giving campaign on Oct. 7. Each month for the next six months, Wilspec’s Season of Giving will involve interactions such as employee and family events as well as unique volunteering opportunities. This year employees will experience activities such as: holiday festivities, random

Community banker William H. Croak elected to the 2016 ICBA Federal Delegate Board

Monday, October 5, 2015

The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) announced that local community banker, William H. “Bill” Croak, President and CEO of FNB Community Bank in Midwest City, Oklahoma was elected to the ICBA Federal Delegate Board. ICBA is the nation’s voice for community banks.

Fastest-growing companies celebrated at Metro 50

Thursday, October 1, 2015

On Sept. 29, 2015, the Metro 50 committee honored 50 of the fastest-growing, privately-owned companies in the region at the 20th annual Metro 50 Awards. Earning the title of Oklahoma City’s fastest-growing company was CNI Advantage LLC., with Candor and PowerHouse Resources International Inc. rounding out the second- and third-fastest growing

U.S. Navy's presence in landlocked Oklahoma City worth celebrating

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber will help the U.S. Navy celebrate its 240th birthday on Saturday, Oct. 3, with the annual Navy Birthday Ball at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63. The ball is sponsored by the Chamber, the Navy's Strategic Communications Wing One at Tinker AFB and the Oklahoma City Navy League. Many people may