News & Updates
Friday, November 20, 2015
By Sarah Terry-Cobo The Journal Record
OKLAHOMA CITY – Low commodity prices have been a drag on Oklahoma’s economy, and the effect will likely get worse in the short term, according to three local economists. Yet Oklahoma City’s geography will aid growth in the medium term, said University of Central Oklahoma Business College Dean Mickey
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) kicked off its 50th anniversary celebration last month as it moved into its new international headquarters in Oklahoma City. The association soon will host its 50th running of the NRHA futurity from Nov. 26 to Dec. 5.
Read the November issue of The POINT! to read more about the new headquarters at the State
Monday, November 16, 2015
Oklahoma became the nation's 46th state 108 years ago today, on Nov. 16, 1907, but the capital didn't move to Oklahoma City (from the Territorial Capital of Guthrie) until voters decided to make it so three years later. The now-126-year-old Greater OKC Chamber led the campaign to move it in 1910 because the metro area by then was thriving. Vying for the
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Join criminal justice experts and community leaders from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2, to discuss many of the broader issues facing the Oklahoma County jail, criminal justice systems and the area’s prison population.
A panel of experts will discuss these issues and many of the tactics that our community can use to address the jail
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Bring employees and clients to this event celebrating Oklahoma City and the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015.
This luncheon will inform and motivate local leaders from all types of business and organizations about our great city as we look forward to 2016. Program begins promptly at 11:15 a.m at the Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
In America's heartland, the race is on to show that not all cutting-edge products have to come from Silicon Valley.
BY ANNA HENSEL Editorial assistant, Inc. Magazine Twitter: @ahhensel
For U.S. cities looking to become the next big tech hub, it's not enough to just recruit eager entrepreneurs. Cities also have to attract the employees (coders, designers,
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
On November 5, 2015, NOAH’s Event Venue hosted the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s MEGALunch. Over 50 business and nonprofit representatives gathered for face-to-face marketing. Randi White represented the SJC Marketing team.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Read the latest issue of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber's monthly newsletter The POINT! to find out what's going on with development in Oklahoma City, Chamber members and events and more.
If you are a Chamber member, you've probably heard a lot of recent discussion about our new partnership with the Brookings Institution and the Project for Public