News & Updates

Wine and beer: 792 changes? Not really, but a lot is different

Friday, September 28, 2018

There are a ton of changes big and small in with the new changing of the current liquor laws, and here is what you need to know both big and small.

Staying alive: Can an experimental OMRF drug stop Mike Schuster's brain cancer?

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Mike Schuster has the disease, glioblastoma, that killed Sen. John McCain. He has lived with the disease for three years, longer than most, and has recently decided to try an experimental drug developed right here in Oklahoma.

OKC is a big selling point for paddle sports show

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

OKC's Riversport Rapids surprised and impressed many at the second annual Outdoor Retail show

Tackling the region's talent needs

Monday, August 20, 2018

Each year, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s economic development team meets with hundreds of local companies.

Q&A with Tim Tardibono, Executive Director of the OK County CJAC

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Since 2015, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber has pushed for criminal justice reform in Oklahoma County and statewide. A key component of reform on a county level is the Oklahoma Criminal Justice Advisory Council (CJAC), an interlocal government council designed to institutionalize cooperation and planning for the criminal justice system in Oklahoma

OKC Streetcar system approaching launch

Monday, July 30, 2018

Recently, members of the Chamber’s OKC News Bureau got a chance to sit down with Michael Scroggins of EMBARK and Joel Garcia of Herzog Transit Services to hear about the streetcar system, how construction is progressing and where we’re headed as a future streetcar city--in addition to checking out a streetcar firsthand. Check out the article,

OKC adjusts judicial processes to cut incarceration

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The number of people put in jail in Oklahoma City for municipal charges has dropped more than 40 percent since 2015, Police Chief Bill Citty said.

And the number of days that detainees spent in jail declined even more, nearly 55 percent for the same period. The result is a significant economic savings to the city, Citty said.

“A lot of it’s just common sense policing and adjusting our judicial processes,” Citty said. “If you’re keeping people in jail, you’re not improving anything, especially if it’s because they can’t afford to pay and post bail.”

Chamber debuts ôVeloCity"

Monday, July 9, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (July 9, 2018) – The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber today launched a new online portal, VeloCity, designed to share the good news about what is going on in Oklahoma City, with features on local companies and those that lead them, economic news, business locations, events, ways to get connected to the community and more. Oklahoma