News & Updates

Chamber returning to in-person events in August

Friday, June 11, 2021

As COVID-19 restrictions ease and life gradually returns to a pre-pandemic environment, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber will return to in-person events and meetings in August. “We know how important events are to our members,” said Chamber Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications Cynthia Reid. “The networking and engagement

Bioscience ‘rock stars’ moving to OKC indicates city’s rise in sector

Thursday, June 10, 2021

If you ask most people outside the state what industry sector comes to mind when the name Oklahoma is mentioned, they might say something like oil and gas because of its long and rich history in the Sooner State. Afterall, what other state capitol buildings have had oil derricks sprinkled on their grounds just right outside their doors? Other people might

EEI announces OG&E as an Emergency Response Award recipient for New Year’s Eve storm recovery

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) announced OG&E as a recipient of the association’s Emergency Response Award following power restoration from the 2020 New Year’s Eve snowstorm in Oklahoma City.

More than a paint store, HIS Paint making an impact on the OKC community

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Greater OKC Chamber member HIS Paint is a locally owned manufacturing company that produces paint for residential and architectural usage. They are also well known for their production of industrial coatings for everything from oil & gas to aerospace. The organization was started in April of 1972 by Oklahoma native Joe Cox. After overcoming a battle

Legislative update: Chamber priorities see success as legislative session concludes

Friday, May 28, 2021

The 2021 Legislative Session adjourned Sine Die on May 27. When the session began on Feb. 1, the state was facing grim uncertainty as the COVID-19 pandemic continued to threaten lives and the economy. As recently as December 2020, the projected state budget numbers were ominous. However, substantial monthly increases in economic activity combined with a

Paycom Employees Give $30,000 to Water4

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Paycom Software, Inc., (NYSE:PAYC), a leading provider of comprehensive, cloud-based human capital management software, presented a $30,000 check to Water4, an Oklahoma City-based international nonprofit dedicated to eradicating the world's water crisis through local, missional businesses. With this donation, Water4 will be able to provide sustainable water to more than 1,100 people and create over 500 jobs.

Apprenticeship programs an effective ‘old and new’ option

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Greater OKC Chamber member Dell Technologies in Oklahoma City focuses on bringing the best talent possible to provide technology support and solutions for clients around the globe. One source of that talent? The Dell Scholar Apprentice Program. If you haven’t thought of apprenticeships as a workforce development tool, you’re not alone. Although

Delta Dental of Oklahoma Names Chief Sales Officer

Monday, May 24, 2021

Delta Dental of Oklahoma, the state’s leading dental benefits provider, today announced Lan Miller has been named chief sales officer. Miller has served Delta Dental of Oklahoma for nearly 20 years and assumes the title of chief sales officer after serving as the vice president of sales for seven years.