Chamber News

Success protecting business at the Legislature

Monday, June 1, 2015

Read about how business fared at the Legislature in this year’s 2015 legislative report wrap-up. The Chamber succeeded in achieving its legislative priorities during a tough budget year in which the state faced an unexpected $611 million shortfall. These accomplishments included protecting key economic development incentive programs from elimination;

The Better Life blog brings the best of OKC to you

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The Better Life blog brings the best of OKC to you

The POINT: News about OKC's tourism industry, retail and more

Monday, May 18, 2015

If you want to learn about all kinds of happenings in Oklahoma City and at the Chamber don't miss this month's issue of the Chamber newsletter The POINT! In it, you'll find: Oklahoma City's tourism and convention industries are major drivers for the area's economy: They support $35,000 in the Oklahoma City metro area, with $969 million in payroll. The May

Chamber applauds Gov. Mary Fallin's veto of SB 41

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

NEWS RELEASE OKLAHOMA CITY (May 11, 2015) – The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber applauds Gov. Mary Fallin’s wisdom and foresight in vetoing Senate Bill 41, which would have had devastating effects on the ability to recruit major events to Oklahoma. A last-minute amendment to Oklahoma’s concealed carry statute would have placed state law in

Greater Oklahoma City Chamber launches 22nd Total Resource Development campaign

Friday, May 8, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (May 8, 2015) – The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber launched its 2015 Total Resource Development Campaign (TRDC) Thursday with a fundraising goal of $3 million to support the growth of the Chamber’s work in Oklahoma City. John Higginbotham, Bank of Oklahoma, and Michael Laird, Crow & Dunlevy, will serve as co-chairs of the

Chamber annual campaign set to launch

Monday, April 27, 2015

The Total Resource Development Campaign (TRDC), the Chamber’s annual membership engagement effort, will officially launch in May, but beginning this month, TRDC volunteers are available to help Chamber members identify ways to get more involved in the work of the Chamber by supporting its events, publications and programs. John Higginbotham, Bank of

Join Us for Small-Business Day at the Capitol on April 29

Monday, April 13, 2015

Join Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb on Wednesday, April 29, as he brings together business and legislative leaders and state officials to celebrate the state's small businesses and their contributions to Oklahoma. The free event will provide attendees with high-level networking and the opportunity to hear from state leaders directly as they discuss important issues

Learn about OKC's redevelopment districts at Chamber Forum

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Come to lunch on Wednesday, March 25, and hear about the redevelopment of Oklahoma City's commercial districts. Success stories in commercial districts like Paseo, Midtown, Plaza District, Film Row are inspiring the next wave of redevelopment in the Interstate 240 corridor, Windsor and Uptown 23rd. The Chamber Forum will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the