Chamber News

Construction on Convention Center, Omni Hotel and Scissortail Park is on schedule

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

With construction of three major projects underway, the downtown skyline is dotted with cranes, concrete piers, steel beams and new structures. Steel beams are going up for the new MAPS 3 convention center, work is on schedule, and the facility is expected to open in 2020. After months doing the underground work (building the pad, doing the plumbing and

OKCPS Superintendent talks Pathways to Greatness at Chamber Forum

Friday, February 22, 2019

With Oklahoma City Public Schools district facilities operating at 60 percent capacity and enrollment projected to decline over the next few years, it is clear that the status quo is not an acceptable way to approach the future of the district. Yesterday, OKCPS Superintendent Sean McDaniel shared his recommendation of a Final Path forward for OKCPS to

New event offers networking, resources for small businesses

Thursday, February 21, 2019

To help you strengthen your business, the Chamber is launching a new event on the first Friday of the month starting in March. Enlighten, a lunch-and-learn event that is part of the Business University suite of programming, will provide small business networking and education resources exclusively to Chamber member businesses. Event topics will offer easily

Meet 2019 Chamber Chair Percy Kirk

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Chamber Chair Percy Kirk, Cox Communications, recently sat down with members of the Chamber's communications team to discuss the challenges and opportunities he sees on the horizon and what he hopes to bring to his role. The POINT!: How many years have you been involved with the Chamber, and how has that time shaped how you view the region? Percy Kirk:

Chamber-assisted companies announced 7,378 jobs in 2018

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber saw a successful year in 2018 as it continued to pursue economic development opportunities for the region. In 2018, the Chamber worked on 122 successful economic development projects with 7,378 announced jobs and more than $495 million in capital investment in the Greater Oklahoma City region. “Oklahoma City is

Chamber launches association health plan

Monday, October 29, 2018

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber's association health plan will provide small businesses throughout Oklahoma greater choice in health care coverage.

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