Chamber News

Chamber joins coalition to oppose HJR 1009 and HB 3098

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber is part of a broad coalition united against two bills that would have disastrous effects on income-producing events and entities in Oklahoma.

Google X, Louisville mayor, and local projects featured at Mayor’s Development Roundtable

Monday, May 2, 2016

Join Mayor Mick Cornett at the 15th annual Mayor’s Development Roundtable from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, May 13 at the Cox Convention Center.  Registration is $95 per person. Those interested can register online at

Oklahoma City Schools Compact issues statement on superintendent

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education, district leadership, educators and community worked together for many months developing the vision laid out in The Great Commitment. The Oklahoma City Schools Compact and its members stand ready to help continue the positive momentum and direction resulting from this planning process. Acting Superintendent Aurora Lora will continue the positive momentum that exists in the district and allow for engaged work on challenges and emerging opportunities.

April Sunset Reception rescheduled due to forecast

Monday, April 25, 2016

Due to the weather forecast, the Greater Oklahoma Chamber Sunset Reception at Sundance Airport has been rescheduled to Wednesday, April 27.

Invite friends and co-workers to Sunset Reception on Wednesday, April 27 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Sundance Airport, 13000 N. Sara Road.

Enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and drinks. Admission is free and there is no need to RSVP.

Deficient, congested roads cost OKC drivers $2,242 annually, report finds

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Roads and bridges that are deficient, congested or lack desirable safety features cost Oklahoma City motorists an additional $2,242 per driver annually due to higher vehicle operating costs, traffic crashes and congestion-related delays, according to a report released by TRIP, a national transportation research organization.

Oklahoma Legislature's push to end tax credits threatens various historical restoration efforts

Sunday, March 13, 2016

The sale of First National Center, the most anticipated redevelopment project in Oklahoma City since the reopening of the Skirvin Hotel, is being delayed until June as the buyers await the outcome of an effort to halt historic tax credits.

Oklahoma City CVB Achieves Destination Marketing Accreditation

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

The Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) announced it has been awarded an internationally-recognized accreditation from the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program.

Biotech event on clinical trials coming to Oklahoma City

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Here's something that I'd wager that most Oklahomans don't know.

Right now in Oklahoma, biopharmaceutical research companies are conducting more than 700 clinical trials of new medicines in collaboration with the state's clinical research centers and hospitals.

Of these trials, 487 target the nation's six most debilitating chronic diseases — Alzheimer's disease, cancer, diabetes, mental illness, autoimmune disorders and cardiovascular disease.