Chamber News

Oklahoma City to Host National Convention of Chamber of Commerce Executives

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Oklahoma City will host more than 900 chamber of commerce executives and partners from around the world for the annual national convention of the American Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). The convention will take place July 23-26 at the Cox Convention Center and Arena.

Back to Business Initiative Connects Tornado-Damaged Companies to Resources

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

The Greater Oklahoma City Back to Business Initiative launched in in order to support the businesses in Moore and south Oklahoma City damaged by recent tornados on May 20. The initiative, which is a partnership between the City of Oklahoma City, the City of Moore, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, the South Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce and the Moore Chamber of Commerce, will allow physically-damaged businesses to report their needs following the storm and get connected with resources to help them return to business.

Oklahoma Senate Approves Significant Overhaul to Workers' Compensation

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The Oklahoma Senate passed SB 1062, landmark workers’ compensation reform legislation, by a vote of 35-12 today. The bill, which was approved by the House last week by a vote of 74-24, will change Oklahoma’s current adversarial system to an administrative system, a revision that is expected to produce approximately $250 million in annual savings for Oklahoma companies.

Nordstrom Rack coming to OKC

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Residents familiar with the brands offered at a Nordstrom store can soon find many of those products and more at Nordstrom Rack, opening in fall 2013.

New Oklahoma City Von Maur Store Announced on Heels of Retail Growth Trend

Monday, March 4, 2013

On Wednesday, Feb. 27, Von Maur Department Store announced it signed a contract to open its first Oklahoma City location in a 150,000-square-foot store at Quail Springs Mall in north Oklahoma City in Fall 2014. The announcement of this store, which will eventually employ 150 to 175 Oklahomans, supports the ongoing growth in the Memorial Corridor and Quail Springs Mall area.

Fallin voices support for reform of state's workers' comp system

Friday, February 22, 2013

Overhauling Oklahoma’s workers’ compensation court and replacing it with an administrative system has the support of the governor.

Gov. Fallin Calls for Workers’ Comp System Overhaul, Administrative System

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Governor Mary Fallin today called for complete overhaul of Oklahoma's workers compensation system and a move away from our adversarial system towards an administrative system. The comments came during the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Chairman’s Event at Oklahoma Christian University.

Amber Egnor Martin Wins "40 Under 40" Award in Economic Development

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Amber Egnor Martin, senior business development manager at the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, has been selected as a winner in the economic development profession’s “40 Under 40” awards, the first-ever awards program recognizing young talent in the economic development profession.