Chamber News

OKC chamber wins award

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber received awards for leadership and economic development efforts from the International Economic Development Council.

Will Rogers airport to build on state aerospace heritage

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Miles from Airport Road and the side of Will Rogers World Airport most travelers see, workers have begun laying pipe for a series of utility projects that will pave the way for future development on the airport’s east side.

Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Leadership, Staff Receive National Economic Development Awards

Thursday, October 4, 2012

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber was honored for leadership and economic development efforts by The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) during the IEDC Annual Conference, which took place Sept. 30 through Oct. 3 in Houston, Texas.

Carl Edwards named president

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Carl Edwards has been named president of the Oklahoma Business Roundtable.

OKC reports increase in sales tax collections

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Sales tax collections in Oklahoma City for September were 16.7 percent higher than the same period in 2011 and 14 percent above city projections.

Studying the cities

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Oklahoma Gazette The Oklahoma City Council on Sept. 18 heard presentations on what can be learned from reviewing the successes and mistakes of other cities. Roy Williams, president and CEO of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, spoke of insights gained from the Chamber’s visits since 2005 to five cities out of state: Charlotte, N.C.; Nashville,

OKC panel picks designer of new convention center

Thursday, September 27, 2012

The citizens committee tasked with guiding development of a new convention center is sticking with a site chosen south of the Myriad Gardens after hearing a proposal that the location be reconsidered. 

British manufacturer to mark OKC opening

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

The Oklahoman Oil-field equipment manufacturer Centek Inc. today will celebrate the opening of its Oklahoma City headquarters. The company manufactures centralizers, which keep a drilling bit in the center of the well bore during oil and natural gas drilling operations. The new Oklahoma City company — at SW 36 and MacArthur Boulevard — is a sister