News & Updates
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Join the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, the region’s leading economic development organization, for the annual State of the Economy event as they examine the regional and national economies and discuss how they will impact area businesses.
On Thursday, Nov. 19, from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., attendees will hear from keynote speaker Vivek Wadhwa, fellow of
Friday, October 16, 2015
OKLAHOMA CITY (October 14, 2015) – The Brookings Institution and Project for Public Spaces have begun an 18-month study of Oklahoma City’s emerging innovation district, an area encompassing the Oklahoma Health Center and Automobile Alley. This work, which will focus on the district’s economic strengths’ and quality of place, is part
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Know anyone interested in running for public office? Encourage them to attend Practical Politics, a half day seminar dedicated to educating and inspiring those interested in public office.
Potential candidates will attend workshops about running effective campaigns, fundraising, being an effective servant and more. Current and former political leaders will
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
In the story this week on The Atlantic's website, "How One of America's Most Overweight Cities Lost a Million Pounds," writer Ian Birrell explored Oklahoma City and the initiative led by Mayor Mick Cornett to put the city's residents on a diet and then transform the city into a pedestrian- and bike-friendly place.
"The mayor of Oklahoma City declared
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Get connected to the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber and the community in this month's issue of the Chamber's newsletter, The POINT!
In it you can read:
About many of the upcoming Chamber events, including the State of the Aerospace Defense Industry, a Business Intelligence Seminar that will showcase the Chamber's research resources, the State of the
Friday, October 9, 2015
WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 8, 2015—Brookings Institution President Strobe Talbott today announced the establishment of the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Initiative on Innovation and Placemaking, a collaboration between the Brookings Institution and Project for Public Spaces. The initiative is made possible through a gift from Brookings trustee Robert M. Bass
Thursday, October 8, 2015
PARKS IN OKLAHOMA CITY AND FOSHAN, CHINA SELECTED AS WINNERS OF THE 2015 URBAN LAND INSTITUTE URBAN OPEN SPACE AWARD
Two urban parks — one in Oklahoma City, the other in Foshan, China — have been selected as winners of this year’s Urban Land Institute (ULI) Urban Open Space Award.
Myriad Botanical Gardens in Oklahoma City and Thousand
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
A corporate project that greatly enhanced downtown Oklahoma City with a six-story central atrium, a 50-foot tower, civic spaces, parks, plazas, and more has won a global award as an outstanding development project from the international Urban Land Institute (ULI).
Devon Energy Center is one of 10 winners of ULI's Global Awards of Excellence, picked from 22