News & Updates

Five new attractions promise to deliver big thrills, great views

Thursday, March 24, 2016

The Chicago Tribune recently featured Oklahoma City’s RIVERSPORT Rapids in its Travel section as one of five new international attractions delivering “big thrills and great views."

 

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.

American Turkic Business Summit to be held in Oklahoma City

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

The American Turkic Business Summit will be held in Oklahoma City on March 8-9, 2016 to increase trade and investment levels between Turkic countries and Oklahoma. The summit will bring Turkish and local businessmen together for two days of education sessions, keynote presentations and networking opportunities.

O’Connor: Future innovation

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

One of the most interesting and exciting changes in Oklahoma City in recent years has been the emergence of unique districts throughout the city.

Allegiant adds Oklahoma City route

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Allegiant Air has announced nonstop service  from Oklahoma City to Destin/Fort Walton Beach, Fla. 

An emerging tech center

Monday, March 7, 2016

Two decades after Oklahoma City embraced a groundbreaking initiative that remade the city through a series of pay-as-you-go projects, another initiative is emerging with implications for economic development. In October, the Brookings Institution announced that Oklahoma City is one of two pilot cities included in a study about developing an innovation district in an area of the city heavily focused on biotechnology research.