Oklahoma City

Downtown in December events plentiful during the holidays

Monday, December 6, 2021

Local retailers are once again “popping up” in Midtown near downtown Oklahoma City as part of Holiday Popup Shops from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays through Dec. 19. The Independent Shopkeepers Association puts on the annual Holiday Pop-Up Shops event to promote shopping local and encouraging

Stand Tall, Shop Small for OKC this holiday season

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

As the shopping season kicks off this weekend with Small Business Saturday, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber is encouraging shoppers to support local retail this holiday season. STAND TALL, SHOP SMALL FOR OKC FEATURES Automobile Alley spotlight Asian District serving up more than just pho Bricktown spotlight OKC Outlets announces new national tenant

Outlook for holiday shopping season looks positive, officials say

Thursday, November 18, 2021

If you haven’t already noticed, signs of the coming holidays are popping up throughout the metro. From the opening of North Pole City to holiday decorations already appearing in many retail outlets and shops, it truly is beginning to look a whole lot like Christmas. As of this writing, there are about 50 shopping days left until Christmas, and for

National meeting for economic developers in 2022 a huge win for OKC

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

The Oklahoma City Convention Center is quickly approaching its first birthday, and it has already landed a major economic development conference for 2022 that Chamber officials say could be a springboard to more large meetings at the state-of-the-art conference. The International Economic Development Council, considered as the premiere industry association

Marked progress being made to improve conditions at detention center, annual report shows

Monday, November 15, 2021

It is no secret that the Oklahoma County Detention Center, or Oklahoma County Jail, has had some challenges and obstacles to overcome in recent years that have garnered state and national attention, in particular issues related to overcrowding and living conditions for inmates. According to their fiscal year 2020-21 Annual Report, the Oklahoma County

Annual meeting time to reflect on the past, look forward to the future

Friday, November 12, 2021

The future of work is changing on an individual, organizational and societal level. At the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s Annual Meeting Dec. 3, attendees will hear from keynote speaker Gerarda Van Kirk, Accenture global future of work lead, as she unpacks how evolving human expectations and the acceleration of digital capabilities call for new

From Landmen to Lab Techs: how cross-training professionals builds companies

Monday, November 8, 2021

Oklahoma’s state motto is “Labor Omnia Vincit.” Labor conquers all things. Or in other words, innovation overcomes obstacles. Oklahoma is made up of millions of hardworking people. From blue color to white color workers, our state takes pride in our work, our legacy, and our innovative nature. And when times get hard, Oklahomans always

November Forum to focus on health of OKC retail ahead of holidays

Friday, November 5, 2021

Thanksgiving may be just a couple weeks away, but many local retailers are already getting into the Christmas spirit as they prepare for yet another holiday shopping season. Last fall, Oklahoma City businesses were still reeling from the pandemic, but many have since rebounded and are trying to limit any other ill-effects the lingering pandemic may throw