Oklahoma City

Help make OKC even better

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

With over 620 square miles, you probably know that from a size perspective Oklahoma City is one of the largest cities in the U.S. While the City of Oklahoma City does an amazing job of filling potholes, cleaning graffiti and fixing other code violations, there is a lot of ground to cover in Oklahoma City so they can’t catch everything. The good news

Oklahoma City makes sizable gains in 2020 Census, will benefit from growth

Thursday, October 7, 2021

The United States Census Bureau in August released data from the 2020 U.S. Census revealing that the city of Oklahoma City was one of just 14 cities nationwide to add more than 100,000 people from 2010 to 2020. Oklahoma City saw a 17.4% increase in its population from 579,999 residents to 681,054 residents over that time period, placing it as the 22nd

Connect and collaborate in Oklahoma City’s Innovation District

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Oklahoma City’s Innovation District is an epicenter for collaboration, innovation, opportunity, and economic growth. Claiming 1.3 square miles of the downtown area, the district is home to our city’s bioscience sector, along with many other businesses within the aerospace, technology, healthcare, manufacturing, and energy industries. RELATED:

Should your business consider fair chance employment?

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

The Chamber Forum in June provided concrete guidance for businesses interested in becoming fair chance employers. Panelists Michael Bowling, Jenna Morey, Joe Ely and Doug Shaffer shared their expertise in navigating the potential challenges a business may face during the hiring process. Each panelist explained the benefits of fair chance employment

The 21st annual Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon will be held this weekend

Monday, September 27, 2021

Photo Credit: OKC National Memorial and Museum Runners will take to the streets for the 21st Annual Memorial Marathon on October 2 and 3. It’s been more than two years since the event was held in-person and the first time the five races of the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon will be spread over two days to allow for social distancing and new COVID-19

Navy to honor its own during black-tie birthday event Oct. 22

Monday, September 27, 2021

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber will help the U.S. Navy celebrate its 246th birthday on Friday, Oct. 22, with the annual Navy Birthday Ball at the Omni Hotel Oklahoma City, 100 W Oklahoma City Blvd. Marked by special Navy traditions, including the annual cake-cutting ceremony, this black-tie event honors the men and women of the U.S. Navy. Festivities

Avoid the hassles of driving to ‘Big D’ for OU-Texas by riding the Heartland Flyer

Thursday, September 23, 2021

There is arguably no other single event that draws more people from Oklahoma to Texas than the OU-Texas football game. Typically played on the second Saturday in October during the Texas State Fair, the Red River Rivalry draws an estimated 50,000 or more Sooner fans to “Big D” for this annual clash. This year’s game is scheduled for 11

August Chamber Forum Recap: First Americans Museum Preview

Friday, September 17, 2021

James Pepper Henry was named the executive director of the First Americans Museum in 2017. As a member of the Kaw Nation with extensive museum expertise and historical knowledge, he’s a great fit to lead the museum into a successful future. “The job that I have now is a dream job. I’ve been in the museum field for 37 years and worked at