News & Updates
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
If you need to make plans for eating out on Thanksgiving Day, here is a list of Chamber member restaurants that will be open. Special hours are noted:
Sonic 300 Johnny Bench Drive (405) 225-5000 https://www.sonicdrivein.com/menu
Bellini's Ristorante 6305 Waterford Blvd., Suite 100 (405) 848-1065 http://www.bellinisokc.com/
Braum's 3000 NE 63rd St. (405)
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
We in Oklahoma City have a lot to celebrate this Thanksgiving, so as the Chamber wishes you well for the holidays, here’s a list of our own Top 10 OKC things we’re thankful for in 2015:
Entrepreneurs! Inc. Magazine referred to OKC as the “next cool startup scene,” and Entrepreneur Magazine called OKC a “startup haven” in
Friday, November 20, 2015
By Sarah Terry-Cobo The Journal Record
OKLAHOMA CITY – Low commodity prices have been a drag on Oklahoma’s economy, and the effect will likely get worse in the short term, according to three local economists. Yet Oklahoma City’s geography will aid growth in the medium term, said University of Central Oklahoma Business College Dean Mickey
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) kicked off its 50th anniversary celebration last month as it moved into its new international headquarters in Oklahoma City. The association soon will host its 50th running of the NRHA futurity from Nov. 26 to Dec. 5.
Read the November issue of The POINT! to read more about the new headquarters at the State
Monday, November 16, 2015
Oklahoma became the nation's 46th state 108 years ago today, on Nov. 16, 1907, but the capital didn't move to Oklahoma City (from the Territorial Capital of Guthrie) until voters decided to make it so three years later. The now-126-year-old Greater OKC Chamber led the campaign to move it in 1910 because the metro area by then was thriving. Vying for the
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Join criminal justice experts and community leaders from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2, to discuss many of the broader issues facing the Oklahoma County jail, criminal justice systems and the area’s prison population.
A panel of experts will discuss these issues and many of the tactics that our community can use to address the jail
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Bring employees and clients to this event celebrating Oklahoma City and the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015.
This luncheon will inform and motivate local leaders from all types of business and organizations about our great city as we look forward to 2016. Program begins promptly at 11:15 a.m at the Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
In America's heartland, the race is on to show that not all cutting-edge products have to come from Silicon Valley.
BY ANNA HENSEL Editorial assistant, Inc. Magazine Twitter: @ahhensel
For U.S. cities looking to become the next big tech hub, it's not enough to just recruit eager entrepreneurs. Cities also have to attract the employees (coders, designers,