Oklahoma City

Community Partners to host “Meet Oklahoma” at SXSW

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 2, 2015) – The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, along with a group of community organizations, are combining efforts to give an estimated 65,000 South by Southwest attendees an opportunity to “Meet Oklahoma” at the conference trade show on March 15-18 in Austin, Texas. The Meet Oklahoma group will be at

Creativity World Forum Spotlight: The 404 LLC Co-Working Co-Op

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

By Brian Brus The Journal Record Editor’s note: Creative Oklahoma, a nonprofit group dedicated to supporting the state’s innovative economic strengths, will host this year’s Creativity World Forum on March 31 at the Oklahoma City Civic Center Music Hall. Registration information is available at www.stateofcreativity.com. The 404 LLC is

OKC convention center hotel draws interest from large firms

Friday, February 6, 2015

By Steve Lackmeyer The Oklahoman Some of the country’s biggest hotel operators are showing an interest in a request issued by Oklahoma City to develop a 500- to 800-room downtown convention hotel. The request-for-development proposals are due March 3, and among those inquiring about the project is Omni Hotels, which operates 60 properties in

Tinker to acquire land for KC-46A Pegasus maintenance

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

TINKER AFB, OKLA. - Tinker Air Force Base officials announced today the acquisition of 158 acres of land on the west side of the base to stand up a depot maintenance facility for the Air Force’s next-generation aerial refueling aircraft, the KC-46A Pegasus. The land purchase was made possible through a joint effort of the U.S. Air Force ($8 million),

2014 brought new jobs, new companies to OKC

Thursday, January 29, 2015

From the January issue of The Point! The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber pursued its goal of increasing the economic success of Oklahoma City by recruiting new companies and assisting with company expansions in 2014. During that time, the Chamber successfully worked on 215 economic development projects, resulting in more than 6,500 new jobs for the region.

Look back, look forward: Taking stock in Central Oklahoma

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

By Kristi Eaton Slice Magazine The Oklahoma City metro area is in the midst of a development boom. New, exciting projects are popping up all over and helping create a diverse, thriving metropolis. But keeping the state's legacy alive is also important, as evidenced by the many projects growing from efforts to revitalize the city's historical aspects. Here

Forbes ranks OKC Thunder fans No. 2 in NBA

Thursday, January 22, 2015

We in Oklahoma City already know we love our OKC Thunder team. But actual data has now verified that enthusiasm.

Periscope: Chamber breakfast starts year with a sizzle

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The Journal Record The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s annual legislative breakfast always feels like the first day of Capitol boot camp. There’s inauguration day, which is sort of like enlistment – lots of promises with little mention of ensuing pain – and there’s the Associated Press’ annual legislative forum in early