Oklahoma City

Last chance: Apply by Monday, June 1, for Metro 50 Awards

Friday, May 29, 2015

Make sure your company has the opportunity to be recognized as one of the top 50 fastest-growing companies in the metro area by applying for the Chamber's Metro 50 awards. Applications are due Monday, June 1. The Metro 50 Awards Banquet is one of Greater Oklahoma City's most prestigious events. The metropolitan area's fastest growing, privately-owned

OKC: Shortest commute in U.S., institute says

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) recently released a report which analyzed aspects of commuting in the 30 largest U.S. cities using data from the 2013 American Community Survey. Aspects studied included average worker age, gender, access to a personal vehicle, carpooling behavior, use of public transit, and length of

Explore OKC's startup scene in VeloCity

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Learn all about Oklahoma City’s entrepreneurial scene in the latest issue of the Chamber’s digital magazine, VeloCity. In the issue called “OKC: America’s Startup Engine,” you’ll learn about entrepreneurs influencing our area, in biotech and software technology. It’s packed full of videos, photos and what you need

OKC: One of best cities for jobs, according to Glassdoor

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

With its 16,759 job openings, Oklahoma City ranks third among 25 "Best Cities for Jobs," according to the online employment-seeking site Glassdoor. Glassdoor looked at the 50 most populated metros and ranked them using three criteria: how easy it is to get a job, how affordable it is to live here and how satisfied employees are. Rounding out the top five

OKC: Third best U.S. city to work for a small business

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

WalletHub has named Oklahoma City as the third best city in the country to work for a small business. The online website of financial resources and tools assessed small businesses' friendliness toward employees and job seekers within the 100 most populated U.S. metro areas. To rank the cities with the best small-business working environment, the website

Proposed bill would hurt events in Oklahoma, Chamber's Roy Williams says

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Oklahoma proposed bill would prevent businesses from banning guns at certain events By Rick Green The Oklahoman Businesses would lose the ability to ban guns at events held at parks, recreational areas and fairgrounds under a bill that has passed the Oklahoma Legislature and is pending before Gov. Mary Fallin. The measure would imperil national shows,

Travel and Leisure magazine ranks Oklahoma City fifth friendliest city in America.

Monday, May 4, 2015

Travel and Leisure magazine recently completed its America’s Favorite Cities survey where readers ranked locations including 38 metro areas for features such as culture, entertainment, shopping, food and drink, nightlife, quality of life, and the friendliness of the city’s residents. Oklahoma City was ranked the fifth friendliest city in

FFA career convention draws thousands to OKC

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The 2015 Oklahoma State FFA Convention and Career Show continues Wednesday at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City. It includes leadership and professional development workshops, a career show and awards and scholarship presentations. BY SILAS ALLEN The Oklahoman A few minutes after noon Tuesday, Jozlyn Kaizer and Austin Woods were playing with