Monday, August 24, 2020
MASK UP OKC CAMPAIGN URGES COMMUNITY TO FOLLOW PUBLIC HEALTH GUIDELINES TO KEEP CITY OPEN
MASK UP OKC - it’s for you, it’s for me, it’s for OKC
The City of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma City-County Health Department (OCCHD), and the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber launched a campaign today urging the community to follow public health guidelines
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Whether you’ve been craving queso from Barrio’s or oysters from Pearl’s, many Chamber member restaurants have their dining rooms open. Of course, you are required to wear a mask when you go into the restaurant, though you can remove it once you’re seated. If being in public still makes you uncomfortable, several restaurants are
Friday, August 7, 2020
We’re back in person (albeit outside and safely distanced from one another)! We talk being back in the office, how much is too much when it comes to mask coordination, our Mask Up OKC campaign, supporting local businesses and some good experiences we’ve had at local shops lately, our educational environment and what districts are doing (and how
Monday, June 1, 2020
Original story: VeloCityOKC.com
The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber is encouraging residents to take pride in their community and rally together to save small businesses.
As June begins, the Chamber is kicking off its Stand Tall and Shop Small for OKC campaign. With the help of the OKC’s district leaders, the Chamber wants residents to give a
Monday, May 18, 2020
One of the truly ruinous aspects of this virus has been the response's effect on local retailers. These are people who have "followed the rules" of good independent retailers to create experiences you can't replicate or get online. That is why they have survived in a difficult retail environment to begin with. They have added to the dynamism of what
Thursday, April 30, 2020
As the shelter-in-place order is lifted and the City enters the first phase of re-entry 67% of business proprietors said employee fear is the biggest barrier they’ll have to overcome as they move back to normal operation. The second most-pressing concern is a lack of coronavirus testing and screening, followed by a lack of hand sanitizer and a concern for legal liability.
Monday, April 27, 2020
“Our (third) business surveys confirmed how creative and innovative our business owners are in this market,” said Roy Williams, CEO and president of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber. “In essence over two thirds of our companies have altered and adopted new ways to conduct their business and are still operating. This all shows the resilience and creativity of our business community.”
Friday, April 3, 2020
As of this survey, a higher percentage of businesses, nearly 62% or 213 of the respondents, are working remotely or with altered operations. The number of businesses operating with no changes in their operations dropped from 34% in the last survey to only 21% of businesses now. Less than 9%, or 30 of the businesses surveyed, had stopped all operations. Another 8% were limiting hours.