Chamber News

Meet 2019 Chamber Chair Percy Kirk

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Chamber Chair Percy Kirk, Cox Communications, recently sat down with members of the Chamber's communications team to discuss the challenges and opportunities he sees on the horizon and what he hopes to bring to his role. The POINT!: How many years have you been involved with the Chamber, and how has that time shaped how you view the region? Percy Kirk:

Chamber-assisted companies announced 7,378 jobs in 2018

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber saw a successful year in 2018 as it continued to pursue economic development opportunities for the region. In 2018, the Chamber worked on 122 successful economic development projects with 7,378 announced jobs and more than $495 million in capital investment in the Greater Oklahoma City region. “Oklahoma City is

Chamber launches association health plan

Monday, October 29, 2018

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber's association health plan will provide small businesses throughout Oklahoma greater choice in health care coverage.

Tackling the region's talent needs

Monday, August 20, 2018

Each year, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s economic development team meets with hundreds of local companies.

Q&A with Tim Tardibono, Executive Director of the OK County CJAC

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Since 2015, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber has pushed for criminal justice reform in Oklahoma County and statewide. A key component of reform on a county level is the Oklahoma Criminal Justice Advisory Council (CJAC), an interlocal government council designed to institutionalize cooperation and planning for the criminal justice system in Oklahoma

OKC Streetcar system approaching launch

Monday, July 30, 2018

Recently, members of the Chamber’s OKC News Bureau got a chance to sit down with Michael Scroggins of EMBARK and Joel Garcia of Herzog Transit Services to hear about the streetcar system, how construction is progressing and where we’re headed as a future streetcar city--in addition to checking out a streetcar firsthand. Check out the article,

Chamber debuts ôVeloCity"

Monday, July 9, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (July 9, 2018) – The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber today launched a new online portal, VeloCity, designed to share the good news about what is going on in Oklahoma City, with features on local companies and those that lead them, economic news, business locations, events, ways to get connected to the community and more. Oklahoma

Ruling makes it easier for states to collect online sales tax

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Municipal and state leaders have been voicing dreams of internet sales taxes for years, and the U.S. Supreme Court granted their wish on Thursday.