Oklahoma City

Chamber Forum recap: Fueling the film industry

Thursday, April 28, 2022

The Chamber forum in March focused on the fast-growing film industry in Oklahoma. Panelists Co-CEO of Prairie Surf Media, Rachel Cannon; EVB and Head of Finance at Prairie Surf Media, Tanya Ruby; and President of Region Track Inc. and economist, Mark Snead, PH.D. each added detail to the discussion. Cannon – a University of Oklahoma film graduate

Talk of the town: First National Center redefines OKC’s epicenter

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Following more than four years of work on one of the state’s largest restorations to date, the First National Center in downtown Oklahoma City has re-opened, bringing back a feeling of home for many downtown denizens. Originally built in 1931, the art-deco and neoclassical designed high-rise stands 32 stories tall on the corner of Park Avenue and

Builders + Backers makes impact in OKC with first cohort

Monday, April 25, 2022

Jenae Goodin is the mother of two daughters, and the youngest tends to be a bit of a momma’s girl. This was on Goodin’s mind as she was preparing to be in her friend’s wedding. She would be carrying around her youngest most of the day. Wouldn’t it be great, she pondered, if she could find something for her daughter to wear that

OKC named among top 25 'best cities for young professionals'

Friday, April 22, 2022

Policygenius recently analyzed 250 cities on a variety of factors, including economic health, income, number of "fun" businesses, population of 20-34s and more to determine the top cities for young professionals in 2022. OKC ranked in the top 10% of all cities examined. Read the rest of the story on VeloCityOKC.com.

OKC named host to up to seven events leading to Olympic Games in LA

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Oklahoma City’s RIVERSPORT Rapids whitewater center has been selected by the International Canoe Federation (ICF) as the site for as many as seven international race events leading up to the 2028 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. The series of events begins in August and joins the 2022 Pan American Canoe Slalom Championships slated for May and two other

Drinkware company Simple Modern expanding in OKC; measures success differently than most

Monday, April 11, 2022

What do you get when you cross a high-growth startup with a nonprofit mentality? The answer: Simple Modern. A local company that specializes in the design and manufacture of insulated stainless steel and plastic drinkware, Simple Modern produces water bottles and tumblers, which are reusable and sustainable, as well as various accessories, including

ICF Super Cup, World Cup move from Russia to OKC

Friday, March 18, 2022

When the International Canoe Federation asked if RIVERSPORT would be willing to host two international events that could no longer be held in Russia, the answer was a resounding yes. The ICF made it official when they announced that the 2022 Canoe Sprint Super Cup and the 2022 ICF Stand Up Paddling World Cup previously awarded to Moscow will be relocated to

Delta announces nonstop service from OKC to NYC's LaGuardia Airport

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Delta Airlines recently announced that it will begin nonstop service from Oklahoma City’s Will Rogers World Airport to New York City’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA) beginning June 6, 2022. The new LaGuardia service will operate once daily. “This is great news for Oklahoma City,” says Jeff Mulder, airports director. “New York