Thursday, October 7, 2021
The United States Census Bureau in August released data from the 2020 U.S. Census revealing that the city of Oklahoma City was one of just 14 cities nationwide to add more than 100,000 people from 2010 to 2020.
Oklahoma City saw a 17.4% increase in its population from 579,999 residents to 681,054 residents over that time period, placing it as the 22nd
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Oklahoma City’s Innovation District is an epicenter for collaboration, innovation, opportunity, and economic growth. Claiming 1.3 square miles of the downtown area, the district is home to our city’s bioscience sector, along with many other businesses within the aerospace, technology, healthcare, manufacturing, and energy industries.
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
The Chamber Forum in June provided concrete guidance for businesses interested in becoming fair chance employers. Panelists Michael Bowling, Jenna Morey, Joe Ely and Doug Shaffer shared their expertise in navigating the potential challenges a business may face during the hiring process. Each panelist explained the benefits of fair chance employment
Monday, September 27, 2021
Photo Credit: OKC National Memorial and Museum
Runners will take to the streets for the 21st Annual Memorial Marathon on October 2 and 3. It’s been more than two years since the event was held in-person and the first time the five races of the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon will be spread over two days to allow for social distancing and new COVID-19
Monday, September 27, 2021
The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber will help the U.S. Navy celebrate its 246th birthday on Friday, Oct. 22, with the annual Navy Birthday Ball at the Omni Hotel Oklahoma City, 100 W Oklahoma City Blvd.
Marked by special Navy traditions, including the annual cake-cutting ceremony, this black-tie event honors the men and women of the U.S. Navy. Festivities
Thursday, September 23, 2021
There is arguably no other single event that draws more people from Oklahoma to Texas than the OU-Texas football game. Typically played on the second Saturday in October during the Texas State Fair, the Red River Rivalry draws an estimated 50,000 or more Sooner fans to “Big D” for this annual clash. This year’s game is scheduled for 11
Friday, September 17, 2021
James Pepper Henry was named the executive director of the First Americans Museum in 2017. As a member of the Kaw Nation with extensive museum expertise and historical knowledge, he’s a great fit to lead the museum into a successful future.
“The job that I have now is a dream job. I’ve been in the museum field for 37 years and worked at
Thursday, September 16, 2021
Carvana, the fastest-growing auto retailer in the U.S., announced plans to open an Inspection and Reconditioning Center (IRC) in Oklahoma City, helping the company address increased demand and bringing a projected 350+ new jobs to Oklahoma City. The 190,000-square-foot facility will also be part of the company’s nationwide logistics network. Today,