Chamber News

Leadership notes: Opportunity to finally fix the jail is here

Monday, April 18, 2022

Over the past few years, we’ve had the privilege and great responsibility to lead our community’s response to the major challenges of our criminal justice system here in Oklahoma County. When we began, long-term overcrowding and poor living conditions at the jail had drawn the attention of the US Department of Justice for civil rights

Visit OKC and Homeland launch Volume 3 of 'The Modern Frontier Beer'

Monday, April 18, 2022

The Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau (Visit OKC) and Chamber member Homeland are excited to unveil Volume 3 of The Modern Frontier Beer. The latest craft beverage of the limited-edition, rotating Modern Frontier beer program is a Tropical Pale Ale brewed by Stonecloud Brewing Company. “This partnership gives us a special opportunity

OKC Film Incentive Program looks to boost film industry, other investments

Thursday, March 31, 2022

More large-budget film and TV productions may be coming to Oklahoma City, thanks to a new film incentive program that the Oklahoma City Council approved March 15. Crafted by a partnership between the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, the City of Oklahoma City and the Alliance for Economic Development of Oklahoma City, a new incentive has been launched to

Legislative update: Chamber works to protect econ dev't as session passes 1st deadline

Friday, March 18, 2022

The 2022 Legislative Session began on Feb. 7 when Gov. Kevin Stitt delivered his fourth State of the State address. In his remarks, Gov. Stitt announced his plan to make Oklahoma the most pro-business state in the country. The plan includes meeting workforce needs by ensuring our students are college or career ready, making $13 billion in major

Overcoming a talent shortage not a one-size fits all approach

Thursday, March 17, 2022

Editor's note: This piece was originally written for the IEDC Economic Development Journal. We thought readers might be interested in learning a bit about the Chamber's response to workforce / talent development challenges. An edited version of the original is below. -- For the past decade, concerns surrounding talent have been at the forefront of economic

'AudaCity' podcast ep. 25: Paseo history, Paseo Arts Festival, RIVERSPORT, chocolate, more

Monday, March 14, 2022

Want more video? Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeXBg5_c4VxGGR_kxMHb2wg We’re at the Paseo Arts and Creativity Center speaking with Executive Director Amanda Bleakley and Paseo Pottery’s Collin Rosebrook about the Paseo District, the Paseo Arts Festival coming up Memorial Day weekend, RIVERSPORT’s

Elevate your workforce with the Chamber's professional development conference

Monday, March 14, 2022

Invest in the future of your company by sending your company’s employees to Elevate, a professional development conference and networking event that’s all about strengthening Oklahoma City’s workforce. Designed to help your company provide professional development options to its employees—without having to send people out of the

Cooler temps, hot Chamber events coming in the fall

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber is gearing up for a slew of signature events during the fall, all designed to highlight key areas of importance to Oklahoma City, the surrounding region, Chamber membership and the Chamber itself. And it’s not too early to reserve your spot! Three of the largest Chamber events held annually, and which are returning