The opening of the new Oklahoma City Convention Center and the accompanying Omni Hotel is a landmark moment for our community, and one that would not have happened without the Chamberís efforts.
The convention centerís sleek and modern design features sweeping downtown views, and materials intended for energy efficiency and resiliency against the weather.
Craig comes to the position after more than 11 years with Omni Hotels & Resorts, where he most recently served as Area Director of Sales & Marketing based in Atlanta.
Read on for Burnsí thoughts on the current state of the hospitality industry and how we can expect it to rebound in the next few years.
We are immersed in the sounds of Omni Hotel construction as we visit Scissortail Park before heading across Robinson for an interview with Omni OKC GM Steve Keenan. We also talk shopping / eating locally for the holidays and some VeloCityOKC stories you should check out, like Christmas dinner options from Chamber members.
Restrictions on meetings and group events across the region left summer camps, sports leagues and other outdoor sports organizers scrambling for new venues in 2020, and Oklahoma City was able to attract nearly 15,000 room nights through this unexpected windfall of activity.
Oklahoma is no stranger to weather phenomena and interesting cloud patterns. and the creativity of an internationally recognized sculptor has brought a unique piece of weather-related artwork to life at the State Fairgrounds.
RIVERSPORT OKC recently announced that they are bringing alpine skiing and snowboarding to Oklahoma City with a new indoor slope, Ski OKC.