Near-term plans and programming look to continue the positive momentum built by area stakeholders as MAPS 4 projects begin to take shape over the longer term.
Oklahoma City offered the best balance for all 5 categories.
The full 2020 Economic Forecast is on OKCChamber.com/forecast
The OKC CVB launched an all-new branding campaign to evolve the current perception of Oklahoma City. The Modern Frontier is a citywide campaign that meshes Oklahoma Cityís rich history and innovative future.
"As talent recruitment becomes more of a driver of business success, we know people from other markets may not be aware of what itís truly like to live in OKC and all the potential benefits it brings to a prospective employee, not to mention their family."
An operational change is on the horizon for the Cox Convention Center, as ASM Global will take over operations April 1. ASM already operates the Chesapeake Energy Arena and will manage the new MAPS 3 Convention Center.
According to the latest numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, unemployment dropped to 2.8% in the Oklahoma City MSA in December.
The International Canoe Federation recently announced the third annual canoe sprint Super Cup will be held in Oklahoma City, and will see Olympic and world champions racing under lights for the first time.