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Economy / December 28, 2020

Generation USA workforce program considering OKC launch

Generation USA, an organization built to help close the skills gap present across the United States, is considering launching a program in Oklahoma City focused on information technology, customer service and back-office career training, hiring and long-term mentorship.

By Chamber Staff
Economy / December 16, 2020

OKC outdoor facilities attract sports leagues in 2020

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.

By Cynthia Reid
Economy / December 10, 2020

Small business relief available for Pottawatomie County businesses

Shawnee Forward Inc, in collaboration with Pottawatomie County, the City of Shawnee and the City of Tecumseh, have announced a Small Business Relief Fund grant program of $155,000 to help meet the urgent needs of small businesses in Pottawatomie county impacted the COVID-19 virus.

By Staff Reports
PRESENTED BY Enel Green Power / Member News / December 10, 2020

Northern Oklahoma College partners with Enel Green Power for new wind technician program and scholarship

Northern Oklahoma College is partnering with Enel Green Power, Oklahoma’s second-largest wind operator, to establish a new wind turbine technician program, helping to meet the workforce needs of a growing industry in the state. To support students in the program and honor the memory of a colleague, Enel has also established a scholarship to enable students to pursue a wind energy career.

By Staff Reports
VeloCity Q&A / June 19, 2019
Tommy Yi
President & Cofounder,
I thought there was a huge opportunity here, especially with MAPS 3 starting to take shape. I saw Oklahoma City as a sandbox of opportunity. That compelled me to really make a choice to stay here and build something like this.