Providing access to capital for underserved small businesses is the goal of a new program being created in a partnership between the City of Oklahoma City, Progress OKC and the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber.
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.
Site Selection Group recently ranked the State of Oklahoma as the 10th best state for manufacturing investment in 2020.
The January 20 event will feature discussions on how 2020 changed OKC and industry leaders' expectations for 2021.
Building a COVID-safe community is the goal of the START Coalition, an Oklahoma City-based collaboration of science, commerce and public health.
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.
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.
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.