This spring the Oklahoma Business Roundtable has been actively supporting economic development education and marketing activities – working with the Governor, Lt.Governor, Commerce Department, and many community partners. These efforts focus on business retention and expansion – and encouraging investment and jobs in our state. Major activities include: Paris Air Show - supporting Oklahoma aerospace companies; aerospace maintenance repair/overhaul (MRO Trade Show); in wind energy (AWEA); forunmanned aerial vehicles (AUVSI); in biotechnology (Global BIO Show); and Dallas and Atlanta site consultant briefings.
The Roundtable is also helping with several entrepreneurial initiatives including the statewide Governor’s Cup collegiate business plan and FirstRobotics competitions, the Oklahoma Venture Forum, the Aerospace Career program, STEM awareness, SXSW, and i2E’s Tulsa Fellows program supporting advanced-technology startups. The Roundtable also supports the Oklahoma Educated Workforce business initiative which is focused the development of education policies that will better address the needs of tomorrow’s workforce.
The Roundtable will meet June 9th at 4:30 p.m. at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa. Governor Fallin will join us for the meeting, reception and dinner. Please RSVP.