U.S. Rep. Fallin to speak at Congressional Forum
The Tulsa Metro Chamber’s next Congressional Forum presented by Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. and Williams & Williams Worldwide Real Estate Auction will feature U. S. Rep. Mary Fallin on Wed., July 28, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center, 6808 S. 107th E. Ave.
Overwhelmingly elected in November 2006 and again in 2008, Fallin is the first woman to represent Oklahoma in Congress since 1920 after serving as Oklahoma's first woman and first Republican lieutenant governor elected in 1995. She is a life-long conservative dedicated to representing Oklahoma values in Washington as both the co-chairwoman of the Congressional Caucus on Women's Issues and the communications chairman of the conservative Republican Study Committee.
The Chamber hosts the Congressional Forum series each year to provide members the opportunity to hear from Washington lawmakers on issues of importance to the Tulsa regional business community and quality of life.
Cost to attend the forum is $30 for Chamber members or $750 to sponsor a table of eight. Reserve a seat today by calling 918-560-0298 or email email@example.com. Chamber members can also register online at www.tulsachamber.com.
Play a Round with the Tulsa Sports Commission
The Tulsa Sports Commission will host a fundraising golf tournament on Wednesday, July 28 at the region’s newest course, The Patriot Golf Club, 5900 N. Patriot Drive in Owasso.
The mid-week tournament provides a break from the office while networking on a brand new course to help support the commission in their mission of attracting national sporting events to Tulsa enhancing the quality of life and positively impacting the community.
Cost to host a foursome is $1,200, and will go toward helping the TSC recruit events like the NCAA and Conference USA tournaments to town while supporting locally grown events like Saint Francis Tulsa Tough.
To register a team click here or contact Whitney Miller at (918) 560-0246 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Education Forum: Changes in education policy
Tulsa Metro Chamber will host an education forum featuring State Sen. John Ford (District 29, Bartlesville), chairman of the Senate Education Committee, and Kathy Taylor, chief of education strategy and innovation for Oklahoma. Ford and Taylor will present “Major Changes in Education Policy for Oklahoma Schools Tied to School Improvement” to address the significant education legislation passed recently as well as Oklahoma’s request for federal funding through the Race to the Top competitive grant.
Join us for the final forum in the 2009-2010 series, scheduled for 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 21 at Tulsa Metro Chamber, 2 W. Second St., in the second floor conference room. There is no cost to attend. Register by e-mailing email@example.com.
Chamber hosts Adult Enrollment Blitz
Tulsa Metro Chamber will continue its Talent Dividend initiative to increase the city’s college attainment rate by one percentage point with a special event, Adult Enrollment Blitz, July 29 at the Schusterman Learning Center.
Event offers information to individuals interested in returning to college
Tulsa-area colleges and universities will be on hand, together in one location, to share information about degree completion programs available for adults interested in returning to school, including condensed curriculum, online courses of study and the Reach Higher program.
Adult Enrollment Blitz is open to the public, and Chamber member companies are encouraged to promote the event to employees who may benefit from attending. Attendees are asked to a bring transcript of previously earned credits; however, a transcript is not required to attend.
Join us 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, July 29 at the OU-Tulsa Schusterman Learning Center, 41st and Yale. A special financial aid briefing will be presented at 6:15 with basic information for all participating colleges and universities. There is no cost to attend. For information, contact Heather Johnson at 918.560.0218 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Chamber is part of the national “Talent Dividend” initiative from CEOs for Cities, a national network of urban leaders dedicated to building and sustaining the next generation of great American cities.
Small Business Forum: Building a social media marketing strategy
It seems like everyone has a Facebook page or Twitter account today, using them for both personal and professional reasons. But when it comes to business, how do you separate the baby pictures and updates on caffeine addiction from promoting a service or product?
Tulsa Metro Chamber presents a Small Business Forum July 27 to help members clear the muddied waters of social media by developing a strategy to effectively reach an audience without overdoing it. Wes Cox of Winston Media, a local professional marketing firm, will present an in-depth look at best practices and implementing a social media campaign. The forum will be interactive, and attendees are open to ask questions and share experiences.
The forum is scheduled for 7:30-9 a.m., Tuesday, July 27 at the Hillcrest Oklahoma Heart Institute, 1120 S. Utica Ave. (in lecture hall I located on the corner of 12th and Trenton). Click here for a detailed map. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m., and the event will start promptly at 7:45. Small Business Forums are free for Chamber members, and members are welcome to bring non-member guests and principal employees who can benefit from the event. (First-time guests of members are free.) Non-member price is $20.
To register, click here or contact Warren Unsicker at 918.560.0235 or email@example.com. Seating is limited, so attendees are encouraged to register by Friday, July 23.
Chamber presents final session of Leadership Survivor Institute
Join Tulsa Metro Chamber for the final session of a program led by performance coach Dr. Jeff Magee and created to help businesses reinvent leadership in the new economy. Module 6 of the program will discuss strategic planning in a short-term world and how to ensure continued success and sustainability in a new market.
The session is scheduled for 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tuesday, July 20 at the Tulsa Metro Chamber office, second floor conference room, 2 W. Second St. Cost to attend is $75. Click here to register.
Participants in the program will receive workbooks and textbooks for each module, access to daily online e-coaching and teleseminars, a 52-week e-mail subscription to two sales and leadership newsletters, and more. For information on the Institute, visit www.leadershipsurvivorinstitute.com. To learn more about Magee, visit www.jeffreymagee.com.
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