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Haven’t Made Plans For Global Entrepreneurship Week Yet?! Don’t Worry, We’ve Got You Covered! 🔥

Oklahoma offers a variety of events during Global Entrepreneurship Week During one week each November, thousands of partners across the United States hold events and competitions to celebrate and support local entrepreneurs. SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16 2019 BlackTech Weekend Saturday, Nov 16 @ 10am – 6pm at 36 Degrees North – TULSAFeatured in Black Enterprise, Forbes, Huffington Post Entrepreneur…

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Creative Oklahoma Announces FY20 New Chairman and Five New Board Members

Robyn Elliot, Chairman FY20 Creative Oklahoma

Creative Oklahoma elected Robyn Elliott, Cabinet Secretary for the Department of Communications and Community Development at The Chickasaw Nation as its new board chairman for FY20. “It’s great to have Robyn coming in as board chair at this particular time because, after being in existence for 12 years, we are now at a time where…

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Oklahomans Study Innovative Urban Development and Placemaking as Economic Development Strategies in Three Cities in Germany

OKLAHOMA CITY (June 18, 2019)— Two Oklahomans representing the nonprofit organization Creative Oklahoma traveled to three cities in Germany to study their significant successes in developing diverse and robust economies through improving community livability via urban place-making, investing in community-accessible high performance computing and strategically nurturing ecosystems that support growth in a wide variety of…

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New Oklahoma Entrepreneur Mentoring Program (OKEMP) Officially Launches With Five Entrepreneur Teams

Oklahoma City – Creative Oklahoma has chosen five promising entrepreneurs to be the first included in its inaugural Oklahoma Entrepreneur Mentorship Program (OKEMP), an initiative licensed from and modeled after the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Venture Mentoring Service. This statewide non-profit program provides free in-person mentorship and coaching to emerging entrepreneurs by matching them with…

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2019 Oklahoma Creativity Ambassadors Announced

Oklahoma City — Governor Kevin Stitt will designate eight prominent Oklahomans as Oklahoma Creativity Ambassadors on Monday evening,  April 8th, at the Civic Center Music Hall in Oklahoma City.    The 2019 Ambassador honorees  who will be present to receive their awards from Governor Stitt will be  Mr. C. Kendrick Fergeson, Nationally recognized advocate for arts…

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Creative Oklahoma’s Founding Board Member and CEO Susan Mccalmont Retiring; Rep. Meloyde Blancett to Become Interim Executive Director

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Date: January 15, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:Stephanie Coderre Porras405.232.5570 x2stephanie@creativeoklahoma.org As a founding board member of Creative Oklahoma in 2006, and President/CEO of the nonprofit since 2011, Susan McCalmont, noted nonprofit leader and creativity advocate, is retiring from the organization. She will hand the reigns to state legislator, Meloyde Blancett, who will serve…

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Creative Oklahoma’s Ambassador Spotlight featuring Suzy Amis Cameron

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A noted environmental advocate, founder and mother of five, Suzy Amis Cameron is committed to the principles of sustainability in all aspects of our lives, with emphasis on plant-based solutions to address climate change. She is the author of OMD: The Simple, Plant-Based Program to Save Your Health, Save Your Waistline, and Save the Planet (Simon & Schuster/Atria,…

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The Startup Squad

By Stephanie Gardner, OCC Durant “When my circle got smaller, my vision got clearer.” For aspiring entrepreneurs, there is no shortage of how-to books or small business seminars from which to learn the mainstream steps to success. A simple Google search will return nearly a million results. In Durant alone, we have at least six…

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