Previous Quarterly Meetings and Fall Conferences

2016

2016 Annual Fall Conference

"Uncovering Hidden Potential"

November 9-10, 2016
Sequoyah Lodge

Wagner, OK

Main speakers: Kim Hodous and Jack Myrick

July 2016 Quarterly

Choctaw Casino & Resort

Durant, OK

Speakers:
Deb McCaskey & JP Johnson -Best Practices

Jamie Hamil - Choctaw Career Development

Choctaw Asset Building

Choctaw Hotel and Casino Employment

 

Industry Tour: Choctaw Casino & Resort

 

Jpril 2016 Quarterly

Port of Catoosa

Edmond, OK

Speaker: Adolph Pearson, III
Retention Skills

 

Industry Tour: Port of Catoosa by bus

 

January 2016 Quarterly

Francis Tuttle Business Innovation Center

Edmond, OK

 

Speaker: Charles Watt
Disability Awareness and Title 1 ADA

 

Industry Tour: PELCO Products Plant

2015

2015 Annual Fall Conference

"Blazing Trails to Success"

October 29-30, 2015
Sequoyah Lodge

Wagner, OK

Main speakers: Laree Reidenbaugh, Shelley Cadamy
& Deidre Myers

 

July 2015 Quarterly

Tulsa Technology Center

Broken Arrow, OK
 

"Baker Hughes Master Craftsmanship Program"

Rick Huddleston, TTTC and 2 Baker Hughes Reps

 

Industry Tour:  Baker Hughes Broken Arrow Plant

 

April 2015 Quarterly

Canadian Valley Technology Center

Chickasha, OK

 

"What's happening in Chickasha"

Chickasha City Manager

Chickasha Economic Development Director

 

Industry Tour: Green Bay Packaging

 

February 2015 Quarterly

National Weather Center

Norman, OK

 

"Job Opportunities at OU'

 

Industry Tour:     National Weather Center

 

2014

 

2014 Annual Fall Conference

November 6 - 7, 2014
Post Oak Lodge
Tulsa, OK

Main Speakers: Jim Stovall and Rhett Laubach

 

July 2014 Quarterly

"Smiles 101" - Stan Clark

Founder and CEO of StanClark Co. 

Stillwater Economic Development - Lisa Navrkal 
Stillwater Chamber of Commerce - President

 

Industry Tour: Stillwater Designs - KICKER Speakers

 

 

April 2014 Quarterly

MidAmerica Industrial Park          

Program:  MidAmerica Industrial Park Overview

 

by Ted Allison/Team, 
Director of Economic Development

 

Industry Tour:     
   REA Corporation at MidAmerica Industrial Park

 

January 2014 Quarterly

"Astellas Pharm US, Inc "

3300 Marshall Ave, Norman OK 73072

 

37 people attended the meeting. 
We had a great tour of the facilities, a wonderful lunch from Ray's BBQ, a business meeting and a presentation on electronic job applications and resumes by our new Pres-Elect Thaddeaus Babb.

 

2013

2013 Annual Fall Conference

 

November 7 - 8, 2013
Quartz Mountain Conference Ctr.
Lone Wolf, OK

 

July 2014 Quarterly

July 19 , 2013

Pioneer Technology Center

Head Country Bar-B-Q

toured PT Business Incubator and Cookshack

 

April 2013 Quarterly

April 19, 2013

Southern Oklahoma Technology Center

Program and Tour - Mechatronics and Fabrication 

 

January 2013 Quarterly

January 18, 2013

OSU-OKC

Toured Hobby Lobby Manufacturing Center

 

 

2012

 

2012 Annual Fall Conference

November 8 -9, 2012
Quartz Mountain Conference Ctr.

Lone Wolf, OK

 

2012 July Quarterly

July 20, 2012

Business Meeting and Local Chamber and County Speakers

Tour of Braums Dairy

 

2012 April Quarterly

Tour of Flight Safety InternationalBroken Arrow, OK


FlightSafety International produces aircraft simulators and

trains about 75,000 commercial, military and civilian pilots

each year in its 43 centers worldwide. It moved to Broken

Arrow in 1987 and employs about 670 people.

 

2012 January Quarterly

January 20, 2012

Pontotoc Technology Center- Ada

Program:

  • Speaker: Deidre D. Myers
    Oklahoma Department of Commerce

  • Business Meeting

  • Lunch catered by Polo's

  • Tour of Chickasaw Nation Health Center

 

2011

2011 Annual Fall Conference

“Common Direction: Community and  Commerce Working Together”                   
October 27 - 28, 2011

Western Hills Guest Ranch at Sequoyah Resort Park

 

2011 July Quarterly

July 15, 2011

Chickasaw Cultural Center
Movie, Lunch & Tour

   

2011 April Quarterly
April 15, 2011

Value Added Products     Alva, Oklahoma

 

Speaker: Alva Chamber Director and Economic Development

                  Director

Business Meeting

Lunch catered by Honey Wheat

Tour of entire VAP plant - from mixing ingrediants to freezing

the dough products 

 

2011 January Quarterly
Jan. 21, 2011

Goodwill Industries Oklahoma City

 

Speaker: Goodwill Executive Director

Business Meeting

Pizza Lunch

Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma Tour of the facilities. All attendees got an opportunity to participate in Goodwill system activities by spending $10 in Goodwill vouchers presented to members by Goodwill.

 

 

 

2010

2010 Annual Fall Conference

October 14 - 15, 2010

Western Hills Guest Ranch at Sequoyah Resort Park

 

2010 July Quarterly

OSU-OKC

Oklahoma City Tour: Oklahoma Regional Food Bank

 

2010 April Quarterly

Quarterly Meeting 
OSU-IT Okmulgee
Tour: Watch Repair and Culinary Arts

 

2010 January Quarterly


Tour of REI - Ponca City

 

 

 

2009

2009 Annual Fall Conference

October 29 - 30, 2009

Western Hills Guest Ranch at Sequoyah Resort Park

 

2009 July Quarterly

July 17, 2009 
Wind Energy Bus Trip - Weatherford, OK

 

2009 April Quarterly

April 2009

Toured the Cardinal Glass plant - Durant
 

2009 January Quarterly

January 16, 2009 

Presentation by Citizen Potawatomi Nation, and toured Unit Liner/Pond Pro - Shawnee

 

 

Minute to Win It
Kim Hodous