2017 February POINT!

Find Your Next Hire at Greater Grads Career Fair Whether you are an employer looking to fill an open spot or you know a college student looking for an internship or job, make plans for the Greater Grads Career Fair on Thursday, Feb. 23. Nearly 500 college students are expected to meet with 100 Oklahoma employers during the Career Fair from noon to 4 p.m. at the Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens. The career fair is part of the Chamber’s Greater Grads initiative to encourage students to live and work in Oklahoma after they complete their college education. Only employers with Oklahoma positions are allowed to exhibit. Employer booths are $400, with special rates for government and nonprofit agencies. Double booths are $750. For more information or to register, visit www.greatergrads.com/recruiter. The Chamber’s Greater Grads program also offers resources for companies who Attend D.C. Visit May 3-4 Join the Chamber and local leaders on a two-day trip to Washington, D.C., May 3-4, to advocate for pro- business legislation at the nation’s capital. The annual event includes personal briefings with Oklahoma’s U.S. senators and congressmen and a reception on Capitol Hill with federal officials and defense leaders. On the second day, sessions will cover specific topics of interest on issues critical to our community. Cost is $800 per person and includes one night’s lodging at The Henley Park Hotel, 926 Massachusetts

would like to start an internship program. For more information, contact Drew Dugan at ddugan@okcchamber.com or 297-8940. Special thanks to Signature Sponsor Cytovance Biologics and Greater Grads Benefactors American Fidelity Assurance Company, The Boeing Company, Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc. and OGE Energy Corp. Ave., and all affiliated events. Air travel to and from Washington, D.C., is not included, giving attendees the option to extend their stay for additional business in the area. Additional hotel nights are available for Tuesday, May 2, and Thursday, May 4. Visit www.okcchamber. com/dc for more information. Special thanks to Signature Sponsor American Fidelity Assurance Company.

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