2020 October POINT!


Chamber’s Rise & Shine will feature respected realtor in virtual event

C A L E N D A R (Events are subject to change. Consult okcchamber.com/events for the most recent updates.) Oct. 13 Member Orientation 3:30 to 5 p.m. okcchamber.com/orientation Oct. 21 Chamber Forum 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. okcchamber.com/octoberforum Oct. 29 Elevate 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. okcelevate.com Nov. 4 MegaLunch 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. okcchamber.com/megalunch Nov. 6 Enlighten Noon to 1 p.m. okcchamber.com/enlighten2 Nov. 10 Rise & Shine 9 to 10:30 a.m. okcchamber.com/riseshine Nov. 10 Member Orientation 3:30 to 5 p.m. okcchamber.com/orientation2 Nov. 19 State of the Economy 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. okcchamber.com/econ Dec. 15 Annual Meeting 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. okcchamber.com/annual

Come hear “recovering” attorney Jim Priest make the case why being positive might be more than just sappy sentiment, but in fact, a power for doing good in the world. Priest is an author, speaker and a passionate developer of people. He will be the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s November Rise & Shine speaker Nov. 10. The 100% virtual event is $10 and open for members only. Guests will receive a Zoom link prior to the start. Priest spent 34 years as a trial lawyer and has focused his skills and passions forward into a wide-reaching impact in the non-

profit community. He has made a career of making Oklahoma be a better place to live by tirelessly advocating for those who are most vulnerable and disadvantaged. This journey has seen Priest provide transformative leadership in several notable non-profit agencies here in Oklahoma City. He is now the CEO and Head “People Developer” for Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma. For more information, visit okcchamber. com/riseshine.

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s October Chamber Forum will examine how the state’s growing film industry is helping provide a boost to the economy and job sector. The event will be Oct. 21 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in a virtual format, allowing participants to participate in the safety of their workspace or home. Panelists for the discussion will include: • Laron Chapman , Oklahoma filmmaker • Amy Janes , co-founder of Green Pastures Studio • Tava Sofsky , Director of Oklahoma Film and Music Office • Rachel Cannon , actor/producer Attendees can take part in a 15-minute small group networking opportunity beginning at 11:45 a.m. The panel will begin at 12 noon. Tickets to the event are $15 for members and $25 for nonmembers. For more information visit okcchamber.com/octoberforum. Special thanks to Presenting Sponsor Cox Business and Corporate Sponsor ADG. Chamber forum to examine growing appeal of Oklahoma’s film industry

Jim Priest will share his message at Rise & Shine.

Quarterly networking event allowsparticipants to virtually promote products, services in 90 seconds

Build your network and engage in digital dialogue in a fun and unique way by participating in the Chamber’s quarterly networking program, MegaLunch. The program returns in a 100% virtual format Nov. 4 at 11:30 a.m. The online speed networking event allows participants 90 seconds to pitch their products or services to other professionals from the comfort of their home or office. “MegaLunch is a great opportunity to expand your reach and connect with fellow Chamber members. The virtual experience is almost as great as the in-person event, so do not count it out,”said Anna Farha, Oklahoma Insurance Department “It also allows for the opportunity to practice and even learn more networking skills from others from the

comfortof your home/office. I am based in Dallas, but we provide services in OKC so I can’t always make it to live events, this virtual experience is perfect for me,” said Lisa Farley, The Saxton Group dba. McAlister’s Deli The event’s unique format allows only one person from each member company. MegaLunch cost is $15 and exclusive to Chamber members. To register, visit okcchamber.com/megalunch. Special thanks to Host Sponsor 21c Museum Hotel Oklahoma City and Networking Event Sponsor Grand Casino Hotel. THE POINT - OCTOBER 2020 7



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