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okcBIZ goes fully digital

Print version merges with Oklahoma Gazette after this issue Heralding a transformation of its business publications, Tierra Media Group President and CEO Bill Bleakley is announcing plans to merge the monthly print version of okcBIZ into its largest publication, Oklahoma Gazette, after publication of this issue of the magazine. The company will enhance and enlarge

Best Places to Work in Oklahoma 2013

To identify the best of the best, Oklahoma companies apply to the Best Companies Group (BCG) in Harrisburg, Pa., the program administrator. BCG then provides the resources for participating companies to complete a two-part survey: one for employers, the other for their employees. Employers complete a benefits and policies questionnaire, while employees take a 72-question

Kickstarting a venture

It was one of the first companies to complete Oklahoma’s VentureSpur program and had to make a choice to either raise venture capital or find another way to fund the game. VentureSpur is an OKC-based seed fund and venture accelerator that provides startups with seed investment, a 12-week “boot camp,” mentorship from successful entrepreneurs, office

Raise your glass

“It was super-easy because it was a lot smaller,” the event chairwoman says of planning then and now. “We did it at the Waterford, but we grew out of that. It started off with a staff of seven on the committee. Now there’s over 40.” And six subcommittees. “It’s great for the arts,” Kirkpatrick says.


November NEWS 7 DEVELOPMENT Rise to shine Land Run has grand plans for properties around N.W. 23rd Street and Walker Avenue 10 DINING Home for the holidays Local businesses take the headache out of holiday meal preparation 12 COMPASS 14 ENVIRONMENT Big bellies Downtown residents have an appetite for recycling 15 DEVELOPMENT MAPping expectations Some

Tech check

Grid-It! Wrap for iPad Cocoon $19.99 iPads need and deserve lotsa love, especially when taking your baby out into the big, bad world. Grid-It! Wrap provides just that. The neoprene case’s back pocket allows your tablet to be well-cushioned while on-the-go. While that alone would be enough, one panel contains several strips of woven elastic

Turkish delight

The 17th-century Blue Mosque provides a backdrop for the group during a tour of Istanbul. Front, left to right, Juley Roffers, Russ Florence, Louisa McCune-Elmore, Linda Meoli and Orhan Kucukosman. Back, left to right, Bill Bleakley, Murat Zengindemir, Kelly Burley and Jim Langdon. Kucuksoman and Zengindemir were hosts during the trip. According to The Economist,

Office space

With the new Devon tower reaching for the sky, Enid-based Continental Resources resolved one of Downtown’s biggest questions on March 21 with the announcement it will move its headquarters from Enid and into the building currently occupied by Devon. Continental’s CEO Harold Hamm purchased the building and its contents in October 2010 for $22.5 million.