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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

okcBIZ extends Best of Business deadline

Oklahoma City, OK – The okcBIZ Best of Business program honors local businesses in 25 categories. Readers of okcBIZ choose the winners. Readers cast their votes online throughout the year to choose their favorite suppliers and business partners. Due to the spring merger of okcBIZ magazine and Oklahoma Gazette, the voting deadline for Best of Business has been extended from Feb. 14, 2014 to March 14,

okcBIZ magazine goes fully digital – print version merges with Oklahoma Gazette

The company will enhance and enlarge the magazine’s website, “Five years ago, the conversion of our business newspaper, OKCBusiness, into our monthly magazine, okcBIZ, was highly successful,” Bleakley said. “We’ve determined in our strategic planning that our print readers can now be best served by combining the print publications and further developing the web presence

New Year’s Resolutions

The group includes those who want to run and win races, both political and physical. Two candidates running for mayor of Oklahoma City talk about what they want to do in 2014. One contributor wants to introduce the world to new music and find some new record stores himself, while another simply wants to have

On the Scene

Hirst Hospitality Awards 1 Michel and Alain Buthion 2 Phillippe Garmy, David Davis, Phil Wheeler 3 Tad Blood, Verej Jazivar, Wayne Hirst, Jeffrey Holloway, Peter Holloway 4 Dana Moffer Nixon, Abbey Clark, Heather Steele, Ray Coursen, Melissa Scaramucci, Rebecca Daly 5 Kurt Fleischfresser, David Egan, Wayne Hirst 6 Annie and Scott Shull Lisa and John

First Fidelity completes Arizona bank acquisition

First Fidelity acquired the former Sunrise Bank of Arizona. Sunrise was closed by the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions Aug. 23. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation was appointed receiver at that time. The FDIC entered an assumption agreement with First Fidelity to protect the more than 5,000 depositors at Sunrise. “We are excited to expand

GE plans technology center near downtown OKC

Plans for the $110 million center were announced in April, when GE CEO Jeff Immelt and other company executives visited the state Capitol. At that time, they had not yet selected a site. It is the company’s first research center dedicated to oil and gas technology. The company plans to build at NE 10th Street