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The below is a general summary of the events and discussion at the May 2020 OKGIT meeting. It does not represent the official minutes, which will be distributed at a later date. Due to public health concerns, the group held the meeting over Zoom video conferencing. After the approval of the March 2020 meeting’s minutes, […]

The below is a general summary of the events and discussion at the March 2020 OKGIT meeting. Please note that some events and dates mentioned below may have changed due to circumstances regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). This summary does not represent the official minutes, which will be distributed at a later date. The March 2020 meeting marked the next […]

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Governor’s International Team elected Scott Thompson of Mercer Valve as chairman. Other officers include Bob Lieser of Tulsa Global Alliance, secretary, Shalon Simmons of Global ICT as vice-chairwoman, Douglas Price of Tulsa Community College will serve as immediate past chair. Executive Director Jared Scism remains in his role. “My background […]

Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt made the announcement and OKC added it’s eighth Sister City with the addition of Piura, Peru. Thanks to the advocacy and hard work of Honorary Consul of Peru in Oklahoma Enrique Villar-Gambetta and the Sister Cities International Oklahoma team, Oklahoma City residents will have another new relationship to celebrate. “The […]

Updates about the Feb. 12 OKGIT Gavel Ceremony, the April 2020 Oklahoma Consular Summit and World Trade Conference and our incoming chair!

In conjunction with the 2020 Oklahoma World Trade Conference to be held on April 2, 2020 at the Tulsa Tech Owasso Conference Center in Owasso, you are invited to nominate your company for the annual Governor’s Award for Excellence in Exporting.  Nominations will be reviewed and the winners selected by the Awards Committee of the Oklahoma District Export Council. […]

The below is a general summary of the events and discussion at the November 2019 OKGIT meeting. It does not represent the official minutes, which will be distributed at a later date. After the approval of the September 2019 meeting’s minutes, Oklahoma Department of Commerce Executive Director Brent Kisling introduced himself to the group and […]

Governor Kevin Stitt and Secretary of State Michael Rogers welcomed Italian Consul General Frederico Ciattaglia on the latter’s visit to the Sooner State in late October. “He’s in town visiting us and talking about our trade partnerships and the great partnership we have with his country,” Secretary Rogers said. “We are excited to have him […]