Past Activities

Sponsorship of significant international activities in partnership with the office of Oklahoma Secretary of State, Oklahoma Department of Commerece, and others from the private, public and non-profit sectors. Recent activites include:

  • Sponsorship of major international events including the annual hosting of Consuls General visits to Oklahoma, Day at the Capitol for international students, facilitation of the U.S. Passport application process by state legislators, and other events.
  • Hosting of conferences and workshops that bring together organizations with diverse international missions to share thought on needs and accomplishments in the Oklahoma international arena.
  • Assistance to governmental and other organizations in the hosting of foreign visitors to the state.
  • Bi-monthly GIT meetings held at the Department of Commerce, which include program of international interest
  • Social and networking events

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 […]

What looked unlikely a few months ago came to fruition on April 3 as international students from universities across Oklahoma joined Governor Kevin Stitt, Secretary for Native American Affairs Lisa Billy and more than a dozen state legislators for International Student Recognition Day at the Capitol. Former State Legislator Travis Dunlap was the point person […]

The below is a general summary of the events and discussion at the March 2019 OKGIT meeting. It does not represent the official minutes, which will be distributed at a later date. The meeting opened with an introduction by Shalon Simmons, who will be the featured speaker at the May 2019 OKGIT meeting. Her program […]