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

A delegation from China’s Gansu Province visited Oklahoma to mark the thirtieth anniversary of Governor George Nigh’s 1985 Sister State agreement, signing an accord at the Oklahoma State Capitol with Secretary of State Chris Benge, head of protocol Chris Morriss and gifting Governor Nigh for his contribution to the relationship. The trip was highlighted by […]

Just two short months after her posting as the new British Consul General to Houston, Karen Bell visited the Oklahoma State Capitol on October 6, 2015 for a meeting with state leaders and officials, including members of the Oklahoma Governor’s International Team. The visit, which included a meeting with Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, and luncheon […]

Among the estimated 94,000 attendees to this year’s Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas were several representatives from the Lone Star State’s northern neighbor, including members of the Oklahoma Governor’s International Team. Dr. Jim Collard of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Economic Development Department, John Curzon of CCK Strategies and Jennifer Springer of the Oklahoma Department […]