TulsaPeople Magazine Celebrates 20 Years
TulsaPeople Magazine has been an amazing success story during its first 20 years. Little did publisher Jim Langdon, who was raised in Tonkawa, Okla., a small town near Ponca City, realize when he arrived in Tulsa in early 1986 that he would become one of the city’s leading publishers and citizens.
Second Generation Leading Ihloff Salon and Spa
At 26, Will Ihloff is just one year older than the salon business he now helps run with his mother, Marilyn Ihloff. And although he may have had a foot in the door of the business by virtue of being “family,” he is working hard to make sure he deserves his place of leadership.
United Way $21.7 Million Campaign Underway
The Tulsa Area United Way set its sights on a $21.7 million goal as it kicked off its 81st area wide fundraising drive at ceremonies held Friday, Sept. 9 at Drillers Stadium.
Tulsa Airport Improvements Bring Dining, Retail
“Awesome” is the word Mary Smith, marketing director for the Tulsa Airport Authority, now hears from visitors to the Tulsa International Airport (TIA). And it’s spreading.
Investors Misguided About Bond Risk
Are bonds the safe and secure way to invest? One Tulsa money manager says many investors are making a mistake in assuming bonds are risk free.
Hispanic Chamber Teaches, Keeps Culture
Keeping a small business alive is difficult on its own, but when U.S. business laws and culture are unclear to an owner, the struggle can escalate.
Credit Union Membership At 86 Million and Growing
Over 86 million Americans are credit union members. Many members may not realize the full benefits of membership.
A credit union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative that exists to serve members by returning all of the income it generates back to its members in the form of lower rates on loans, higher rates on savings and/or better account fees. Credit unions are carefully regulated by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), well-capitalized and extremely stable financial institutions.
Renaissance Tulsa Hotel is the Leader in Conventions, Meetings
A new era in convention and meeting location opportunities for the Tulsa area began in early 2003 with the opening of the $40 million Renaissance Tulsa Hotel and Convention Center at 71st Street and Highway 169. It has been celebrated as the first full service hotel to be built in the area in 18 years and, with The Grand Ballroom space of 28,800 square feet and total additional ballroom and meeting space of 50,000 square feet, it is the largest hotel-based meeting space in Oklahoma.
Business Memberships Offered by Philbrook
It’s the bane of corporate meeting planners everywhere. Where to hold a business meeting that stimulates creativity, is conveniently located, can provide the audio/visual equipment needed, serve a meal and is not the same place that is always used.
Project Management Group Oversees Vision 2025
Not only is Vision 2025 the most ambitious public building project in Tulsa County’s history, it is the “project of a lifetime” for two Tulsa natives who are managing the 13-year, $535 million dollar project.
Ardent Healthcare System Boosting Area’s Economy
“The state of healthcare will change only when you [business leaders] decide to make it change,” said David Vandewater, president and CEO of Nashville-based Ardent Health Services, in a recent talk before the Rotary Club of Tulsa. “Employers pay the majority of the bill for employee health care through insurance premiums. I challenge each of you to look at those expenses and look for ways to help your employees become more engaged in managing their health.”
John Q. Hammons Continues Leadership of Hotel Empire
Renowned hotelier John Q. Hammons announced recently he is taking his company private again after 11 years on the stock market.
Hammons, the majority stockholder in John Q. Hammons Hotels, Inc., has reached a merger agreement with JQH Acquisition. Hammons will remain chairman and CEO of the new, private company.
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