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    Area Chamber of Commerce Sign Pact

    Story By Laurie Winslow found on TulsaWorld.com

    The Tulsa Metro Chamber and five other area chambers of commerce were scheduled to sign a commitment Friday to collaborate on regional economic growth.

    Starting in the morning and concluding with an afternoon ceremony at the Mayo Hotel, Tulsa Metro Chamber officials will meet with representatives of chambers of commerce from Bixby, Jenks, Sapulpa, Sand Springs and Owasso to formally sign a regional economic development compact.

    Regionalism is necessary in today’s economic climate, said Mike Neal, president and CEO of the Tulsa Metro Chamber, in written comments.

    “This is a global marketplace and we are no longer in competition with other same-sized cities,” he said. “We are competing with other regions in the U.S. and in the world. Therefore, our competitive focus should not be within our own region.”

    The announcement of the multichamber compact follows…
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