The Oklahoman The formation of a horse-reining league that will be based in Oklahoma City and kick off a major event early next year in the Sooner State is expected to spur Oklahoma's equine industry and rope in tourists, Gov. Mary Fallin said Monday. Organizers announced the formation of the World Reining League, which plans to hold four events next year
The Oklahoma City Convention and Visitors Bureau is set to present its quarterly report Tuesday to the Oklahoma City Council. The bureau's report, submitted to the city last week, details some of the expected economic impact of events it booked for the city during the first quarter of the fiscal year.
As planning continues for the MAPS 3 projects, the exact cost of the new convention center has been the focus of recent debate. Now that a City Council resolution has determined the amount of funds allotted for the project, focus is returning to the center itself and the benefits it will bring to Oklahoma City.