Messaging for The Modern Frontier™
Every destination has a story, and together, we can tell the story of Oklahoma City. Please feel free to use these helpful descriptions when you need a quick summary about OKC. We also have ideas and inspiration for social media posts, plus messaging geared toward locals and visitors.
A downloadable PDF version of the descriptions below is available here.
Leisure | Visitors
Whether you show up in cowboy boots or a business suit, there’s more common ground in Oklahoma City than you might think. Steeped in Western heritage, OKC embodies the Modern Frontier by embracing its roots and paving the way to become a center of innovation and entrepreneurship where anything is possible.
Energetic and welcoming—OKC is a city open to all. True to its frontier roots, Oklahoma City offers the spirit of adventure with a down to earth atmosphere. Discover contemporary art and Native American culture, neighborhoods and districts with unique personalities, thriving local restaurants and craft breweries, national sports and family entertainment, outdoor adventures and a flourishing live music scene. Oklahoma City embodies the Modern Frontier with its enterprising nature, approachable atmosphere, collaborative community and resilient spirit. It’s a kind and open environment that embraces diversity. You’ll fall in love with what OKC has to offer.
Whether you’re looking for that sleek modern edge of a city or a true-to-its-roots destination, Oklahoma City is a visionary city that blends both for an overall cultural experience that visitors are drawn to. It’s a city that offers all of the culture, cuisine, attractions and amenities you’d expect in a modern metropolis while embracing its rich history. From the rumble of fans cheering for the OKC Thunder to the stampede of our rugged Western heritage, OKC has created a downtown urban renaissance with world-class museums, renowned restaurants, a riverfront, burgeoning art scene and much more.
In Oklahoma City, self-reliance and resiliency have been part of the city’s DNA from the very beginning and lived out in the new ways over many decades. Today, Oklahoma City embodies the Modern Frontier by defining its own future. Experience the energy, excitement and welcoming spirit of OKC – a city open to all.
Meetings & Conventions | Business
Oklahoma City is one of the fastest growing meeting destinations in the Southwest and it doesn’t hurt that the brand-new Oklahoma City Convention Center is just steps away from the vibrant Bricktown Entertainment District. If you’re looking for the perfect place to host your next meeting or conference, OKC has it all.
Whether you’re looking for that sleek modern edge of a city or a true-to-its-roots destination, Oklahoma City is a visionary city that blends both for an overall cultural experience that both planners and attendees are drawn to. With nearly 19,000 hotel rooms citywide and an all-new convention scene on the rise, Oklahoma City offers the whole package for meetings and conventions of all sizes. From a new state-of-the-art convention center, a headquarter hotel, a downtown park and a modern streetcar system to a booming culinary and arts scene—there’s never been a better time to meet in OKC.
Every destination has a story and Oklahoma City’s story is defined by an openness and enterprising nature. OKC is a young, down-to-earth city that’s steeped in Western heritage. And, with an all-new convention scene on the rise, OKC offers the whole package for meetings and conventions of all sizes. With new hotels, a brand new downtown convention center with 340,000 square-feet of meeting space, a modern streetcar system, a 70-acre downtown park, a booming culinary and arts scene, and plenty of attractions within walking distance—there’s never been a better time to meet in OKC.
OKC offers a wide range of price points and amenities including 20 downtown hotels within walking distance of the brand-new Oklahoma City Convention Center and the Bricktown Entertainment District. The modern streetcar system links the downtown convention center complex with more than six miles of major attractions, restaurants and districts. Come see all of the progress our city has made!
Oklahoma City is where authentic Western heritage meets thriving modern metropolis. It’s a spirited city open to new ideas, continued growth and collaboration. For group tours coming to Oklahoma City, there are a variety of destinations to captivate every audience, no matter the individual taste.
Oklahoma City is where authentic Western heritage meets thriving modern metropolis. True to its frontier roots, Oklahoma City embodies the Modern Frontier and offers the spirit of adventure with a down to earth atmosphere. As a young and diverse city that’s rich with opportunity, there’s a variety of group experiences and destinations to captivate every audience and age range. From world-class art at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum to water taxi rides through the Bricktown Entertainment District to treasure-filled museums and outdoor adventures, it’s always an exciting time to visit OKC.
There’s an excitement in Oklahoma City. You can see it in its ever-changing skyline. You can feel it in its buzzing Bricktown Entertainment District. It’s a young city steeped in Western heritage and rich with opportunity. It’s a welcoming city that offers all of the culture, cuisine, attractions and amenities you’d expect in a modern metropolis. For group tours coming to OKC, there are renowned festivals, national sporting events, outdoor adventures, treasure-filled museums and a variety of districts highlighting arts and entertainment. All of Oklahoma City’s 14 districts reflect their own personalities. Discover urban whitewater rafting in the Boathouse District, festivals and progressive street art in the Plaza District, authentic Vietnamese food in the Asian District, an abundance of family-friendly activities in the Adventure District and much more. There’s a lot to be discovered in OKC, and so much up-and-coming that you don’t want to miss.