OCCE Members – Early-Bird Registration = $200 (ends Sept. 30, 2019)
OCCE Members = $225 (after October 1, 2019)
Non-Member = $325
Sponsor additional attendee = $175
2019 CMI Attendee = $175
Thursday only = $175
Friday only = $75
Banquet (guest or spouse) = $50
LaQuinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Clinton
2715 Chapman Road | Clinton, OK 73601
$85.00/night – Standard 2-Queen or King
Phone Reservations – (580) 547-4128
Group Code = Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce Executives
Room rates are available for October 22nd – 24th
Rooms are limited…so book early!
GROUP ROOM RATE ENDS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4TH
Hotel is a full service hotel with a restaurant and bar. A hot breakfast is offered to those staying at the hotel.
(Please note: OCCE will not provide breakfast as part of your conference registration on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25. A brunch will be served mid-morning on Friday, October 24).
The hotel is approximately 4 miles from the conference center. Transportation will not be provided during the day.
ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET
Thursday, October 24 | Frisco Conference Center
Awards will be given for
NEW EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR
SHELIA LEE EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR
OUTSTANDING CHAMBER STAFF OF THE YEAR
YOUNG CHAMBER PROFESSIONAL RISING STAR
SILENT AUCTION FOR SCHOLARSHIPS
The 2nd annual silent auction will be held again this year starting at the beginning of the conference and concluding on Friday.
Bid early…bid often. All funds raised will be put in a restricted fund to be used for scholarships for YOU…our member.
Donate a community basket, gift, wine, adult beverages, jewelry…you know what you would buy!
$2,300 WAS RAISED AT THE 2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE!
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
Robert C. Harris, CAE
There are more than 150,000 associations and chambers of
commerce in the USA. Bob Harris, CAE, has been dubbed the
guru or Sherpa by many of them. For 30-years he has guided
associations to increase performance and set a direction.
He’s also been called the “Martha Stewart of association
management” for providing tips and templates that make
governance and management easier.
Outside the USA he has worked with associations in England,
Jordan, Japan, Egypt, Ukraine, Lebanon, Belarus and
He is on the faculty of the US Chamber, teaching at the Institute
for Organization Management.
He has studied performance criteria throughout the world,
including the US Baldrige Award, EFQM, ISO 9000 and King
Abdullah’s Center for Excellence. To improve associations he
created a self-assessment process used by more than 20,000
He believes nonprofit organizations should be as efficient and
effective as any commercial business or franchise.
For 32 years he has worked in the hospitality industry for Hyatt
Hotels in Florida.
He promotes the importance and impact of nonprofits in
America; and shares the tools of success, free at his website
Chief Marketing Officer | Oklahoma Aquarium
Andrea Leitch is the Chief Marketing Officer for the Oklahoma Aquarium, located in Jenks, OK. Formerly, she was the Senior Director of Travel for National Geographic Partners where she oversaw the digital editorial strategy for travel and tourism across platforms. She oversaw the create of branded content and marketing campaigns between National Gegraphic and tourism board and travel partners around the world. She also managed the Culture & Exploration digital editorial team, as well as the biggest social media account in the world for travel brand. Prior to National Geographic, she worked as an online editor and writer for city magazines in Washington, D.C. and Tulsa, Oklahoma. You can follow her @andrealeitch.
Dr. Jessica Rimmer, Ph.D.
Jessica Rimmer, PhD, has worked in leadership development for over 15 years. As an executive leader, she has given oversight to strategic growth and culture initiatives that improve the engagement and energy of people within the workplace. Dr. Rimmer current serves as a Senior Consultant at GiANT Worldwide, a global content and leadership development company. Prior to GiANT, Dr. Rimmer served as the Vice President for Student Engagement and Success/Corporate Trainer for Mid-America Christian University for a decade. Her work includes w building leadership academy that helped define and distinguish the culture of that organization, helping to drive growth and outcomes. Both her experience and education bolster her ability to help companies analyze their needs and craft unique solutions to address business challenges.
Jessica received her Bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma Baptist University from the College of Fine Arts. She went on to earn her Master’s in Adult and Higher Education from the University of Oklahoma She also has an earned doctorate in Higher Education Leadership from OU.
Jessica has served as a speaker on topics such as strategic growth, cultural diversity, transformational leadership and personal success. She is passionate about helping people live with purpose and influence.
Jessica lives in Edmond with her husband Terry and their three children Myles (7), Maris (4), and Margot (born Feb. 2019). They are avid Thunder fans and loyal OKC enthusiasts.
Cori H. Loomis
Attorney | Christensen Law Group
Cori Loomis is an attorney with the Christensen Law Group. Her primary focus is on the representation of health care providers with transactional, compliance, reimbursement, legislative and regulatory issues. She also represents other commercial entities in transactional and regulatory matters and advises clients regarding employee benefit and employment law issues.
Cori graduated with special distinction from the University of Oklahoma in 1991 and with honors from the University Of Texas School Of Law in 1994.
In addition to being in private practice, during the course of her career, Cori has served as the University of Oklahoma’s Compliance and HIPAA Privacy Officer and was General Counsel for the Oklahoma State Medical Association.
Cori was named Best Lawyers® 2017 Health Care Law “Lawyer of the Year” for Oklahoma City. She was also selected by her peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for Administrative, Corporate, Health and Non-Profit/Charities Law. Since 2010, Cori has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Administrative/Regulatory Law by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers and ranked by Chambers U.S.A. in Corporate/Commercial: Healthcare since 2011. She has been recognized by the Journal Record as one of 50 Women Making a Difference in 2014, 2016 and 2017. She also received a Leadership in the Law award from the Journal Record in 2010 and was accepted to the Oklahoma Bar Association Leadership Academy in 2011. Loomis was selected by Governor Mary Fallin to the Oklahoma Board of Nursing, for a term from November 2011-2015. She is a member of the 34th Class of Leadership Oklahoma City.
Loomis is involved in charitable and civic activities. She currently serves as a board member of the Children’s Center and Rehabilitation Hospital in Bethany and Crossings Christian School. She joined the Downtown Rotary Club in June 2015. Previously, Cori has served as a board member of Community Health Charities, Vizavance, Oklahoma Women’s Coalition and the Church of the Servant Administrative Council.