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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Convention

Penny for your thoughts


Clifton Adcock
Public opinion is split about the location for the new convention center, the most expensive MAPS 3 project, although proximity to Bricktown is key.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Eight is enough

City officials and consultants ponder how to include a ‘headquarters hotel’ in the convention center plans.


Clifton Adcock
Eight locations around downtown Oklahoma City are being eyed as possible sites for the MAPS 3 convention center.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Drafting MAPS

The convention center completion is plotted at the end of the preliminary MAPS 3 timeline.


Clifton Adcock
A preliminary timeline for the eight individual MAPS 3 projects has been made public, and although some involved with the projects are pleased with the early schedule, others are not.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011


The MAPS 3 timeline could get revamped to hasten the convention center’s construction, pushing back completion dates for other major projects.


Clifton Adcock
The recent MAPS 3 convention center subcommittee meeting pegged a site for the new center, while a timeline approved by the group has major implications for almost all other MAPS 3 projects.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Con men

SoonerCon, the city’s biggest sci-fi/fantasy convention, brings together all manner of authors, artists and fans.


Eric Webb

Sheraton Oklahoma City Hotel, 1 N. Broadway, 310-9255

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Timeline on the table

The document that will guide MAPS 3 resource allocation and staffing priorities nears Oklahoma City Council approval.


Clifton Adcock
The timeline arose after the subcommittee overseeing the MAPS 3 convention center requested a revised timeline from Architectural Design Group in order to speed up the convention center’s progress. With a price tag of more than $250 million, the convention center is the most expensive MAPS 3 project.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Conventional concerns

The Oklahoma City Council considers a MAPS 3 timeline that prioritizes convention center construction over quality-of-life projects.


Clifton Adcock
Members of the Oklahoma City Council and several MAPS 3 subcommittees expressed concern over a recommended timeline for MAPS 3 projects.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011