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Business Development Center – Formally Open

Great Plains formally opened its business incubator, the Business Development Center on Friday, May 4th. A standing-room-only crowd showed up to celebrate completion of the 28,000 sq. ft. facility, Southwest Oklahoma’s newest business incubator. The Business Development Center is an attempt at “do-it-yourself” economic development. Its goal is to take fledgling firms and provide space […]

Business Development Center and Open House

Great Plains Technology Center’s BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Friday, May 5th, 2017 10:00 a.m. 1601 South West Park Ridge Lawton, OK OPEN HOUSE AND TOUR Friday, May 5th, 2017 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.   The Open House will follow the formal Ribbon Cutting Ceremony that will take place in the center’s McMahon […]

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Construction underway on new GPTC Business Incubator

Construction crews are hoping for plenty of dry weather as they tackle building Great Plains new Business Incubator.  Nearly 30 days of rain since July 1st has slowed construction on the building located on the far east side of the Great Plains Lawton campus.  When completed the incubator will welcome and assist entrepreneurs who are […]

More than 200 attend August 11th groundbreaking ceremony for Great Plains Business Incubator.

Great Plains took its next step in fostering economic development in its district on August 11th when it broke ground on a 29,000 square feet business incubator.  The facility will house and nurture small business entrepreneurs, who are engaged in light manufacturing, service businesses, commercial food production or commercial arts.  The goal for each client […]

Lawton Goodyear – PARTNERS FOR PROGRESS AWARD-2015

Lawton’s Goodyear tire plant has received Oklahoma’s prestigious Partners for Progress Award from the Oklahoma Association of Technology Centers. Presenters at the Oklahoma City ceremony cited Goodyear’s deep and sustainable partnership with Great Plains Technology Center and Oklahoma Career Tech as well as its front line leadership to community improvement. “Goodyear associates have literally donated […]

Great Plains business client wins Oklahoma Business Roundtable Entrepreneurial Award

Fairwind LLC of Comanche County and a Great Plains Economic Development Center client won the 2014 Oklahoma Business Roundtable Venture of the Year Award.  The Oklahoma Business Roundtable, title sponsor for this event, serves as the state’s major economic development support organization. The Oklahoma Business Roundtable Venture of the Year Award recognizes the achievements of […]