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Strategic Partner Marketing Opportunities
The Oklahoma Restaurant Association has an annual Strategic Partnership and Marketing Program, specifically for Allied Members who are suppliers to the foodservice and hospitality community. This program provides an "at a glance" review of all of the ORA events, education, and special marketing opportunities for the year. It gives interested Partners the chance to plan in advance, allocate their marketing budget more effectively, and if interested, pay from one invoice instead of being billed for each opportunity as it arises.


Each event, meeting, publication, and educational opportunity is featured, along with a description of the opportunity, its objective, the designated marketing contribution, and the return on investment to be obtained by the Strategic Partner. ORA's program offers an opportunity for any size marketing budget and offers a limited number of Title Partnerships. 

We hope you'll also consider becoming a distinguished ORA Key Club Partner so your business will receive the largest overall benefit and recognition.
 

This exciting and respected program offers many opportunities for you to expand your brand's recognition, and we would be happy to help you identify those opportunities that best suit your marketing objectives. Please contact Patti Colley, Chief Strategy Officer at (405) 942-8181 ext. 229 or patti@okrestaurants.com.

Click here to view all ORA Strategic Partnership and Marketing Opportunities in our ORA Partnership Online Store!

Or, download our most current ORA Strategic Partnership and marketing booklet:
What's Happening
06.02.21
The Oklahoma Restaurant Association, the Oklahoma Hotel & Lodging Association, Moore/Norman Technology Center, Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau, Visit Norman, HeartLine and United Way of Central Oklahoma will host the Central Oklahoma Hospitality Job Fair. The job fair is free to the public and will take place on Friday, June 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Moore/Norman Technology Campus, South Penn Campus located at 13301 South Pennsylvania Ave. A wide variety of hospitality jobs will be available including hotel guest services, waitstaff, culinary, banquets, housekeeping, attractions, maintenance, operations and management positions. The only registration required is for employers to secure a table at the job fair.
05.13.21
Odyssey de Culinaire is a fundraising and awareness dinner to benefit the Oklahoma ProStart® Program. This ever-popular event, which is open to the public, features 2 great evenings of dining with many of Tulsa and Oklahoma City's finest chefs being featured in their home cities. Each of the five courses features a chef mentoring a culinary student to treat attendees to an incredible five-course dinner. Experience an energetic evening and make an impact on culinary education in Oklahoma! Join us for one or both Odyssey de Culinaires - the Oklahoma Restaurant Association's only event open to the public!
06.07.21
The Culinary Cook-off is a cooking competition that takes place during the ORA Expo. Oklahoma's most talented chefs will race the clock to create dazzling dishes using a mystery basket of ingredients. Chefs will compete in various heats until the contest is narrowed down to the last two chefs. Judges will consist of a panel of industry professionals who will critique each competitor on plate presentation, creativity, product taste, and sanitation practices, among other things. For each contestant, the high and low scores will be discarded. Chefs will be competing for a trophy, medals, and cash prizes. Learn more by clicking the link! #CCO2021
06.07.21
Support Oklahoma’s most talented bartenders as they compete for prizes in the Oklahoma Restaurant Association Cocktail Shakedown. This exciting competition takes place during the first day of the ORA Expo. Bartenders from all over the state will put their skills and abilities to the test as they compete to move through four timed rounds of cocktail preparations including the Championship Round. As each bartender lifts a shaker and creates his or her requisite signature concoction, they race the clock to create innovative and crazy delicious cocktails that will be judged on taste and balance, originality, drink presentation, and stage presentation. Each round reduces the number of talented competitors until the four finalists compete for the grand prize! Applications will be available soon.
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