Forecast Conference

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Thursday, November 9, 2023

Petroleum Club Events Center

4040 N. Lincoln Ave., OKC


Registration information to come.


11:00 - 12:15 Registration, Networking, Lunch
12:15 - 12:30 Introduction by Event Emcee
Kris Baker, Chicago Title
12:30 - 12:50 What's in the Future (WTF)
Jeff Seymour, Greater OKC Chamber
12:50 - 1:45 Embrace It: Generative AI, and Your Future
Sam Richter
1:45 - 2:00 Break
2:00 - 2:15 CREC Industry Leadership Award
2:15 - 3:00 Chief Economist with The Commerce Trust Company
Scott M. Colbert
3:00 - 3:15 Break
3:15 - 4:30 Industry Update Panel
4:30 - 6:00 Happy Hour Networking



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Sam Richter is an internationally recognized expert on digital information and is considered the father of modern-day Sales Intelligence. His award-winning experience includes building innovative programs for start-up companies and some of the world's most famous brands.

Sam is founder and CEO of SBR Worldwide/Know More. Through his in-person keynote presentations and online programs, Sam trains leading organizations and entertains tens of thousands of persons around the world. Sam’s programs promise to be the highest-content, most take-home-value presentations attendees have ever experienced.

The National Speakers Association inducted Sam into the National Speaker Hall of Fame, where fewer than 300 professional speakers worldwide have been honored, and Sam also received the Association's CSP Designation, reserved for the top 10 percent of the world's professional speakers. He was named one of the Top 15 Highest Rated Speakers for Virtual Events, one of the Top 50 Sales Keynote Speakers in the world, a Top Sales Coach by the Coach Foundation, and he is also a member of the Minnesota Speakers Hall of Fame.

Sam is the author of the bestselling book, Take the Cold Out of Cold Calling, considered the preeminent publication on finding information online and using it for sales success. Take the Cold was named "Sales Book of the Year" by the American Association of Inside Sales Professionals, and it was also named a "USA Book News Winner" and a "Sales Book Awards Silver Medalist."

In addition to speaking and writing, Sam created numerous AI-powered technologies including one of the world's top prospecting/sales meeting preparation resources, the Business / Sales Intel Engines, a library of online intel tools at YouGotIntel, the Recruiting Search Engine, the veteran search engine YouGotHeroes, the financial advisor program, the email list building, and the family of custom enterprise business, sales, and competitive intelligence search applications.


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Scott is the Chief Economist and Director of Fixed Income Management with The Commerce Trust Company. He joined Commerce in 1993 and has investment responsibilities for over $26 billion in fixed income assets. Scott directly manages the Commerce Short-Term Government and the flagship Commerce Bond strategies. 

Prior to joining Commerce Bank, Scott worked for The Cincinnati Gas and Electric Company, Fifth Third Bank, and ARMCO Inc. Scott received his bachelor of science degree in nuclear engineering from the University of Cincinnati in 1986 and received his master of business administration from Xavier University in 1988. He has been both a director and president of the Chartered Financial Analyst Society of St. Louis.



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Jeff Seymour currently serves as the Executive Vice-President for Economic Development for the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber. In this role he leads the Chamber’s effort to expand the regional economy through new business recruitment, providing support to existing businesses and entrepreneurs and meeting the talent and workforce needs of current and future employers.

Prior to serving at the Chamber, Jeff served as Executive Director of the Franklin County Development Council, a county-wide economic development organization in the greater Kansas City region and the Executive Director of the Blackwell Chamber of Commerce and Blackwell Industrial Authority in Blackwell, OK. Jeff also worked at the Ponca City Development Authority.

Jeff is graduate of Oklahoma State University and Northern Oklahoma College with degrees in economics and international business. Jeff holds the status of a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) through the International Economic Development Council.



Early Bird Registration
$110 CREC Members
$130 NON-CREC Members                  



Advance Registration
$130 CREC Members
$150 NON-CREC Members                   


Day of Event
$140 CREC Members
$165 NON-CREC Member













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