POSTED ON MARCH 23, 2011:
Asian Affluence. With one of the fastest growing economies in the world, India is fertile ground for new products and services -- and Oklahoma entrepreneurs are there. The University of Tulsa Collins College of Business and Tulsa Global Alliance present a breakfast business seminar, "Doing Business with India."
With its one billion plus population, India is ripe for American exporters and is open to location of new manufacturing ventures to serve the country, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Anyone interested in developing business in India will benefit from hearing the successes and pitfalls, as well as keys to the culture and managing risk. Speakers include Tom Sewell of Tulsa Gas Technologies, Larry Denny of Den-Con Tool Company, Doyle Bishop of Callidus Technologies and Dr. Akhilesh Bajaj of Collins College of Business. Visit utulsa.edu or tulsaglobalalliance.org for more information.
Creative Lessons. The Tulsa Art Center, 6808 S. Memorial Dr., Suite 106, will officially open its doors on Friday, March 25, with an open house showcasing works of art from some of Tulsa's best art teachers.
Tulsa Art Center is the only art education facility solely dedicated to art instruction and desires to be a cornerstone of Tulsa's visual arts community. They will provide a nurturing and creative environment with individualized instruction for all who seek to venture further into the many facets of art.
The spring program, beginning on April 11, will offer a smorgasbord of classes including: acrylics, oil painting, watercolors, colored pencil, charcoal, collage, cartooning and book illustration, portraiture, graphite, pen and ink, calligraphy and photography and even the lost art of porcelain painting. The open house will host scheduled demos by staff members on March 25-26 from 9am to 6pm. For more information please visit the website at tulsaartcenter.com.
Electronic Soda. Tulsa-based Mazzio's Italian Eatery announces the addition of the new Coca-Cola Freestyle Machine to five of its locations. This new option will be available first at the Claremore Mazzio's at 1504 W. Will Rogers Blvd.
The new unit is operated by touch screens, giving customers access to more than 100 flavor combinations. Local eateries sporting the new systems include the 1723 W. 51st location and 1200 E. Kenosha (Broken Arrow) location.
This year, Mazzio's is celebrating its 50th anniversary. For more information about Mazzio's, visit mazzios.com.
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