8. Tim O'Toole - Oklahoma State Fair

41 minutes

Tim O'Toole is the current President and CEO of Oklahoma State Fair, Inc. and a long-standing fixture in Oklahoma City's entertainment landscape.

Prior to joining the State Fair, Tim served as President and CEO of Oklahoma City's Triple-A baseball team. He has also played a role in many pivotal moments in Oklahoma City's history, including the 1989 US Olympic Festival, the opening of the Bricktown Ballpark, and multiple sales tax funded city initiatives.

In this episode, Tim shares how his team manages to bring 10,000 - 50,000 people through the Oklahoma City fairgrounds gates each weekend. He also discusses how Oklahoma's geographical location helps drive traffic to the venue and an economic impact of more than $300 million annually.

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