Oakland Summit


A Gathering of Oakland Leaders in Art, Culture & Tourism


Tinsy Labrie, VP of Marketing at VisitPITTSBURGH & Georgia Petropoulos, Executive Director at Oakland Business Improvement District present the benefits of collaboration at the Oakland Summit sponsored by the Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center Hotel.


(Left) Leaders in Oakland’s Arts & Culture gathered on the patio for drinks and hors d’oeuvres on Wyndham’s patio prior to the meeting. The Oakland Summit is focused on gathering these teams together to help envision a more collaborative future.

(Right) Carol Hurley, OBID Marketing Committee Chair & Owner of Hurley Associates on Fifth Ave, welcomes everyone to the meeting and kicks off the agenda with a focus on Oakland’s improvement

The Oakland Forever Schedule Has Been Revealed!

The results are in!  Oakland Forever unveils its schedule of events!

Thank you for sharing your ideas for Oakland Forever, a fantastic two day celebration of Oakland, its residents and community members, and accomplishments over the last 175 years!

Your input has been vital in the planning process.  The votes have been tallied, each suggestion read, and now,the schedule is posted!  While events are still being added, we invite you to be among the first to see the exciting events planned for Oakland Forever!

Meet the OBID Cleaning Crew

Keeping Oakland a clean and attractive place to live, work and play!

Pictured above are our crew members left to right, Pictured left to right are OBID Cleaning Crew Members Robert Pijanowski, Romney Rush, Coyleen Steele, and Paul Morgan.  They recently spruced up their offices in Oakland and have been doing a great job keeping the district clean.  Thank you!