Chamber of Commerce
To make Oklahoma "The State of Choice for Business".
The State Chamber's business advocacy will be the most valued
membership investment for Oklahoma business.
The State Chamber, Oklahoma's Association of Business and
Industry is the state's most effective lobbying organization
representing all types and sizes of business.
We are a private, nonprofit, business-membership organization
designed to advocate business needs at the state and federal
levels. Our staff consists of 21 professionals, including ten
While The State
Chamber's primary mission is to represent business interests at
the capitol, we also provide services and programs designed to
address the specific needs of small business, manufacturing,
community development and education.
The State Chamber's
membership is more than 2,000 individual business locations, in
25 states. More than 50 percent of our members have less than 35
The State Chamber's policy is developed and set by a volunteer
membership corps comprised of more than 650 professionals
involved in more than 30 separate committees, task forces and
councils. Their recommendations are then taken to the full Board
of Directors for policy approval.
Our organization is 73 years old and serves as both The State
Chamber and the State Manufacturers' Association for all
Affiliate organizations of The State Chamber include: Oklahoma
Chamber of Commerce Executives; Oklahoma Economic Development
Oklahoma 2000, Inc.
In 1990, The State Chamber became the nation's first accredited
state chamber. In 1996, we became the first state chamber in the
nation to become re-accredited. We are proud of the designation
and continue to use the re-accreditation process as a tool for
future growth and development.