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Upcoming Events

June 7
Enlighten
LinkedIn: An alternative for people who hate cold calling.
June 11
Member Orientation
Learn about Chamber's key initiatives and programs while meeting other members.
June 18
Sunset Reception
Make business connections with other members at Wyndham Hotel.
June 19
Chamber Forum
The outlook for Oklahoma City's kids. Oklahoma

2019 Metro 50 Qualifications

The application process is open for the 2019 Metro 50 Awards. If you have questions about Metro 50, contact Meredith Manley at 297-8964.

Who Qualifies?

  • Companies must have been in business for a minimum of six months prior to the base calendar year of 2016.
  • Companies that have 2018 operating revenues or sales of at least $1 million.
  • Companies that are for-profit, privately held, headquartered and operated in the Greater Oklahoma City MSA (Canadian, Cleveland, Grady, Lincoln, Logan, McClain and Oklahoma counties).
  • Companies cannot be a holding company, regulated bank or utility.
  • Companies will be ranked based on percentage of revenue growth over a two-year growth period (2016 and 2018).

Verification Process

  • All information is subject to verification. All financial information is kept confidential. The verification committee reserves the right to request additional information upon review of the application.
  • Percentage of revenue growth is disclosed to the public if a company makes the Metro 50 list.
  • After submitting the online application, please mail your company’s financial statements to support the reported revenue figures to EY, Attn: Debbie Shay, 210 Park Avenue, Suite 2500, Oklahoma City, OK 73102, or email them to Debbie.D.Shay@ey.com by May 31, 2019.
  • The following are accepted forms of revenue verification. Please choose one:
    • Tax returns for 2016 and 2018
    • Letter from an outside CPA, on their letterhead, stating the revenue numbers for 2016 and 2018
    • Audited financial statements for 2016 and 2018 with accompanying opinion from external auditor
    • Bank of Oklahoma and EY are committee members and if you are a customer of theirs, they can verify your financials in-person without releasing financial records.
    • A verification committee member can meet with you and view your financials, and verify the numbers without your company releasing them. To set up a meeting, please contact Meredith Manley at 405-297-8964.
  • Application deadline is Friday, May 31, 2019. Award winners will be notified in late July.

For more information, contact Meredith Manley, CMP, at 297-8964 or mmanley@okcchamber.com.