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Upcoming Events

August 15
Chamber Forum
Exploring OKC's hottest arts, food and music scenes.
August 21
State of the Schools
Learn about efforts and ideas for reform to improve education in Oklahoma.
September 11
Sunset Reception
Make business connections with other Chamber members at Skyline Bricktown.
September 18
Health Center Breakfast
Showcasing the value of the Oklahoma Health Center to our community.

2018 Metro 50 Qualifications

The application process is closed for the 2018 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 2015.
  • Companies that have 2017 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 (2015 and 2017).

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 June 1, 2018.
  • The following are accepted forms of revenue verification. Please choose one:
    • Tax returns for 2015 and 2017
    • Letter from an outside CPA, on their letterhead, stating the revenue numbers for 2015 and 2017
    • Audited financial statements for 2015 and 2017 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, June 1, 2018. Award winners will be notified in early August.

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