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Upcoming Events

September 18
Chamber Forum
Join us for a discussion addressing mental and behavorial health in OKC.
September 19
Ambassador Meeting
Topic: The Thunder Experience
September 23
Metro 50
Honoring the fastest-growing privately held businesses in OKC.
October 4
Enlighten
Small business networking & education resources.

2019 Metro 50 Qualifications

The application process is closed for the 2019 Metro 50 Awards. Call for entries for the 2020 Metro 50 will open in mid-April 2020.

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.
  • The following are accepted forms of revenue verification.
    • 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.

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