About the Chamber
Since 1914, the Ardmore Chamber of Commerce has been an advocate for community and business excellence in the Ardmore area. It is a membership-driven organization, comprised of business enterprises, civic organizations, educational institutes, individuals, and more. Its mission is to advance the economic vitality and quality of life for South Central Oklahoma through its commitment to community development and support of the business community in Southern Oklahoma.
How Your Membership Supports Your Community
- quality of education
- workforce development
- quality of life
- legislative agenda
- public policy
- business attraction and expansion
As a member of the Ardmore Chamber, you will meet premier industry leaders that can provide networks and resources to grow your business to the next level. Our success stories always include how involvement in our Chamber provides opportunities to network, socialize, further your career, and stay up to date on community and industry news or legislation.
As the voice of business in Ardmore, the Chamber strives to advocate the legislative issues important to our members. Key to this effort is building and maintaining working relationship with our local, state and federal elected officials. The Chamber maintains an active presence at the State Capitol to ensure that the voice of our members is always heard.
Unrivaled by most other cities of our size, Ardmore is home to highly regarded educational opportunities for people of all ages. Whether its early learning and preschool programs, public or private schools from pre-k to 12th grade, or higher education and workforce training offerings – the Ardmore Chamber constantly upholds its commitment to supporting and advocating for the betterment of local education.
Quality of Life
Community development and the resulting quality of life impact are highlighted by the current efforts to revitalize the Historic Downtown area, support of a streetscape project, and promotion of various activities and entities designed to engage citizens and visitors of all ages. Thanks to the forward-thinking vision of our city leaders and industry partners, Ardmore’s local business climate is flourishing from the ground up. Pro-business and fiercely entrepreneurial, pioneering and hard-working – Southern Oklahoma doesn’t just welcome new business, it helps them thrive. Support and promotion of local small business is evident in every Chamber activity, program, and service.
For over 100 years, the Chamber has sought to influence civic, social, and business initiatives that support community growth. We tackle the biggest concerns facing local business, so that our members can focus on doing business. As an Ardmore Chamber of Commerce member, this is just a snapshot of what you have access to, all right here in the beautiful and fast-growing community of Southern Oklahoma.