Lt. Governor’s Turkey Hunt Returning to Ardmore

Spring has finally arrived and for the team at the Ardmore Development Authority that means it is time for the Oklahoma Lt. Governor’s Turkey Hunt. This year’s hunt will begin on April 11th and conclude on April 13th. Read More

Insure Oklahoma Offers Options for Small Employers

Are health care insurance costs prohibiting you from providing coverage for your employees? Through dedicated funds from the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET), the Insure Oklahoma program offers an option to small employers that allows them to offer this important benefit. Read More

Chamber Legislative Priorities

The Ardmore Chamber of Commerce has a long history of promoting a sound business climate that allows Oklahoma companies of all sizes to compete globally with other businesses. The Chamber represents the interests of sound policy that allows businesses to compete, hire more workers and expand their presence in Southern Oklahoma. Read More

March 2019 Newsletter

Check out the latest edition of the Ardmore Chamber of Commerce newsletter! Read More

What does a Chamber Ambassador do?

Our Ardmore Chamber Ambassadors are a dedicated group of volunteers who function as the welcoming arm of the Chamber. Ambassadors integrate members into the Chamber’s programs and services, promote attendance and participation at Chamber events and help publicize our activities. The Ambassadors serve to increase the visibility of members, promoting membership growth through personal contact, and represent the goals and objectives of the Chamber... Read More

Spring Time Activities Abound

Spring is just around the corner and Ardmore has a whole batch of activities and exciting events lined up for this fun time of year! Now is the time to look ahead and mark your calendars for all the great upcoming opportunities. Read More

AYP - Influencing the Next Generation of Leaders

Many people wonder why young professional programs are important. With the digital age, the ability to connect has become significantly more accessible. However, interactions have also become more passive. Social media and virtual networking are just not enough when building and fostering relationships, particularly in the professional world, as people often do business with people they know and trust. Read More

February 2019 Newsletter

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Great Momentum Moving Into 2019

It’s hard to believe that the first month of 2019 is already in the history books! It is always a busy month at the Chamber and affiliated organizations, and this year is no different. Read More

State of Education Forum

Education isn’t just important to students and their parents – a solid education system is crucial for the community, state and wellbeing of society. A strong education is necessary to prepare people for good jobs and bright futures and sustaining a modern workforce that can compete in today’s economy. Read More

January 2019 Newsletter

Please follow the link below to view your electronic copy of the chamber newsletter. If you have any questions or would like to continue to receive the paper edition rather than the electronic version, please email Sarah at [email protected] Read More

Closing Out Another Successful Year

It is the end of 2018 and like many organizations, the Ardmore Development Authority is taking an opportunity to look back over the last 12 months. It was a busy year for our entire team with new projects and many accomplishments. Read More


Greetings from your friends at the Ardmore Chamber! I hope this finds you well and enjoying the holiday spirit. The holidays are a favorite time of year for me. The festivities around the Annual Tree Lighting in Central Park, the two parades and the Festival of Lights Drive-Thru Display should bring the holiday spirit to all. Read More

AYP - Developing The Next Generation Of Ardmore Leaders

When I moved to Ardmore four years ago, I didn’t know anyone other than my husband. I had left my friends and professional network behind in Texas, and I had no idea how to go about growing those in a brand-new area. I struggled to adjust to the differences between the big cities I grew up in and the laid-back, smaller town atmosphere. I wondered what there was to do in Ardmore and how to go about developing relationships as a newcomer. Read More

Dash for Santa Cash!

Money spent local, stays local! There are an estimated 27 million small businesses in the United States and statistics reflect that 99% of all employer firms are small business. In addition to the workforce numbers, $.67 cents of each dollar spent at independent, locally owned businesses stay in our community, supporting local organizations and services. That’s why shopping local is very important to the Chamber, with our mission being to assist local businesses. When local businesses thrive, th Read More

December 2018 Newsletter

Please follow the link below to view your electronic copy of the chamber newsletter. If you have any questions or would like to continue to receive the paper edition rather than the electronic version, please email Sarah at [email protected] Read More

Participate In The Federal Reserve's Small Business Credit Survey

The Ardmore Chamber of Commerce is again partnering with the Federal Reserve to promote participation in the annual Small Business Credit Survey. The survey will be available until December 21, 2018. Read More

Small Business Saturday This November 24th

Work on your shopping list and mark your calendars for Small Business Saturday on November 24, 2018! Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses and communities across the country. Founded by American Express in 2010, this day is celebrated each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving and U.S. consumers have reported spending over an estimated $85 Billion at independent retailers and restaurants over these eight days alone. Read More

We Thank You!

Please join me today in thanking all of those who have served our country, past and present, as we celebrate Veteran’s Day. In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed November 11 as Armistice Day to commemorate the end of World War I. The end of the war happened at the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month, so that's why November 11th was chosen. Congress changed the name to Veteran’s Day in 1954. Read More

Festival of Lights Online Auction

Have you checked out the online portion of our Festival of Lights Auction? Get a sneak peek of just SOME of the many items that will be up for auction next Tuesday and get in an early bid! Then join us on Tuesday, November 13th starting at 5:30 pm to defend your bid and see all the other items we have. All proceeds go to the Festival of Lights Drive Through! Read More