Through our services and programs, we work to create a more prosperous future for our residents and businesses.
We’re here to respond to the needs of our business community. We work with companies like Google, Amazon and American Airlines, along with local manufacturers and startups by customizing solutions to meet their individual business needs.
Through our customized services, we help northeast Oklahoma’s businesses thrive in a competitive global marketplace.
Services and Programs
Job Growth and Retention
The economic development division of the Chamber works closely with local businesses, site selectors and company executives to provide tools, resources and incentives to spur job retention and creation within the region.
Site Selection Assistance
Our staff is ready to assist you in your site selection process. With online resources that make it easy to search for properties and gather demographic data, our website is a convenient tool that can be utilized 24/7. In addition, our staff is available to provide personalized assistance to executives and site selectors with specific property needs.
We’re creating a skilled future by aligning the needs of local businesses with area colleges, career tech and other workforce training programs. Tulsa is one of 22 talent hubs receiving a grant from the Lumina Foundation. Through the Lumina grant, a regional coalition works to increased the number of students graduating with postsecondary degrees and certificates.
Further efforts are being made to attract and retain young talent through Tulsa’s Young Professionals (TYPROS).
Growing our Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
To create an innovative future, Tulsa has increased the number of support services provided to entrepreneurs and small businesses. The Forge, the Chamber’s certified business incubator, accelerates the success of high-growth startups. Additionally, the Chamber’s Small Business Connection program provides a variety of support tools, resources and education opportunities for growing and established businesses.
Tulsa is a vibrant city. We’re focused on advancing diversity and inclusion efforts and enhancing the local quality of life. In addition, our organization has taken a leadership role in accelerating development along the riverfront, downtown and commercial corridors.
Recent projects include:
- Supporting commercial corridor strategies to drive regional investments and improvements, including the development of transportation and mobility options for the region’s workforce.
- Implementing a downtown Tulsa strategic action plan to maximize public funding tools, advance real estate development, and further positive perceptions of downtown’s resurgence.
- Accelerate regional riverfront development.
- Advocating for and support improvements in community safety innovation and coordination in partnership with non-profit organizations and social service providers.