2019 OEDC Day at the Capitol group photo

Why Be A Member?

The Oklahoma Professional Economic Development Council (OEDC) was formed to provide technical expertise to governmental and private groups to achieve goals which support economic growth and development. OEDC provides a growing spectrum of support services in Oklahoma to industry leaders, professional economic developers and local governments who need a resource for managing their own local economic development initiatives.


As a member of OEDC, you will be a part of a strong membership base attracted from around the state, representing both rural and urban areas. Such diverse backgrounds result in economic development solutions that work. OEDC will help continue Oklahoma’s revitalization.

  • Legislative Advocacy
    OEDC stays current on legislation and takes an active role in promoting issues affecting business/industry and economic development. OEDC members meet at the Capitol several times a year including for Economic Development Day at the Capitol every February.

  • Professional Development
    Learn the latest techniques in economic development from people that have successfully obtained loans and grants, and assisted new/expanding industry, or implemented other successful economic development programs.

  • Networking
    Become part of a network of experienced developers who will share their expertise and materials through monthly meetings.

  • Legislative Updates and Information

  • Website and Social Media Resources

OEDC Membership is a $350 annual investment per professional, inclusive of meals at the monthly membership luncheons.

For more information about membership, contact Nicole Boyles