Commerce

The Chickasaw Nation is making significant contributions to the Oklahoma economy — and this revitalized Indian Nation continues to introduce new and diverse economic ventures each year — stimulating economic growth, creating new jobs and supplementing our Nation's program funding.

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Chickasaw Nation License Plates

Christy Dean, Cash Management Manager
In 2015, the Chickasaw Nation released a special series of Chickasaw license plates to its citizens.

Tourism in Chickasaw Country

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When Chickasaw businesses flourish, we all thrive.

Chickasaw Nation Industries

David Nimmo, President & CEO of Chickasaw Nation Industries, Inc.
Chickasaw Nation Industries, based in Norman, Oklahoma, operates divisions located across the nation.

The Artesian Hotel

Lenell Portman, Sulphur Resident
The Artesian Hotel is reminiscent of the past, but with all of the modern comforts a traveler could desire.

Bedré Fine Chocolate Factory

Davis, Oklahoma
A sweet slice of heaven awaits you in Davis, Oklahoma, at Bedré Fine Chocolate.

Chickasaw Nation Welcome Center

Kathy Bean, Chickasaw Nation Welcome Center Manager
Next time you're driving I-35 in south-central Oklahoma and come upon State Highway 7, you should explore the Chickasaw Nation Welcome Center.

Positioned Well for Growth

Bill Lance, Secretary of Commerce
The Oklahoma economy is poised for growth. Bill Lance, Secretary of Commerce, says Oklahomans should feel positive about the future.

Progressive Leadership with a Mission

Bill Lance, Secretary of Commerce
Strong leadership and vision have paved the road to success for the Chickasaw Nation.

The Revitalization of a Nation

Mason Cole
Mason Cole explains several of the things that the Chickasaws have done to maintain the power and relevancy of the tribe into the 21st century.

Creating an Opportunity Society

Tom Cole
Congressman Tom Cole explains why he feels that it's important to use the success of the nation to make citizens proactive, rather than dependent.

Compressed Natural Gas

Bill Lance, Secretary of Commerce
CNG stations and vehicles are part of the Chickasaw Nation's plans for diversification.

Pursuing Opportunities in Oklahoma

Tom Cole
Tom Cole argues that Oklahoma is at its best when it provides opportunities for its people.

Drawing from Each Other's Strengths

Tina Cooper
The histories and interests of Oklahoma and of the Chickasaw people are irrevocably intertwined.

Economic Contributions of Chickasaws

William Paul
It has only been in the past few decades that the economic contributions of the tribe have really been recognized.

Fostering Small Business in the Chickasaw Nation

Brett Joplin
Brett Joplin describes the role of the Small Business Development Center in the maturation of Chickasaw business ideas.

Over 35 Years of Progress

Linda Robins
The Chickasaw Nation has experienced stability in leadership, which helps all programs and services continue to grow.

The Chickasaw Nation Creating Jobs

Tim Elliott
Tim Elliott, Principal at Redland Childers Architects, explains how the Chickasaw Nation provides economic development through job creation.

Steady Course to Success

Bill Lance, Secretary of Commerce, Chickasaw Nation
In a changing marketplace, the key to future success is in applying core values of the tribe while looking for new opportunities.