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The Oklahoma Department of Commerce produces several newsletters with updates, opportunities, and events for businesses and communities throughout our great state. Our communications are powered by the GovDelivery network. You can manage your subscriptions online any time or contact us to be added or removed from any of our e-mail offerings.

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New Pioneer

This new Department of Commerce Newsletter combines and replaces the Community Developer, Main Street News, and Council Matters newsletters. If you previously subscribed to these newsletters, we have updated your subscription automatically.
Community and business leaders, non-profit organizations, grant writers, community developers, and municipal and county employees will find something of value in each issue.


Bidwatch Alerts

Requests for proposals (RFPs) for everything from aerospace engines and medical sensors to engineering and construction services are issued daily for projects around the world. These business opportunities come from a variety of sources, and many of the RFPs require fast response.

Through its BidWatch Service, the Oklahoma Department of Commerce monitors these sources and lets Oklahoma companies know when RFPs are issued, the basic project/equipment specifications, and how quickly your company needs to respond.

Opportunities abound for all Oklahoma businesses—large or small—so subscribe now and start receiving BidWatch Service alerts via e-mail.


Buildings and Sites Update

This newsletter includes newly added properties and community highlights of www.LocateOK.com.
LocateOK is Oklahoma's statewide database of buildings and sites for sale or lease. The site allows you to search communities for available industrial, office and retail buildings as well as acreage sites. An added feature is the Community Profiles which include demographic, labor force and consumer spending information by city or town.


Publicly Announced New and Expanding Companies Report

The Oklahoma Department of Commerce publishes a quarterly report of publicly announced new and expanding businesses.