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Chickasha shines bright at tourism awards

Visit Chickasha earned Tourism Organization of the Year and three other accolades at the 2024 Oklahoma Tourism Conference.

Chickasha, Okla. – Visit Chickasha, the tourism initiative for the Chickasha Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Council, recently won four awards at the Oklahoma Industry Association – Redbud Awards.


Chickasha brought home several awards including the Merit Award for Best Website in, best Marketing Campaign – Small Budget for ChristmasTown and Merit Award for Best Partnership for Rock Island weekend. Additionally, Redbud award for Best Marketing Publication – Small Budget was presented to Oh18. The highlight of the evening was Visit Chickasha winning the Oklahoma Tourism Organization of the Year – Small Budget.


“Chickasha continues to exceed visitor expectations for a town of it’s size,” said Jim Cowen, president of the Chickasha Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Council. “This award is a testament to all the great things happening around the community and exposure Chickasha is receiving.”


“With icons like the leg lamp and events such as Festival of Light, Rock Island Arts Festival Okla. Food Truck Championship, and Christmas in July, it is obvious Chickasha is becoming a top small-town destination,” says Matt Stockman, tourism & festival of light director for Visit Chickasha. “Let’s keep this momentum going, great things are ahead.”




About Chickasha Economic Development Council

The Chickasha Economic Development Council is a catalyst for economic growth and development in Chickasha. By attracting new businesses, supporting existing industries, and fostering innovation and entrepreneurship. The council strives to create a thriving and prosperous community for all.


About Rock Island Festival

The partnership was formed last year as a partnership between the Okla. Food Truck Championships, the Rock Island Arts Festival, and Rock Island Ride. The partnership was created to provide cohesion among the events and the community. We are stronger together.

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