August at Cox Business Center is Too Hot to Handle

August at Cox Business Center is Too Hot to Handle

(Tulsa, Okla.) August 1, 2016 –Mark your calendars for the OK Reptile Expo coming up on August 6-7 from 10am – 3pm daily, at Cox Convention Center. There will be hundreds of snakes, lizards, turtles, and frogs for sale at 30%-60% off retail prices. There will also be products and feeders there at discount prices so this is a one stop shop. Show sponsors are,, and GoLizards Pet Store. Tickets are $5.00 for kids 5 – 10 and $10.00 for adults. Kids 4 & under free. For more information click here.

Tulsa Golden Hurricane Football Kickoff Luncheon presented by ONEOK and ONE Gas is set for August 18, beginning at 12 noon in the Tulsa Ballroom at Cox Business Center. Second-year head coach Philip Montgomery will present the 2016 Golden Hurricane team at the annual luncheon, which signals the beginning of the college football season for The University of Tulsa. The luncheon program always has some surprises for football fans, and it will be no different this year. Tickets start at $35 per person. For more information, please visit Tulsa Football Kick-Off.

Celebrating 25 years of serving families in need, the Ronald McDonald House of Tulsa hosts the 2016 McDazzle Fun Ball August 25 at Cox Business Center in the Tulsa Ballroom. This year’s McDazzle will honor Phyllis and George Dotson, who have helped the Ronald McDonald House of Tulsa become a place of healing and strength. Tickets start at $250, and can be purchased here.

August 27 brings the Indie Trunk Show to Exhibit Hall C at Cox Business Center. The Indie Trunk show is all about the local crafters, artists, makers, and local business owners of Oklahoma! With over 150 artists and vendors, shoppers will find handmade goods, furniture/home decor, small boutiques/businesses, and community organizations. Every vendor in the show is from Oklahoma. Tickets are $5.00 each. The show runs from 10am-5pm. For more information click here.

The Greatest Party Ever Hatched takes flight August 27, from 4-8pm at Cox Business Center. Wild Brew returns to Cox Business Center in Exhibit Halls A & B in support of the internationally recognized, nonprofit conservation organization, The Sutton Avian Center. Funds from the event underwrite educational projects such as the bald eagle nest Webcam, satellite tracking of young bald eagles and the Sutton Scholarship Awards. This one-of-a-kind event combines fare by Tulsa’s best restaurants with first-rate beers by artisan brewers from the U.S. and around the world – plus live music by local favorites. General Admission tickets are $50. For tickets and more information click here.

Experience Ladies Night like never before with a brand new, high energy, crowd interactive show that has captivated women of all ages. Magic Men® Live returns to Cox Business Center, August 27, and will feature a talented lineup of stunning gentlemen sure to appeal to a variety of tastes. Dynamic productions of the hottest music and original compositions, thrilling choreography and themed acts, Magic Men® Live invites ladies to let loose in an empowering, fun-filled environment and embark on an unforgettable night out. Tickets start at $25.00 and can be purchased here.

August Events at Cox Business Center:
OK Reptile Expo, August 6
Private Event, August 6
Tulsa Public Schools – Teacher Development Training, August 17
Tulsa Golden Hurricane Football Kickoff Luncheon, August 18
McDazzle Fun Ball, August 25
Private Event, August 25
Private Event, August 27
Indie Trunk Show, August 27
Wild Brew 2016, August 27
Magic Men Live, August 27

About Cox Business Center:
Cox Business Center, formerly Tulsa Convention Center, is a 310,625 square-foot facility hosting an 8,900 seat arena with event suites, Oklahoma’s largest ballroom, 34 meeting rooms, and a 102,600 square foot, column-free exhibit hall. Cox Business Center is managed by SMG the world leader in venue management, marketing, and development and owned by the City of Tulsa. In fiscal year 2014-15, the economic impact of events held at the CBC was more than $33 million.

About SMG:
Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to more than 230 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theaters, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 14.4 million square feet of exhibition space and over 1.75 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Soldier Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s Reliant Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions, catering, and special events division, SAVOR, currently servicing more than 100 accounts worldwide. For more information, visit