It’s Cold Outside, But Events At Cox Business Center Are Hot!

(Tulsa, Okla.) January 1, 2017 – Tulsa Remodel & Landscape Show comes to Tulsa and Cox Business Center this Friday, January 13 from 2 pm – 7 pm, Saturday, January 14, 10 am – 7 pm, & Sunday, January 15, 11 am – 5 pm in Exhibit Hall C. This comprehensive and expansive home show brings together homeowners and the area’s best building and remodeling experts. From top quality exhibits and informative seminars to insightful demonstrations, discover thousands of smart, stylish and cost-effective ways to design or renovate your home. Look for booths with ideas on the latest in cabinetry and countertops, sunrooms and additions, flooring, basement finishing, waterproofing, smart home automation, energy efficient windows, and exterior products. Adults are $4.00 each and children under 18 are FREE. For more information, please visit, Tulsa Remodel & Landscape Show.

Saturday, January 14, brings Universal Cheerleaders Association, Oklahoma Challenge to Cox Business Center. UCA’s goal is to inspire leadership on and off the field. All of UCA’s material and programs are centrally focused on the traditional role of cheerleading. UCA believes that the primary purpose of a cheerleader is to support athletic programs and lead the crowd before and during games. Cheerleaders play an instrumental role in raising, leading and maintaining school spirit in and around their communities. In short, they are leaders in building general morale at their school! UCA Oklahoma Challenge will be held in Exhibit Hall A&B from 9am-8pm. For more information please visit, UCA Championships.

On January 19 – 21, 9 am – 10 pm the Oklahoma Music Educators Association Winter In-Service Conference will be held in Exhibit Hall A, Assembly Hall, and Conference Hall at Tulsa’s Cox Business Center. OMEA’s Mission: to ensure that every student in grades K-12 receives a high-quality, sequential music education, provided by a certified music educator, to provide professional development for pre-service and in-service music teachers, to create a better awareness of the value of music education, and to recognize outstanding student musicians in Oklahoma through OMEA All-State organizations. OMEA is the unifying voice of Oklahoma music educators. More than 2000 people are expected to attend this event. For more information, please visit Oklahoma Music Educators Association.

Tulsa Regional Chamber Annual Meeting & Inauguration will be held, Thursday, January 19 from 12 pm – 1:30 pm in the Tulsa Ballroom, N&E Galleries at Cox Business Center. Phil Albert will serve as the 2017 Chair of the Tulsa Regional Chamber. He is President of Pelco Structural, LLC, an infrastructure manufacturing company located in Claremore, Oklahoma. Pelco Structural manufactures, designs, and provides logistics solutions for steel infrastructure products used in electrical transmission and distribution, traf c and lighting, sports lighting, cellular transmission, signing, and substation structures. This will mark the first time in Chamber history that the Board Chair’s business is located in a regional partner community outside Tulsa. For more information, please visit Tulsa Regional Chamber. This is a sold out event, therefore registration and sponsorships are no longer available.

Saturday, January, 21 brings The Parent Child Center of Tulsa’s annual signature fundraising event, the Toyland Ball. This black tie gala with a whimsical theme offers an elegant evening of dinner and dancing, with a live auction. Every year the Toyland Ball is singly responsible for raising approximately 16% of the agency’s total operating budget. Highlights of the evening include the presentation of the Guardian Angel Award and the honoring of retiring Executive Director, Desiree Doherty. Toyland Ball will be held at Cox Business Center in Tulsa Ballroom, N&E Galleries from 6pm-11pm. For more information, please visit Toyland Ball.

Christ in Youth Believe Conference comes to Tulsa and Cox Business Center January 27 -28 in Exhibit Halls B&C, Conference Hall A. Believe is a high-energy weekend event for Jr. high students only. It’s structured specifically for Jr. high students and is packed with powerful worship and teaching from God’s Word. While at Believe, students not only worship together but also engage in life-challenging discussions with their peers and adult leaders. As they go through the weekend, they discover ways in which God is calling them to be Kingdom workers in their schools, communities, and the world. Conference hours are Friday 6am – 11pm and Saturday 8:30am – 4:30pm. More than 5000 people are expected to attend this event. For more information, or to purchase tickets, please visit Believe 2017.

National Cheerleaders Association, Oklahoma Classic 2017 will be held January 28, from 9 am – 8 pm in the Arena of Cox Business Center. NCA is the world’s most original cheerleading company. With a dedication to innovation and a passion for leadership, NCA has paved the way for modern-day cheerleading. The forefather of many cheerleading “firsts” Lawrence Herkimer is the pioneer of the most prestigious cheerleading company in the world—The National Cheerleaders Association. For more information, please visit Oklahoma Classic 2017.

Cox Business Center & BOK Center are hosting the first International Association of Venue Managers Region 6 Future Industry Leaders Conference on Monday, January 30th, 2017 and Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 in Tulsa, OK. One Day Rate: $135 ($150 after January 24th); Two Day Rate: $175 ($200 after January 24th). Members & Non-Members are welcome to attend. Attendees will receive credit toward their CVP if IAVM members. Day Two attendees will receive a certificate of completion from the AVSS Weather School. Register today to attend – space is limited! For more information, please visit IAVM.

January Events at Cox Business Center:
Tulsa Remodel & Landscape Show, January 13 -15
Private Event, January 14
Oklahoma Music Educators Association Winter In-Service Conference, January 19 – 21
Tulsa Regional Chamber Annual Meeting & Inauguration, January 19
Parent Child Center of Tulsa Toyland Ball, January 21
Christ in Youth Believe Conference, January 27 – 28
National Cheerleaders Association, Oklahoma Classic 2017, January 28
International Association of Venue Managers Region 6 Future Industry Leaders Conference, January 30 -31

About Cox Business Center:
Cox Business Center, formerly Tulsa Convention Center, is a 310,625 square-foot facility hosting a 7,000 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 the fiscal year 2015-16, 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 www.smgworld.com.