(Tulsa, Okla.) October 1, 2016 – NUVO Dance Convention, will return to Tulsa and Cox Business Center, October 14 – 16. Entering its tenth year, NUVO Dance Convention brings a talented faculty and a convention that has been created with dancers in mind. Classes will feature all styles of dance, including Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, Musical Theatre, Jazz Funk, Tap & more! NUVO Dance Convention is open Friday 1:00pm – 10:00pm, Saturday 7:00am – 10:00pm, and Sunday 8:00am – 4:00pm. For more information, please visit NUVO Dance.
Celebrate a love of comic books and pop culture at the Wizard World Tulsa Comic Con, again, held at Cox Business Center, October 21 – 23. Wizard World is the country’s largest pop-culture touring expo. The weekend will be filled with celebrities from favorite movies, television shows and games as well as art, shopping, comic books, collectibles, cosplay, video games, and more. Special panels will allow attendees to participate in question and answer sessions with casts members of favorite shows and movies. 2016 Wizard World Tulsa Comic Con has scheduled a wide variety of celebrities including Sebastian Stan from the Captain America series, Ian Somerhalder from The Vampire Diaries, William Shatner from Star Trek, Kimberly J. Brown from Halloweentown, Josh McDermitt, Michael Rooker, and Michael Cudlitz from The Walking Dead, as well as Henry Winkler from Happy Days, James Marsters from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and more. Friday 3pm – 8pm, Saturday 10am – 7pm, and Sunday 10am – 5pm. For more information and tickets, visit Wizard World.
Tulsa Run Expo will be held at Cox Business Center, Thursday, October, 27, 4 pm – 8 pm and Friday, October, 28, 8 am – 8 pm. Runners will receive their race packets, which include timing chip, shirt, and other crucial information. For more information, please visit Tulsa Run Expo
On October 27 the Sooner Tulsa Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will host the 6th Annual Corks & Kegs at Cox Business Center. This Halloween-themed event is Tulsa’s premier wine and beer tasting gala. Over 400 guests will enjoy beers and wines from around the world paired with some of Tulsa’s finest restaurants. The evening will include live music by Banana Seat, an extensive silent and super silent auction, and a live auction with one-of-a-kind items. Costumes are encouraged! For more information, please visit Corks & Kegs.
October 28, brings The Associated Builders and Contractors of Oklahoma Excellence in Construction Awards to Cox Business Center. Designed to recognize and publicize outstanding projects built by members of the association, ABC of Oklahoma Award winners are recognized each year at this local awards dinner and celebration. All chapter winners are qualified to enter the ABC National Excellence in Construction awards program where the winning projects are honored at the association’s National Awards celebration. For more information, please visit ABC of Oklahoma.
October Events at Cox Business Center:
Spa Blowout, September 30 & October 1-2
Alien Games, October 1
Oklahoma Reptile Expo, October 2
Private Event, October 6
Tulsa Public Schools: Teacher Professional Development, October 7
Private Event, October 7
Private Event, October 8
Manhood Summit, October 13
NUVO Dance Convention, October 14-16
Wizard World Tulsa Comic Con, October 21-23
Private Event, October 25
Tulsa Run Packet Pick Up and Expo, October 27-28
6th Annual Corks & Kegs, October 27
The Associated Builders and Contractors of Oklahoma Excellence in Construction Awards, October 28
Private Event, October 29
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 the fiscal year 2014-15, the economic impact of events held at the CBC was more than $33 million.
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.