Exciting Events Come to Cox Business Center In May

 

(Tulsa, Okla.) May 1, 2017 – Tuesday, May 2 brings fun, food and a night of Monopoly to the Tulsa Ballroom at Cox Business Center! Formerly known as the Business Excellence Dinner, this is Junior Achievement of Oklahoma’s largest event. Tulsa Tycoons- A Night of Monopoly- is THE event to attend this year! For more information or tickets, please visit Tulsa Tycoons.

Oklahoma Regional Volleyball Association Regional Championship digs back into Tulsa Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7. Doors open at 7 am, with games beginning at 8 am. More than 200 teams and 6000 people per day are expected in attendance. For more information, please visit Oklahoma Regional Volleyball Association.

Saturday, May 6, Ripple benefiting Project Hope returns to the Tulsa Ballroom at Cox Business Center from 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm. Ripple is an annual celebration of the work Project Hope Worldwide has accomplished and the people who make that work possible. It’s a chance to gather and raise money to holistically care for orphans around the world. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit Project Hope Worldwide Ripple.

Nexstar National Talent Dance Competition comes to the Assembly Hall of Cox Business Center Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, May 12 – 14. Nexstar Talent is committed to providing dance studios and dancers with an exceptional dance experience when attending their competitions. For more information, please visit Nexstar Competition.

Saturday, May 13 at  10:00 am OSU Center for Health Sciences will hold their 2017 Graduate Programs Commencement in the Arena of Cox Business Center.

Saturday, May 13 at 4:00 pm OSU College of Medicine will hold their 2017 Commencement in the Arena of Cox Business Center.

Friday, May 19 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Rhema will hold their 2017 Commencement in the Arena of Cox Business Center.

Saturday, May 20 from 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Junior Diabetes Research Foundation “Promise Ball” will be held in the Assembly Hall of Cox Business Center. The Promise Ball attracts more than 400 guests each year and features an elegant cocktail party with hosted bar, silent, and auction showcasing Tulsa’s best, gourmet dinner with complimentary wine pairing, one-of-a-kind live auction, and JDRF’s signature “Fund A Cure”. For more information, please visit 2017 Promise Ball.

Laugh America Productions & NT Entertainment is bringing the Wild ‘N T-Town Mayfest Comedy Jam to Cox Business Center on May 20. Wild ‘N T-Town will feature Kountry Wayne, Karlous Miller, Chico Bean and Billy Sorrels, and it will be hosted by Lavell ‘Velly Vel” Harris. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 24 at 10 am. For tickets visit Ticketmaster.

May Events at Cox Business Center:
Tulsa Tycoons- A Night of Monopoly, May 2
Oklahoma Regional Volleyball Association Regional Championship, May 6 – 7
Ripple benefiting Project Hope, May 6
Nexstar National Talent Dance Competition, May 12 – 14
OSU Center for Health Sciences 2017 Graduate Programs Commencement, May 13
OSU College of Medicine 2017 Graduate Programs Commencement, May 13
Rhema 2017 Commencement, May 19
Junior Diabetes Research Foundation “Promise Ball”, May 20
Wild ‘N T-Town Mayfest Comedy Jam, May 20

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:
Celebrating its 40th anniversary and 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, amphitheaters, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 15 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 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 NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering companies, currently serving more than 140 accounts worldwide. For more information visit www.smgworld.com.