Jump into June

(Tulsa, Okla.) June 1, 2016 – Known as the smartest soiree in Tulsa, Brainiac Ball, benefiting Family and Children Services, combines brains and benevolence to change the lives of those in our community who need hope most. This year’s event on Saturday, June 4, at Cox Business Center will begin with cocktails, followed by dinner, team trivia and a live auction. Also included in the evening is a wine toss, jewelry raffle and eclectic dining auction. Prior to the event guests, along with the public, will have the chance to participate in a Best of Live raffle, where the winner chooses any live auction item from the block. For more information, visit FCSOK.org.

Come one. Come All! The circus is coming to town June 5, with showtimes at 1pm and 4pm, with tickets starting at only $8.00. Garden Brothers Circus celebrates 100 years entertaining families throughout North America and they’ve “pulled out all the stops!” This year is your last chance to see elephants live! The circus also includes, “Motorcycle Madness”, with motorcycle daredevils somersaulting and spinning in a big Globe of Doom; Chinese Acrobats, the Human Slingshot, Racing Camels, and crazy comedy with Circus Clowns, daring aerialists, and cirque artists. Expect excitement and fun at GARDEN BROTHERS CIRCUS. For tickets click here.

Messengers and guests representing the churches of the American Baptist Association will gather together in Tulsa, Oklahoma the week of June 20-23 at Cox Business Center for the 91st Annual American Baptist Association 2016 Messenger Assembly. The national convention hosts 3,000 guests and will include worship, fellowship, practical workshops, and general business. They will focus together on the blessings of God and their mission. For more information, visit abaptist.org.

June 28, The Tulsa Regional Chamber will host Governor Mary Fallin for the annual State of the State Address to the Tulsa business community, offering insights and updates on the top issues facing our state this year. The event is open to the public with special pricing for Chamber members. For more information please visit tulsachamber.com

5 Star Chef, Brian Morris, will be hosting Taste of the City cooking show June 30 from 5-9pm in the Assembly Hall of Cox Business Center. Chef Brian will be demonstrating how to cook a summer menu including culinary tips. For more information click here.

Other June Events at Cox Business Center:
OK Pecan Growers Association 2016 Conference, June 3
Brainiac Ball, June 4
Garden Brothers Circus, June 5
OK Reptile Expo, June 12
Tulsa County Treasurer’s Office Real Estate Auction, June 12 – 15
Oklahoma Safety and Health Conference, June 15
American Baptist Association 2016 Messenger Assembly, June 20
Junior National Duals, June 20 – 26
Kicklahoma – The Tulsa Takeover, June 26
Tulsa Bridal Show, June 26
Governor’s State of the State Luncheon, June 28
Taste of the City Cooking Show, June 30

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, theatres, 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.