Kerry Painter- Woman of Distinction

(Tulsa, Okla.) July 22, 2016 –Kerry Painter, Assistant General Manager at Cox Business Center Tulsa, honored as one of Tulsa’s “Women of Distinction”

Each year, Tulsa Business and Legal News honors 20 women for their contributions professionally and philanthropically. These women are selected based on independent nominations from Tulsa Business and Legal News readers and their peers. These are women who are making extraordinary contributions to their families and communities while also excelling in their careers. “Kerry is a fantastic asset to Cox Business Center and the SMG family,” says Jeff Nickler, General Manager of BOK Center and Cox Business Center, “She truly is the best of the best.” Kerry is well deserving of this award, and the achievement that comes with it. “Thank you, Tulsa Business and Legal News, not only for your recognition of my accomplishments, but for the recognition of all the wonderful, and accomplished women in this group with me. It is an honor to be a recipient,” she said.

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