COX CENTER TULSA HOSTS REGIONAL SPORT CHAMPIONSHIPS, HR SUMMIT, COMMENCEMENTS, AND MORE IN MAY

Tulsa, Okla. – Cox Business Center was selected by Tulsa People readers as the A-List winner for Event-Venue, and upholds its award-winning reputation with a variety events throughout the month of May.

Junior Achievement of Oklahoma’s Tulsa Tycoons / Tulsa Ballroom / May 3rd The third edition of Tulsa Tycoons offers guests a chance to play fun, Monopoly-themed games while they bid on auction items and network with professionals. Both mobile and live auctions will take place, along with food and stories of Junior Achievement impact. The 2018 Honorary Tycoons include Phil Albert, President, Pelco Structural, LLC, Genter Drummond, Principal, Blue Sky Bank, Wendy Drummond, CEO, Drummond Communications, and Dr. Steve Tiger, Superintendent and CEO, Tulsa Tech. For event details, please visit http://www.tulsatycoons.com/.

Oklahoma Regional Volleyball Association Regional Championship / Exhibit Halls, Arena / May 4th – 6th More than 200 teams will compete and 6,000 daily attendees are expected at the Oklahoma Regional Volleyball Association’s (OKRVA) Regional Championship at Cox Center Tulsa. The doors will open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 11:00 a.m. each day of the event. The OKRVA is a non-profit member organization of USA Volleyball. For event details, please visit http://www.okrva.com/.

Stage One Dance Competition / Exhibit Hall C / May 4th – 6th Stage One has provided competitive experiences for over 22 years, and will return to Tulsa for regional championships in early May. The Cox Center Tulsa event will offer a variety of competition categories and kicks off at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, with doors opening at 7:00 a.m. over the weekend. For event details and the full schedule, please visit http://www.stageonedance.com/.

Project Hope Worldwide “Ripple 2018” / Tulsa Ballroom / May 5th“Ripple 2018” is Project Hope Worldwide’s annual gala celebrating the work accomplished and recognizing the people who made that work possible. The 2018 gala will have a Cinco De Mayo theme and offer guests and evening of fun, food, celebration, and Tulsa’s Top Chef competition. For event details, please visit https://www.projecthopeworldwide.org/ripple/.

OSU Center for Health Sciences Commencement / Tulsa Ballroom and Arena / May 10th – 12thOSU Center for Health Sciences commencement events begin on Thursday evening with a D.O. Student Awards Banquet, Graduate Student Awards Banquet, and Military Commissioning. Graduation ceremonies are held on Saturday in the Arena. For the full event schedule, please visit https://health.okstate.edu/graduation/index.html.

Primerica Southwest Builder School / Conference Halls / May 11th -12th Primerica is a Main Street Company for Main Street North America with a goal to create financially independent families. Primerica will host its Southwest Builder School in the street level Conference Hall at Cox Center Tulsa over the May 11-12 weekend. For event details, please visit www.primerica.com.

Tulsa Area Human Resources Association (TAHRA) “Return On Inclusion” Summit / Tulsa Ballroom B and West Meeting Rooms / May 16th The Return On Inclusion Summit (ROI), is Oklahoma’s largest professional diversity and inclusion conference bringing together professionals, civic and nonprofit leaders, and over 100 regional organizations committed to promoting diversity and inclusion. The 2018 keynote speaker is Joe Gerstandt – a strong advocate in the summit’s key areas of focus. The event offers two attendance options, one for the full summit and the other for the lunch keynote only. For further details, visit www.tahra.org.

Rhema Commencement / Arena / May 18th Rhema Bible College has trained more than 60,000 worldwide and will hold its 2018 Commencement ceremonies in the Cox Center Tulsa Arena on Friday, May 18. For further details, visit www.rbtc.org.

City Year Tulsa Women’s Leadership Luncheon / Tulsa Ballroom / May 14th City Year Tulsa proudly hosts the fourth annual Women’s Leadership Luncheon and brings together Tulsa’s best and brightest leaders to honor women’s accomplishments in education and learn about the impact City Year is making in Tulsa public schools. Guests will have the opportunity to engage with City Year AmeriCorps members and learn more about the program, as well as hear from co-chairs, keynote speaker, City Year’s Executive Director and more. For further details, visit www.cityyear.org/tulsa.

###