(Tulsa, Okla.) May 1, 2016 – Oklahoma Region Volleyball Association: Championship sets its sights on Tulsa and the Cox Business Center April 29 – May 1. Oklahoma Region Volleyball Association is a non-profit member organization of USA Volleyball and acts as a liaison for promotion of the sport along with the other regions in the country. With daily expected attendance of over 6,000 people from all across the state of Oklahoma, this event will be an ace for Cox Business Center and Tulsa! For more information, visit Oklahoma Region Volleyball Association.
The WWE NXT Road Trip stops in Tulsa for the first time ever on May 7. WWE NXT features the next generation of Superstars battling to make an impact in the professional wrestling world! See NXT Champion Finn Balor, Women’s Champion Bayley, “The Samoan Submission Specialist” Samoa Joe, Baron Corbin and many more battle it out between the ropes at the Cox Business Center. For tickets go to www.ticketmaster.com, and for more information visit WWE NXT.
Junior Achievement is back May 10, for their Tulsa Tycoons, a Night of Monopoly event, formerly known as the Business Excellence Dinner. This showcases a monopoly-themed game where attendees build a portfolio of property. There is also the opportunity bid on items that include travel packages, restaurant and theater packages along with a variety of unique experiences and one-of-a-kind items. This event is a fund-raiser and friend-raiser for the organization, which is supported entirely by business and industry. For more information, visit Junior Achievement of Oklahoma.
May 14 will bring the Project Hope World Wide event Ripple to the Cox Business Center. The evening features food prepared by Tulsa’s Top Chefs, including wine pairings by one of Tulsa’s local Sommeliers. Visit with the chefs in person while learning how you can leverage your life to impact thousands of lives of the most vulnerable children in the world. For more information, please visit phwripple.com.
Other May Events at Cox Business Center:
Oklahoma Region Volleyball Association: Championship, April 29 – May 1
WWE NXT, May 7
Junior Achievement: Tulsa Tycoons, a Night of Monopoly, May 10
Lacefield Music Piano Sale, May 13 – 15
Nexstar National Talent Competition, May 13 – 15
Project Hope: Ripple 2016, May 14
2016 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Promise Ball, May 21
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.
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.