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Welcome to the Cox Business Center Tulsa bi-monthly e-newsletter - #WelcomeToTheModWest!
There is a lot happening here and we want to give you a glimpse into our city and staff. We hope to show you why Tulsa and our award-winning facility should be on your short list!
IAVM Region 6 Future Industry Leaders Conference At Cox Business Center Focuses On Safety
Safety in public facilities was the overriding theme at the first-ever International Association of Venue Managers Region 6 Future Industry Leaders Conference. Monday, January 30 and Tuesday, January 31, Cox Business Center & BOK Center hosted the event produced by the SMG Tulsa Team. Over 90 International Association of Venue Managers members and non-members from Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, and Texas attended the two-day conference. 
Tulsa's Ambassador Hotel named No. 9 by TripAdvisor
Last week, TripAdvisor named Tulsa’s Ambassador Hotel number 9 out of 25 exclusive winners in the 2017 Travelers’ Choice Awards for U.S. hotels. The rankings are based on millions of reviews collected in a single year from site users worldwide. The Ambassador, a 10-story boutique hotel built in 1929, is part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection and is located only a few blocks from Cox Business Center. The hotel has won numerous awards, including a Four Diamond rating from AAA.
Read more about the Travelers’ Choice Awards in USA Today. For more information about the Ambassador, visit their website

Tulsa - The Giving City
Local philanthropist, George Kaiser has turned Tulsa into a “beta city”, a testing ground for evidence-based social programs that aim to overhaul the way America handles issues related to inequality. Kaiser has committed to the Bill Gates Giving Pledge of giving away much of his wealth to charity. To read more about his pledge, read the full article here
Tulsa #3 On List For Most Popular US Cities for Extremely Active Millennials
According to Endurance Sportswire, Tulsa is among the top Ten Most Popular Cities for Active Millennials. Millennials, now the largest living demographic group in history (surpassing the Boomers) according to US Census data, could potentially also scale to become the most active living population. With miles of jogging trails, the annual Tulsa Tough bike race, and great weather, it's easy to achieve! For the full article, click here.
The Boxyard Now Open In Downtown Tulsa
The Boxyard, a $2.5 million downtown retail center composed of shipping containers, is now open in Tulsa. The Boxyard is a unique collection of "micro-retail" in the East Village of Downtown Tulsa. The structure is comprised of 39 repurposed shipping containers and houses brands both familiar and new. For more information, check out their website here
Muskogee, Oklahoma, Celebrated As Birthplace Of Girl Scout Cookies On 100th Anniversary
What started as a way for The Mistletoe Troop of the Lake-Wood Council of Girl Scouts to raise some money has turned into an $800 million annual project for the national Girl Scouts. Buy your cookies now from your local troop to help build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
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.
Try using BPA-free plastic containers for your leftovers. Styrofoam is difficult to recycle, both because recycling facilities aren't commonplace and you can't make it into new high-quality polystyrene.
Talent on Parade 2017 Regional Competition
Feb 17-19, 2017
2017 Tulsa Gridiron
Feb 17-18, 2017
Jenks Public Schools Foundation Dinner & Auction
Feb 18, 2017
Tulsa Area United Way "Live United Awards & Luncheon"
Feb 21, 2017
LIFE Senior Services "Puttin' On The Dog"
Feb 23, 2017
Street School Street Party 2017
Feb 24, 2017
YWCA- Women of the Year- Pinnacle Awards
Feb 24, 2017
Catholic Charities "Cooking Up Compassion"
Feb 25, 2017
Latimer-Cooksey Arts & Cultural Foundation "A Brass & Sassy Affair"
Feb 25, 2017

Celebration Talent Competition - Tulsa Regionals
Mar 3-5, 2017
Alzheimer's Association "Memory Gala"
Mar 3, 2017
JAMfest Nationals
Mar 4-5, 2017
Tulsa Cares "Red Ribbon Gala"
Mar 4, 2017
2017 Primetime Dance
Mar 4-5, 2017
Oklahoma Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference
Mar 6-7, 2017
Star Power Talent Competition
Mar 10-12, 2017
Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music
Mar 18-19, 2017
Tulsa Fire Department Graduation
Mar 24, 2017
Mental Health Association Oklahoma "Carnivale Tribale"
Mar 25, 2017
Oklahoma Fire Chiefs Association Conference
Mar 29, 2017

Life In Color
Apr 1, 2017

Little Light House "The Garden Party" 
Apr 1, 2017

2017 The Pipeline & Energy Expo  
Apr 3-6, 2017

Rustic Cuff presents: Project Cuffway Fashion Show
Apr 7, 2017

Tulsa Habitat for Humanity "Steel Toes & Stilettos" 
Apr 08, 2017
We look forward to working with you on your next event!
Call our sales team at (918)894-4350.
Welcome to the ModWest!
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