National, Award-Winning Downtown Tulsa Venue Hosts Pipeline, Energy, and Skincare Industry Professionals and SkillsUSA Students at Conferences in April  

Tulsa, Okla. – Cox Business Center will host conferences and galas in April, as well as hosting a gaming tournament, veterans career fair, graduation ceremony, and a live culinary challenge.

Pipeline Energy Expo / Exhibit Halls / April 2nd – 6th Kicking off on Monday afternoon, the Pipeline Energy Expo will target every aspect of the pipeline industry and offer prime opportunities for industry professionals to learn, network, and seek innovative solutions and products. The exhibit floor at the Pipeline Energy Expo will allow visitors to experience new technologies, view equipment demonstrations, and network with energy industry leaders. For event details, visit

“The Garden Party” / Ballroom / April 7th The Garden Party offers food, live and silent auctions, and fun to benefit The Little Lighthouse and the faith-based non-profit’s aim to improve the quality of life for children with special needs and their families. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a Shine Hour (including silent auction bidding and refreshments) and be followed by a brunch, program, and live auction. For more information, visit

Alien Games / Conference Halls A & B / April 7th Alien Games hosts the Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Qualifier Regional tournament on the first Saturday of April. The Tier 2 tournament will offer Duelists a chance to compete for an invite to the World Championship Qualifiers and also win exclusive prizes. To learn more, visit

Tulsa Fire Department Cadet Graduation / Assembly Hall / April 11th Cadets who recently participated in a realistic 24-hour drill of various emergency situations will graduate on April 11 at Cox Center Tulsa. The event will begin at 2:00 p.m. in the Assembly Hall.

All Veterans Career Fair / Conference Halls / April 11th DAV and RecruitMilitary present the All Veterans Career Fair – a free hiring event for U.S. Military veterans, including personnel who are transitioning from active duty to civilian life, veterans who already have civilian work experience, members of the National Guard and reserves, and their spouses. DAV’s Mobile Service office will be on site and assisting veterans with benefits and claims throughout the event. For more information, please visit

“Project Cuffway” / Ballroom / April 13th The third annual “Project Cuffway” runway show will raise funds for the National Pancreas Foundation and pancreatic cancer research. At the event, Rustic Cuff fans are challenged to design fashions constructed completely out of Rustic Cuff packaging. Models will take to the runway to showcase the design finalists from each category and the winner will be chosen by a panel of judges. The event also includes a silent auction, cuff pull, sponsor cocktail hour, and wrap party. For more information, visit

“Rock the House” / Ballroom / April 14th – “Rock the House” is Tulsa’s hottest new event benefitting Tulsa Habitat for Humanity. The event combines dancing, drinks, and delicious eats. Guests with enjoy “edu-taining” exhibits, flair bartenders, live music and a light show while raising awareness (and the ruff!) for Tulsa Habitat for Humanity. For more information, visit

SPE Improved Oil Recovery Conference / Exhibit Halls / April 14th – 18th The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) will host its Improved Oil Recovery Conference and offer attendees technical programs, networking opportunities, continuing education courses, expert speakers, exhibitions, and an awards luncheon. For conference details, visit

CHEFS: A Sizzling Kitchen Showdown / Assembly Hall / April 19th CHEFS allows audience members to vote on the winner of a culinary challenge where the stakes are high; if a chef loses a challenge, they lose their shirt; literally. Deemed “too hot for TV” and “girl’s night gone wild,” the Thursday performance will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Assembly Hall. For more information, visit 

“Equality Gala” / Ballroom / April 21st The Equality Gala is an annual event benefiting the Dennis R. Neill Equality Center – operated by Oklahoma for Equality. The 2018 event will highlight award winners and community advocates, and feature live music by Carmela Hill and Double Treble.  The event begins with a silent auction and cocktail hour at 6:30 p.m. For more event details, visit

SkillsUSA State Conference / Conference / April 21st SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to help students excel and ensure a skilled workforce. The 2018 State Conference will offer contests in over 50 professional areas and include a Community Service Project where attendees give back and assist the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma. For conference details, visit

“Empty Bowls” / Ballroom / April 24th “Empty Bowls” has raised funds and awareness for the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma for the past 21 years. The event includes a soup and salad dinner, live and silent auctions, wine pull, restaurant pull, and live entertainment.  For more information, visit

SeneGence “Seminar” / Conference / April 26th – 29th – “Seminar” is the largest and most extravagant annual SeneGence training and recognition event, and is attended by Independent Distributors from around the world. Industry experts and corporate staff will join distributors to launch new products, experience top notch training, and celebrate collective and individual successes. For more information, visit