State of City Kicks Off November Events and Year Ends in Laughter with Chad Prather

Tulsa, OK, October 30, 2017 Cox Business Center in downtown Tulsa ends the year on a healthy note with The City of Tulsa’s Employee Health Fair and Williams Route 66 Marathon Health & Fitness Expo, the NUVO Dance Competition, and the Athletic Championships GOLD Cheer and Dance Competition. The last two months of 2017 also include many private holiday parties, world-renowned Australian “fingerstyle” guitar legend Tommy Emmanuel’s Classics & Christmas Tour, and American humorist and motivational speaker Chad Prather performing stand up right before the year comes to a close. 

Tulsa Regional Chamber’s State of the City / Nov. 2nd The Tulsa Regional Chamber presents State of the City on Thursday, Nov. 2nd, in the Cox Center Tulsa’s Ballroom. The event will feature Mayor G.T. Bynum’s address on the upcoming year and the outlook for the City of Tulsa and the surrounding region. For more information, visit

Metro Tulsa Hotel & Lodging Association “Tail to Table” Class / Nov. 3rd – Cox Center Tulsa hosts chefs, aspiring chefs, and foodies at this presentation by Chef Devin Levine, CEC, as he demonstrates and offers a tasting focused on Tail to Table cooking of salmon. Registration automatically enters guest into a raffle for an assorted case of wine with additional raffle tickets available at the event. For details and registration, visit

NUVO Dance Competition / Nov. 3rd – 5th – In its 11th year, NUVO continues to offer quality dance competitions covering a variety of ages, skill ranges, and dance genres. NUVO’s Tulsa Tour dates in early November give dancers in the region a chance to participate in workshops and compete in front of a highly skilled panel of judges. For more information about the Tulsa event, please visit

The City of Tulsa’s Employee Health Fair / Nov. 8th As part of the City’s Open Enrollment in November, a private Health Fair will be held and open to eligible Tulsa City employees. For more information, please visit

Tulsa Startup Demo Days / Nov. 15th Tulsa StartUp Series is supported by the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation and aims to create innovation, creativity and growth within Tulsa’s entrepreneurial community.  Demo Days at Cox Center Tulsa kicks off with a press conference announcing the official launch of Kiva Tulsa, then the top 5 StartUp series finalists will pitch their game-changing ideas to win $15,000. This event is free and open to the public.  Visit for details.

Williams Route 66 Marathon Health & Fitness Expo / Nov. 17th & 18th The Health & Fitness Expo gives Route 66 Marathon participants a chance to pick up race packets, check out sports, fitness, and sustainability merchandise, and visit with exhibitors at this two-day expo at Cox Center Tulsa. The Route 66 expo is free and open to the public, with a starting time of 11:00 a.m. on Friday and again at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday. For details, visit

Tulsa Apartment Association Zenith Awards / Nov. 17th Designed to recognize outstanding association members for their contributions to the industry, professionalism and hard work, the annual Zenith Awards represent the best of the best in the northeastern Oklahoma housing industry. The event begins with a 6:00 p.m. cocktail reception, followed by a 7:00 p.m. dinner and an awards presentation, and then ends with a post-awards after party. For more information, please visit

Tommy Emmanuel CGP – Classics & Christmas Tour / Dec. 9thWorld-renowned Australian “fingerstyle” guitar legend Tommy Emmanuel CGP will present both original material and holiday classics in downtown Tulsa as part of his “Classics & Christmas Tour.” He will be joined onstage by John Knowles CGP, Pat Bergeson, and Annie Sellick. Tommy’s five-decade career has garnered millions of fans worldwide, GRAMMY nominations, and recognition from Guitar Player and Acoustic Guitar magazine reader’s polls. Tickets and more information available from

Chad Prather / Dec. 30thAmerican humorist Chad Prather caught the world’s attention with his “Unapologetically Southern” YouTube video series, and brings both his wit and opinions to his “Star Spangled Banter Tour.” His Tulsa stop will be at Cox Business Center on December 30th, and a general admission show. Tickets at