Tulsa Convention & Visitors Bureau

1 W. Third St. Suite 100 74103

Tulsa Inspires Your Next Event

Tulsa has the personality of a small town, while offering the conveniences of a big city. This juxtaposition makes it the smart choice for a wide range of events. Don’t Take Our Word For It • Tulsa was named by CNN Travel as a Top Destination to Visit • Architectural Digest announced Tulsa is in the "midst of a massive cultural renaissance" • Thrillist dubbed Tulsa the "Center of the Universe" • NerdWallet.com rated Tulsa No. 1 among top 10 best U.S. cities for young entrepreneurs Unique Meeting Spaces • From historic mansions to modern multi-purpose spaces, Tulsa offers more than 50 unique event venue options to accommodate small groups, large conferences, sports, and an array of social events. • The award-winning, newly renovated Cox Business Convention Center (CBCC) is located downtown, and is ideal for hosting galas, receptions, trade shows, indoor sports, concerts and conventions. A past Prime Site Award Recipient, offering 275,000 square feet of meeting space, the CBCC houses Oklahoma’s largest ballroom, which is walkable to four full-service hotels. • The BOK Center was recently named arena of the year by the IEBA, as well as nominated for venue of the year by the Academy of Country Music. With 19,000-plus-seats, the venue features the hottest names in music, including Garth Brooks, Paul McCartney and Taylor Swift, and can also accommodate major indoor sports events. Ample Hotel Rooms • Over 2,000 hotel rooms dot the downtown skyline. • More than 13,000 rooms from 120 hotels across the city establish Tulsa’s substantial overnight accommodation options. Tulsa’s Convenience • Tulsa International Airport is only 10 minutes from downtown Tulsa, which creates a painless travel schedule and adds to the convenience of choosing Tulsa. Taxi or rideshare to downtown (approximately 8 miles) is around $20. • Tulsa is also an easy “drive-in” city for many meeting attendees. • Downtown Tulsa is an easily walkable community. • Tulsans and visitors alike have access to national app-based ride sharing services.

Distance from airport

  • Tulsa International Airport

    8 mi. from city center


Local Attractions

Greenwood Rising

Museum
1 mi. away
A state-of-the-art history center located at the heart of the historic Greenwood District honoring the legacy of Black Wall Street before and after the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921, Greenwood Rising allows visitors to explore and connect with Greenwood District history through an immersive journey using projection mapping, holographic effects and environmental media.
23 N Greenwood Ave
Tulsa, OK 74120

Oklahoma Aquarium

Recreation
13 mi. away
You don't have to travel to a coast to see an amazing collection of marine life. The Oklahoma Aquarium is home to a stunning variety of fish, reptiles and other animals from our oceans, rivers, lakes and streams. See the largest bull sharks in captivity through a unique walk-through tunnel and dome. Send the kids crawling through the Kelp Forest, Discovery Caves and Extreme Amazon to come face-to-face with exotic stingrays, iguanas and fish from these habitats. Get even closer by rolling up your sleeves at interactive touch and feed tanks. The newly opened Sea Turtle Island exhibit is home to two 300-pound loggerhead sea turtles, reef sharks and other tropical fish. The 56,000-gallon tank is surrounded by a boardwalk and can be experienced from three viewing levels-including an underwater observation station for children to view the exhibit from within the water. The Oklahoma Aquarium is open every day except Christmas from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., with the latest entry at 5:00 p.m.
300 Aquarium Dr.
Jenks, OK, US 74037

Gathering Place

Park
3 mi. away
The Gathering Place, the largest privately funded public park in U.S. history, opened in 2018 and has already been listed as the #1 new U.S. attraction by USA Today, as well as one of the world’s greatest places, according to Time Magazine (both in 2019). This is Gathering Place. There are more than 100 unique experiences to be enjoyed at Gathering Place. With countless activities, unique programming, special events and multiple dining options, you will be sure to have a one-of-a-kind visit unmatched by the last. From gardens and meadows to skate parks and sports courts to dozens of acres of adventure-themed playgrounds, Gathering Place offers something for children and adults of all ages. Designed by renowned landscape architecture firm Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Gathering Place incorporates natural elements representative of Oklahoma’s distinct ecosystems. In addition to the preservation of as many existing trees as possible during the construction phase, 5,800 evergreen and deciduous trees, as well as eight acres of meadows, were planted on site. At $465 million, Gathering Place is the largest private gift to a public park in U.S. history. The park is funded by a combination of more than 80 corporate and philanthropic organizations. When Phase II and III are completed, the footprint of Gathering Place will be 100 acres. Find your inspiration at Tulsa’s newest place to gather with friends and family.
2650 S John Williams Way E
Tulsa, OK, US 74114

Church Studio

Museum
2 mi. away
Formerly Grace Methodist Episcopal Church founded in 1915, Church Studio was purchased by legendary musician Leon Russell in 1972 who transformed the building into a recording studio. The birthplace of the Tulsa Sound was recently restored by owners Ivan Acosta and Teresa Knox, which opened in 2021 as world-class recording studio and event space on the vibrant Studio Row. Pay homage to the legacy of Leon Russell and explore state-of-the-art recording technology in a historic space.
304 S Trenton Ave.
Tulsa, OK, US 74120

Bob Dylan Center

Museum
1 mi. away
Offers unprecedented access to the creative life of one of America’s most important and influential artists, the facility houses and exhibits more than 100,000 exclusive cultural treasures created and owned by Bob Dylan. The center provides programming, performances and special displays showcasing the artist’s message and impact.
116 E Reconciliation Way
Tulsa, OK, US 74103

Valkyrie

Nightlife
1 mi. away
Valkyrie is a destination bar dripping with charisma, comfort and class serving quality drinks without pretense. A revolving menu offers classic and new cocktails made from whole, fresh ingredients and crafted just for you by knowledgeable bar staff. James Beard Award nominated and mentioned in national publications like The Manual's "Definitive List of the 25 Best Bars in America", Valkyrie is the perfect choice for a hand crafted cocktail–or mocktail–with friends.
13 E Reconciliation Way
Tulsa, OK, US 74103

Philbrook Musum of Art

Museum
3 mi. away
In 1938 oil baron and philanthropists Waite and Genevieve Phillips donated their 72-room mansion and surrounding gardens to establish the first art museum in Oklahoma. Since opening in 1939, Philbrook has grown to become a world-class general art museum wit h a rich collection of art, immaculate gardens, and engaging educational programming within a modern museum complex. Highlights of the Museum's permanent collection include Renaissance and Baroque paintings from the Kress Foundation, one of the greatest surveys of 20th century Native American art anywhere, American and Southwestern art, as well as growing modern and contemporary collections. The Philbrook main campus spans 25 acres of grounds and formal gardens, and features an historic home displaying the Museum's permanent collection, as well as an architectural addition with auditorium, LaVilla Restaurant, library, and education studios. Philbrook Downtown, the satellite location in downtown Tulsa showcases the Philbrook Modern, contemporary, and Native American art collections, as well as the Eugene B. Adkins Collection and Study Center of Native American art.
2727 S Rockford Rd.
Tulsa, OK, US 74114

Discovery Lab

Museum
3 mi. away
In a state-of-the-art building next door to the Gathering Place, the Discovery Lab provides unique programming for children in middle-school and younger geared toward developing their. creativity, critical-thinking, problem-solving and collaboration skills. With a labyrinth of tunnels, a slide made from packing tape, science demos, The WorkShop, Science Lab, and so much more, Discovery Lab is a place where kids and their families can make, learn, explore, and design things using real stuff in new and different ways. Inspired by best practices in informal learning, multidisciplinary experiences and exhibits are designed to encourage process skill development and support current classroom curricula with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) content.
Tulsa, OK 74105
Tulsa, OK, US 74105

Convention Centers

  • Cox Business Convention Center

    Cox Business Convention Center (CBCC) offers over 275,000 SF of flexible event space in downtown Tulsa with Oklahoma's largest banquet space, a 102,600 SF column-free exhibit hall, in-house catering, AV, IT, and more! CoxCenterTulsa.com

  • Tulsa Expo Square

    Our mission at the Tulsa Expo Square is to create a significant economic impact benefiting the citizens of Tulsa County by offering to the public year round, multi-use facilities and service options.

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About us • Tulsa Regional Tourism is northeast Oklahoma’s premier accredited destination marketing organization. It includes: o Tulsa Convention and Visitors Bureau o Tulsa Sports Commission, an amateur sports sales and marketing organization o Tulsa Office of Film, Music, Arts & Culture, an accredited film commission With a regional population approaching one million people, the physical beauty of the city, diverse cultures, and variety of dining and entertainment opportunities contribute to an exciting meeting site selection for your next event. Tulsa looks forward to hosting you soon!

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