Tulsa Convention & Visitors Bureau

CVB/DMC
Hotels115
Convention Center28,800 sq. m
Guest Rooms14,500
Guest Rooms at 1 Hotel417 Guest Rooms
Special Event Venues100
Average Room Rate$81.00
Restaurants250
Daily Food Cost$61.00
Occupancy Rate
Tax Rate8.52%

Tulsa Convention & Visitors Bureau

CVB/DMC

Why Choose Our Destination?

Welcome to the most livable city! Whether in Tulsa for business or pleasure, Tulsa offers a wonderful array of experiences that will create lasting impressions. Tulsa features the world’s largest collection and most comprehensive collection of art of the American West in the Gilcrease Museum with paintings, drawings and sculptures from over 400 world-renowned artists. Our city offers a variety of incredible and interesting art displayed in the Philbrook Museum of Art, a 72-room mansion donated by oil baron and philanthropists Waite and Genevieve Phillips, and tour a modern collection of museums located in the Brady Arts District. Take a tour our fabulous Art Deco architecture, one of the largest concentrations of Art Deco in the U.S. Indulge in the finest cultural experiences during your stay in Tulsa. The newly renovated Cox Business Center, a past Prime Site Award Recipient, offers 310,000 square feet of meeting space and includes Oklahoma’s largest ballroom within walking distance of four full-service hotels. Located across the street from the Cox Business Center is the iconic award-winning BOK Center arena with 18,000-plus-seats and features the hottest names in music, including Garth Brooks, Paul McCartney and Taylor Swift. Combined, the two facilities feature over 550,000 square feet of premium, modern event space. Tulsa also has the best up-and-coming, preeminent music and entertainment scene that offers a sound, venue and vibe to fit any taste. For those who prefer a more historic venue, the rockin’ sounds of Cain’s Ballroom has been a popular nightspot since the 1920’s—especially for Country Western aficionados. You will find a delicious array of jazz at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame located in the historic art deco Union Depot. If interested in the finest music festival and beer experiences, join us for The Center of the Universe Festival featuring more than 100 bands playing in the Brady Arts District or The Hop Jam Music and Beer Festival hosted by Tulsa native brothers and pop sensation Hanson. How do we rank? We are proud to say Tulsa ranks No. 1 according to Brookings Institution’s “Metro Monitor: Tracking growth, prosperity, and inclusion in the 100 largest U.S. metropolitan areas, 2009-2014.” ThrillList.com 2015 ranked Guthrie Green, an urban park and entertainment space in the heart of Tulsa's Brady Arts District, No. 5 among the top 14 coolest urban spaces in America. NerdWallet.com rated Tulsa No. 1 among top 10 best U.S. cities for young entrepreneurs. The list continues, so make plans to bring your next meeting to Tulsa. Let us help create lasting memories and impressions. Tulsa has the big-city oohs and aahs – it’s everything else that’s different!

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Distance from Airport

  • Tulsa International Airport

    12.87 km from City Center

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Local Attractions

ONEOK Field

Recreation
1 mi. away
The Tulsa Drillers play at the state-of-the-art ONEOK Field. ONEOK Field is located in the historic Greenwood District of downtown Tulsa. Built over a 16 month period, ONEOK Field is the newest addition to the downtown landscape. The art deco style architecture of the ballpark pays tribute to Tulsa's professional baseball past, the Greenwood District and the City of Tulsa. ONEOK Field offically opened on April 8, 2010 and saw the Corpus Christi Hooks defeat the Tulsa Drillers 7-0. Since 2010, ONEOK Field has seen the addition of numerous fan amenities including: Drillers Splash Zone - An Interactive Water Feature in Center Field Updated Audio and Sound System The Busch Scoreboard Bar - A 360 Degree Walk Up Bar in the Outfield Umbrellas over the River Spirit Party Platforms Covering over the Osage Casino Picnic Pavilion ONEOK Field has also been the home of the Tulsa Roughnecks FC of the United Soccer League since 2015.
201 N. Elgin Ave.
OK, US 74120

Guthrie Green

Park
1 mi. away
Oklahoma singer and songwriter Woody Guthrie's name lives on through Guthrie Green, an urban park and entertainment space in the heart of Tulsa's Brady Arts District. Officially designated as one of America's Great Public Spaces by the American Planning Association, Guthrie Green offers non-stop activities for visitors, highlighting a performance stage, tree-lined paths, a large lawn, fountain splash pad and the Dock pavilion featuring an on-site restaurant. This urban garden allows visitors a chance to relax and enjoy concerts, food trucks, outdoor movie screenings, fitness classes and more. All event are free and open to the public! Check the Guthrie Green website for an up-to-date listing of events.
111 E Mathew B. Brady St.
Tulsa, OK, US 74103

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

Theater
1 mi. away
You won't have to search long to experience some of the most outstanding performing arts available today. Tulsa boasts the nationally recognized Tulsa Ballet, Tulsa Opera, two orchestras and numerous theatrical groups touring Broadway shows. With four theaters, a studio space and a large reception hall, the Tulsa PAC is your destination for shows and performances of all shapes and sizes. Occupying a half city block in Tulsa's historic downtown, the Performing Arts Center is the design of Minoru Yamasaki, architect of the former World Trade Center towers. Patrons come to the PAC year-round to attend a performance from one of Tulsa's acclaimed arts groups, to sample national and international talent, to stage or attend various social functions of Art Gallery exhibits and to view the PAC's extensive permanent collection of more than 70 pieces of art. The art gallery can be viewed from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and during Chapman Music Hall events. Visit the Tulsa PAC website for a full schedule of upcoming events.
110 E 2nd St.
Tulsa, OK, US 74103

Tulsa Zoo

Recreation
8 mi. away
The Tulsa Zoo for nearly 90 years has inspired a passion for wildlife as a fun and affordable destination where families can connect. Founded in he 1920s as source for wildlife education and recreation, the Tulsa Zoo is home to more than 400 species. Many of the animals in zoo care are rare and endangered in the wild. Visit immersive exhibits, like the Mary K. Chapman Rhino Reserve, learn more about your favorite animals during daily zoo keeper chats, or enjoy the scenery during a round trip on the train. The Tulsa Zoo's newest and largest exhibit, The Lost Kingdom, is inspired by ancient Asian cultures such as the city at Angkor-Wat, and features Malayan tigers, snow leopards, Chinese alligators, binturongs, and Komodo dragons. The Tulsa Zoo is located on 84 acres in Mohawk Park. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Christmas and the third Friday in June. Admission charge.
6421 E 36th St. N
Tulsa, OK, US 74115

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

Utica Square

Shopping
3 mi. away
Utica Square offers a variety of upscale local and national retail shops and restaurants. This outdoor shopping center is picturesque with beautiful landscaping, fountains and Old World tower clocks. While Tulsa's shopping and retail is abundant across the region, only Utica Square offers a dynamic mixture of quality stores in an elegant outdoor setting.
1709 Utica Square
Tulsa, OK, US 74114

Gilcrease Museum

Museum
4 mi. away
The Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, commonly known as Gilcrease Museum, is located just northwest of downtown Tulsa and is one of the country's best facilities for the preservation and study of American art and history. The museum houses the world's largest and most comprehensive collection of art and artifacts of the American West, including an unparalleled collection of Native American art and material. Using the Gilcrease collections as a guide, theme gardens have been developed on 23 of the museum's 460 acres. Public tours of the Gilcrease Gardens are given Saturdays in May and June. Visitors to the museum may dine as The Restaurant at Gilcrease, and shop at the Museum Store, which specializes in American jewelry and pottery, rugs, books on history and art, and reproductions from the Gilcrease collection. The museum offers art education programs for all ages in two locations: at the mseum, and at the Henry Zarrow Center for Art and Education located downtown. Gilcrease Museum is owned by the City of Tulsa, which has partnered with the University of Tulsa to steward the museum. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. Admission Charge.
1400 N Gilcrease Museum Rd.
Tulsa, OK, US 74127

BOK Center

Nightlife
1 mi. away
One of the world's busiest concert arenas, the award-winning BOK Center is Tulsa's state-of-the-art sports and entertainment venue. This 19,199 seat arena serves as a host to concerts, ice shows, professional and collegiate sporting events, and world class entertainment. When the world's most renowned performers come to the Heartland, they come to the BOK Center. The arena transformed Tulsa's downtown landscape, spurring economic growth and development, all by hosting today's hottest names in music and entertainment, including Madonna, Lady Gaga, Reba McEntire, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Paul McCartney and Jason Aldean.
200 S Denver Ave. W
Tulsa, OK, US 74103

Convention Centers

  • Cox Business Center an SMG Managed Facility

    Newly renovated Cox Center Business with 35 meeting rooms, a column-free Exhibit Hall, arena and with the addition of the state's largest ballroom, it can accommodate meeting needs of all sizes.

  • 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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