Oklahoma City: The Best Is yet to Come

Bricktown Entertainment District- Photo Courtesy of Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau
Bricktown Entertainment District- Photo Courtesy of Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau

If you’ve never been to Oklahoma City, you may just be surprised by all we have to offer. And if it’s been a few years since your last visit, we know you’ll be amazed by our progress. We’ve created something special and we can’t wait to show it off.

In the heart of downtown Oklahoma City, the Cox Convention Center boats more than 150,000 sf of total meeting space including an impressive 25,000-sf ballroom, 100,000 sf of exhibit space and additional meeting rooms with 27,500 sf of convention and pre-convene space. The convention center also includes a 15,000-seat arena making it the perfect venue for convention groups of any size. And the best is yet to come. In 2009, Oklahoma City voters approved funding to build a new $252 million downtown convention center projected to be completed in 2019. The center is slated to include nearly 200,000 sf of exhibit space, a 35,000-sf ballroom and 50,000 sf of additional meeting space.

With nine hotels within walking distance of the Cox Convention Center and two additional hotels currently under construction, downtown Oklahoma City provides several choices for resting your head. The downtown room total will increase to nearly 2,500 rooms once all properties are complete. The Renaissance Oklahoma City Convention Center Hotel is connected to the convention center via a second floor sky bridge for easy access.

Downtown Oklahoma City offers plenty to see and do including the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, the Myriad Botanical Gardens & Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory and more. Located just steps from the Cox Convention Center, the Bricktown Entertainment District is home to dozens of restaurants ranging from top-of-the-line steakhouses to down-home Oklahoma barbecue.

With 21 nonstop flights to 18 destinations in the U.S., getting to Oklahoma City is a breeze. The Will Rogers World Airport is conveniently located just 15 minutes from downtown. Oklahoma City is located at the crossroads of I-35, I-40 and I-44 making travel quick and easy.

The Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau offers complete convention servicing and support for groups of any size and can assist in any aspect of meeting planning. Online meeting planner’s guide is available with hard copies available upon request.

For more information,please visit www.visitokc.com/meeting-planners