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BOK CENTER NOMINATED FOR ARENA OF THE YEAR AGAIN BY POLLSTAR

(Tulsa, Okla.) November 11, 2016 – Oklahoma’s marquee concert venue continues to generate national industry recognition. Last month in Nashville, BOK Center was awarded “Arena of the Year” by the International Entertainment Buyers Association (IEBA). This morning, Los Angeles-based Pollstar announced that the Tulsa arena has also been nominated for their prestigious 2016 “Arena of the Year” award. […]

BOK CENTER DIRECTOR OF MARKETING RECEIVES INDUSTRY AWARD

(Tulsa, Okla.) November 10, 2016 – The SMG-managed BOK Center is proud to announce that Venues Today Magazine has named Meghan Doyle, Director of Marketing, as the recipient of the 2016 Hall of Headlines Marketing Award. The award honors individuals who have made a significant contribution to the venue and live entertainment industry in the last 12 […]

SMG TULSA RECEIVES TWO HALL OF HEADLINES NOMINATIONS

(Tulsa, Okla.) October 20, 2016 – Two SMG Tulsa employees received nominations by Venues Today magazine for the Hall of Headlines Awards, the annual awards given to individuals who have made a significant contribution to the venue and live entertainment industry in the last 12 months, making headlines along the way. Recipients are nominated and elected […]

BOK CENTER NAMED ARENA OF THE YEAR

(Tulsa, Okla.) October 12, 2016 – BOK Center was named the Arena of the Year by the International Entertainment Buyers Association (IEBA) during the annual Honors and Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, October 11 at the CMA Theater inside the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville.  This was BOK Center’s third year in a row to be nominated […]

GOODBYE EARL, HELLO PUPPIES

Dixie Chicks Support Local Animal Rescue Foundation Prior to Show at BOK Center (Tulsa, Okla.) September 8, 2016 –  As passionate advocates of animal rights, the Dixie Chicks wanted to make an impact on the local community during their visit to Tulsa. Prior to this evening’s concert at BOK Center, the band coordinated with SMG, […]

BOK CENTER AND STAFF NOMINATED FOR INDUSTRY AWARDS

Arena of the Year & Venue Executive of the Year (Tulsa, Okla.) September 2, 2016 – BOK Center received several nominations from the International Entertainment Buyers Association (IEBA) this week for its annual honors and awards. BOK Center was nominated for 2016 Arena of the Year and Jeff Nickler, BOK Center General Manager, was nominated for Venue […]

#13 ARENA IN THE UNITED STATES

Venue is SMG’s highest ranked arena in the Continental U.S. (Tulsa, Okla.) July 15, 2016 – As the venue approaches its eighth birthday, BOK Center continues to maintain its status as one of the world’s busiest concert arenas. Earlier today Pollstar announced their 2016 Mid Year Top 200 Arena Venues based on ticket sales and BOK Center finished […]

BOK CENTER TEAM MEMBERS SELECTED FOR INDUSTRY HONORS

(Tulsa, Okla.) June 1, 2016 – Two BOK Center team members have been selected to the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) Foundation’s 30 Under 30 Class of 2016 to be recognized at VenueConnect, IAVM’s Annual Conference & Trade Show in Minneapolis, MN from July 23-26, 2016. BOK Center garnered two honorees: Meghan Doyle, Director of Marketing, […]

BOK CENTER #12 VENUE IN THE UNITED STATES

(Tulsa, Okla.) April 8, 2016 – Over seven years after opening, BOK Center continues to maintain its status as one of the world’s busiest concert arenas. Earlier today Pollstar announced their 2016 First Quarter Top 100 Arena Venues based on ticket sales and BOK Center finished #12 in the United States and #32 in the world.  BOK Center was […]

BOK CENTER NOW HAS ONE SEAT THAT NO ONE MAY PURCHASE

(Tulsa, Okla.) February 25, 2016 – Among the 19,199 seats at BOK Center, there will be one chair intended to remain unoccupied and symbolize something greater than all the others.  Rolling Thunder Oklahoma Inc. and BOK Center have dedicated a Prisoners of War (POW) and Missing in Action (MIA) “Chair of Honor” inside BOK Center. […]