Patrick Schwerdtfeger is available to speak in Tulsa as a leading authority on technology, online marketing and global business trends. He’s the author of the award-winning book Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed (2011, Wiley) and a regular speaker for Bloomberg TV. If you are planning a business conference at the Tulsa Convention Center on Civic Center, the BOK Center on South Denver Avenue, the SpiritBank Event Center on South Regal Boulevard or some other convention space in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Patrick will deliver the buzz and energy you’re looking for. As a motivational speaker, his #1 objective is to leave attendees excited, inspired and energized to take action and see tangible results.
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Tulsa has many conference facilities, including:
- Renaissance Tulsa Hotel & Convention Center on South One Hundred Seventh East Avenue
- Cox Business Center on Civic Center
- Clarion Inn Tulsa International Airport on North Seventy Seventh East Avenue
- Postoak Lodge & Retreat on West Thirty First Street North
- Marriott Tulsa Hotel Southern Hills on East Seventy First Street South
- Other meeting spaces in Broken Arrow, Turley and Fair Oaks
General Information about Tulsa, Oklahoma, for Meeting Planners
Planning for a conference or business summit in Tulsa, Oklahoma? This is a city rife with entertainment and cultural attractions. Tulsa, known as the “Oil Capital of the World” during the last century, has been one of the major oil industry hubs in the United States. These days, the city is turning more and more to its strengths in technology and finance for a more diversified foundation. Second-largest of Oklahoma’s cities, Tulsa offers widespread destinations in entertainment and cultural venues and an overall atmosphere that is more cosmopolitan than strictly Midwest America. Here is Patrick’s economic forecast for America.
2014 Business Conventions in Tulsa, Oklahoma
During 2014, Tulsa will be hosting countless business events. The SCU 2014 (Simulcast) will be held at the New Horizons of Tulsa off South Sheridan Road in January. It is being organized by Catapult Systems, LLC. In February, the Tulsa, OK Extraordinary Women Conference 2014 will be organized by Extraordinary Women Ministries at Mabee Center on South Lewis Avenue. The #SMTULSA Social Business Conference will be held at the Fly Loft on North Boston Avenue in March. It is being organized by Party Aficionado. In April the Nineteenth SPE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium will be held at the Renaissance Tulsa Hotel and Convention Center off Mingo Valley Expressway. It is being organized by IOR Symposium.
2013 Business Conferences in Tulsa, Oklahoma
A number of large conferences and gatherings will be held in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Some of these annual events include the RCML 40th Annual Meeting which is the RCML 2013 Conference hosted by the Research Council on Mathematics Learning taking place at Double Tree Hotel in February. In addition, the 2013 Professional Development & Education Conference by NALS, an association of legal professionals, will be held at Double Tree Warren Place in February. More so, the National Criminal Enforcement Association, along with Desert Snow, is hosting their 1st Annual National Interdiction Conference at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in March.
Speaking Opportunities for Aspiring Speakers in Tulsa
Tulsa Toastmasters clubs are a great place for Oklahoma aspiring speakers to practice their craft. Keystone Toastmasters Club meets at Oneok Cafe Meeting Room on West 5th Street (Wednesday at 11:45 AM), Breakfast Club meets at International Building (Dewberry) on South Boulder Suite (Wednesday at 7:30 AM), Pursuers of Excellence Toastmasters meets at OSU Medical Center on West 9th Street (Tuesday at 6:30 PM) and Friends of Greenwood Toastmasters Club meets at Carver Center at the YMCA on East Pine Street (Thursday at 6:30 PM).
Tulsa Food Choices for Convention Attendees
There’s plenty of exquisite food for those visitors to Tulsa who can make time for it, inside their busy conference schedule. You can find everything from Italian to Thai to Indian in this interesting city. Kick back after your business meetings at Kilkenny’s Irish Pub & Eatery, or bring your clients there for breakfast, brunch or dinner. Great cocktails and beer, as well as great food! For an upscale dinner at a price to match, make reservations at The Chaklboard, downtown. You can always count on a delicious meal here and excellent service. Villa Ravenna is said to have some of the best Italian food in town, and is another good bet for a late-night business schmooze.
Tulsa Attractions for Conference Delegates
Even if you have limited time during your business or conference trip to Tulsa, Oklahoma, make room on your agenda for some of the city’s impressive tourist destinations. One favorite is the Philbrook Museum of Art, which houses a magnificent collection of famous paintings and sculptures. Another popular Tulsa museum is the Gilcrease Museum, where you can take in an enormous number of art and artifacts from Native American to authentic American Western artists. And the renowned Air and Space Museum offers such intriguing exhibits as a shuttle launch, a flight simulation lab and a wind tunnel.