Downtown Tulsa bolsters reputation as music destination

Shaun Epperson, Communications Manager

Tulsa’s thriving urban core continues to evolve as a top-tier destination for an eclectic mix of live music. From the historic venues to the up-and-coming music scene in bars and clubs throughout the area, Tulsa’s downtown is garnering increased recognition. National Geographic recently highlighted this fact in an article titled “Tulsa: Tailor Made for Music […]

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A runner’s paradise

By Rachel Anderson Hill, VP of communications and marketing

The Oklahoma heat is subsiding, and that means runners – from the rookie jogger to the marathon aficionado – are lacing up their shoes and hitting the pavement. Or trails. Or any of the region’s boundless opportunities for anyone looking to cover some distance.   With the Tulsa Federal Credit Union Tulsa Run just around […]

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Whatever your reason, get ready to run

Heath Aucoin, Director of Operations

It’s time to dust off your running shoes. The last Saturday in October may seem seasons away, but the 36th annual Tulsa Run will be here before we know it. This Tulsa tradition is as much about pulling together as a community as it is competition. There will be some elite runners, vying to improve […]

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The Brady is putting the “boom” in boomtown

Vanesa Masucci, Director of Sales

If you haven’t been down to the Brady Arts District lately you should check it out. This historical district, known for its funky vibe, really embodies the renaissance that is happening in downtown Tulsa right now. In just a few years, it’s gone from an area filled with mostly abandoned old warehouses to an entire, […]

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Why Tulsa warrants turning your vacation into a “staycation”

Paula Sanders, VP of VisitTulsa

In planning your next get away, your thoughts may drift to exciting destinations like Dallas, Chicago or New York. So what do these great locals have that Tulsa doesn’t? For starters, a lot of traffic, long lines and big attitudes. But when it comes to the world-class art, architecture, concerts and culture, Tulsa has it […]

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Katie McElhaney

Program Coordinator, VisitTulsa

Office Phone 918.560.0213
Email katiemcelhaney@tulsachamber.com

Denece Johnson

Program Coordinator, Tulsa Sports Commission

Office Phone 918.560.0215
Email denecejohnson@tulsachamber.com

Matt Stockman

Communications Manager

Office Phone 918.560.0238
Email mattstockman@tulsachamber.com

Vince Trinidad

Executive Director of Tulsa Sports Commission

Office Phone 918.560.02
Email vincetrinidad@tulsasports.org

Chelsea Hill

Executive Assistant to Ray Hoyt, VisitTulsa

Office Phone 918.560.0293
Email chelseahill@tulsachamber.com

Mark Hargis

Manager, Sports Convention Sales

Office Phone 918.560.0205
Email markhargis@tulsasports.org

Carol Pate

Sales Manager, VisitTulsa

Office Phone 918.560.0236
Email carolpate@tulsachamber.com

Bri DeMarco

Sales Manager, VisitTulsa

Office Phone 918.560.0284
Email bridemarco@visittulsa.com

Kathleen Borgne

Senior Sales Manager, VisitTulsa

Office Phone 918.560.0215
Email kathleenborgne@visittulsa.com

Katie Nicholas

Operations and Development Manager, Tulsa Sports Commission

Office Phone 918.560.0246
Email katienicholas@tulsasports.org

Kenny Smith

Director of Convention Services, VisitTulsa

Office Phone 918.560.0269
Email KennySmith@VisitTulsa.com

Vanesa Masucci

Director of Sales, VisitTulsa

Office Phone 918.560.0229
Email VanesaMasucci@VisitTulsa.com

Heath Aucoin

Director of Operations, Tulsa Sports Commission

Office Phone 918.560.0270
Email HeathAucoin@TulsaSports.org

Ray Hoyt

Senior Vice President, VisitTulsa & Tulsa Sports Commission

Office Phone 918.560.0273
Email RayHoyt@VisitTulsa.com

Disc golf championships come to Tulsa

April 14, 2014

Tulsa Sports Commission welcomes the Tim Selinske U.S. Masters Disc Golf Championship to Tulsa, April 25-27. The competition is being presented through a partnership with Professional Disc Golf Association and Tulsa Disc Sports Association. Estimated attendance is expected to be over 250 master athletes from across the country. Five rounds of competition will take place […]

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Thousands come to the region for 2014 Lexus Tulsa Cup

April 14, 2014

Tulsa Sports Commission congratulates Tulsa Soccer Club for another huge event. The Lexus Tulsa Cup brought over 340 teams and nearly 15,000 athletes, parents, spectators and coaches to the region this past weekend. Sixty-five percent of teams participating were from out of town. Tournament attendees filled hotels and packed out restaurants across the region. The […]

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VisitTulsa welcomes travel writers

March 31, 2014

VisitTulsa welcomes the Central States Chapter – Society of American Travel Writers conference to Tulsa this week. Forty-five writers from across the country will be here Tuesday through Friday to learn what the Tulsa region has to offer. Attendees will dine at some of Tulsa’s top local restaurants, and conference sessions will take place at […]

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Cheering on the home team

March 25, 2014

The 2014 Tulsa Drillers are returning to ONEOK Field for their fifth season. As a Tulsa Regional Chamber member you can get in on the action and save money on tickets for any of the five Chamber Days. The Chamber Days are designed to award your staff, host clients or enjoy a few innings of […]

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Tulsa Federal Credit Union Tulsa Run registration opens

March 17, 2014

Registration is now open for the 2014 Tulsa Federal Credit Union Tulsa Run, taking place Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Tulsa Sports Commission is preparing for a great race, including course updates and additions to the Runner’s Expo and Finish Line Fest. The early-bird registration fees are discounted and will start increasing leading up to race […]

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VisitTulsa welcomes DUG Midcontinent conference and exhibition

March 2, 2014

VisitTulsa is proud to welcome the second annual DUG Midcontinent conference and exhibition, “Harvesting the Heartland.” Informative speakers and exhibitors from around the world will converge on the Cox Business Center, March 2-4. The inaugural DUG Midcontinent in 2013 exceeded all expectations. With over 1,000 attendees, 43 sponsors and 76 exhibitors, the 2014 conference is […]

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Tulsa Regional Chamber inaugurates new chair and announces initiatives for 2014

January 16, 2014

Wade Edmundson succeeds Jake Henry Jr. as chair of the Board of Directors The Tulsa Regional Chamber inaugurated Wade Edmundson, CEO Oklahoma, Commerce Bank, as its 2014 chair of the Board of Directors at its annual meeting Wednesday Jan. 15.  Edmundson succeeds Chair Jake Henry Jr., president and CEO of Saint Francis Health System.  More […]

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DUG Midcontinent Conference returning to Tulsa

December 31, 2013

VisitTulsa and the Chamber are proud to welcome Hart Energy and the DUG (developing unconventional gas) Midcontinent Conference back to Tulsa in March 2014. Due to the overwhelming attendance at the inaugural conference in 2013, the event has relocated to the Cox Business Center in downtown Tulsa, taking place March 2-4, 2014. “VisitTulsa is proud […]

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Professional soccer returns to Tulsa

December 23, 2013

Professional soccer is returning to Tulsa! The Tulsa Drillers have announced the purchase of majority interest in an expansion franchise in the USL Pro League. The Tulsa team will begin play in the spring of 2015 with home games slated to be played at ONEOK Field. The Drillers will be majority owners of the new […]

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Tulsa awarded 2016 NCAA D1 Tennis Championships

December 11, 2013

The Tulsa Sports Commission and University of Tulsa Athletics Department are excited to announce the 2016 NCAA Division I Tennis Championships will be calling Tulsa home. The partnership between TSC and TU officials has brought several NCAA events to Tulsa in the past. Most recently the 2011 Division I Basketball Championships. 2016 NCAA Division I […]

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