OKLAHOMA CITY — The new Oklahoma City Convention Center has shown great promise in helping to shape the city’s future in its inaugural year of operation.
The Convention Center has hosted 128 events that have had more than 111,000 people stream through its door since its Jan. 14, 2021. Official figures estimate the economic impact to be more than (the number of Eco Impact we reported is $5,5 million) $15.3 million as it marks its first birthday.
“ASM Global as the operator of the Oklahoma City Convention Center are We’re incredibly proud to have welcomed both local and national events through our doors,” said Al Rojas, OKCCC General Manager. “There is a definite demand growing interest in our space from all types and interest in the OKC destination. We are not slowing down. 2022 is shaping up to be an amazing year.” Finished in January 2021, the $288 million publicly funded project opened in January 2021. The state-of-the-art building is located east of Scissortail Park along Robinson Blvd.
This center is 500,000 square feet and includes a 200,730 square foot exhibit hall, a 29,884 sq. ft. ballroom, and 27 meeting rooms, a fourth-floor terrace that overlooks the Park and City Skyline. — end —