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OKLAHOMA CITY IN-DEPTH
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O K L A H O M A C I T Y
About 20 miles south of Okla-
homa City, and convenient
from Will Rogers World Air-
port, is the city of Norman.
Here you'll find the University
of Oklahoma, which offers the
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
and the largest university-held
collection of impressionist
paintings in the country. "Ad-
mission to the Fred Jones Jr.
Museum is free, and it pro-
vides a great venue for special
meetings and social gather-
ings," says Stefanie Brickman
with the Norman CVB.
The National Center for Employee Develop-
ment (NCED) Conference Center and Hotel of-
fers more than 32,000 square feet of event space
and 964 recently refurbished guest rooms. "Our
hotel and conference center boast all the amenities
of a world-class resort at very reasonable prices,"
says Melissa Egan, director of sales, adding that
the 72-acre campus has indoor and outdoor sports
venues such as a fitness facility, Olympic-sized
pool, walking and running tracks, and a ropes
course." Additional amenities include a casual
dining grill and a lounge.
For a special-event space with Art Deco
elegance and enduring history, the Civic
Center Music Hall offers several options.
The dazzling Meinders Hall of Mirrors, a
grand historic ballroom on the Grand Tier
level, is a 5,000 square foot room with
breathtaking views of the downtown sky-
line. The Hall of Mirrors can host up to
300 guests seated at tables, or up to 500
Norman: A University Town
That Leaves An Impression
Be a Cowboy
The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is
America's premier institution of Western history, art
and culture. Founded in 1955, the museum collects,
preserves and exhibits an internationally renowned
collection of Western art and artifacts. The National
Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is a unique site
for a special event or for a group tour.
Meet In The
Hall Of Mirrors
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OKLAHOMA CITY is the kind of
place where you can strap on your
cowboy boots and ride a mechanical
bull—without shame! Venture into
Bricktown to experience how the
warehouse district was turned into
a vibrant entertainment area.
Oklahoma City CVB
"Make your next convention an
Oklahoma City the place!"
Cox Convention Center
"Cox Convention Center is in the
center of it all in Oklahoma City—
Conveniently located downtown
and steps away from a vibrant
Renaissance Oklahoma City
Convention Center Hotel
"Whether you're a guest,
a planner or event attendee,
we ensure an unparalleled
NCED Conference Center & Hotel
Midwest City CVB
The bar at the NCED Conference Center and Hotel.
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