Business View Magazine | June 2019

44 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE JUNE 2019 AT A GLANCE EXPO SQUARE WHAT: A year round, multi-use exhibition facility WHERE: Tulsa, Oklahoma WEBSITE: period included construction of the North Arena, upgrades to the Pavilion, air conditioning of the Pavilion and the River Spirit Expo – the renamed Exposition Center and one of the largest clear- span buildings in the world - and construction of the 13,000-plus-seat grandstand complex. In 1983, the Tulsa County Public Facilities Authority was created, which, today, operates all Expo Square facilities. Funded by a Tulsa County excise tax and facility user fees, $21 million in improvements were made, including a new Livestock Arena, a total renovation of the Pavilion, a new stalling barn, and extensive landscaping. Completed in 2008, Phase II of the improvement