Frequently Asked Questions: The Back to School Expo


Back to School Expo 2016

What is the "Back to School Expo"?
It's the largest FREE back-to-school event in northeast Oklahoma. See nearly 75 local exhibitors showcasing their selection of products and services designed to get you and your kids ready for the upcoming school year. Representatives from leading companies, as well as local retailers and service providers from this area, will be on hand to answer your questions, conduct product demonstrations and host on-site educational seminars. New products in the marketplace that will save you time and money will be offered, displayed and demonstrated by professionals throughout the show.

Take advantage of FREE backpacks and school supplies for the first 2,500 school-age children, courtesy of Cox Communications, FREE on-stage entertainment, roaming local sports team and cartoon mascots and much more fun for the entire family!! 

The 2016 "Back to School Expo" is presented by Dr. Jeff Long's Children & Family Eye Care, Tulsa Technology Center, Apollo's Martial Arts and The Children's Hospital at Saint Francis.

Admission and parking at the 2nd Annual "Back the School Expo" is absolutely FREE!

Why should I attend?
There are many great reasons to stop by the "Back the School Expo".  You can:

  • get tons of FREE stuff for back to school
  • save time
  • get great ideas
  • see and touch a broad selection of products
  • save money
  • gather information
  • experience fascinating displays
  • purchase products
  • do research
  • discover new and interesting products
  • meet professionals face-to-face
  • learn more
  • ask questions

Is there close parking available?
There is plenty of FREE parking in the outside lots around The Exchange Center.

Are food and refreshments available?
Yes.  The Exchange Center operates several concession stands during show hours where you can purchase standard fare for lunch or snacks.

Can I make product purchases at the Back to School Expo?
Absolutely!  Many of our exhibitors will be selling their awesome products on-site. For your convenience, there is also an ATM located just inside the main south entrance to the Exchange Center.

How can I become an exhibitor?
Just call Steve McDonald at (918) 493-8531 or email him at

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