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NEWS RELEASE_Donald L. Tucker Civic Center Ranks 4th Among The 'Top Stops In Florida' According To Venues Today

Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, a Spectra by Comcast Spectacor managed facility located on the campus of Florida State University, has received a distinguished honor from Venues Today. Based upon total gross ticket sales and attendance from April 1, 2015 – March 31, 2016, the Tucker Center ranked 4th within the state of Florida in venues with a capacity of 10,001 – 15,000 according to Venues Today Magazine.

Venues Today Inc. is the leading source of original reporting for live entertainment and events, serving management, owners, and suppliers to music, sports, and meeting venues internationally with an average of 1,500-2,000 venues reporting.

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DONALD L. TUCKER CIVIC CENTER’S DIRECTOR OF EVENTS AMONG IAVM FOUNDATION’S 30 UNDER 30 CLASS OF 2016

Spectra by Comcast Spectacor, which provides Venue Management and Ticketing & Fan Engagement to the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, on the campus of Florida State University, has one of their own Director of Events, Nick Byer selected by the International Association of Venue Managers Foundation as a member of the 30 under 30 class of 2016. 

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Tucker Civic Center Collects Over 540 Lbs Of Food For FSU Food For Thought Pantry At Tailgate at the Tuck Charity Event

Spectra by Comcast Spectacor, which provides Venue Management to the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center on the campus of Florida State University, held the first Tailgate at the Tuck Charity Event on the plaza November 21, 2015 prior to the FSU vs. Chattanooga home football game. 

Tailgate at the Tuck, sponsored by WTXL (ABC) and WHTF-FM Hot 104.9, was a great community event that included interactive games, live music provided by the Michael Miller Band, giveaways, various drink specials, and great food from the building’s in house catering and local Food Trucks of the Tallahassee Food Truck Association. Fans brought canned food items to benefit FSU’s Food For Thought pantry, an on campus organization run by the Dean of Students that provides food to the FSU community and student population. The total weight collected was 540 pounds which will greatly benefit the FSU campus community. 

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SPECTRA BY COMCAST SPECTACOR AND FSU MARK TUCKER CENTER’S ANNIVERSARY WITH INSTALLATION OF NEW SOUND SYSTEM IN SEPT

Tallahassee, FL – Spectra by Comcast Spectacor, which provides Venue Management to the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center on the campus of Florida State University, announced today the installation of a much-anticipated new sound system.

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Tallahassee Broadway Series Announces 2015-2016 Season With Big Hits Direct From Broadway

Opening Nights Performing Arts and Spectra Venue Management are proud to announce the all-new 2015-2016 season of the Tallahassee Broadway Series at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center at Florida State University. Bringing the Best of Broadway back to Tallahassee, the 2015-2016 season features Flashdance The Musical, Saturday Night Fever, The Illusionists, and Once. 

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MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR FIVE NORTH FLORIDA SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT VENUES BECOME SPECTRA TODAY

Comcast Spectacor, a leader in the sports and entertainment industry, is raising the bar on live event experiences by announcing today that its three divisions - Global Spectrum, Ovations Food Services and Paciolan - now operate as Spectra, a singular, new brand.  Clients and customers look for seamless experiences whether at a trade show, concert or sporting event.  By serving clients as one business, Spectra can optimize full-service operations for the good of clients, customers and fans.  Spectra is committed to innovating the live experience in ways that drive revenue and growth for venue owners, teams, event presenters, advertisers and sponsors.

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Tucker Civic Center To Begin Selling Tickets With Paciolan Beginning December 1

Global Spectrum, operators of the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center (Tucker Civic Center) at Florida State University, along with the university’s athletic department, today announced that the Tucker Civic Center will begin selling tickets through a new ticket company, Paciolan, the leading provider of ticketing, marketing, fundraising and sales automation solutions to more than 500 live entertainment organizations. Paciolan is also the official ticketing partner of Florida State Athletics. Paciolan and Global Spectrum are both subsidiaries of the Philadelphia-based sports and entertainment firm Comcast-Spectacor.

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Global Spectrum Introduces New Menu, Concession Stands, And Pouring rights Sponsor at Tucker Center To Tip Off The 2014-2015 FSU Basketball Season

Global Spectrum, operators of the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center at Florida State University, have many new items to introduce to fans this season. The building renovations don’t end with the new court, seats, and scoreboards. This season we are excited to provide to our patrons and basketball fans, new menus, new concession stands, and a new pouring rights sponsor, Coca-Cola.

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Global Spectrum Names Ben Weiss General Manager of Donald L. Tucker Civic Center

Global Spectrum, operators of the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center at Florida State University, today named Ben Weiss as the facility’s new General Manager. Most recently Weiss served as the General Manager of the Memphis Redbirds at Auto Zone Park, a 14,000 seat stadium located in Memphis, TN. With him, Ben brings to the Tucker Civic Center over 13 years’ experience with Global Spectrum.

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