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SPECTRA BY COMCAST SPECTACOR NAMES RON RIDEOUT GENERAL MANAGER OF THE DONALD L. TUCKER CIVIC CENTER

Tallahassee, FL – Spectra by Comcast Spectacor, the providers of Venue Management and Food Services & Hospitality to the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center at Florida State University, today named Ron Rideout, an 11-year Spectra employee, as the facility’s new General Manager. Rideout is relocating to Tallahassee from the Tony’s Pizza Events Center in Salina, KS.  He replaces Ben Weiss, who is relocating to the XL Center in Hartford, CT, to take another position within Spectra.

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DONALD L. TUCKER CIVIC CENTER RANKS 3RD AMONG ‘TOP STOPS IN FLORIDA’ ACCORDING TO VENUES TODAY

Tucker Center Climbs One Spot in this Year's 'Top Stops in Florida' Rankings

Tallahassee, FL – The 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, 2016 thru March 31, 2017, the Tucker Center ranked 3rd within the state of Florida in venues with a capacity of 10,001 – 15,000 according to Venues Today.

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Tallahassee Magazine Highlights Tucker Center's Premier Meeting Space Capabilities

Meetings and Exceeding

TALLAHASSEE MAGAZINE - The Donald L. Tucker Civic Center excels in providing event and meeting spaces.

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DONALD L. TUCKER CIVIC CENTER’S GUEST SERVICES COORDINATOR AMONG IAVM FOUNDATION’S 30 UNDER 30 CLASS OF 2017

Tallahassee, FL – Spectra by Comcast Spectacor’s Brittany Atwell, Guest Services Coordinator at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center on the campus of Florida State University, is one of the International Association of Venue Foundation’s 30 under 30 class of 2017. Spectra provides Venue Management to the Tucker Center.
 

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Spectra Offers Two Free Tickets to Every Event For a Year at Tucker Center Through Ticket 2 The Tuck

Tallahassee, FL – Spectra by Comcast Spectacor, providers of Venue Management and Ticketing & Fan Engagement at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center at Florida State University, will award one lucky contestant two free tickets to every event at the Tucker Center during the 2016-17 season through a new contest, the TICKET 2 THE TUCK Presented by Prime Meridian Bank and Zaxby’s.

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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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