Jul 25, 2017


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“This recognition is a byproduct of the unwavering dedication of our staff and extraordinary support we receive from Florida State University,” says Spectra’s Ben Weiss, General Manager of the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. “We are very fortunate that the University continues to make investments into this facility. The positive response from our industry partners is reflected in the volume of entertainment we’ve been able to present.”

Over the last year, the Tucker Center hosted a variety of concerts including Chance The Rapper, Florida Georgia Line’s “Dig Your Roots Tour”, Earth, Wind & Fire, Lil Wayne and Toby Mac. Other events that contributed to the venue’s #3 ranking include Daniel Tosh’s “Tosh.Show On Campus Tour”, Monster Jam, The Harlem Globetrotters, ANNIE The Musical, Katt Williams’ “Conspiracy Theory Tour”, Sesame Street Live, Disney Live, The Price is Right Live, WWE Live, and the 2017 Women’s NCAA Tournament 1st & 2nd rounds.

One other property Spectra by Comcast Spectacor operates in Florida also made the list, CFE Arena in Orlando, Florida on the campus of the University of Central Florida.

In addition to the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center and CFE Arena, Spectra provides a network of integrated services, which includes Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Partnerships, to more than 25 Florida sports and entertainment venues, including the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, FL; the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, FL; Orlando City Stadium in Orlando, FL; and Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo.

Become a fan and follow the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/FSUTuckerCenter and on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/FSUTuckerCenter for special sneak peeks and daily updates. Check out the Tucker Center online at www.TuckerCivicCenter.com.  

About Spectra

Spectra by Comcast Spectacor is an industry leader in hosting and entertainment, partnering with clients to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s unmatched blend of integrated services delivers incremental value for clients through several primary areas of expertise: Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Partnerships. Learn more at SpectraExperiences.com.

About Comcast Spectacor

Comcast Spectacor is part of Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology company that operates Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal.  Comcast Spectacor’s three core businesses are the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers, the Wells Fargo Center Complex, and Spectra, a hosting and entertainment firm specializing in Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Partnerships. Learn more at ComcastSpectacor.com.