About the Ted Constant Convocation Center
The Ted Constant Convocation Center is a 9,100-seat multi-purpose arena located on the campus of Old Dominion University. Operated by Global Spectrum since it opened in 2002, the Constant Center is known as one of the premier mid-sized collegiate venues in the country. The Constant Center is the cornerstone in the University Village project, a 75-acre development that also features restaurants, shopping, offices, research labs and residences with high-tech connections to the campus. The Ted Constant Convocation Center is home to the Old Dominion Monarch and Lady Monarch basketball, and plays host to ODU Wrestling matches, a variety of family-oriented events as well as concerts, ODU commencement, career fairs, and lectures.
"The Ted" has 7,319 (fixed) fully cushioned seats, 862 upper club/priority seats, 16 luxury suites, and a state-of-the-art scoreboard. The arena currently seats 8,639 for basketball games. The Constant Center has recently been equipped with more than 50 high-definition flat screen televisions, premiere interactive suite controls, state-of-the-art sound and lighting, impressive meeting room technology, and substantial back of house amenities.
The Ted Constant Convocation Center is managed by Global Spectrum, an international facility management company based out of Philadelphia.
About Global Spectrum
The Ted Constant Convocation Center is managed by Global Spectrum, an international facility management company based out of Philadelphia. Global Spectrum was created in January 2000 when a majority interest in Globe Facility Services of Tampa, FL, was acquired by Comcast-Spectacor, creating the new company. Founded in 1994, Globe Facility Services managed seven venues when it was obtained by Comcast-Spectacor. A true entertainment and sports firm, Comcast-Spectacor is an owner of both venues and teams, and its parent company, the Comcast Corporation, is the nation’s primary provider of cable, entertainment, and communications products and services.
Global Spectrum is one of the leading and best financially resourced private venue management companies in the industry.
Today, the company’s client roster now includes over 100 venues in cities worldwide.
The company is led by the most knowledgeable, professional, and experienced executives in the venue management industry. One key element that really sets us apart from other companies is the vast resources we make available to our clients.
Through its affiliated Comcast-Spectacor companies, Global Spectrum is unique in its ability to offer clients synergistic management opportunities in the areas of food and beverages services, ticketing, and commercial rights marketing services. This provides the ability to maximize revenue potential and attract greater numbers of attendees at the venues Global Spectrum manages.
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