TED CONSTANT CONVOCATION CENTER RANKS TOP 20 IN THE WORLD ACCORDING TO VENUES TODAY
The Ted Constant Convocation Center, located in the heart of the Hampton Roads community, has officially made its mark among international headlines. Operated by Global Spectrum, the Constant Center is known as one of the premier mid-sized collegiate venues in the country. According to Sport and Entertainment Industry Publication Venues Today, the Constant Center was recently ranked #16 in attendance among arenas ranging from 5,001 to 10,000 seats based on concert and event grosses from Oct. 16, 2010-May 15, 2011.
Venues Today is a notable international trade publication that covers the business side of entertainment and sports, mainly as it relates to venues. Venues Today Inc. is the leading source of original reporting for live entertainment and events, serving management, owners and suppliers to music, sports and meetings venues internationally.
“This an absolute honor for the Ted Constant Convocation Center, our staff and the Global Spectrum family,” states Doug Higgons, Regional Vice President for Global Spectrum and General Manager for the Ted Constant Convocation Center. “We have made international headlines in our industry and it is something to be proud of. Hard work, loyal customers and great entertainment is what makes this facility special and we are proud to be ranked among the best in the world.”
Noteworthy events over the past year which have attributed to this recent success include Michael Bublé, Elton John, The Harlem Globetrotters, Thomas and Friends Live, Kesha, The Honda Civic Tour ft. Paramore, and Mike Epps, to name a few.
Tickets for all Constant Center events are available through COXTix.com, at the Constant Center box office, or charge-by-phone at 888-3-COXTIX. Join the free Constant Center Cyber Club and receive advance notices and special offers to future events at www.constantcenter.com. You can also become a fan and follow the Ted Constant Center on Facebook at www.facebook.com/tedconstantcenter and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/constantcenter for special contests and daily updates.
Global Spectrum (global-spectrum.com) is the fastest growing firm in the public assembly facility management field with more than 90 facilities throughout the United States and Canada. The Philadelphia-based company is part of one of the world’s largest sports and entertainment companies, Comcast-Spectacor, which also owns the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association, Flyers Skate Zone, a series of community ice skating rinks, Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage services provider, New Era Tickets, a full-service ticketing and marketing product for public assembly facilities, and Front Row Marketing Services, a commercial rights sales company and Paciolan, the leading provider of venue establishment ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions. In a partnership with Disson Skating, Comcast-Spectacor annually produces 10 nationally televised figure skating spectaculars on NBC.