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.

Beginning today, Comcast Spectacor will consist of three primary businesses: the Philadelphia Flyers, the Wells Fargo Center and the new Spectra.  In turn Spectra will consist of three divisions: Venue Management (formerly Global Spectrum), Food Services & Hospitality (formerly Ovations Food Services) and Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan).

Spectra in Arizona

Spectra is a major provider of sports and entertainment hospitality services in Arizona. One or more of the divisions is at work supporting 13 Arizona venues and events, including:

  •  Lone Butte Casino (Food Services & Hospitality)
  • Wild Horse Pass Casino & Hotel (Food Services & Hospitality)
  • Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park (Ticketing & Fan Engagement)
  • Northern Arizona University (Ticketing & Fan Engagement)
  • Gila River Arena (Venue Management)
  • University of Phoenix Stadium (Venue Management)
  • Goodyear Ballpark (Food Services & Hospitality)
  • Sloan Park (Food Services & Hospitality)
  • Vee Quiva Casino (Food Services & Hospitality)
  • Salt River Fields at Talking Stick (Food Services & Hospitality)
  • Arizona Sports Foundation (Ticketing & Fan Engagement)
  • Arizona State University (Ticketing & Fan Engagement)
  • University of Arizona (Ticketing & Fan Engagement)

These locations and events are some of Spectra’s 300-plus clients at more than 400 global properties that host millions of visitors annually.

“Spectra is all about creating unforgettable moments for fans,” said Dave Scott, President of Comcast Spectacor. “We can do that best with all services under one umbrella to provide end-to-end solutions for venues, redefining fan experiences everywhere.”