The CFE Arena, a Spectra by Comcast Spectacor managed facility located on the campus of University of Central Florida, was recently ranked #2 as a “Top Stop” among Florida venues with a capacity of 5,001 – 10,000 in Venues Today. Rankings are based upon total gross ticket sales and attendance from April 1, 2016 thru March 31, 2017. 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.

“This ranking is a testament to the hard work by our staff, and the support provided by the University of Central Florida and the surrounding Orlando community,” said Spectra’s Brian Hixenbaugh, General Manager of the CFE Arena. “We are grateful to achieve this accomplishment and will continue to work hard to uphold these standards for years to come.” Top concerts hosted by Spectra between April 1, 2016 and March 31, 2017 included Pentatonix, Ellie Goulding, Halsey, Meghan Trainor Bethel Music, Chris Young, and Casting Crowns. Other events included Amy Schumer, Katt Williams, WWE NXT and Sesame Street Live, among others.

One other property Spectra by Comcast Spectacor operates in Florida also made the list, the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center in Tallahassee, Florida on the campus of Florida State University. In addition to CFE Arena and Tucker Center, 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 Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

ABOUT CFE ARENA Celebrating its 10th year (2007-2017), the Spectra managed CFE Arena is home to the UCF Men’s and Women’s basketball programs, as well as concerts, family shows and other attractions for the Central Florida area. Visit for more information on upcoming events.

ABOUT SPECTRA VENUE MANAGEMENT Spectra’s Venue Management division is the industry leader across a full range of services that impact the bottom-line success of public assembly venues, including marketing and sales, event booking, ticket services and box office management, customer service, operations and engineering, and finance and administration.


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