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SPECTRA BY COMCAST SPECTACOR LAUNCHES GUITAR AUCTIONS TO BENEFIT THREE CHARITIES

THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2017 - Spectra by Comcast Spectacor, the providers of Venue Management and Ticketing & Fan Engagement to the Tribute Communities Centre, launched an auction today of autographed guitars which will benefit three local charities.

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SPECTRA AWARDS ALLYSON POLIDANO AS THE SEVENTH WINNER OF THE KEY TO THE TCC CONTEST

THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2017 - 19,594 fans entered the contest which awards one fan two tickets to every event in 2017 at the Tribute Communities Centre. Allyson Polidano of Oshawa was announced as the seventh winner of the Key to the TCC contest.

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TRIBUTE COMMUNITIES CENTRE RANKS 184TH IN THE WORLD BY POLLSTAR MAGAZINE

FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 2017 - Pollstar Magazine, the only trade publication covering the worldwide concert industry, today released its Year-End Worldwide Ticket Sales for 2016. The chart is based on ticket sales to non-sporting events at each facility from January 1 through December 31, 2016. The Tribute Communities Centre, formerly the General Motors Centre, in Oshawa, ON, is 184th overall with 62,782 and 16th in Canada. 

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SPECTRA UNLOCKS A CHANCE TO WIN 2 TICKETS TO EVERY EVENT IN 2017 AT THE TRIBUTE COMMUNITIES CENTRE

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2016 – Spectra by Comcast Spectacor, the providers of Venue Management and Ticketing & Fan Engagement to the Tribute Communities Centre, are thrilled to launch the seventh annual “Key to the TCC” contest presented by KX96, CKDO Radio and Candz Print Inc. which will grant one lucky fan access to every event in 2017 at the Oshawa venue. The Key to the TCC contest originated in 2010 under the Key to the GMC name and has evolved into a corporate initiative with almost 20 other Spectra-managed venues participating in the Big Ticket Giveaway including the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.  

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GENERAL MOTORS CENTRE RANKS #12 IN CANADA BY POLLSTAR

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2016 – The General Motors Centre is rated #157 in the world and #12 in Canada among sports & entertainment venues of all size categories on Pollstar's list of the world's top-200 arenas and stadiums. The ranking is based on ticket sales worldwide for concerts held to date this year at the leading venues in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.

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THE CITY OF OSHAWA IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT TRIBUTE COMMUNITIES WILL BECOME THE NEW BUILDING SPONSOR OF OSHAWA’S SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT FACILITY (GENERAL MOTORS CENTRE)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2016 - The City of Oshawa is pleased to announce that Tribute Communities will become the new building sponsor of Oshawa’s sports and entertainment facility (General Motors Centre). Under the 10-year naming rights agreement, the General Motors Centre will become the Tribute Communities Centre, effective November 1, 2016.

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GENERAL MOTORS CENTRE RANKS #12 IN CANADA BY POLLSTAR

TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2016 – The General Motors Centre is rated #144 in the world and #12 in Canada among sports & entertainment venues of all size categories on Pollstar's list of the world's top-200 arenas and stadiums. The ranking is based on ticket sales worldwide for concerts held to date this year at the leading venues in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.

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GENERAL MOTORS CENTRE RANKS ON VENUE'S TODAY SOCIAL MEDIA POWER 100 LIST

MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016 - General Motors Centre held onto their 8th place ranking in their category of 5,001 to 10,000 capacity for the #SMP100 list.

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OSHAWA CITY COUNCIL APPROVES NEW VIDEO SCOREBOARD FOR THE GENERAL MOTORS CENTRE

THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2016 - There have been ongoing discussions between the Oshawa Generals Hockey Club and the City of Oshawa to upgrade the video scoreboard at the General Motors Centre. The City and the Oshawa Generals Hockey Club are pleased to announce that the discussions have concluded and an agreement to purchase and install a new video scoreboard is now in place. The new video scoreboard is expected to be ready and operational for the home-opener of the 2016/2017 Oshawa Generals season.

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GENERAL MOTORS CENTRE RANKS ON VENUE'S TODAY SOCIAL MEDIA POWER 100 LIST

FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2016 - General Motors Centre held onto their 8th place ranking in their category of 5,001 to 10,000 capacity for the #SMP100 list.

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MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR 30 ONTARIO SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT VENUES BECOME SPECTRA TODAY

TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2015 - 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.

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GRAND OPENING OF 'REVERB'

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29, 2015 - The Robert McLaughlin Gallery (RMG), in collaboration with the City of Oshawa, is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of Reverb, a site-specific sculpture in celebration of the City’s participation in the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games by artist Noel Harding on 1 June, 2015 at 7:30pm.

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GENERAL MOTORS CENTRE RANKS FIRST IN CANADA FOR VENUES OF ITS SIZE

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2015 – The General Motors Centre, a venue operated by Global Spectrum, ranks first in all of Canada for its size, according to concert industry publications Venues Today Magazine. The magazine said the venue hosted 104,218 patrons over 35 events, grossing $5,852,533 in ticket sales for 2014.

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GLOBAL SPECTRUM RECEIVES "MONEY BALL" FROM THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2015 – Global Spectrum, operators of the General Motors Centre, achieved another milestone, according to the World Famous Harlem Globetrotters. The Global Spectrum team in Oshawa broke turnstile records for the Globetrotters game at the General Motors Centre when the Harlem Globetrotters performed in April 2014.

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THE GENERAL MOTORS CENTRE IN OSHAWA RANKED FIRST IN CANADA FOR VENUES 5,001-10,000 CAPACITY BY VENUE'S TODAY

MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2014 - Seven Global Spectrum-managed Canadian venues named Venues Today's best venues including the General Motors Centre in Oshawa, Ontario which ranked first in it's capacity category of 5,001-10,000.

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GENERAL MOTORS CENTRE RANKS ON VENUE'S TODAY SOCIAL MEDIA POWER 100 LIST

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2014 - General Motors Centre ranked 8th in their category of 5,001 to 10,000 capacity for the #SMP100 list.

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OSHAWA’S GENERAL MOTORS CENTRE WINS MAJOR FACILITY OF THE YEAR AT CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK

FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014 - The General Motors Centre was named Canada’s 2014 Major Facility of the Year (under 8,000 capacity) during ceremonies of the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards Thursday, May 8 at the Kool Haus in Toronto, ON.

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GENERAL MOTORS CENTRE CONTINUES TO CLIMB AMONG THE WORLD’S ELITE ACCORDING TO POLLSTAR MAGAZINE

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014 - Eight Global Spectrum-managed venues ranked amongst the top 100 busiest arenas in the world, according to concert industry publication Pollstar Magazine. The General Motors Centre in Oshawa, Ontario finished 79th in the world with 37,500 guests. Rankings are based solely on ticket sales to concerts and family shows in the first quarter of 2014. Rankings do not include sports ticket sales from the Oshawa Generals or the Durham TurfDogs.

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GENERAL MOTORS CENTRE CELEBRATES BUSIEST MONTH SINCE ITS INCEPTION IN 2006

MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2014 - More than 55,000 fans filled the General Motors Centre for the 15 events during February, a record for the seven year old Arena, according to Global Spectrum.

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