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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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