NEW UCF ARENA
The UCF Arena is the largest live entertainment and sports facility in East Orlando. The facility features a seating capacity of over 10,000 and amenities including 16 luxury suites, two loge boxes and club seating with lounge access. The facility has drastically changed the face of live entertainment in Central Florida offering a diverse lineup of shows including world famous entertainers, beloved family shows and special events rivaling any venue in the country.
The Venue at UCF Arena
“The Venue” at UCF Arena opened in October 2008 and offers 1,800 seats in a theater setting. The facility is located on the north side of the UCF Arena and offers a separate entrance and box office located on East Plaza Drive.
"The Venue at UCF Arena" which was the former home of UCF Knights basketball, sits adjacent to the north side of the new UCF arena. “The Venue” has undergone a $7-million restoration that includes a new light and sound system and a separate entrance and box office. “The Venue” has been modeled after an old-fashioned musical theater boasting a combination of chair-backed bleacher seating, padded floor seats and table seating on certain occasions.
Global Spectrum (global-spectrum.com) is the fastest growing firm in the public assembly facility management field with more than 70 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, the Philadelphia Phantoms of the American Hockey League, Flyers Skate Zone, a series of community ice skating rinks, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, a regional sports programming network, 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 3601 Creative Group, a full-service in-house advertising agency. In a partnership with Disson Skating, Comcast-Spectacor annually produces 10 nationally televised figure skating spectaculars on NBC.