Constant Center Ranks Among Top 10 Mid-Size Arena Worldwide

January 13, 2012
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Jan. 13, 2012

The Ted Constant Convocation Center recently accomplished a huge milestone in the brief 10 year history of the facility. Operated by Global Spectrum, the Constant Center is known as one of the premier mid-sized collegiate venues in the country. According to Pollstar's 2011 year end rankings, the Constant Center was ranked 8th in the world for arenas under 10,000 seats and 2nd in the United States. On a larger scale, the Constant Center ranked 120th overall.

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"This an absolute honor for the Ted Constant Convocation Center, our staff and the Global Spectrum family," states Doug Higgons, Regional Vice President for Global Spectrum and General Manager for the Ted Constant Convocation Center. "We have made international headlines in our industry and it is something to be proud of. Hard work, loyal customers and great entertainment is what makes this facility special and we are proud to be ranked among the best in the world."

Noteworthy events over the past year that have attributed to this milestone include: Elton John, Thomas & Friends, Mike Epps, B.B. King, the ODU Homecoming concert featuring Big Sean and J. Cole, and rock & roll acts Bush and Foster the People, among others.

Tickets for all Constant Center events are available through, at the Constant Center box office, or charge-by-phone at 888-3-COXTIX. Join the free Constant Center Cyber Club and receive advance notices and special offers to future events at You can also become a fan and follow the Ted Constant Center on Facebook at and on Twitter at for special contests and daily updates.

Global Spectrum ( is the fastest growing firm in the public assembly facility management field with more than 90 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, Flyers Skate Zone, a series of community ice skating rinks, 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 Paciolan, the leading provider of venue establishment ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions. In a partnership with Disson Skating, Comcast-Spectacor annually produces 10 nationally televised figure skating spectaculars on NBC.