Originally published on Billboard.biz | July 23, 2012 | by Ray Waddell, Nashville Sitting in his corner office at the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia, Peter Luukko is at home in the epicenter of Philly good times, with a view of the world. Not only is Luukko, president/COO of sports and entertainment giant [...]
Billboard Magazine – January 13, 2012 By Ray Waddell In a move with national touring industry implications, Brock Jones, formerly VP of Bookings at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, has joined Philadelphia-based sports and entertainment firm Comcast-Spectacor in the newly-created role of VP of Bookings. Jones, a 23-year veteran booker of concerts and events, will handle bookings [...]
Comcast-Spectacor has built a sports empire on strong relationships and a strategy of slow, steady growth. It took 2 1/2 years, but the Philadelphia Spectrum, filled with history from the Broad Street Bullies to Dr. J to The Grateful Dead, has finally been reduced to a pile of rubble. The Spectrum was the original hub [...]
Pollstar – National Industry Distribution – March 22, 2010 In-house ticketing provider Paciolan has a new home under the Comcast-Spectacor umbrella following its acquisition by the Philadelphia-based sports and entertainment firm.
Behind The Headlines on Venues Today To pre-Ticketmaster clients of Paciolan, the spin off of that company to Comcast-Spectacor, which was finalized March 5, is sort of same-old, same-old. The Department of Justice made Ticketmaster’s divestiture of Paciolan a requirement of the merger of Ticketmaster and Live Nation, a company that will become Live Nation [...]
Comcast-Spectacor, the Philadelphia-based sports and entertainment firm, has completed its acquisition of ticketing software provider Paciolan from Live Nation Entertainment. Terms were not disclosed. As a result of the acquisition, Comcast-Spectacor will now own Paciolan’s ticketing platform and other technology, together with the company’s accounts.