Global Spectrum Facility Management, with corporate headquarters at the John Labatt Centre in London, ON, is the largest public assembly facility management company in Canada. Global Spectrum Facility Management-managed facilities span the entire country, with venues that include arenas, convention centers, and ice facilities. Since assuming management of the John Labatt Centre in 2003, the multipurpose arena has become a showcase for the City of London and is a model that many cities throughout Canada are trying to emulate. The John Labatt Centre's primary tenant is the London Knights Hockey Club of the Ontario Hockey League. The Knights, 2005 Memorial Cup Champions, are among the best teams in the league and have been sold out for every game of their history at the John Labatt Centre. During the 2008-2009 entertainment and sports season, the John Labatt Centre hosted 129 events that attracted 233,712 people.
Since assuming management responsibilities of public assembly facilities throughout Canada, Global Spectrum Facility Management has attracted world-class entertainment, sports events, and conventions to its Canadian venues. We have built important relationships with many tour management companies, including Live Nation, AEG Live, Feld Entertainment, and more. In the world of entertainment, Global Spectrum facilities have hosted a galaxy of major stars, including Elton John, The Who, Carrie Underwood, Alan Jackson, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Cher, Rod Stewart, and Billy Joel.
Global Spectrum Facility Management has also formed strong ties and relationships with key organizational entities in Canada, including the Canadian Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League, Skate Canada, Canadian Curling Association, Volleyball Canada, and more. Broadcast media consider Global Spectrum Facility Management a significant partner with such outlets as CBC, CTV, Global Television, Rogers Television, NBC, and many others to provide live broadcasts to the world.
Many Canadian cities have selected Global Spectrum Facility Management because of the company's proven ability to create and sustain a major-league persona for all sized venues. The company's pride in management is reflected locally by its commitment to community involvement. It's important to the General Manager and staff of each venue to be responsive, involved, and understanding of the people, needs, and culture in the community they serve. Global Spectrum Facility Management's services will continue to provide the solutions for more and more current and planned public assembly venues throughout Canada.