BUY SPECTRUM SOUVENIR SEATS STARTING 11/9/09
SPECTRUM SOUVENIR SEATS AVAILABLE TO OWN BEGINNING
ON NOVEMBER 9
KEEP THE SPECTRUM GOING IN YOUR HOME OR OFFICE
WITH A SET OF SPECTRUM SEATS
Comcast-Spectacor will begin taking orders for fans wishing to own souvenir seats from the Spectrum on Monday, November 9 at 10 a.m., exclusively through RememberTheSpectrum.com or by phone at 215-952-5691.
A pair of seats can be reserved for $395 while a single seat can be reserved for $295. The Spectrum folding chairs will also be available for $195. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Comcast-Spectacor Foundation.
“The Spectrum is a very special place for so many millions of people,” said Comcast-Spectacor Chairman Ed Snider. “I know how passionate people are about the Spectrum and we’re excited to offer our fans a chance to now own Spectrum seats.”
“The Spectrum will live forever,” added Comcast-Spectacor President Peter Luukko. “Our fans can keep the Spectrum going in their home, their office, or any other place they would like by owning the actual seats from the Spectrum.”
Philadelphia Flyers and 76ers season ticket holders, Wachovia Center premium seat customers, and members of the Flyers and Sixers email clubs, Wachovia Complex Cyber Club and the RememberTheSpectrum.com email club will have priority in purchasing souvenir seats from the Spectrum. These priority customers will be notified in advance by email.
Archer Seating Clearinghouse of Vineland, NJ, is working with Comcast-Spectacor on processing the sale of the seats. Orders will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. There are no guarantees on specific seat location requests. Seats will be available for pick-up at the Spectrum beginning on Monday, November 30. Customers can select their pick-up date and time when ordering.
In addition to owning seats from the Spectrum, fans can also purchase the complete photographic history of the Spectrum entitled “God Bless the Spectrum” for $24.95 or a piece of the basketball court for $76 (3-inch by 5-inch piece) or $176 (10-inch by 10-inch) at RememberTheSpectrum.com.
Demolition of the Spectrum, which is expected in the spring, will make way for Philly Live, a spectacular new retail, restaurant, and entertainment district. Cordish Company, of Baltimore, MD, a world-renowned developer of similar projects throughout North America, is partnering with Comcast-Spectacor in Philly Live.
Comcast-Spectacor Foundation (comcastspectacorfoundation.org), the charitable arm of the Philadelphia-based sports and entertainment firm Comcast-Spectacor, is committed to improving the quality of life in the Greater Philadelphia Region through contributions, donations, player appearances, and random gifts of kindness on behalf of the company’s entities. Since its inception, the Comcast-Spectacor Foundation has contributed more than $20 million to charity. Comcast-Spectacor is a member of the Comcast Family of Companies.
Comcast-Spectacor (comcast-spectacor.com) is the Philadelphia-based sports and entertainment company which owns the Philadelphia Flyers (NHL) and the Philadelphia 76ers (NBA), two arenas in South Philadelphia, the Wachovia Center and Wachovia Spectrum, four Flyers Skate Zone community ice skating and hockey rinks and Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia. In addition, Comcast-Spectacor is also the principal owner of Global Spectrum, the fastest growing firm in the public assembly management field with more than 80 facilities throughout the United States and Canada; Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage service provider; New Era Tickets, a ticketing and marketing company for public assembly facilities; 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.