From Magic City Morning Star

27,000 patrons in 2 weeks at Cross Insurance Center Bangor
By Global Spectrum
May 6, 2015 - 8:43:30 PM

Over the past two weeks, Global Spectrum welcomed over 27,000 patrons through the doors at Cross Insurance Center to attend a number of events held at the venue. A total of 10 different events took place making use of both the arena as well as the convention center spaces.

In the back to back weeks, events hosted included the 2 day Dennis Paper & Food Service Show, 4 different Monster Jam performances, 3 days of the Bangor Comic and Toy Convention, the Walgreens Bangor Baby Expo, 7 shows of the Anah Shrine Circus, the Bangor Parks and Recreation Mother/Son Dance, as well as 4 other separate meetings.

After opening doors September 10, 2013, Cross Insurance Center has experienced a variety of great shows and events throughout the year and continues to be busy. Cross Insurance Center events currently on sale for May include: Camelot on May 7th, Disney Live! Three Classic Fairy Tales on May 22nd, and the Central Maine Roller derby match on May 30th. Other notable events taking place in May are: EMCC Graduation, Husson University Graduation, the Northeastern Loggers Association Expo, the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce Business Expo, the 20th Anniversary Greater Bangor CVB Tourism Awards, and the 2015 Senior Expo.

"These last two weeks are a testament to the exciting things going on here regularly at the Cross Insurance Center and in the City of Bangor," stated Global Spectrum's Joe Imbriaco, Cross Insurance Center General Manager. "As we close in on celebrating 500,000 building event attendees since our opening we can't thank enough all the visitors, sponsors, meeting planners, and event promoters who have come to the Cross Insurance Center. We continue to look forward to all the excitement the future holds while reflecting on the many great things that have already occurred in such a short time."

Tickets for Cross Insurance Center events are available at, at the venue Box Office located at 515 Main St. in Bangor, or charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000. Join the free Cross Insurance Center Cyber Club to receive advance notices and special offers for future events at You can also keep up to date with Cross Insurance Center happenings and participate in special contests through social media platforms at and


Global Spectrum ( manages more than 125 other public assembly facilities around the world. Nearly 24-million people attended more than 15,000 events in Global Spectrum venues last year. Based in Philadelphia, PA, Global Spectrum is part of Comcast-Spectacor, one of the world's largest sports and entertainment companies. Comcast-Spectacor, which operates in 48 of the 50 United States, also owns the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage services provider, Paciolan, the leading provider of venue establishment ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions, Front Row Marketing Services, a commercial rights sales company, and Flyers Skate Zone, a series of community ice skating rinks.

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