Ovations Food Services 2012

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Ranking #12

Ovations is part of the Comcast-Spectacor entertainment conglomerate. The parent company also owns several major and minor-league sports teams and arenas, a 24-hour sports programming network and several public assembly management, marketing and ticketing firms. Ovations operates in nearly 50 sports stadiums and arenas, almost two dozen convention and cultural centers and almost a dozen casinos and resorts.

Clients include EverBank Field, home of the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars,  as well as minor league and spring training ballparks and college sports venues at schools like Wright State, Colorado State and George Mason.

Recent initiatives include a restaurant-style dining option for convention and conference center banquet events called Bespoke Dining; a cart-based cooking demo concept called The Kitchen; and the modular, movable Bar Concept. To support clients, the company created services like Innovations Creative Studio to help with areas like marketing, sales and facility design.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Headquaters
LUTZ, FL

Websites
www.ovationsfoodservices.com

Major Segments Served:
Stadiums/Arenas (47.6%), Convention/Conference Ctrs. (16.5%), Casinos (10.4%), Fairgrounds (9.6%), Amphitheaters (6.1%), Museums/Perf. Art Ctrs. (5.3%), Racetracks (2.7%), Parks/Rec. Ctrs. (1.8%)

No. of Contracts
2011: 120
2010: 115

Sales Volume
2011: $217
2010: $200

Onsite Leaders

  • Innovators

  • Top 50

  • Best Concepts

  • Silver Plate

 

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