About Us

Spectra

Spectra by Comcast Spectacor is the expert in hosting and entertainment, partnering with over 300 clients at 400 global properties to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s expertise is embodied within three divisions: Venue Management (formerly Global Spectrum), Food Services & Hospitality (formerly Ovations Food Services) and Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan). Learn more at SpectraExperiences.com.

Comcast Spectacor is part of Comcast Corporation, a Fortune 50 media and technology company that operates Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., In addition to Spectra, Comcast Spectacor owns and operates the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers and the Wells Fargo Center venue. Visit us at ComcastSpectacor.com, PhiladelphiaFlyers.com and WellsFargoCenterPhilly.com for more information.


Background

The City took centre stage when the Encana Events Centre opened in Spring 2008. The Encana Events Centre is a state-of-the-art, multi-events centre with 4,500 permanent seats, and 27 VIP Luxury Suites, that is the premier entertainment facility for the entire British Columbia and Alberta Peace Region.


Location

Dawson Creek is easily accessible from every direction during summer and winter due to its location at the crossroads of several major highway systems including Highway 97 South to Prince George and Vancouver (The Hart Highway); Highway 97 North to the Yukon and Alaska (The Alaska Highway); Highway 49 East to the Alberta Peace; and Highway 2 South to Grande Prairie and Edmonton.

Air Access (Major Carriers):

  • Dawson Creek, British Columbia – Central Mountain Air (flycma.ca)
  • Fort St. John, British Columbia – Air Canada (aircanada.ca) or WestJet (westjet.com)
  • Grande Prairie, Alberta – Air Canada (aircanada.ca) or Westjet (westjet.com)

Population Estimates*:

  • 150 km radius: 133,295
  • 200 km radius: 7,010
  • 300-400 km radius: 81,160
  • Total: 221,465

Major Communities by Radius**

  • 150 km radius
    Dawson Creek, Fort St. John, Tumbler Ridge, Chetwynd, Pouce Coupe, Taylor, Grande Prairie, Spirit River, Rycroft, Wembley, Sexsmith (included are potions of Counties, Municipal Districts, and Regional Districts)
  • 200 km radius
    Hudson’s Hope, Mackenzie, Grimshaw, Valleyview (included are potions of Counties, Municipal Districts, and Regional Districts)
  • 300-400 km radius
    Fort Nelson, Peace River, Fox Creek

Time Zone

Dawson Creek does not respect day light savings time

  • Spring and Summer are Pacific Standard Time
  • Fall and Winter are Mountain Standard Time

Promoters Guide

For a copy of our Promoter Guide / Venue Technical Specifications, please go to the Book An Event page under Connect with us or contact our Event Manager at 250-795-3302 

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