The Team


Spectra Venue Management manages the South Okanagan Events Centre (SOEC) and its surrounding buildings: the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, OHS Training Centre and Memorial Arena. Together, the Spectra-managed buildings, make the SOEC Complex. The subsidiary of Comcast Spectacor, Spectra Venue Management is the largest public assembly facility management company in Canada.

Spectra-managed facilities span the entire country, with venues that include arenas, convention centres and ice facilities. Internationally, Spectra Venue Management is an industry leader and manages more than 100 other public assembly facilities around the world.


SOEC Department Leaders:

Dean Clarke Regional Vice President Director of Business Development in Western Canada General Manager Responsible for: overseeing Spectra Venue Management’s Business Development in Western Canada, Northwest Region, and the day-to-day operations and all bookings for the 5,000-seat SOEC and 60,000 square foot Penticton Trade and Convention Centre. Also oversees a 400-seat community rink in the OHS Training Centre and the 2,000 seat Memorial Arena.

Kevin Webb
Assistant General Manager/

Director of Events

Carla Relvas
Director of Finance

Carla Seddon
Director of Marketing

Deborah O’Mara
Director of Corporate Partnerships

Paul Johnston
Director of Food and Beverage

Dale Woods
Director of Operations

Alysha Forrest
Box Office Manager