The Islanders and Northwell Health announced a 10-year sponsorship deal for the new UBS Arena at Belmont Park on Tuesday morning.
“It’s an opportunity for two great organizations to come together to do things collectively for the benefit of the community at large,” said Northwell Health CEO and president Michael Dowling, whose company employs 25,000 on Long Island. “We’ve had a 20-year relationship with the Islanders and I think the future looks unbelievably bright for Long Island because of what we can do together.”
On a recent joint Zoom teleconference, Dowling, Islanders co-owner Jon Ledecky and arena developer Oak View Group CEO Tim Leiweke touted how Northwell Health influenced the health and safety precautions – air circulation and ventilation, sanitization, employee checkpoints – being developed for UBS Arena. Northwell Health also is the naming sponsor of the Islanders’ practice facility in East Meadow.
Leiweke added that specifics of the UBS