Orange Comet, Inc., (“Orange Comet” or the “Company”), a premium NFT (Non-Fungible Token) and blockchain experience company today announces its official multiyear partnership with the New York Islanders and UBS Arena to produce and sell NFTs on the Orange Comet Marketplace powered by the Avalanche blockchain.
With its 3D digital design studios, award-winning creative team, and innovative technology, Orange Comet specializes in producing disruptive NFT and blockchain experiences for some of the most valuable intellectual property assets in the world of sports, music, art, and entertainment.
The partnership officially kicks off later this week. The first limited edition NFT drop will debut on November 20, 2021 to coincide with the first ever New York Islanders game to be played at UBS Arena. The collection will comprise of four breathtaking designs including several special NFTs which will contain unique fan experiences and real world items.
The first 1,000 fans who pre-register for the New York Islanders NFT drop will receive a limited-edition custom goalie mask NFT created exclusively for this drop by Orange Comet. Visit: orangecomet.com/islanders now to reserve your spot.
“Attending Hofstra University and working for the Islanders as a college student, I witnessed the incredible legacy of this storied franchise,” said Dave Broome, Founder and President of Orange Comet. “As it comes full circle for me, we at Orange Comet could not be more thrilled to bring our creative, dynamic visual NFT designs to the forefront of a world-class organization like the New York Islanders. Bridging the gap between digital art, storytelling, and visual imagery, we are delighted to be part of this new innovative relationship between the Islanders, their fans, and technology.”
“Orange Comet is at the forefront of the development of NFTs,” said Bryan Calka, Senior Vice President of Global Partnerships for the Islanders. “The New York Islanders are excited to be partnering with the leaders in the NFT business and look forward to our fans engaging with us in a whole new way.”
“As UBS Arena opens its doors to the top performers in the world, we’re thrilled to be working with Orange Comet to revolutionize how fans interact with their favorite team, artists and performers,” said Tom Pistore, President of Commercial Business Operations for UBS Arena.
The Oak View Group is collaborating with the Islanders to launch these new NFTs and are very excited to bring new fans to the team and the arena. “Our goal from the beginning of this project was to create the first third-generation arena in the industry as well as one of the most tech focused,” said Dan Griffis, President of Global Partnerships for Oak View Group. “In order to stand behind this statement, it was important for us to identify a variety of ways to enhance the overall customer experience and building NFTs that involve blockchain technology are clearly a key piece to this story as we look for ways to connect the digital and physical worlds.”
Prior to the opener, special edition UBS Arena NFTs will also be gifted to those in attendance at the UBS Arena Foundation Benefit Event on November 19, 2021. Additional collectibles will be focused around future events, merchandising, tickets and more – with more details soon to be announced.
Specializing in creating the highest level of advanced NFT digital designs for the most iconic brands in the world of entertainment, sports, music, art, and pop-culture, Orange Comet NFTs are minted on the blazingly fast, low cost, & Eco-Friendly Avalanche Blockchain. Avalanche is the fastest smart contracts platform in the blockchain industry, tied to Ethereum, and has the most validators securing its activity of any proof-of-stake protocol.
About Orange Comet
Orange Comet is a premium content creation company focused on producing high quality and disruptive NFT digital collectibles and blockchain-based experiences. The Company’s team brings together some of the world’s leading and award-winning media creators, producers, and artists to partner with the biggest brands, IP and talent across music, sports, arts and entertainment. By blending super-creative content and game-changing technology, our mission is to create groundbreaking NFT experiences for the passionate fan bases of our clients, simultaneously unlocking new levels of interest, engagement and revenue.