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Orange Comet, Built on Avalanche, Named Exclusive NFT Partner of the NY Islanders and UBS Arena

Orange Comet is bringing elevated NFT experiences for some of the most valuable properties in the world of sports, music, art, and entertainment.

Orange Comet, a premium NFT and blockchain experience company, announced its official multiyear partnership with the New York Islanders hockey team and UBS Arena to produce and sell NFTs on the brand new 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 experiences for some of the most valuable intellectual property assets in the world of sports, music, art, and entertainment.

The first limited edition NFT drop will debut tomorrow, November 20, 2021 to coincide with the first Islanders game ever 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. Co-founded by Hollywood veteran producer, Dave Broome, NFL Hall of Famer Kurt Warner and Grammy award-winning music icons Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Orange Comet is powered by a passionate group of people that believe the future of all entertainment and media is on the verge of major disruptive change through a variety of blockchain experiences. Our collective diversity in background, expertise and industries, works to help our clients shape their businesses for the emerging Metaverse of opportunities that awaits. For more information, visit us at OrangeComet.com, as well as on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

About Avalanche

Avalanche is the fastest smart contracts platform in the blockchain industry, as measured by time-to-finality, and has the most validators securing its activity of any proof-of-stake protocol. Avalanche is blazingly fast, low cost, and green. Any smart contract-enabled application can outperform its competition by deploying on Avalanche. Don’t believe it? Try Avalanche today.

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Avalanche is the fastest smart contracts platform in the blockchain industry, as measured by time-to-finality. Don’t believe it? Try an app on Avalanche today.