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Nassau Events Center Awarded Nassau Coliseum Contract

by Staff Writer / New York Islanders

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano will be joined by Bruce Ratner, Executive Chairman of Forest City Ratner Companies; Brett Yormark, CEO of Barclays Center and the Brooklyn Nets; Chris Charlier, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Onexim Group, Chairman of the Board of the Brooklyn Nets, and Director of Barclays Center; David Blumenfeld, Principal of Blumenfeld Development Group; Alan Ostfield, President, North Atlantic, Live Nation; Jason Isley, President of Roc Nation; Jason Kidd, Head Coach of the Brooklyn Nets; John Calipari, Head Basketball Coach of the University of Kentucky; Matt Martin, New York Islanders; and Bernard Hopkins, World Light Heavyweight Boxing Champion to announce additional details and exciting programming related to the new public-private partnership and the construction of a 100% privately financed Coliseum that will share revenue with the County at zero expense to the taxpayer. 

In addition representatives from labor trade unions, community groups and the business community will be in attendance to celebrate this outstanding opportunity that creates jobs and generates hundreds of millions of dollars in economic activity per year.

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