UBS Arena grab ‘n’ pay option for fans


UBS arena offers cashless options Image: UBS Arena

More people want the convenience of cashless payment and UBS Arena (US) is offering that option to customers.

The ‘Patch’ stated that concession stands at the new venue will now provide digital and contactless payment choices using Clover and Fiserv technology.

The 17,250-capacity UBS Arena is a multipurpose arena located at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York (US). Opened on November 19th, 2021, it is the home of the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL), replacing the Nassau Coliseum.

Tom Pistore, President, Commercial Biz Ops, UBS Arena, US, is a Member of Coliseum – Global Sports Venue Alliance.

The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team based in Elmont, New York. The Islanders compete in the National Hockey League (NHL) as a member of the Metropolitan Division in the Eastern Conference, and play their home games at the UBS Arena.

Mumbai (India)-headquartered Clover Infotech is a leading IT services and consulting company. It provides solutions and services across application and technology modernization, cloud enablement, data management, automation, and assurance services. For over 25 years now, it has been coauthoring transformational success for leading global enterprises and promising start-ups alike – across geographies and industry verticals.

Wisconsin (US)-based Fiserv is a global fintech and payments company with solutions for banking, global commerce, merchant acquiring, billing and payments, and point-of-sale.

Hank Abate, President, Arena Operations at UBS Arena, said in a statement, “Built from the ground up with a premier fan experience in mind, UBS Arena opened on November 20th with cutting-edge technology that prioritizes digital engagement designed to delight our fans before, during, and after every event. Grabbing one of our new Islander chicken sandwiches and a drink is a part of the experience for many event attendees, and with Fiserv we are making it easy for fans at UBS Arena to place an order, pick up and pay in a moment.”

The ‘Patch’ further stated that the 350 Clover devices will allow hockey fans and concertgoers to quickly get their items and return to their seats.

Geoff Johnson, General Manager of Bypass at Fiserv, said, “As consumers embrace digital engagement, sporting and event venue operators has a timely opportunity to build better experiences for fans while streamlining their own operations.”

The $1.1 billion multipurpose, state-of-the-art arena will host more than 150 major events annually while delivering an unmatched live entertainment experience including clear sightlines and premier acoustics.

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