Las Vegas–Today the Vegas Golden Knights along with Team Owner Bill Foley confirmed that their practice facility located in the Summerlin community west of the strip will be named “City National Arena.”
Foley praised this announcement of their state of the art facility with the partnership with City National Bank.
“Our practice facility was designed to be the official home of the Vegas Golden Knights but also a state-of-the-art community ice center for all Las Vegans to enjoy.” said Vegas Golden Knights Chairman and CEO Foley. “We are thrilled to partner with City National Bank
The Golden Knights owner also followed up with his opening remarks to what this new relationship with City National Bank and the hockey club means going forward.
“We are thrilled to partner with City National Bank on this endeavor, as City National shares in our vision of growing the sport of hockey in Southern Nevada and has a strong commitment to the community. City National Arena will provide best-in-class amenities and programs for all skill levels and experience, regardless of age or gender. We look forward to officially opening our doors later this summer.” Foley continued.
Along with Foley’s remarks on this milestone announcement, City National Bank’s CEO Russell Goldsmith highlighted the partnership with his own statement.
“City National is proud to become the official bank of the Vegas Golden Knights and to put our name on the team’s outstanding new City National Arena across the street from our Nevada banking headquarters,” said Goldsmith, the bank’s chairman, and CEO.
City National Bank was founded back in 1954 and has provided services for the past 63 years and has a presence in the Silver State with roughly 5 locations in the Las Vegas area alone.
“Since City National has been providing outstanding business and private banking and investment management here in Las Vegas for over a decade, we are very enthusiastic about Bill Foley and the Golden Knights ushering in a new era of major league sports for Nevada. The Knights will add to the attraction of Las Vegas as a world class tourist destination, create many jobs and help grow the economy of Southern Nevada in many ways. We are also very pleased that the beautiful new City National Arena will be a great resource for the whole community to enjoy.” Add Goldsmith.
The terms of the arrangement between Golden Knights along City National Bank include center ice logos on both NHL-sized ice sheets, a patch on the Golden Knights practice jerseys and additional signage at the facility. City National Bank will also receive exposure and branding in T-Mobile Arena.
In addition the signage at the practice facility, City National Bank will also receive exposure and branding in T-Mobile Arena. They are also given 1 game per season in which they give out to fans a special promotional gift item.
A formal opening of the practice facility in Summerlin will be announced at a later date according to the team.