FAQS

Q. Does Long Island have NCAA Regulation fields and courts?

A. Yes, Long Island has multiple NCAA Regulation fields and courts.

Q. Is there a fee to use the services of Discover Long Island?

A. No, t Discover Long Island is absolutely free. We do not receive or charge any fees or commissions. We are funded by the counties.

Q. Does Long Island have volunteers for my event?

A. Yes, Long Island has a centralized volunteer database of over 1,800 people.

Q. Can Long Island host a large sporting event?

A. Yes, Long Island has multiple fields and indoor facilities that can hold thousands of spectators.

Q. Does Long Island have facilities that have press boxes and media rooms?

A. Yes, Long Island has multiple facilities that have press boxes, media rooms, and TV-ready lights.

Q. Does Long Island have a convention center?

A. Long Island does not currently have a convention center. However, Long Island can host large events at several of our sports facilities.

Q. Does Long Island pay bid fees?

A. It depends on the size of the event. Also, Discover Long Island can help you get sponsors to help pay the bid fees.

Q. Is Long Island easily accessible?

A. Yes, Long Island has 3 airports, Islip MacArthur (ISP), LaGuardia (LGA) and John F. Kennedy (JFK). We are also home to the nation’s largest commuter railroad (LIRR) and two ferry systems from L.I. to Connecticut. If you are driving to Long Island, our many highways and parkways can get you to your destination easily. And, most of the Long Island Expressway has an HOV (High Occupancy Vehicle) lane for vehicles with multiple passengers.

Q. Does Long Island have “Family Friendly” attractions and restaurants?

A. Yes! Long Island has many attractions and restaurants for the whole family. Discover Long Island can provide you with a list of restaurants and attractions that are within close proximity to the venue.

Q. Are the hotels far from the venues?

A. With over 300 lodging properties on Long Island, there are always hotels within close proximity to your venue.