MGM MIRAGE Named 'Corporation of the Year' by Latin Chamber of Commerce

October 11, 2005

MGM MIRAGE has been named the 2005 'Corporation of the Year' by the Latin Chamber of Commerce, one of the premier business organizations serving the Hispanic community in Southern Nevada.

The award is presented annually to recognize companies whose commitment to diversity is exemplified through outstanding workplace initiatives and community relations efforts.

"We are proud to present this award to MGM MIRAGE, a company that believes in our shared vision of community involvement, diversity and economic development," said Eloiza Martinez, Latin Chamber of Commerce President. "They are committed to the concept of developing strong community partnerships and how we all win when we work together."

MGM MIRAGE has partnered with the Latin Chamber of Commerce on a variety of community-based initiatives, including sponsorship of La Opportunidad, the Chamber's annual Business Expo and Career Fair. The company also contributes to the organization's scholarship program to assist fund Clark County High School graduates with their higher education aspirations.

In accepting the award at the annual awards gala, Debra Nelson, MGM MIRAGE Vice President of Corporate Diversity and Community Affairs, applauded the Latin Chamber's success since its inception in 1976.

"The Latin Chamber enjoys an exemplary position in our community for which we at MGM MIRAGE have been most pleased to be associated," said Nelson. "The chamber's commitment to improving the quality of life in our community and to uplifting and empowering those served by the services, in many respects, mirrors our commitment to corporate social responsibility."

MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM), one of the world's leading and most respected hotel and gaming companies, owns and operates 24 properties located in Nevada, Mississippi and Michigan, and has investments in four other properties in Nevada, New Jersey, Illinois and the United Kingdom. MGM MIRAGE has also announced plans to develop Project CityCenter, a multi-billion dollar mixed-use urban development project in the heart of Las Vegas, and has a 50 percent interest in MGM Grand Macau, a development project in Macau S.A.R. MGM MIRAGE supports responsible gaming and has implemented the American Gaming Association's Code of Conduct for Responsible Gaming at its properties. MGM MIRAGE also has been the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions for its industry-leading Diversity Initiative and its community philanthropy programs. For more information about MGM MIRAGE, please visit the company's website at


CONTACT: Debra Nelson, +1-702-650-7421,, or
Reggie Burton, +1-702-650-7438, both of MGM MIRAGE

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