MGM MIRAGE Hosts 2006 Diversity Expo

April 10, 2006
Event Provides Business Owners With Unique Opportunity to Meet and Pitch Their Goods and Services to Key Executives

MGM MIRAGE will host its third Diversity Expo next month in Las Vegas at The Mirage Events Center. The Expo will feature all of the company's properties and corporate units including Construction, Corporate Retail and Corporate Purchasing. Business owners will have the unique opportunity to meet with key purchasing agents to identify potential business opportunities and to better understand the protocol of conducting business with the casino company.

"MGM MIRAGE has designed the Diversity Expo to serve as an open house, inviting any vendor who wants to conduct business with our company to come and learn about our process," said Mark Stolarczyk, MGM MIRAGE Vice President of Corporate Purchasing. "Our company strives to expand its database of suppliers who now have more opportunities to do business with our company."

As a result of last year's merger between MGM MIRAGE and Mandalay Resort Group (MRG), the former MRG properties will be represented at the Expo for the first time. The Expo, which will take place May 10, will feature workshops and panel discussions to provide attendees with information on how to conduct business with MGM MIRAGE. Company executives will discuss bid opportunities in various departments including Food and Beverage, Hotel Operations, Casino Operations, Housekeeping, Engineering, Advertising, Marketing, Special Events and Security. Additionally, as MGM MIRAGE requires minority certification, several certifying agencies will have booths to provide information on the certification process.

Registration for the Expo is free if registered by April 30, 2006. The cost to register is $25 after April 30, 2006. The event is open to all existing and prospective vendors and contractors serving the gaming and hospitality industry. For more information or to register, please visit


MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM), one of the world's leading and most respected hotel and gaming companies, owns and operates 23 properties located in Nevada, Mississippi and Michigan, and has investments in three other properties in Nevada, New Jersey and Illinois. 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 hotel-casino resort currently under construction 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


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