MGM MIRAGE Named a 'Top 20 Company for Asian Pacific Americans' by Asian Enterprise

May 29, 2006

MGM MIRAGE was recently named a "Top 20 Company for Asian Pacific Americans" by Asian Enterprise magazine at an annual awards ceremony in Kona, Hawaii.

Top companies were chosen based on criteria such as the number of Asian American employees, the number of Asian vendors and suppliers utilized by the company, and involvement in the Asian Pacific American community.

Additionally, an MGM MIRAGE vendor, Royal Pacific Enterprises, was honored with the "Asian Entrepreneur of the Year Award" in manufacturing. Royal Pacific Enterprises specializes in screen printing, embroidery and apparel. Debra Nelson, MGM MIRAGE Vice President of Corporate Diversity, Communications and Community Affairs, presented the prestigious award. Several other Asian Pacific American companies were also honored for their trailblazing efforts in various industries including technology, retail and service.


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


CONTACT: Laura Garcia, +1-702-650-7439,, or Debra
Nelson, +1-702-650-7421,, both of MGM MIRAGE

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