MGM MIRAGE Receives Global Diversity and Innovation Award

June 06, 2007
Gaming and hospitality Chairman and CEO to be recognized at the 2007 World Diversity Leadership Summit at the United Nations

MGM MIRAGE Chairman and CEO Terry Lanni today received the Global Diversity and Innovation Award during the 2007 World Diversity Leadership Summit at the United Nations in New York City. The World Diversity Leadership Summit selected Lanni because of his leadership and MGM MIRAGE's innovative diversity efforts.

Lanni accepted the award on behalf of the 70,000 employees of MGM MIRAGE. "I am privileged to have a leading role among a cast of literally thousands in integrating diversity across our enterprise," he said. "As our initiative has unfolded, we have seen the commitment to diversity grow stronger and deeper. We are inspired and our resolve is renewed with every employee, supplier and community that takes a leap as a result of an opportunity we create."

Recently, the company published the progress of its Diversity Initiative in its Annual Diversity Report, reporting performance in key areas such as human resources, strategic sourcing, construction and corporate philanthropy. Since 2000, MGM MIRAGE has reported on its diversity evolution to demonstrate transparency and accountability.

Launched in 2004, the World Diversity Leadership Summit is a gathering of corporate, executives focused on the challenges and opportunities related to global diversity management.

The Global Diversity and Innovation Award is one of several accolades MGM MIRAGE has received for their diversity initiatives. Earlier this year, MGM MIRAGE was named to DiversityInc magazine's "Top 50 Companies for Diversity" list and selected as one of "America's Most Admired Companies" by Fortune magazine.


MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM), one of the world's leading and most respected hotel and gaming companies, owns and operates 17 properties located in Nevada, Mississippi and Michigan, and has investments in three other properties in Nevada, New Jersey and Illinois. In addition, the Company has major new developments under construction in Nevada, Michigan and Macau S.A.R. CityCenter is a multi-billion dollar mixed-use urban development in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip; a new MGM Grand hotel and casino complex is being built in downtown Detroit; and the Company has a 50% 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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