MGM MIRAGE Recognized by as One of 'America's Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities'

April 12, 2007
LAS VEGAS, the nation's primary resource portal for small businesses and large organizational buyers, today recognized MGM MIRAGE as one of the leading companies for multicultural businesses.

"Those organizations that buy the most products and services, most consistently, from diversity businesses, and that sustain the most mutually beneficial business relationships with their multicultural suppliers, should be recognized not only by the business owners but also by the general public," said Kenton Clarke, CEO of

To select its "Top Organizations," asked more than 500,000 minority and women-owned businesses to participate in an online election. Fortune 500 companies and government agencies were selected based on such factors as the volume, consistency and quality of business opportunities granted to women and minority-owned companies.

"We are committed to opening the door of opportunity to qualified diverse-owned, businesses," said Kenyatta Lewis, MGM MIRAGE Director of Supplier Diversity. "Supplier diversity is an integral part of our corporate culture and a vital element to our success."


MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM), one of the world's leading and most respected hotel and gaming companies, owns and operates 19 properties located in Nevada, Mississippi and Michigan, and has investments in three other properties in Nevada, New Jersey and Illinois. The Company has entered into an agreement to sell its Colorado Belle and Edgewater properties located in Laughlin, Nevada. 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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