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MGM Becomes Macau’s Biggest Winner at HR Innovation Awards 2017

Oct 23, 2017

[October 23, 2017, Macau] MGM is proud to have won one Gold and two Bronze Awards at the HR Innovation Awards 2017 organized by the Human Resources magazine, one of the most authoritative and influential human resource (HR) publications in Asia, making MGM the biggest winner among all Macau contestants. This also marks the second year in a row that the Company has been recognized for its continuous efforts in driving HR innovation and creating an engaging work environment.

The HR Innovation Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner this year took place in Hong Kong on October 19, bringing together industry leaders to celebrate excellence within the HR profession. The Award attracted 112 entries from companies of different sectors. MGM was shortlisted in the top five finalists in eight different categories, and took home three awards, namely Excellence in Retention Strategy (Gold), Excellence in Employee Development (Bronze) and Excellence in Leadership Development (Bronze).

“MGM continues to pursue innovative strategies across the whole organization,” Mr. Grant Bowie, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited, said, “We are once again proud to receive these prestigious awards, highlighting our excellence and innovation in our HR initiatives. At MGM, our top priority is to cultivate local talent and create an employee-friendly workplace for our Golden Lion Team members. With the opening of MGM COTAI, set to be the most innovative integrated resort in Macau, we will increase our efforts to roll out creative HR initiatives, supporting the career and personal growth of our staff.”

Since its inauguration in 2015, the HR Innovation Awards has celebrated organizations in Asia that strive for excellence and outstanding human capital strategy and execution. It’s organizer, Human Resources, is one of the leading sources of HR-related news in Asia to help senior HR professionals excel in their field.

About MGM

MGM is an abbreviation for MGM China Holdings Limited (HKEx: 2282) and is a leading developer, owner and operator of gaming and lodging resorts in the Greater China region. We are the holding company of MGM Grand Paradise, SA which holds one of the six gaming concessions/subconcessions to run casino games in Macau. MGM Grand Paradise, SA owns and operates MGM MACAU, the award-winning premium integrated resort located on the Macau Peninsula and is developing a second resort, MGM COTAI which is expected to more than double our presence in Macau.

MGM MACAU is a Forbes Five-Star luxury integrated resort inspired by the arts with every element of the resort infused with creativity and style. MGM MACAU has approximately 600 guest rooms and suites and boasts a number of distinguishing features, including the architecturally stunning European-inspired Grande Praça, housed under a soaring glass ceiling. MGM MACAU’s world class facilities include the MGM Art Space, dedicating over 5,000 square feet to display authentic works of art, conference and event facilities, spa, and seven signature restaurants and bars to fulfill any gastronomic craving. Our property is conveniently located on prime waterfront on the Macau Peninsula and is directly connected to the luxury retail shopping complex, One Central.

Slated to open on January 29, 2018, MGM COTAI is the latest addition to the MGM portfolio in China. Designed as the “jewelry box” of Cotai, it plans to offer approximately 1,400 hotel rooms and suites, meeting space, high end spa, retail offerings and food and beverage outlets as well as the first international Mansion at MGM for the ultimate luxury experience. MGM COTAI will offer Asia’s first dynamic theater and a spectacle to wow every guest who steps foot in the resort. MGM COTAI is being developed to drive greater product diversification and bring more advanced and innovative forms of entertainment to Macau as it grows as a global tourist destination. MGM COTAI is the largest property and the first private sector project ever to achieve the China Green Building (Macau) Design Label Certification.

MGM China Holdings Limited is majority owned by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage.

For media enquiries, please contact:

Irene Wong
Vice President of Public & Community Relations
MGM
Tel: (853) 8802 2822
Email: irenewong@mgm.mo

Karen Lam
Public Relations Manager
MGM
Tel: (853) 8802 3801
Email: karenlam@mgm.mo

Juliana Kung
Public Relations Manager
MGM
Tel: (853) 8802 3803
Email: julianakung@mgm.mo