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MGM Raises Awareness on Social Inclusion

Apr 16, 2018

MGM Raises Awareness on Social Inclusion

Bringing the Community Closer through Education, Art and Sports Initiatives

[April 16, 2018, Macau] MGM once again sponsored the Conference on Inclusive Education, Sports and Social Media organized by the Charity Association of Macau Business Readers as one of its initiatives in raising public awareness on social inclusion. The Conference, held at MGM COTAI’s Ballroom today, was the beginning of a series of activities planned to further promote social inclusion through art workshop and sporting events within the month of April.

A line-up of international speakers were invited to share insights at the Conference on the topic of social inclusion for nearly 400 audience members from various fields, including athletes with disabilities from Golf Masters, coaches, representatives from local community associations, university students, as well as MGM’s management team members and Volunteer Team. The Conference highlighted the importance of creating a more welcoming and inclusive world for all, where individual differences are appreciated and respected.

Supporting Social Inclusion through Art

On the Conference day, more than 100 athletes with disabilities gathered at MGM COTAI’s Ballroom Foyer for an art workshop. The athletes, accompanied by MGM’s Volunteer Team members and local artists from Art for All Association, collectively created designs for mannequins, motorbike toy models and helmets and more. The activity helped to weave a closer connection between all participants, leading to a better understanding and awareness of everyone’s individual contribution to society with social inclusion at its heart.

Supporting Social Inclusion through Sports

MGM has been a keen supporter to Golf Masters, ever since its inaugural tournament in 2012. Same as previous years, Mr. Grant Bowie, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited, will be one of the officiating guests for the tournament this year.   Mr. Tiernan Kundla, Senior Vice President of Regional Marketing; Mr. Graeme Croft, Vice President of Table Games , and Mr. Tian Han, Vice President of Strategic Planning & Analysis, will take part in this golf tournament and pair up with the athletes to vie for the tournament trophy in the spirit of teamwork, competition, and camaraderie.

With the vision to Create a Better Tomorrow Today, MGM is committed to taking part in different philanthropic initiatives aimed at raising public awareness on the importance of social inclusion, bringing the community closer together and contributing towards a better and brighter future for Macau.

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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 MGM COTAI, a contemporary luxury integrated resort in Cotai, which opened in early 2018 and more than doubles 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 the Macau Peninsula and is directly connected to the luxury retail shopping complex, One Central.

MGM COTAI is the latest addition to the MGM portfolio in China. Designed as the “jewelry box” of Cotai, it offers 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 also offers Asia’s first dynamic theater and a spectacle to wow every guest who steps foot in the resort. MGM COTAI is 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 mega-size complex project in Macau to achieve the China Green Building Design Label Three-Star 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:    

Jessie Kuan

Assistant Director of Public Relations

MGM

Tel: (853) 8806 3412

Email: jessiekuan@mgm.mo

 

Karen Lam                                                                           

Public Relations Manager                  

MGM                                                 

Tel: (853) 8802 3801                       

Email: karenlam@mgm.mo                     

 

Juliana Kung                                   

Public Relations Manager                          

MGM                                            

Tel: (853) 8806 3413

Email: julianakung@mgm.mo