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Recognition in Diversity

In the brief span of our Diversity Initiative to date, our Company and members of our Company team have received national and local acclaim for our support of diversity both within our organization and beyond, and in our host communities and nationwide.

2007:
DiversityInc.
MGM MIRAGE named to the seventh annual "Top 50 Companies for Diversity" list

Training Magazine
MGM Grand University ranked 28th in the "Training Top 125" for its employee training and development programs.

BCA
Chef Jeff Henderson, Executive Chef of Café Bellagio, receives the James Lewis Award

Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade Committee
Mike Amie, MGM MIRAGE Vice President of Computer Engineering, presented with the President Award "Drum Major Instinct" Silver Anniversary for his 25 years of service with the organization

The 2007 Trumpet Awards
MGM MIRAGE Chairman and CEO Terry Lanni receives the Chairman's Award for his consistent support of minority achievement

2006:
Black Professionals Magazine
Debra J. Nelson, MGM MIRAGE Vice President of Corporate Diversity, Communications & Community Affairs, named among the "Top 100 Blacks in Corporate America"

Women 3.0 Magazine
Punam Mathur, MGM MIRAGE Senior Vice President of Corporate Diversity & Community Affairs, named as one of the "Top 100 Women in Corporate America"

Mississippi Minority Business Alliance
Minority Business Champion Award presented to MGM MIRAGE

Southern Nevada Water Authority
MGM MIRAGE recipient of Water Hero Award

Hispanic Business Magazine
MGM MIRAGE recognized as one of the "Top 50 Companies for Hispanics"

Latin Business Magazine
MGM MIRAGE named to the "2006 Corporate Diversity Honor Roll"

National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)
MGM MIRAGE one of 15 U.S. companies to receive the 2006 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award

I Have a Dream Foundation, Inc. Las Vegas
Debra Nelson, Vice President of Corporate Diversity, Communications and Community Affairs, and Denise McCurry, Vice President of Litigation, were presented with the "Dream Maker of the Year" award for founding the Dream Huddle, a mentoring initiative

LATINA Style Magazine
MGM MIRAGE named among "50 Best Companies for Latinas"

Urban Chamber of Commerce Punam Mathur, SVP of Corporate Diversity & Community Affairs, named recipient of the Community Enrichment Award in Civil Rights

Black Women Contracting Association Dr. Juliette Okotie-Eboh, MGM Grand Detroit Vice President of Community Affairs, named "Best Corporate Executive"

New Detroit, Inc.
MGM Grand Detroit named recipient of the 2006 "Closing the Gap" award

Las Vegas-Clark County Urban League MGM MIRAGE recipient of the First Corporate Partner Award. Scott Sibella, The Mirage President and COO, named recipient of the Leadership Recognition in Business award

Black Enterprise Magazine
MGM MIRAGE named among the "40 Best Companies for Diversity"

Southern Nevada Human Resources Association
MGM Grand Hotel and Casino named a "Best Place to Work" in Southern Nevada

Asian Enterprise Magazine
MGM MIRAGE named a "Top 20 Company for Asian Pacific Americans"

Nevada Minority Business Development Council
MGM MIRAGE named the 2006 "Supplier Diversity Program of the Year"

Forbes Magazine
MGM MIRAGE named a "Global High Performer"

DiversityInc.
MGM MIRAGE named to the sixth annual "Top 50 Companies for Diversity" list

Diversity Best Practices and Women's Business Network
MGM MIRAGE scores among top corporate web sites for its diversity content

Fortune Magazine
MGM MIRAGE named one of "America's Most Admired Companies"

Hispanic Trends Magazine
MGM MIRAGE cited as one of the "Top 50 Companies for Supplier Diversity"

DiversityBusiness.com
MGM MIRAGE cited as one of the "Top corporations in the U.S." for multicultural businesses

Human Resource Executive Magazine
MGM MIRAGE named among the "Most Admired Companies"

The 2006 Trumpet Awards
Lorenzo Creighton, President and COO of New York-New York Hotel & Casino, wins prestigious Trumpet award for business excellence

2005:
Southern Women's Leadership Development Institute (SWLDI)
Debra J. Nelson, VP of Corporate Diversity and Community Affairs, was honored during an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the famous bus boycott in Montgomery, Ala. that launched the modern-day civil rights movement

Association of Fundraising Professionals (Las Vegas Chapter)
MGM MIRAGE and its employee-funded Voice Foundation named as recipients of the "Outstanding Corporation/Foundation of the Year" award

Women' Chamber of Commerce of Nevada
Punam Mathur, SVP of Corporate Diversity & Community Affairs among 10 Nevada business leaders inducted into the Hall of Fame

Nevada Business Journal
MGM MIRAGE named one of Nevada's "Best Companies to Work For"

Black Professionals Magazine
MGM MIRAGE recognized as one of the "Top 25 Companies for African-Americans" and Debra Nelson named to its 2005 "Top 100 Blacks in Corporate America" list

Latin Chamber of Commerce
MGM MIRAGE named "Corporation of the Year" by the Latin Chamber of Commerce (Las Vegas Chapter)

Human Rights Campaign
MGM MIRAGE Named Among Leading Companies for Gay and Transgender Employees

United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Irene Bustamante Named Among Four Finalists for United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Business Advocate Award

Hispanic Business Magazine
MGM MIRAGE Named Among "Top 40 Companies for Hispanics"

Texas Association of Mexican-American Chambers of Commerce
MGM MIRAGE awarded the first "Chairman's Minority Procurement Award"

Black Enterprise Magazine
MGM MIRAGE named to inaugural list of the "30 Best Companies for Diversity"

Nevada Minority Business Council:
MGM MIRAGE named "Corporation of the Year"

Moms in Business Network and International Association of Working Mother:
MGM MIRAGE named "National Company of the Year"

Southern Nevada Human Resources Association
MGM Grand Hotel and Casino named "Best Place to Work" in Southern Nevada

Hispanic Trends Magazine:
MGM MIRAGE named to "Top 50 Corporations for Supplier Diversity"

B'Nai B'Rith International
Distinguished Achievement Award for "Unwavering Commitment to Promote Diversity in the Workplace"

2004:
NAACP
MVP Corporate Award: Most Valued Participator

Profiles in Diversity Journal Magazine
Top 10 International Innovations in Diversity

Fortune Magazine
Top 50 Best Companies for Minorities List

Asian Enterprise Magazine
Top 10 Companies for Asian-Americans

DiversityInc
Top 10 Companies for African-Americans

U.S. Small Business Administration
Small Business Advocate of the Year: Irene Bustamante, MGM MIRAGE

Asian Chamber of Commerce
Community Achievement Award: J. Terrence Lanni, MGM MIRAGE

Southern Nevada Human Resources Association
Leading Diversity: Special Recognition

Michigan Minority Business Development Council Corporation of the Year and Corporate One Award: MGM Grand Detroit Mississippi Minority Business Alliance Champion Award: Jeff Dahl, Beau Rivage Chairman's Award: Maurice Singleton, Beau Rivage Nevada Minority Business Council, Inc. Supplier Diversity Program of the Year: MGM MIRAGE Purchasing Agent/Buyer of the Year: Danny Campbell Community Relations Specialist of the Year: Irene Bustamante Women's Chamber of Commerce of Nevada Athena Award: Punam Mathur NAACP, Biloxi Branch The Wilmer McDaniel Corporate Award: Beau Rivage National Association of Women Business Owners - Southern Nevada Chapter Rising Star Award: Irene Bustamante of MGM MIRAGE 2003: NAACP Biloxi Branch Beau Rivage: Corporate Citizen of the Year 2003 Michigan Minority Business Development Council Corporate One Award: MGM Grand Detroit Fortune Magazine Top 50 Best Companies for Minorities List NAACP 34th Annual National Convention: Exhibitor's Award NAACP Western Region I Corporate Responsibility Award 2002: NAACP, Las Vegas Chapter Corporate Recognition Award Nevada Minority Purchasing Council, Inc. President of the Year: J. Terrence Lanni, MGM MIRAGE Asian Chamber of Commerce, Las Vegas Chapter Corporation of the Year 2001: Nevada Minority Purchasing Council, Inc. President of the Year: Daniel M. Wade, MGM MIRAGE

Media Contacts:
Reggie Burton
(702) 650-7438
reburton@mgmmirage.com
or
Laura Garcia
(702) 650-7439
lgarcia@mgmmirage.com

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