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Hakkasan Nightclub at MGM Grand in Las Vegas

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Hakkasan pulls in all the big names — Tiësto, Calvin Harris, Kaskade, Steve Aoki, Hardwell, Zedd — to its 80,000-square-foot, five-level mega-club and restaurant. Yes, it’s a restaurant, too! The loosely pan-Asian theme is played up throughout, especially in the restaurant and lounge spaces where luxe details include hard-carved wood and inlaid marble. Electronic Dance Music lovers must head to the main room where EDM headliners reign supreme. Those more in the mood for hip-hop and top-40 should slip away to the Ling Ling Lounge, where the tables are also much cheaper and from where you still have access to the whole club.

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Wynn Las Vegas Announces Nightlife Residency with Virgil Abloh and New Off-White™ Store Location Set to Open at Wynn Plaza

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Fans Can Now Experience Abloh’s Work In Three Unique Ways Throughout The Resort

With the addition of an official nightlife residency and the scheduled opening of the first West Coast location of his couture streetwear label Off-White™, the inventive mind of Virgil Abloh is now on display at Wynn Las Vegas through art, fashion and music, offering fans unprecedented access to his genre-busting work. Named by Time magazine as an “Icon” on the 100 most influential people in the world list in 2018, Abloh is renowned as a master collaborator, applying his singular worldview and bold creative slant to the people and brands he partners with.

Abloh’s relationship with Wynn dates back to February 2017 when his first DJ gig at the resort took place at XS Nightclub. Although he returned several times to impress guests with his electro and classic house sounds since, only now has an official and exclusive residency been established that will see Abloh take the stage throughout 2019 at XS Nightclub and Encore Beach Club to deliver curated sets designed for each venue’s distinct vibe. His first performance will take place at XS Nightclub on June 29, with additional dates to be announced.

“Pushing the boundaries of where art, fashion and music collide has been a driving force behind our success, where every experience we present to guests first passes a litmus test for originality,” said Alex Cordova, Wynn Nightlife Managing Partner. “We are honored to be working with such a visionary who appreciates the impact of artistry, and applies it to everything he does.”

In November 2018, Wynn Plaza, the resort’s new luxury shopping destination, became home to the multi-media sculpture Arrows and Flower Neon Sign, a nine-foot kinetic neon masterwork that Abloh created with contemporary artist Takashi Murakami. The sculpture is on permanent public display just steps away from what will be the first West Coast location of Abloh’s fashion label, Off-White™, set to open in July 2019.

Continuously named as one of the most coveted luxury brands in the world by The Lyst Index, the fashion industry’s definitive ranking of the hottest brands and products, Off-White™ has experienced aggressive global growth this past year. The new Wynn Plaza location will offer a wide range of the diverse and daring ready-to-wear and accessories that Abloh is known for, and once open, will join other fashion powerhouse cities where Off-White™ offers monobrand stores including Dubai, Macau, Beijing, Melbourne, Singapore, Shanghai, and more.

“Off-White™ is an iconic brand that embodies the modernity Wynn guests look for,” said Haim Chera, joint venture partner with Wynn in its Las Vegas retail. “It is an honor to work with Virgil in a multi-faceted relationship, who we regard as a humble genius fitting perfectly with our vision for Wynn and Wynn Plaza as the true meeting place for fashion, music, and art.”

Virgil Abloh’s Upcoming Residency Schedule:
XS Nightclub – June 29, 2019
Encore Beach Club – September 13, 2019
Virgil Abloh will join Black Coffee at XS Nightclub on October 11, 2019 where they will perform as  “White Coffee”

Dates are subject to change without notice. For table reservations and additional information, please visit WynnNightlife.com. For more information on Wynn Plaza, please visit WynnLasVegas.com

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MGM Resorts Recognized As One Of The 50 Most Community-Minded Companies In The United States

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MGM Resorts has been named an honoree of The Civic 50 by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service.

The award recognizes MGM Resorts as one of the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States, according to a national standard for superior corporate citizenship that showcases how companies can use their time, skills and resources for positive impact on their communities.

The Civic 50 honorees were announced at the Points of Light Conference in St. Paul, Minnesota where corporate citizenship leaders from across the country gathered to discuss social innovation, civic engagement and cross-sector collaboration.

“The Civic 50 truly highlights the commitment of community and civic engagement of America’s leading brands,” said Natalye Paquin, president and CEO, Points of Light. “Points of Light believes that people drive change in addressing society’s growing and most profound challenges. The business community plays an important role in creating and delivering innovative solutions that drive social good in the communities where they live and work.”

The Civic 50 honorees are public and private companies with U.S. operations and revenues of $1 billion or more and are selected based on four dimensions of their U.S. community engagement program ‒ including social investment, integration, institutionalization and impact.

“We are proud to receive this honor on behalf of the many MGM Resorts employees who dedicate their dollars and their time to volunteer to help those in need,” said Phyllis A. James, the company’s Chief Diversity and Corporate Responsibility Officer. “This recognition is a testament to the strong value MGM places on community support and service to our neighborhoods and schools. Our employees give regardless of their own circumstances and are truly the best examples of how we care for one another and our communities.”

The Civic 50 survey was administered by True Impact, a company specializing in helping organizations maximize and measure their social and business value. The survey instrument consists of quantitative and multiple-choice questions that inform The Civic 50 scoring process. The Civic 50 is the only survey and ranking system that exclusively measures corporate involvement in communities.

To learn more about The Civic 50, this 2019 honorees, and insights from this year’s survey, please visit www.Civic50.org.

ABOUT POINTS OF LIGHT

Points of Light – the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service – mobilizes millions of people to take action that is changing the world. Through affiliates in 250 cities across 37 countries and in partnership with thousands of nonprofits and corporations, Points of Light engages 5 million volunteers in 20 million hours of service each year. We bring the power of people to bear where it’s needed most. For more information, go to www.pointsoflight.org.

ABOUT MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is an S&P 500® global entertainment company with national and international locations featuring best-in-class hotels and casinos, state-of-the-art meetings and conference spaces, incredible live and theatrical entertainment experiences, and an extensive array of restaurant, nightlife and retail offerings. MGM Resorts creates immersive, iconic experiences through its suite of Las Vegas-inspired brands. The MGM Resorts portfolio encompasses 30 unique hotel and destination gaming offerings including some of the most recognizable resort brands in the industry. Expanding throughout the U.S. and around the world, the company recently acquired the operations of Empire City Casino in New York and Hard Rock Rocksino in Ohio, which was rebranded as MGM Northfield Park. In 2018, MGM Resorts opened MGM Springfield in Massachusetts, MGM COTAI in Macau, and the first Bellagio-branded hotel in Shanghai. The 83,000 global employees of MGM Resorts are proud of their company for being recognized as one of FORTUNE® Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies®. For more information visit us at www.mgmresorts.com.

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Wynn Nightlife Announces Art of The Wild 2019 Lineup

The three-day music experience will return March 22 – 24, 2019

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Wynn Nightlife is pleased to announce the official lineup of Art of The Wild 2019. The three-day music experience will return March 22 – 24, 2019 with some of the most acclaimed artists in techno and house. Brand partners including elrow, Music On, Rumors and others will take the stages at Las Vegas’ award-winning nightlife venues XS Nightclub, Encore Beach Club and Encore Beach Club at Night.
 
Wynn Nightlife along with promotional partner, Framework, will welcome an unprecedented lineup of talent for the second installment of Art of The Wild, including: Bedouin, Black Coffee, Carl Cox, DJ Tennis, Fisher, Guy Gerber, Jamie Jones, Joseph Capriati, Kaz James, Loco Dice, Marco Carola, Martinez Brothers, Nic Fanciulli and Paco Osuna. Additional artists to be unveiled.
 
“Based on the overwhelming success of last October’s events, we are excited to introduce a Spring installment of Art of The Wild in 2019. This March, we will welcome back several returning brands and artists from last year and have made some incredible additions to the lineup, cementing our commitment to bring house and techno to Las Vegas.” says Alex Cordova, Managing Partner of Wynn Nightlife.
 
Three-day passes for Art of The Wild are on sale now. For additional information and table reservations, please visit: http://www.wynnsocial.com/artofthewild.

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