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Registration Now Open for Women's Leadership Conference - Be Inspired - to be Held Aug. 14 - 15, 2012 at MGM Grand Resort, Las Vegas

Monday, June 04, 2012

Registration Now Open for Women's Leadership Conference - Be Inspired - to be Held Aug. 14 - 15, 2012 at MGM Grand Resort, Las Vegas17:26 EDT Monday, June 04, 2012Conference to Offer Career Advancement Training, Networking Opportunities and a Forum to Discuss Real Life Challenges Faced by Women ProfessionalsLAS VEGAS, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the theme Be Inspired, registration for the 2012 Women's Leadership Conference, hosted and sponsored by MGM Resorts International and the non-profit MGM Resorts Foundation, is now open.  The conference will take place at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas Aug. 14 ? 15, 2012. The conference will feature a dynamic roster of diverse and nationally recognized speakers, accomplished women role models and career coaches, as well as provide a forum for small-group dialogue and individual networking among highly motivated conference attendees. Individuals may register online at www.mgmresorts.com/womensleadershipconference.  Early registration (before June 30, 2012) is $250 per person; registration thereafter is $350 per person. The cost for students and MGM Resorts employees is $100.  For those interested in attending a specific keynote luncheon only, entrance may be purchased for $150.  Attendees who book now may also take advantage of special room rates (up to 15 percent off) at these MGM Resorts International properties: Aria, Vdara, MGM Grand, The Signature at MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, THEhotel at Mandalay Bay, The Mirage, Monte Carlo, New York-New York, Luxor Las Vegas, Excalibur and Circus Circus.Registration includes the full conference and all workshops and lectures, a networking reception, one-on-one career coaching sessions as available, a fashion show and continental breakfasts and lunches catered by MGM Grand.  Time is also allotted for attendees to build key professional relationships with other women attending while enjoying the hospitality and entertainment of MGM Grand or the other resorts of MGM Resorts International. The Women's Leadership Conference is open to women of all ethnicities, professions and social backgrounds, locally and nationally, and men who support women.  The non-profit MGM Resorts Foundation is the conference's presenting sponsor.  Proceeds of the conference after costs will be donated to one or more local nonprofit agencies devoted to the welfare and development of women and girls. Additional sponsors for the 2012 Women's Leadership Conference include Cox Communications, CBS Radio Las Vegas, Fish & Richardson and Nevada H.A.N.D. Inc. Participating sponsorships are available to organizations or companies who share the vision and goals of this conference. For sponsorship inquiries, please call (702) 792-4973 or email ktun@mgmresorts.com.For more information about the Women's Leadership Conference, please visit www.mgmresorts.com/womensleadershipconference. ABOUT THE MGM RESORTS FOUNDATIONThe purpose of The MGM Resorts Foundation is to collect and distribute monies and assets donated by employees of MGM Resorts (NYSE: MGM) for the aid and support of qualified community nonprofit programs, agencies or organizations designated exclusively by MGM Resorts employees. In addition, the Foundation collects and distributes donations to the Foundation by third-party non-employees to support charitable, scientific, literary, religious and educational activities approved by the Foundation's Board of Directors and organized by MGM Resorts employees to benefit qualified non-profit charitable organizations designated by the Foundation's Board.SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:www.Facebook.com/WomenLeadersUSAwww.Twitter.com/WomenLeadersUSASOURCE MGM Resorts InternationalFor further information: Marina Nicola/Erika Pope, Vox Solid Communications, mnicola@wearevoxsolid.com, epope@wearevoxsolid.com, +1-702-586-2137, +1-702-249-2977