SUCCESSFUL MEETINGS RELEASES LIST OF 2012’S BEST
MGM Grand Detroit has once again been named one of the best hotels to host a meeting by Successful Meetings, receiving its coveted Pinnacle Award. The Pinnacle Awards are the mark of excellence for meeting destinations that have done an outstanding job servicing their meetings, incentive travel programs, trade shows and conventions throughout the past 12 months.
MGM Grand Detroit’s meetings facilities include 30,000-square-feet of pillarless event space, three meeting rooms, two executive boardrooms, state-of-the-art technology and convenient freight access. The Grand Ballroom can accommodate up to 1,200 people for any event need.
The Pinnacle Awards recognize reader and planner selections of the leading meeting destination venues and support organizations across the United States and internationally. This year marks the 28th year the Awards have recognized Hotels, the 22nd year they have included the efforts of CVBs and NTOs and the 16th year of Conference Center Awards. The Pinnacle Award has earned a reputation as the most credible and prestigious symbol of excellence among meeting planners and hoteliers alike.
“We are very pleased to be named one of the best meeting hotels in the world this year,” said Steve Zanella, general manager of MGM Grand Detroit. “Our team has done a superb job making MGM Grand Detroit the location for events.”
Readers of Successful Meetings – professionals who are decision makers for planning meetings, events, conferences, and incentive programs– voted for the winners of the Pinnacle Awards via online ballots and gave feedback based on their professional experiences worldwide for the top hotels, conference centers, and CVBs. The 2012 Pinnacle Award Winners is listed in the August Pinnacle Registry in print and online at www.successfulmeetings.com/pinnacle.
ABOUT MGM GRAND DETROIT
Michigan’s only Forbes Four-Star and AAA Four Diamond Award-winning hotel, MGM Grand Detroit is the city's first and only downtown hotel, gaming, and entertainment destination built from the ground up. The hotel features 400 chic and stylish guest rooms, including nine rooftop VIP suites and 56 opulent corner suites. Guests can enjoy two signature restaurants by one of the world’s preeminent celebrity chefs, Michael Mina; in-room dining, in addition to casual restaurants; lounges, including a relaxed piano-style bar; high-energy nightlife; the only resort-style spa in Southeast Michigan; and 30,000 square feet of meeting space capable of hosting everything from large corporate events to intimate black-tie engagements. MGM Grand Detroit is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International™ (NYSE: MGM). Leveraging MGM Resorts' unmatched amenities, the M life rewards program delivers exclusive access, one-of-a-kind experiences, insider privileges, personalized rewards and partnership offers for both gaming and non-gaming members at the Company's renowned resorts nationwide. For more information, visit www.mgmgranddetroit.com or call toll free at (888) 646-3387.
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