DETROIT, February 17, 2015 – MGM Grand Detroit has received a 2014 Platinum Choice Award from Smart Meetings Magazine, the industry’s premier resource for meeting professionals.  MGM Grand Detroit was the only hotel resort in southeast Michigan to earn the accolade. 
The award is presented to exemplary hotels, resorts and convention and visitors bureaus that enforce high industry standards in areas including: amenities, guest services, restaurants and dining facilities, professionalism, meeting packages and space. Venues from throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean were chosen.
“We are honored that Smart Meetings and its readers selected us to receive a Platinum Choice Award,” said Lisa Williams, MGM Grand Detroit, Executive Director of Sales. “Our focus at MGM Grand Detroit is client service and, every day, each team member strives to create a memorable experience for our corporate guests.  It means so much to be recognized for our hard work.”
To select its winners, Smart Meetings Magazine opens voting to its readers, whose choices are considered along with additional input from editors and industry experts. This is the 11th annual Platinum Choice Award.

MGM Grand Detroit also is an AAA Four Diamond Award-winning hotel and the only Forbes Travel Four-Star hotel and spa in Detroit.
About MGM Grand Detroit
The only Forbes Four-Star hotel in the City of Detroit, the only Forbes Four-Star spa in Michigan, 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 enjoy signature restaurants; two by world-renowned Chef Wolfgang Puck and the property’s own sports pub, TAP at MGM Grand Detroit; casual dining options; lounges; high-energy nightlife; and the only resort-style spa in Southeast Michigan. More than 30,000 square feet of meeting space hosts everything from large corporate events to intimate black-tie affairs. MGM Grand Detroit is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information, visit or call toll free at (888) 646-3387. 


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