Multi-year sponsorship re-brands Freedom Hill’s VIP Club to MGM Grand Detroit VIP Club
STERLING HEIGHTS - Freedom Hill Amphitheatre, the region’s premier outdoor entertainment venues, is pleased to announce MGM Grand Detroit as the official sponsor of its VIP Club. The three-year partnership provides exclusive naming rights to Freedom Hill’s VIP Club and, effective immediately, will become the MGM Grand Detroit VIP Club. The sponsorship deal was announced by Tom Celani, CEO, Hillside LLC, the owner/management company for Freedom Hill.
The MGM Grand Detroit VIP Club will host VIP ticket holders, sponsors and guests prior to concerts and events with dinner and entertainment. At the conclusion of the main event, the venue remains open to all concert goers and keeps the excitement and energy levels up with DJs, dancing, and refreshments.  
“The MGM brand is synonymous with entertainment and customer service and we are pleased to align Freedom Hill Amphitheatre with such a prestigious company,” said Celani. “We look forward to entertaining our guests in the MGM Grand Detroit VIP Club, before and after Freedom Hill shows, and providing a top-notch concert experience.”
“MGM Resorts International is recognized as a leader in entertainment.  We look forward to our partnership as many of our loyal M life members now have access to a first-class outdoor concert venue located right in their backyard,” stated MGM Grand Detroit President and COO, Steve Zanella.  “We are excited about our upcoming M life benefits that include pre-sale opportunities and special M life pricing for select concerts and events.”
New signage has been installed with MGM Grand Detroit in the VIP Club, as well as in areas throughout Freedom Hill Amphitheatre. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
For complete concert/event information, season tickets and venue sponsorships, visit or call 586-268-9700.
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.
About Freedom Hill Amphitheatre
Located within Freedom Hill Metro Park in Sterling Heights, Mich., Freedom Hill Amphitheatre is one of the region’s premier outdoor entertainment venues.  In 2013, Freedom Hill re-opened to the public following a $2 million facility renovation.  The intimate 7,200-seat amphitheatre welcomes nationally- and world-renowned recording artists and performers to its stage.  The property also is home to the Freedom Hill Banquet & Event Center, a year-round facility, which can accommodate event groups from 10 to 250 guests.  For more information, visit
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