MGM Resorts International’s beachfront resort is one of 16 Mississippi honorees

20 October 2020

BILOXI, Miss. – Beau Rivage Resort & Casino has been selected by readers of ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the South, as a recipient of a 2020 Readers’ Choice Award, the ninth such honor for the MGM Resorts International property.

ConventionSouth readers and fans have voted to decide the best meeting sites in the South, and it is no surprise to us that Beau Rivage Resort & Casino has been selected to receive our annual Readers’ Choice Award,” said ConventionSouth Associate Publisher Ashleigh Osborne. “The value in receiving this prestigious recognition is that it comes from the United States’ top meeting professionals who hold event in the South. These planners demand the highest level of customer service and quality facilities and they have contributed in determining that Beau Rivage indeed displays the commitment to professionalism, creativity and service that they require.”

“When readers select your venue as one of the best, the recognition is a true tribute to not only your meeting and convention facilities but also to your team that creates a guest experience that is unrivaled anywhere in the South,” said Murat Akan, Beau Rivage Vice President of Hospitality. “Conventions and meeting planners do not simply critique properties on their space, but also on their food and beverage, friendliness, guest service and other factors that encompass many areas of our resort. This award illustrates that we exceed the expectations of some of the top meeting planners in the country.” 

Beau Rivage is one of 16 winners from Mississippi among the 380 meeting and destination sites throughout the South to receive this year’s Readers’ Choice Award. Throughout the year, meeting professionals nominated the meeting sites they believe provide exemplary service for group events. The nominated sites were then voted on by more than 8,000 readers and fans to select the best of the best.

Health and safety protocols at Beau Rivage are in accordance with MGM Resorts International’s comprehensive Convene with Confidence and Seven-Point Safety Plans. These plans infuse health and safety into the resort experience and include masks, training and mandatory temperature checks for team members; physical distancing; handwashing stations and enhanced sanitization; HVAC controls and air quality; incident response protocols and digital innovations.

A complete list of award winners can be found online at:



Already known as the crown jewel of the Gulf Coast, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino continues to raise the bar. Named one of the “South’s Best Resorts” by Southern Living, MGM Resorts International’s AAA Four Diamond beachfront resort features 1,740 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites, 10 restaurants, exciting nightlife and an 85,000-square-foot gaming area including BetMGM Book Bar & Grill, Mississippi’s full-service sports betting and entertainment destination. The resort also offers live entertainment in its 1,550-seat theatre, an upscale shopping promenade with a Black Clover Lounge and Topgolf Swing Suite, a world-class spa & salon and Fallen Oak, a Tom Fazio-designed championship golf course. For more information and reservations, call (888) 567-6667 or visit

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