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The Venetian and The Palazzo Recognize Outstanding Vendors During Inaugural Sands Supplier Excellence Awards

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 01/08/14 -- The Venetian Las Vegas and The Palazzo Las Vegas, both owned and operated by Las Vegas Sands Corp, held the first-ever Sands Supplier Excellence Awards to recognize the high level of cooperation and services of its suppliers and vendors. The awards were distributed during a recent Sands Supplier Appreciation Dinner.

"What a great opportunity to thank our suppliers for their efforts in helping us run the world's largest resort hotel," said John Caparella, president and chief operating officer of The Venetian, The Palazzo and Sands Expo. "Running an operation of the scale and size of our integrated resorts takes a remarkable amount of manpower and coordination, both internally and externally. Our success and the success of our suppliers have gone hand-in-hand, and our partnership and cooperation have created mutually beneficial results."

Appreciation for supplier partnerships was expressed with awards given in seven categories:

  • Corporate Culture and Sustainability
  • Cost Management
  • Service Excellence,
  • Project Management
  • Total Quality Management
  • Innovation
  • Small Business Enterprise/ Minority Business Enterprise.

From among thousands of service providers and suppliers, nominations were collected from the company's business units and team members, representing businesses such as construction and development; furniture and equipment; facilities and services; food and beverage; marketing and print, operating supplies, information technology, surveillance, gaming, and retail.

The award categories and winners are:

CATEGORY        WINNER
--------------- ------------------------------------------------------------
Corporate       GE Lighting
Culture and
Sustainability  -- GE Lighting first partnered with Las Vegas Sands Corp in
                2010 to enhance the Sands ECO360 global sustainability
                strategies through energy efficient lighting technologies.

                -- GE Lighting energy-efficient solutions replaced
                traditional halogen bulbs with BR30 LED lamps in meeting
                spaces.

                -- GE's LED lamps and CFL bulbs were installed in more than
                7,000 guest suites.

                -- They also custom designed a LED candelabra bulb for LVS,
                which produces a lower color temperature with higher lumens
                to meet the resorts' needs in public spaces like ballrooms
                and corridors.

                -- The programs substantially reduce energy costs and
                support commitments to environmental responsibility.
--------------- ------------------------------------------------------------
Cost Management Trident Construction Corporation

                -- Trident Construction is a valued partner that effectively
                manages costs, provides competitive bids and sustainable
                long term pricing.

                -- Trident Construction has been working on The Venetian and
                The Palazzo campus since 2011.

                -- They have completed many  projects all while keeping a
                clean and safe working environment, meeting aggressive
                deadlines and delivering a quality product.
--------------- ------------------------------------------------------------
Service         Fun City Foods, Inc.
Excellence
                -- Fun City Foods has provided food and beverage items to
                The Venetian since its opening in 1999.

                -- They are a small, local business that focuses on priority
                customer service, superior account management, quality
                products and reliable delivery.

                --Since 1987, Fun City Foods has specialized in concession
                supplies and snack foods.  They go to great lengths to
                sources unique items which support our unmatched guest
                services standards.
--------------- ------------------------------------------------------------
Project         AT&T
Management
                -- Delivers complex projects timely, at cost and with solid
                quality.

                -- Las Vegas Sands has been working with AT&T since 2005 for
                wireless infrastructure services.

                -- AT&T's strong in-house project management team continues
                to expand its Distributed Antenna System infrastructure. DAS
                helps boost mobile broadband coverage, improve reliability
                in heavily trafficked areas and enhance network capacity,
                alleviating pressure on wireless networks.
--------------- ------------------------------------------------------------
                Jacquards Fabric Company
Total Quality
Management      -- Jacquard has provided and continues to provide Las Vegas
                Sands Corp with consistent quality products that conform to
                our Quality Guidelines.

                -- Jacquard meets every deadline with quick turnaround and
                goes beyond expectations with every request, from samples to
                full production
--------------- ------------------------------------------------------------
                International Game Technology
Innovation
                -- IGT provides new and exciting services and products,
                aligns with the Sands Corp future strategies and offers
                creative partnership opportunities.

                -- IGT has a strong in-house product development team that
                creates innovative games and systems for strong casino
                performance.

                -- They partner with the Sands Corp to implement products to
                enhance our guest experiences.
--------------- ------------------------------------------------------------
Small Medium    Universal Color Graphics, Inc
Enterprise
                -- Local, female-owned company that provides top quality
                printed materials.  Las Vegas Sands has been working with
                this supplier for countless years for much of their
                expedited print needs.

                -- Universal Color Graphics offers various print-related
                services including sheet-fed printing, on-demand digital
                printing with variable data, letterpress services and much
                more all with competitive costs, quick delivery and
                excellent customer service.
--------------- ------------------------------------------------------------

The Sands Supplier Excellence Awards are a global initiative spearheaded by The Venetian and The Palazzo parent company Las Vegas Sands Corp.

About The Venetian® and The Palazzo® Las Vegas

The LEED EB Gold®-certified Venetian Las Vegas, the largest property in the country to receive AAA's Five Diamond and the coveted Forbes Travel Guide Four Star awards, is one of the world's most luxurious resort and convention destinations. Recreating Venice's legendary landmarks, the resort offers unmatched service and quality for leisure and corporate guests. With suites ranging from a standard 650-square-foot Luxury Suite to the luxurious 10,000-square-foot Chairman Suite, the all-suite resort boasts more than 4,000 of Las Vegas' most lavish suite accommodations.

The Silver LEED®-certified Palazzo Las Vegas literally takes luxury to new heights. Ranked as one of the top 25 hotels in the U.S. and Canada in Travel + Leisure "World's Best Awards," the AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Four Star-Award winning resort is highlighted by a flagship 85,000-square-foot Barneys New York. The all-suite resort offers plush and opulent suite accommodations ranging from a Luxury Suite at an unprecedented 720 square feet to the 8,000-square-foot Chairman suite with private terraces and plunge pools. The Palazzo also offers a variety of cuisines from a collection of award-winning chefs such as Buddy V's by "The Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro, Carnevino by Mario Batali, CUT by Wolfgang Puck and Table 10 by Emeril Lagasse.

Grand Canal Shoppes® at The Venetian and The Palazzo feature more than 60 luxury boutiques, including 20 remarkable stores and couture brands making their Las Vegas debuts at The Palazzo including Chloé, Tory Burch, Christian Louboutin, and Diane von Furstenberg.

Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, The Venetian features an indoor streetscape complete with gondolas and singing gondoliers, the Canyon Ranch SpaClub®, world-class gaming, exquisite restaurants, a wide variety of entertainment such as "Soul2Soul with Tim McGraw and Faith Hill;" the party musical "ROCK OF AGES;" "PANDA!," an unprecedented theatrical spectacle; showroom headliners including Human Nature, David Spade, Rita Rudner, Tim Allen and Joan Rivers and extensive convention and corporate services.

Other unique offerings include the chic dining and nightlife hotspots, TAO and LAVO; the world's largest Canyon Ranch SpaClub; the ultimate sports bar, sports book and restaurant on the Strip, Lagasse's Stadium; and Prestige at The Palazzo - an exclusive space designed to offer the sophisticated traveler an elevated level of services and amenities.

Guests can earn points while they eat, sleep, shop and play with Grazie, the premier loyalty program. The Palazzo and The Venetian Las Vegas are the first ever Alliance Resorts in the InterContinental Hotel Group global portfolio.

For additional information, visit venetian.com or palazzolasvegas.com, follow on Twitter @venetianvegas @palazzovegas and interact on Facebook.

The names and brands mentioned above are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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