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Mandarin Oriental Premieres Las Vegas’ Most Sophisticated Event and Meeting Facilities

New world-class function facilities will redefine Las Vegas events, whether for a high-level business conference or social soirée, when Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas opens in December 2009. Featuring more than 12,000 square feet of space with floor-to-ceiling windows and the most technologically-advanced amenities, the new hotel can accommodate gatherings as intimate as 20 guests or as grand as 600 attendees. Mandarin Oriental’s legendary service will ensure that every detail of each event will be executed beautifully.

With its ideal location at the gateway of CityCenter, the dazzling new urban resort destination, Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas will be a sophisticated sanctuary of modern elegance in the midst of the glittering city. The chic 47-story, non-gaming hotel and residential property will offer indulgent experiences in dining, relaxation and accommodation, and will be easily accessible from McCarran International Airport, a quick 10 minutes away. Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas will have 392 luxurious guestrooms and suites, all with state-of-the-art, environmentally conscious technology, including work desk auxiliary panels that allow business travelers to easily connect devices to audio, USB, VGA cable and HDMI outlets. The rooms will also feature cutting-edge entertainment systems, including 42” flat screen TVs in-room and flat screens in each bathroom mirror. The hotel will boast a 27,000-square-foot Spa at Mandarin Oriental, which will have 17 treatment rooms over two floors. The signature Sky Lobby, Pierre Gagnaire’s first U.S. restaurant, an intimate Tea Lounge and the energetic Mandarin Bar will all have unmatched views of The Strip from the 23rd floor.

Thoughtfully designed, all of the hotel’s function space will be conveniently situated on the third level, with a separate entrance from the main porte-cochère. Floor-to-ceiling windows flood the space with natural light and afford dramatic views of the energetic lights of Las Vegas Boulevard. The 7,650-square-foot Oriental Ballroom can accommodate up to 600 guests seated theater-style and can also be divided into three private areas based on guests’ needs. The only event space in the center of Las Vegas to features views of The Strip, the Oriental Ballroom is complemented by a 3,000-square-foot pre-function area with views of CityCenter. Additional event facilities include three private meeting rooms: the custom-designed Mandarin Boardroom, the Lotus Room and the Jade Room, all of which will seat between 20 to 40 guests, to provide more intimate spaces for smaller functions.

All of Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas’ function rooms will come equipped with state-of-the-art technology, including live broadcast capabilities, built-in LCD projectors and drop-down screens in the Ballroom. There will be high-speed wireless and wired Internet access and broadcast-quality fiber optic cabling supported by the highest metro-Ethernet bandwidth available. Up-to-the-minute audiovisual systems and computerized temperature controls will allow meeting and event planners to make simple adjustments. To promote communication, planners can program personalized messages and displays on flat panel screens outside each function room or in each guestroom. Meeting attendees can also view a tape of the day’s session or hear from their chairman via a secure channel in their guestroom. Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas will also provide a comprehensive business center, efficient administrative services and translation services.

“The banqueting program at the hotel will be essential in placing a Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas event a substantial notch above the rest,” said Melina Beckett, Director of Catering and Conference Services. “Individually designed menus, creative presentations and unparalleled service will combine to create a show-stopping effect. We will have a dedicated event concierge on-hand to manage all details. And with so many attractions at our property, we offer the perfect venue for guests who wish to mingle before or after their event or meeting.”

For more information on events at Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas, please contact the hotel directly at (702) 590-8888 or visit