LAS VEGAS, May 12, 2014 – EY announced that Mitch Garber, CEO of Caesars Acquisition Company is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in Greater Los Angeles, Nevada and Hawaii region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Garberwas selected as a semi-finalist on April 8th, and today as a finalist by an independent panel of judges. Award recipients will be announced at a black-tie Awards Gala on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. To find out more about the program, please visit: www.ey.com/us/eoy/greaterla.
“Congratulations to all the finalists,” said Garber. “It truly is an honor to receive this recognition from the prestigious EY organization and on behalf of my entire team at Caesars Acquisition Company this is a proud achievement for our organization. This is the only award that Magic Johnson has won, that I as a 5’7 inch 49-year-old, can compete for too.”
Now in its 28th year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards Program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 15, 2014. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are sponsored in the United States by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America. In Greater Los Angeles, regional sponsors include Platinum sponsors: Marsh, Merrill DataSite, Scherzer International, Smart Business and Union Bank. Silver sponsors: Acacia Wealth Advisors, Ballard Spahr, The Big Picture, and Cresa.
About Caesars Acquisition Company (CACQ)
Caesars Acquisition Company was formed to make an equity investment in Caesars Growth Partners, LLC (CGP), a joint venture between CACQ and Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR), the world’s most diversified casino entertainment provider and the most geographically diverse U.S. casino-entertainment company. CACQ is CGP’s managing member and sole holder of all of CGP’s outstanding voting units. For more information, please visit www.caesarsacquisitioncompany.com
About Caesars Growth Partners, LLC (CGP)
Caesars Growth Partners is a casino asset and entertainment company focused on acquiring and developing a portfolio of high-growth operating assets and equity and debt investments in the gaming and interactive entertainment industry. Through its two businesses – Interactive Entertainment and Casino Properties and Developments – Caesars Growth Partners will focus on acquiring or developing assets with well-known online brands. Assets include Caesars Interactive Entertainment (with its social and mobile games, the World Series of Poker and regulated online real money gaming businesses), Planet Hollywood, the Quad, Bally’s and The Cromwell (located in Las Vegas, Nevada), and Horseshoe Baltimore (currently being developed by a joint venture). Through its relationship with Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR), Caesars Growth Partners has the ability to access Caesars Entertainment Corporation’s proven management expertise, brand equity, Total Rewards loyalty program and structural synergies. For more information, please visit www.caesarsacquisitioncompany.com
About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.
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