Las Vegas Sands recently held its first-ever Sands Supplier Excellence Awards, recognizing the outstanding services of its suppliers and vendors around the world. During several Sands Supplier Appreciation Dinners in Macao, Singapore, Las Vegas, and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the company acknowledged its indebtedness to the local communities in which it does business.
“Our company is not an isolated island, but part of the greater communities in which we do business. These awards recognize that fact,” said Michael Leven, president and chief operating officer of Las Vegas Sands Corp. “Our success at LVS and the success of our suppliers have gone hand-in-hand. Our partnerships have created mutually beneficial results and we look forward to continuing to build on these results.”
Las Vegas Sands expressed appreciation for its supplier partnerships with awards given in seven categories. From among thousands of service providers and suppliers, hundreds were nominated by each location’s business units and employees, representing businesses such as construction and development, furniture and equipment, facilities and services, food and beverage, gaming equipment, technology and IT services. The award categories and winners from Macao, Singapore, Las Vegas, and Bethlehem are as follows:
Corporate Culture and Sustainability Award: Macau Coca-Cola Beverage Company; Sunfresh Singapore; GE Lighting; Farmers Brothers.
Cost Management Award: Unique Printing; Cyclect Electrical Engineering; Trident Construction Corporation; Chrin Hauling.
Service Excellence Award: China Travel Service Macao; Certis Cisco Security; Fun City Foods; Primo Produce.
Project Management Award: Hsin Chong Engineering; LanTroVision; AT&T; Orlando Diefenderfer
Total Quality Management Award: Fook Yik; Culina; Jacquards Fabric Company; Christmas City Printing.
Innovation Award: TCS John Huxley; Gexpro Asia; International Game Technology; KGM Gaming.
Small-Medium Enterprise (SME) Award: Zenith; Colourscan Co; Universal Color Graphics; Cox Building Services.