MGM Resorts International appointed Stephanie Glanzer its new senior vice president and chief sales officer, overseeing the company’s convention sales and operations efforts.

“Stephanie’s knowledge, skills and extensive experience with MGM Resorts’ industry-leading convention operations will play a key role as we continue to grow and evolve our company’s strategy,” said Bill Hornbuckle, MGM Resorts International’s president and COO. “This is an exciting time in the meetings industry, especially in Las Vegas, and MGM Resorts is focused on strengthening our position as a top choice for corporate groups and tradeshows of all sizes.”

Glanzer has been with MGM Resorts since 1998. She was most recently vice president of sales strategy and operations, during which she was responsible for ensuring effectiveness and consistency in MGM Resorts International’s group sales operation, including sales, convention services, catering and wedding chapels across the entire organization.

“After a 21-year career in sales with MGM Resorts, I am honored and excited for the opportunity to lead our talented teams to drive performance and expand upon the world-class guest experience at all our amazing properties,” Glanzer said. “I look forward to working with our sales organization, partners and clients to build a stronger, more successful future together.”

Glanzer is assuming the position previously held by Michael Dominguez, who departed MGM Resorts International to become president and CEO of Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) in July 2019.

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Glanzer previously served as the vice president of sales at Mandalay Bay and Delano Las Vegas, where she provided strategic leadership and direction for sales efforts encompassing more than 2 million square feet of convention and exhibit space.

Prior to coming to Mandalay Bay, Glanzer was vice president of sales and marketing at ARIA Resort & Casino and Vdara Hotel & Spa at CityCenter in Las Vegas.

Glanzer was on the pre-opening team of CityCenter, where she played an instrumental role in the planning, development and creation of ARIA as a premier convention destination. 

Glanzer earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Southern Methodist University, and has recently authored three Science of Meetings columns for Meetings Today.

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