Six-City Tour will Provide Education and Skill Development to Current and Potential Employees, Suppliers and Community Members
NEW ORLEANS, LA, June 04, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ — Caesars Entertainment, one of the world’s most diversified casino-entertainment providers, and Caesars Foundation launched a six-city Economic Equity Tour aimed at providing equal access to skill-based education to potential and current employees, suppliers and community members.
The Tour, which is the first of its kind for the gaming and hospitality industry, will be led by industry experts including community leaders, successful entrepreneurs and business executives and will focus on advising and providing resources in the areas of financial literacy, workforce development and entrepreneurship, as well as providing potential business opportunities for diverse suppliers.
Workforce Development: Brings together both non-profit organizations and city/state departments to collaborate on best practices for recruiting and retention to develop a robust workforce pipeline for the community.
Non-profit Leadership: Focuses on best practices in fundraising, defining a value proposition and more. The goal will be to match the needs with companies and/or students in the area that can provide pro-bono services.
Financial Empowerment: Provides financial education and ongoing private support to help raise credit scores and become more fiscally responsible.
Small Business Development: Provides advice on core business elements such as capacity building, innovation, technology and access to capital. Additionally, participants will hear from procurement officials to learn about upcoming opportunities and how to do business with Caesars Entertainment.
The Economic Equity Tour will visit Caesars Entertainment properties in the following cities:
New Orleans, Louisiana: July 16, 2019
Hammond, Indiana: July 22, 2019
Bossier City, Louisiana: August 13, 2019
Las Vegas, Nevada: August 26, 2019
Baltimore, Maryland: September 5, 2019
Elizabeth, Indiana: September 23, 2019
About Caesars Entertainment Corporation
Caesars Entertainment is one of the world’s most diversified casino-entertainment providers and the most geographically diverse U.S. casino-entertainment company. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada, in 1937, Caesars Entertainment has grown through development of new resorts, expansions and acquisitions. Caesars Entertainment’s resorts operate primarily under the Caesars®, Harrah’s® and Horseshoe® brand names. Caesars Entertainment’s portfolio also includes the Caesars Entertainment UK family of casinos. Caesars Entertainment is focused on building loyalty and value with its guests through a unique combination of great service, excellent products, unsurpassed distribution, operational excellence and technology leadership. Caesars Entertainment is committed to its employees, suppliers, communities and the environment through its PEOPLE PLANET PLAY framework. For more information, please visit www.caesars.com/corporate
The Tour has been underwritten by Caesars Foundation, the charitable giving and community engagement program of Caesars Entertainment.
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