Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Resort has been selected by Arizona Business Magazine and BestCompaniesAZ as one of 43 Winners for the inaugural Arizona’s Most Admired Companies Awards (MAC).
Arizona’s Most Admired Companies are selected based on how a company has performed in the following areas: Workplace Culture (as voted by employees), Leadership Excellence, Corporate and Social Responsibility (community and environment), and Customer Opinion (as assessed by customers).
This is the most comprehensive and most prestigious corporate awards program in Arizona. It recognizes the contributions and impact these “most admired companies” bring to the state.
“These companies truly exemplify what it means to be a good corporate citizen,” says Cheryl Green, vice president of marketing for Arizona Business Magazine. “MAC winners consistently show strong leadership, a commitment to the communities in which they operate and concern for their employees and customers.”
Adds Denise Gredler, president of BestCompanies AZ: “We are honored to recognize these 43 prestigious companies for the work they have done in taking care of their employees, customers and the community.”
As a winner, Harrah’s Ak-Chin also is in the running for one of four special Spotlight Awards in the categories of: Workplace Culture, Leadership, Social Responsibility and Customer Excellence. The Spotlight winners will be announced at the MAC Awards reception. Harrah’s Ak-Chin also will be recognized in a special editorial report within the September/October issue of Arizona Business Magazine.
Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino opened in Maricopa, Arizona in December 1994 and was Arizona’s first Indian casino to have a management partner. The 40,000-square-foot casino has everything you need for a thrilling gaming experience, with the largest selection of reel and video slots, video poker, table games from blackjack to World Series of Poker®, Keno and Bingo. The Ak-Chin Bingo Hall has been totally remodeled and provides the latest in Bingo technology. Harrah’s Ak-Chin has the only Bingo hall in the Harrah’s organization, continuing the proud heritage of William F. Harrah, who opened his first Bingo hall in Reno in 1937.
Harrah’s Ak-Chin is more than just a casino. In March 2001, Harrah’s Ak-Chin opened its resort and now boasts 148 luxurious guestrooms, which come complete with all the amenities to make your stay a comfortable one. A hotel tower, currently under construction, will open summer 2011 and will double the number of available guest rooms on property.
Phoenix Business Journal has named Harrah’s Ak-Chin one of the “Best Places to Work in the Valley” in 2008 and 2009. Harrah’s Ak-Chin also ranked highest in gaming customer satisfaction among casinos in southern Arizona by J.D. Power and Associates’ 2009 Indian Gaming Casino Satisfaction Study.
For more information, please visit www.harrahsakchin.com.