Sands Confidential

At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy – Chef Christopher Christie Scholarship

Nurturing younger chefs was an area that was close to the heart of Marina Bay Sands’ late executive chef, Christopher Christie. It was therefore fitting that the At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy (At-Sunrice) – an institution that Chef Christie worked closely with during his career – chose to honor him through an annual scholarship in his name. [More]

Follow the Money: How Sands Cares Assists HELP of Southern Nevada

Through Sands Cares, Las Vegas Sands’ corporate giving program, the company is leading the way to bring positive change to the significant homelessness problem in Las Vegas. Through various agencies and partners in the community, Las Vegas Sands believes in playing an active role to bring new solutions and resources to address the issue. Las Vegas has the third largest unaccompanied homeless youth population, with more than 80% unsheltered, the highest rate in the nation and the sixth largest population of homeless individuals among major cities. [More]

Sands Academy, Elevate Series: Effective Coaching

Sands Academy’s Elevate Series focuses on providing tools for leaders to manage their teams and build relationships to ensure success within their departments with each course dedicated to different aspects of training including “Effective Coaching.” [More]

Sands Cares Adopts Local Las Vegas Elementary School

On January 23, 2018, Sands Cares, the company’s corporate giving program, adopted its first school, Helen Herr Elementary School. The $50,000 donation will fund free books and literacy programs for more than 800 students through 2020. [More]

Igniting Creativity and Teamwork at Marina Bay Sands

Introduced most recently at the OneMBS Champions team bonding session and OneMBS Achievers Award ceremony, IGNITE – which stands for Identify, Generate, Navigate, Initiate, Transform and Evaluate – is a flexible toolset specifically developed for continuous improvement at Marina Bay Sands. [More]

Las Vegas Sands Hosts Teach for America Teachers & Alumni

During a welcome dinner at Lagasse’s Stadium at The Palazzo, Las Vegas Sands executives and Teach for America alumni were able to network, provide opportunities for mentorship, and discuss their experiences in the classroom and around the city with new teachers. [More]

Sands Academy Elevate Certificates: Sonila Dhima

Shortly after transitioning from Assistant Pool Manager to Refreshment Center Manager at The Venetian and The Palazzo, Sonila Dhima was made aware of courses offered through Sands Academy. In conjunction with the Learning and Development courses offered to all Team Members, Sands Academy established the Elevate Series, a series of courses focused on providing tools for leaders to manage their Team Members and build relationships to ensure success within their departments. [More]

2018 Sands Cares Heroes of the Year Announced

On January 26, Team Members around the world were congratulated after learning they had been selected as Sands Cares Heroes of the Year, as well as finalists for The Sheldon G. and Dr. Miriam Adelson Citizenship Award presented by Sands Cares. [More]