Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CEC) is the world’s most diversified casinoentertainment provider and the most geographically diverse U.S. casinoentertainment company. CEC is mainly comprised of the following three entities: the majority owned operating subsidiary Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, wholly owned Caesars Entertainment Resort Properties and Caesars Growth Properties, in which we hold a variable economic interest. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada, 75 years ago, CEC has grown through development of new resorts, expansions and acquisitions and its portfolio of subsidiaries now operate 50 casinos in 13 U.S. states and five countries. The Company’s resorts operate primarily under the Caesars®, Harrah’s® and Horseshoe® brand names. CEC’s portfolio also includes the London Clubs International family of casinos. CEC 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. The Company is committed to environmental sustainability and energy conservation and recognizes the importance of being a responsible steward of the environment. For more information, please visit www.caesars.com.
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Caesars Entertainment will give consideration to new suppliers based upon business needs, existing contractual relationships, and supplier offerings. Suppliers will also be considered based on specific criteria, including:
Caesars works with companies of all sizes, on a local, regional and national basis.
The inclusion of MBE/WBE/SBE firms is an important focus when identifying suppliers and vendors for procurement opportunities. However, certification does not guarantee the right to bid or receive a contract. Caesars seeks to give diverse firms equal opportunity in the procurement process, coupled with key components in the potential business partnership: pricing, quality, service and assurance of delivery. If an offer to bid is received, vendors & suppliers should respond thoroughly and promptly.
Caesars has a strong history of seeking out local, diverse, and small businesses in its host communities. This investment helps to develop local businesses, leading to a stronger and more viable local economy.
Certification means your company’s day-to-day operations and ownership structure has been reviewed by a third- party certifying agency and has been certified as a diverse business, (e.g. Small Business Enterprise, Minority Business Enterprise, Woman Business Enterprise, etc.). For example, minority or woman ownership means that a woman or minority owns 51 percent of the company. Similar requirements exist for other certification classifications. Suppliers are responsible for acquiring and maintaining valid certification.
Caesars recognizes a number of agencies, including, but not limited to:
Note: Certain jurisdictions required specific certifications.
This list is not all-inclusive, but is provided to potential suppliers as a representative sample of the different types of goods and services Caesars purchases.
Food: Meat, Poultry, Seafood, Dairy, Dry Goods, Produce, Frozen Products, Bakery Items, Canned Goods, Condiments Ethnic Foods, Specialty Items
Beverages: Tea, Liquor, Wine, Beer, Water, Coffee, Juices
General Equipment, Machinery, and Supplies: Housekeeping, Office Supplies, Audio Visual, Sound & Lighting, Banquet, Computer & Peripherals, Security/ Surveillance, Cell Phones, Marina, Signage, Restaurant
Gaming Equipment, Machinery, and Supplies: Slot Machines, Table Games, Casino Gaming, Slot & Table Signage
Engineering/Facilities: Maintenance & Repair Supplies, Tools, Heavy Equipment Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment: Artwork, Carpeting, Drapery, Furniture, Glass/Mirror, Upholstery, Wall Coverings, Floor Coverings
Operating Inventories and Supplies: China, Glassware, Flatware, Linen, Uniforms, Cleaning Chemicals, Guest Room Amenities, F&B Disposables, Hotel Supplies, Kitchen Supplies
Retail: Accessories, Apparel, Art, Cosmetics/Fragrances, Gifts, Jewelry, Lingerie, Logo Apparel, Clothing, Toys & Games, Shoes, Souvenirs, Gift/Specialty Items
Construction/Contracting- Architects, Engineers, General Contractors: General Services - Consulting, Staffing, Advertising, Printing, Repairs & Maintenance, Janitorial, Shipping & Freight
Yes. However, Caesars operates in several jurisdictions with differing procurement and certification requirements. Since each property must comply with its own jurisdiction’s regulatory requirements, there will be variations within each local purchasing program.
Contract duration varies depending on the individual product or service. When a contract comes up for renewal, Caesars may invite qualified suppliers (who may or may not be registered in our supplier database) to participate in a bid opportunity. However, Caesars reserves the right to continue pre-existing relationships without conducting new bids.
Payment is usually made within 30 to 45 days after an invoice has been received, and goods and services have been accepted. Certified diverse businesses may be eligible to receive preferential payment terms. All suppliers will be required to use an electronic payment process known as Ariba P2P.