Martha Stewart Wine & Food Experience, Presented by USA TODAY NETWORK and MGM Resorts International, at Las Vegas Festival Grounds October 13

–(BUSINESS WIRE)–USA TODAY NETWORK:

WHAT: Martha
Stewart Wine & Food Experience presented by USA TODAY NETWORK and MGM
Resorts International
in Las Vegas, NV.

WHEN: October 13, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

WHERE: Las Vegas Festival Grounds – 311 W Sahara Avenue, Las
Vegas, NV 89101

The venue has 35 outdoor acres on the southwest corner the famed Las
Vegas Strip. The venue provides a great fan experience with turf
throughout and trees for shade.

WHY: Our savory Wine & Food Experience series is an American
culinary tour for fans and connoisseurs alike. Indulge in this savory
exploration showcasing the best food, wine, beer and spirits from local
and national chefs and mixologists. The Las Vegas event, Martha
Stewart Wine & Food Experience presented by USA TODAY NETWORK & MGM
Resorts International, is part of a 12-city culinary event series
throughout 2018.

The Martha Stewart Experience features a tented entrance
with a “Celebrating with Martha” theme showcasing Martha-designed
products. Guests can get creative with Martha’s Celebrations line
at Michaels; snap a selfie at a café table with Martha in the backdrop;
explore the lifestyle leader’s newest lines from Macy’s tabletop; grab a
glimpse of a cool ‘utensil chandelier;’ and explore kitchen gear, books,
Martha’s QVC product line, and more.

“Join me in October with USA TODAY NETWORK and MGM Resorts for the first
Las Vegas Wine & Food Experience,” said Martha Stewart. “We’re
presenting a rare gathering of chefs, purveyors and restaurateurs for
a memorable Saturday afternoon to discover, taste and celebrate the
sheer enjoyment of fabulous food and drink.”

Grand Tasting is central to the Wine & Food Experience. This vast
food and beverage sampling experience features chefs, restaurateurs and
gourmet leaders in branded booth settings who will greet guest as they
enjoy wine, craft beer, spirits and special bites. The Grand Tasting
also spotlights a schedule of wine and beverage seminars and cooking
demonstrations featuring Martha Stewart and other chefs.

MGM Resorts International restaurants, along with local Las Vegas chef
talent, will be among those featured at the event. The culinary
extravagance of Las Vegas is anticipated to be on full display given the
city’s exciting dining scene and elevated epicurean entertainment
offerings.

TICKETS: Tickets on sale Sat., June 30 at WineandFood.USATODAY.com/LasVegas/

Tickets include the Grand Tasting ($85); VIP ($120) for guests to enjoy
a lounge and early event access; and a limited Martha Stewart master
class ticket ($250). In Las Vegas, Stewart will present a cooking
demonstration in the Grand Tasting that all guests can enjoy. For the
upgraded “Martha” ticket, patrons can learn directly from the lifestyle
leader during a coveted seminar experience in which she’ll share her
favorite tips and practices for celebrated occasions.

SPONSORSHIPS: USA TODAY NETWORK reaches more than 125 million
unique monthly users, as well as culinary leaders, through award-winning
content and unique experiences. A crowd of 4,000 is expected in Las
Vegas to enjoy the event with nearly 400 restaurants and 120 chefs. For
those interested in sponsorship opportunities, contact Craig Kaplan, ckaplan@usatoday.com;
Mike O’Donnell, mikeod@r-entertainment.com;
or Sabrina Philpot, sphilpot@mgmresorts.com.

Colorful Scenes of #WFE Tour: https://youtu.be/DxRwC_fSl8s
Social
Media:
#LasVegasWFE, #WFE, @usatodaywinefood

About USA TODAY NETWORK. USA TODAY NETWORK, part of Gannett Co,
Inc. (NYSE: GCI), is the largest local-to-national media organization in
the country, powered by our award-winning newsrooms and marketing
solutions business. With deep roots in local communities spanning the
U.S. with more than 100 brands, plus USA TODAY, we engage more than 125
million people every month through a diverse portfolio of multi-platform
content offerings and experiences. For more information, visit www.Gannett.com

About MGM Resorts International. MGM Resorts
International (NYSE: MGM) is an S&P 500® global entertainment company
with national and international locations featuring best-in-class hotels
and casinos, state-of-the-art meetings and conference spaces, incredible
live and theatrical entertainment experiences, and an extensive array of
restaurant, nightlife and retail offerings. MGM Resorts creates
immersive, iconic experiences through its suite of Las Vegas-inspired
brands. The MGM Resorts portfolio encompasses 28 unique hotel offerings
including some of the most recognizable resort brands in the industry.
Expanding throughout the U.S. and around the world, the company in 2018
opened MGM COTAI in Macau and the first Bellagio-branded hotel in
Shanghai. It also is developing MGM Springfield in Massachusetts. The
78,000 global employees of MGM Resorts are proud of their company for
being recognized as one of FORTUNE® Magazine’s World’s Most Admired
Companies®. For more information visit us at www.mgmresorts.com.

About Martha Stewart. Martha Stewart is an Emmy Award-winning
television show host, entrepreneur, bestselling author of 90 books, and
America’s most trusted lifestyle expert and teacher reaching 100 million
consumers monthly across media and merchandising platforms. Her myriad
products for everyday living – from cooking to crafting to healthy
living, even pet care — are found in more than 70 million households
with a growing retail presence in thousands of locations. In 2015,
Martha merged her company with Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:
SQBG), and today serves as Chief Creative Officer and a Member of the
Board. Sequential, a global brand management company with a portfolio of
renowned consumer names, generates more than $4 billion annually in
global retail sales. Visit MarthaStewart.com and SequentialBrandsGroup.com

About Sequential Brands Group, Inc. Sequential Brands Group,
Inc. (Nasdaq: SQBG) owns, promotes, markets, and licenses a portfolio of
consumer brands in the fashion, active, and home categories, which
includes the Martha Stewart media and merchandising properties.
Sequential seeks to ensure that its brands continue to thrive and grow
by employing strong brand management, design and marketing teams.
Sequential has licensed and intends to license its brands in a variety
of consumer categories to retailers, wholesalers and distributors in the
United States and around the world. For more information, please
visit Sequential’s website at: www.sequentialbrandsgroup.com To
inquire about licensing opportunities, please email: newbusiness@sbg-ny.com

About R Entertainment. R Entertainment is an experiential
marketing and business development company, producing 200 dates a year,
such as the USA TODAY NETWORK Wine & Food Experience, Kentucky Derby
Fillies & Lilies Party, Final Four Sponsors Ball, National Taco Tour,
Super Bowl events, PGA Waste Management Phoenix Open, Arizona
Diamondbacks Evening on the Diamond, The Good Life Festivals
by Shea Homes, among others. R Entertainment also books concert
entertainment nationwide. Visit R-Entertainment.com.

Contacts

USA TODAY NETWORK
Amber Allman, 703-854-5358

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