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CORPORATE HISTORY

The Miss Universe Organization produces the internationally-recognized MISS UNIVERSE®, MISS USA® and MISS TEEN USA® competitions. The MISS UNIVERSE® and MISS USA® competitions air as live specials and consistently rank among the most-watched television programming in the world.

MISS USA®
Since MISS USA began in 1952, titleholders and tens of thousands of women in the fifty states and the District of Columbia have contributed to making the competition a national tradition. In 1972, the 21st annual search for Miss USAwas held in Puerto Rico and was broadcast live via satellite for the first time. Since then, the show has traveled to diverse American cities including:

* Baton Rouge, Louisiana (2014)
* Las Vegas, Nevada (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
* Los Angeles, California (2007)
* Baltimore, Maryland (2006, 2005)
* Los Angeles, California (2004)
* San Antonio, Texas (2003)
* Gary, Indiana (2002, 2001)
* Branson, Missouri (1999, 2000)
* Shreveport- Bossier, Louisiana (1998, 1997)
* South Padre Island, Texas (1996, 1995, 1994)
* Wichita, Kansas (1990, 1991, 1992, 1993)
* Mobile, Alabama (1989)
* El Paso, Texas (1988)
* Albuquerque, New Mexico (1987)
* Miami, Florida (1986)
* Lakeland, Florida (1984, 1985)
* Knoxville, Tennessee (1983)
* Mississippi Gulf Coast (1979, 1980, 1981, 1982)
* Charleston, South Carolina (1977, 1978)
* Niagara Falls, New York (1974, 1975, 1976)
* New York, New York (1973)

MISS UNIVERSE®
Satellite developments in the 1970's allowed theMiss Universecompetition to travel outside the United States, and in 1972, via satellite, for the first time from Dorado, Puerto Rico. That event inaugurated a series of annual television specials, which presented the culture and attractions of some of the most spectacular regions of the world to an international audience of hundreds of millions of people. From Puerto Rico, the competition traveled to these exciting locations:

* Moscow, Russia (2013)
* Las Vegas, Nevada (2010, 2012)
* São Paulo, Brazil (2011)
* Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas (2009)
* Nha Trang, Vietnam (2008)
* Mexico City, Mexico (1993, 2007)
* Los Angeles, California (1990, 2006)
* Bangkok, Thailand (1992, 2005)
* Quito, Ecuador (2004)
* Puerto Rico (2001, 2002)
* Cyprus (2000)
* Trinidad & Tobago (1999)
* Honolulu, Hawaii (1998)
* Miami Beach, Florida (1997)
* Las Vegas, Nevada (1996)
* Windhoek, Namibia (1995)
* Manila, Philippines (1994)
* Las Vegas, Nevada (1991)
* Cancun, Mexico (1989)
* Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China (1988)
* Singapore (1987)
* Panama City, Panama (1986, 2003)
* Miami, Florida (1984, 1985)
* St. Louis, Missouri (1983)
* Lima, Peru (1982)
* New York, New York (1981)
* Seoul, South Korea (1980)
* Perth, Australia (1979)
* Acapulco, Mexico (1978)
* The Dominican Republic (1977)
* Hong Kong (1976)
* El Salvador (1975)
* Manila, Philippines (1974)
* Athens, Greece (1973)

MISS TEEN USA®
TheMiss Teen USAcompetition became an annual event in 1983 after it attracted strong television ratings following its debut in Lakeland, Florida. Since then, the following cities have hosted the show:

* Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
* Pasadena, California (2007)
* Palm Springs, California (2003, 2004, 2006)
* Baton Rouge, Louisiana (2005)
* Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana (1998, 1999, 2000)
* South Padre Island, Texas (1997, 2001, 2002)
* Las Cruces, New Mexico (1996)
* Wichita, Kansas (1995)
* Mississippi Gulf Coast (1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994)
* San Bernardino, California (1988, 1989)
* El Paso, Texas (1987)
* Daytona Beach, Florida (1986)
* Miami, Florida (1985)
* Memphis, Tennessee (1984)

 

CORPORATEINFORMATION
The Miss Universe Organization (MUO) is a Donald J. Trump and NBCUniversal joint venture which uses its global grassroots reach to empower women to be self-confident and strive to be their personal best. MUO believes that every woman should be “Confidently Beautiful.” The MISS UNIVERSE®, MISS USA®, and MISS TEEN USA® beauty pageants provide an international platform through dedicated partnerships with charities, sponsors, and brands around the world. During their reign, our winners are given the tools to personally and professionally enrich others by providing humanitarian efforts to affect positive change, all while developing their personal career goals.