Feb 2013
General | News Room | Feb 27

MCDP Starts March 7 in Picayune

Picayune, Miss. (February 27, 2013) – The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) will launch its Model Contractor Development Program (MCDP) workshop series on Thursday, March 7, 2013, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in Picayune, Miss. The nine weekly workshops, designed to teach small contractors and businesses practices that will improve their company’s operations and increase […]
General | News Room | Feb 22

MDA Leading Business Trip to Germany and Poland

Jackson, Miss. (February 22, 2013) – The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) will lead a business development mission to Germany and Poland from May 20-24, 2013. MDA invites Mississippi business representatives to participate in the trip, which is designed to connect Mississippi companies looking to expand trade and create business relationships with opportunities in the two […]

General Dynamics Information Technology Opens in Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg, Miss. (February 20, 2013) — Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), announced today the company is opening new operations in the Cloverleaf Center on Hwy. 49 South in Hattiesburg, Miss. The project is expected to be create 225 new jobs by summer […]
General | News Room | Feb 15

MDA to Host Webinar on Social Media Marketing

Jackson, Miss. (February 15, 2013) – The Mississippi Development Authority’s (MDA’s) Entrepreneur Center, in collaboration with Mississippi State University (MSU) Extension Service, the Extension Broadband Education & Adoption Team and the Extension Center for Technology Outreach, will host the Small Business Online Presence Strategies Webinar on Wednesday, February 20, 2013, from 12:00 p.m. to 12:55 […]

Von Drehle to Locate in Natchez

Natchez, Miss. (February 5, 2013) – Governor Phil Bryant, von Drehle officials and local officials held an announcement event today to celebrate the company’s recent decision to locate manufacturing operations in Natchez, Miss. In January, von Drehle announced it would locate paper product manufacturing operations in the former Mississippi River Pulp facility. The project is […]