Jan 2017
General | News Room | Jan 30

REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED: Mississippi Development Authority to lead Business Development Mission to Dubai

Jackson, Mississippi — January 30, 2017 — Mississippi companies interested in initiating or expanding trade with business prospects Dubai and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and Jordan in the Middle East are invited to join a Mississippi delegation on a business development mission March 26-30, 2017.  “The business development trip to Dubai and Jordan is a gateway […]
General | News Room | Jan 24

Mississippi Development Authority’s Entrepreneur Center Chosen as 2017 Delta Entrepreneurship Network Fellow

Jackson, Miss. (Jan. 24, 2017) – The Delta Regional Authority has chosen The Entrepreneur Center @ Mississippi Development Authority as a 2017 Delta Entrepreneurship Network (DEN) fellow. “MDA values its partnership with the Delta Regional Authority. Being chosen as a DEN fellow will allow us to build upon our existing relationship as we work together […]
General | News Room | Jan 24

Mississippi Development Authority’s Entrepreneur Center Chosen as 2017 Delta Entrepreneurship Network Fellow

Jackson, Mississippi — January 24, 2017 — The Delta Regional Authority has chosen The Entrepreneur Center @ Mississippi Development Authority as a 2017 Delta Entrepreneurship Network (DEN) fellow. “MDA values its partnership with the Delta Regional Authority. Being chosen as a DEN fellow will allow us to build upon our existing relationship as we work together to […]
General | News Room | Jan 20

Visit Mississippi and Mississippi Humanities Council Award More than $96,000 in Bicentennial Grants

Jackson, Mississippi — January 20, 2017 — To support local celebrations honoring Mississippi’s bicentennial, the Mississippi Humanities Council is partnering with the Mississippi Development Authority’s Visit Mississippi to oversee the Bicentennial Grants Program. To date, the review committee has met twice and awarded more than $96,000 for 15 different projects throughout the state. These include:  Mississippi Heritage […]
General | News Room | Jan 19

Model Contractor Development Program Kicks Off February 21 at Jackson Municipal Airport Authority

Jackson, Mississippi — January 19, 2017 — The Mississippi Development Authority kicks off its Model Contractor Development Program workshop series at 6 p.m. Tuesday, February 21. The program will be held in the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority’s Community Room, 3rd Floor Mezzanine Level in the Main Terminal Building at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport, 100 International […]
General | News Room | Jan 12

Travel South USA Chooses Greenwood, Mississippi

Jackson, Mississippi — January 11, 2016 — Travel South USA has chosen Greenwood, Mississippi to host one of the organization’s three annual board of directors meetings. Greenwood joins Branson, Missouri and Charleston, South Carolina as the 2017 host cities for the tourism and trade organization. “We are delighted Travel South USA has chosen Greenwood out of the entire […]
General | News Room | Jan 10

Mississippi Development Authority to lead Business Development Mission to Dubai

Jackson, Mississippi — January 10, 2017 — Mississippi companies interested in initiating or expanding trade with business prospects Dubai and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and Jordan in the Middle East are invited to join a Mississippi delegation on a business development mission March 26-30, 2017. “The business development trip to Dubai and Jordan is a gateway […]
General | News Room | Jan 5

Mississippi Receives Top Award

Jackson, Mississippi — January 5 , 2017 — Mississippi has been awarded Business Facilities’ 2016 Economic Development Deal of the Year, winning the publication’s Gold Award for successfully recruiting Continental Tire’s commercial vehicle tire manufacturing plant to Hinds County. “To be chosen as the top recipient of Business Facilities’ 2016 Economic Development Deal of the […]