Apr 2019
General | News Room | Apr 30

Southern Coffee Services increasing production in Lexington, adding 55 jobs

Jackson, Mississippi — April 30, 2019 — Mississippi-based coffee roaster Southern Coffee Services is expanding its operations in Lexington. The project is a $2-million corporate investment and will create 55 jobs. “Southern Coffee Services is a homegrown Mississippi company that takes pride in its products, its community and providing job opportunities for the residents of […]
General | News Room | Apr 30

Free Model Contractor Development Program Spring workshop series kicks off June 4 in Columbus

Jackson, Mississippi — April 30, 2019 — Contractors interested in expanding their business are encouraged to enroll in the Mississippi Development Authority’s free Model Contractor Development Program. The program kicks off at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4, at Gregory Construction, located at 1447 Industrial Park Road in Columbus. The eight-week workshop series covers relevant […]
General | News Room | Apr 25

Mississippi Elementary students receive Energy Smart Awards during Mississippi Science and Engineering fairs

Jackson, Mississippi — April 25, 2019 — The Mississippi Development Authority’s Energy and Natural Resources Division recently awarded six Mississippi students Energy Smart Awards during the Science and Engineering fairs, which were held throughout the state. “Excellence in teaching the STEM curriculum to Mississippi’s future leaders is key to developing the workforce of the future […]
General | News Room | Apr 25

Mississippi Development Authority to lead multi-industry business development mission to Ireland, Belgium, Netherlands

Jackson, Mississippi — April 25, 2010 — The Mississippi Development Authority will lead a multi-sector business development mission to Ireland, Belgium and the Netherlands from June 18–25. Mississippi companies interested in expanding or initiating trade in these markets are invited to participate. “By participating in MDA’s business development mission to Ireland, Belgium and the Netherlands, […]
General | News Room | Apr 23

MDA’s 2019 Government Procurement Conference and Trade Fair scheduled for May 14–15 in Jackson

Jackson, Mississippi — April 23, 2019 — Mississippi businesses interested in learning about subcontracting and procurement opportunities are invited to participate in the Mississippi Development Authority’s 2019 Government Procurement Opportunities Conference and Trade Fair. The event will be held Wednesday, May 15, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Jackson Convention Complex, located at 105 East […]