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AUG 2014

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Jackson Jackson CVB P. O. Box 1450 (39215-1450) 111 E Capital St., Suite 102 (39201) Phone: (601) 960-1891 Fax: (601) 960-1827 Metro Area Rooms: 5,000 Largest Room Block: 303 City Population: 182,000 Area Population: 450,000 Jackson Convention Complex 105 E Pascagoula St. (39201) Phone: (601) 960-2321 Fax: (601) 960-2584 Mtg. Rms: 23 /Total Sq. Ft: 150,000 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 60,000 Cap. Mtg: 5,000 /Cap. Bnqt: 2,600 10' x 10' Booths: 315 Cap. of Theater: 382 Meridian Lauderdale County Tourism Commission 212 Constitution Ave. (39301) Phone: (601) 482-8001 Toll Free: (888) 868-7720 Fax: (601) 486-4988 Contact: Stephen Martin, Asst. Dir. E-Mail: visitmeridian@gmail.com Website: www.meetinmeridian.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/ visitmeridian Twitter: twitter.com/visitmeridian YouTube: www.youtube.com/visitmeridian Metro Area Rooms: 1,900 Largest Room Block: 750 City Population: 38,000 Area Population: 80,000 Why: Our office provides coordination of itineraries, registration assistance, media liaison, of Differentia: At the Lauderdale County Tourism Commission, your successful assistance throughout the planning stage is our top priority. Call (888) 868-7720 or (601) 482-8001. SEE AD ON PG. 53 + WATCH A VIDEO ON THIS SITE'S ONLINE LISTING ⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ 2 0 1 4 / 2 0 1 5 M E E T I N G S I T E S G U I D E w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 52 Mississippi Development Authority/ Tourism Division P. O. Box 849 (39205-0849) 501 N West St., 5th Floor, Jackson (39201) Phone: (601) 359-3297 Toll Free: (888) MEET-4-MS Fax: (601) 359-5757 Contact: Whitney Orr, Program Mgr E-Mail: worr@mississippi.org Website: www.visitmississippi.org Differentia: The comforting appeal of Mississippi, with its charm, natural beauty yet, there are many more reasons why "The Hospitality State" is an ideal meeting destination. Call now to receive a complimentary Meeting Plannerʼs Guide, (888) 633-8467, or visit our website at www.visitmississippi.org. Batesville Batesville Civic Center 290 Civic Center Dr. (38606) Phone: (662) 563-1392 Fax: (662) 561-1785 Contact: Linda Floyd, Office Mgr. E-Mail: info@batesvilleciviccenter-ms.com Website: www.batesville civiccenter-ms.com Mtg. Rms: 3 incl. arena Total Sq. Ft: 49,200 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 45,000 Cap. Mtg: 8,000 /Cap. Bnqt: 1,000 10' x 10' Booths: 160 Arena Cap: 8,000 Why: A truly multi-purpose facility, well- suited to events of all types. The BCC is conveniently located at the intersection of . 6. Differentia: Unbeatable accessibility, close proximity to major hotel chains, extensive in-house catering menu, 2 providing numerous configuration options to meet your needs. Choctaw Pearl River Resort, Including Silver Star & Golden Moon Hotel & Casino P. O. Box 6048 Hwy. 16 W (39350) Phone: (601) 663-0335 Toll Free: (866) 44PEARL Fax: (601) 663-0084 Contact: Terry Watkins, Sales Mgr. Dixie Smith, Sales Mgr. E-Mail: terry.watkins@pearlriver resort.com Website: www.pearlriverresort.com Guest Rooms: 1,100 /Suites: 220 Mtg. Rms: 18 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 30,000 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 30,000 Cap. Mtg: 3,000 /Cap. Bnqt: 1,500 Total Sq. Ft: 40,000 Why: Wireless Internet access, A/V services, 5 lounges, 8 restaurants, 36 holes of golf, 2 outdoor pools, indoor pool, fitness facility, spa treatments, salon, Differentia: Pearl River Resort includes 40,000 combined square feet of meeting space, over 1,000 rooms, spa, dining, Rabbit Golf Club. Greenville Harlow's Casino Hotel 4280 Harlows Blvd. (38701) Phone: (662) 335-9797, ext. 167 Fax: (662) 390-4949 Guest Rooms: 105 /Suites: 9 Mtg. Rms: 8 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 5,000 Cap. Mtg: 2,500 /Cap. Bnqt: 500 Total Sq. Ft: 7,800 Greenwood Greenwood CVB P. O. Drawer 739 (38935-0739) 111 E Market St. (38930) Phone: (662) 453-9197 Fax: (662) 453-5526 Metro Area Rooms: 769 City Population: 18,500 Area Population: 42,500 Leflore County Civic/Agriculture Center P. O. Box 1659 (38935-1659) 200 Hwy. 7 N (38930) Phone: (662) 453-4065 Fax: (662) 453-4067 Mtg. Rms: 3 /Total Sq. Ft: 36,000 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 9,576 Cap. Bnqt: 800 Arena Cap: 2,825 The Alluvian Hotel 318 Howard St. (38930) Phone: (662) 453-2114 Fax: (662) 453-2118 Guest Rooms: 45 /Suites: 5 Mtg. Rms: 7 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 1,224 Cap. Mtg: 100 /Cap. Bnqt: 60 Hattiesburg Visit Hattiesburg Five Convention Center Plaza (39401) Phone: (601) 296-7475 Fax: (601) 296-7480 Metro Area Rooms: 2,500 City Population: 50,000 Area Population: 100,000 Lake Terrace Convention Center One Convention Center Plaza (39401) Phone: (601) 268-3220 Fax: (601) 296-7440 Mtg. Rms: 11 /Total Sq. Ft: 34,845 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 16,620 MSU Riley Center 2200 Fifth St. (39301) Phone: (601) 696-2200 Fax: (601) 696-2300 Contact: Suzanne Helvestion, Sales Mgr. E-Mail: events@riley.msstate.edu Website: www.msurileycenter.com Mtg. Rms: 12 /Total Sq. Ft: 50,000 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 5,000 Cap. Mtg: 950 /Cap. Bnqt: 500 10' x 10' Booths: 7,500 Cap. of Theater: 950 Why: The MSU Riley Center is Mississippi's premier meeting space, offering over 50,000 square feet of space 900. Our rich environment is rivaled only by our staff's attention to detail. We place tremendous value on A/V sensibilities, offering A/V in all meeting spaces with IT experts on-site to assist. Differentia: Mississippiʼs most unique meeting space is a multi-functional facility featuring splendid architectural details, a the latest technology in a historic downtown setting. SEE AD ON PG. 53 Mississippi Gulf Coast Biloxi Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional CVB P. O. Box 8298 (39535) 2350 Beach Blvd., Suite A (39531) Phone: (228) 896-6699, ext. 235 Fax: (228) 896-6788 Metro Area Rooms: 13,000 Largest Room Block: 2,500 City Population: 114,978 Area Population: 349,000 Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center P. O. Box 4676 (39535) 2350 Beach Blvd. (39531) Phone: (228) 594-3700 Fax: (228) 594-3812 Mtg. Rms: 32 /Total Sq. Ft: 415,000 Sq. Ft. Contiguous: 133,086 Cap. Mtg: 8,000 /Cap. Bnqt: 6,000 10' x 10' Booths: 650 Arena Cap: 11,500 Cap. of Theater: 4,372 Beau Rivage Resort & Casino 875 Beach Blvd. (39530) Phone: (228) 386-7171 Fax: (228) 386-7179 Guest Rooms: 1,740 /Suites: 95 Mtg. Rms: 15 /Sq. Ft. Lgst. Rm: 17,000 Cap. Mtg: 1,800 /Cap. Bnqt: 1,100 Total Sq. Ft: 50,000 Harrah's Gulf Coast 280 Beach Blvd. (39530) Phone: (800) 946-2946 Fax: (228) 436-2966 Guest Rooms: 494 /Suites: 5 Mtg. Rms: 3 Cap. Mtg: 100 /Cap. Bnqt: 150 Gulfport Diamondhead Inn & Suites 103 Live Oak Dr. (39525) Phone: (228) 255-1300 Fax: (228) 255-3535 Guest Rooms: 148 /Suites: 18 Total Sq. Ft: 6,000 Magnolia Plantation Hotel 16391 Robinson Road (39503) Phone: (228) 832-8400 Fax: (228) 832-3010 Guest Rooms: 40 /Suites: 16 Total Sq. Ft: 1,152 END: MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST Natchez Natchez CVB 640 S Canal St., Box C (39120) Phone: (601) 446-6345 Metro Area Rooms: 1,200 Natchez Convention Center 211 Main St. (39120) Phone: (601) 442-5880 Guest Rooms: 1,000 Mtg. Rms: 8 /Total Sq. Ft: 28,646 Monmouth Historic Inn 36 Melrose Place (39120) Phone: (601) 442-5852 Toll Free: (800) 828-4531 Fax: (601) 446-7762 Contact: Makalah Brown, Event Coord. Carrie Lambert, Dir. of Sales/Mktg. E-Mail: makalah@monmouth historicinn.com Website: www.monmouthhistoricinn.com Guest Rooms: 28 /Suites: 14 Mtg. Rms: 3 Cap. Mtg: 125 /Cap. Bnqt: 80 Why: catering, planned activities, themed parties, 2 restaurant spaces available, A/V equipment. Differentia: Nestled amidst 26 beautifully landscaped acres, Monmouthʼs meeting space is ideal for the discerning client. We can arrange shuttle service or private transportation to/from airports. Mississippi MISSISSIPPI S.HO.R.E. WINNER: Carmen Hardy Ford, Executive Chef, Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg

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