MAR 2018

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M A R C H 2 0 1 8 ⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 35 Annual CVB Issue! Sponsored Content Come For The Meeting, Stay For The Adventure On the Mississippi Gulf Coast hen you visit the Mississippi Gulf Coast, you'll discover southern hospitality at its finest. The region's temperate climate, along with its 62 miles of scenic shoreline and astounding natural beauty, makes for the perfect year-round destination. There is an incredible amount to do, see and experience across the Mississippi Gulf Coast: from outdoor activities, such as kayaking, boating, fishing and hiking, to a wide variety of attractions, museums, world-class gaming and championship golf courses. When it comes to food, this is the place to be — from quaint local seafood spots to fine dining, we've got it all! Meeting Space The Mississippi Gulf Coast has meeting venues to suit any event. The Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center offers over 400,000 state-of-the-art square feet of meeting space, and can comfortably house groups of up to 6,000 people. Visit for more info. Most casinos and resorts located throughout the area's coastal communities offer meetings and event space to suit all needs. Our numerous hotels also offer from 1,000 to 6,400 square feet to accommodate smaller groups. Lodging Options With nearly 15,000 guest rooms, the region offers an array of accommodations, from luxury casino resorts to boutique hotels and coastal bed- and-breakfast inns. Special Services Take advantage of all that Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast offers to assist groups with their planning, promoting, and managing of meetings. Our staff prides itself in providing outstanding service, and we are eager to help. We also offer various hospitality services, on-site registration assistance, media assistance and more. More Than a Meeting Spend your free time exploring the region and embarking on an adventure. Take a kayak tour of the area's stunning waterways, book a fishing charter for the afternoon, or take a group outing to one of the region's local theaters or casinos for unique performances. Tour one of our many fascinating museums, or plan for hands-on experiences through cooking classes or art demonstrations. Cap your day of adventure with a bonfire on the beach under one of our spectacular sunsets. With the help of Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast, opportunities for memorable experiences are truly endless! n W Mississippi Coast Convention Center Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast Alex North Set sail on an adventure on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Janice Jefferson, Director of Sales Janice Jefferson is a destination expert with more than 25 years in the hospitality industry. She and her team are dedicated to providing a unique and memorable experience for each group! (228) 207-6317 Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast See Ad On Page 2

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