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MDA to lead delegation to trade conference

MBJ staff

The Mississippi Development Authority will lead business leaders and economic development professionals at the ninth annual Southeastern U.S.-Canadian Provinces Alliance Conference May 25-27 in Nashville, Tenn.

“Canada is Mississippi’s top trade partner. Through that partnership, we share strong economic, cultural and social ties,” MDA Executive Director Glenn McCullough Jr. said in a news release.

Grant assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis through the U.S. Small Business Administration-funded State Trade Export Promotion Program. Information on the program is available by contacting the MDA at (601) 359-3155.

Early-bird registration is $250, with a March 31 deadline. After that, the cost will be $300. To register, please visit http://1.usa.gov/1LPBwoc. For more information, contact Vickie Watters Martin at (601) 359-3155 or vwatters@mississippi.org.

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