Bryant proclaims ‘Year of the Creative Economy’
Published: December 12,2013
JACKSON — Gov. Phil Bryant has announced a yearlong celebration in 2014 to showcase Mississippi people, communities and enterprises that are moving the state’s economy forward.
Bryant made the announcement yesterday with state tourism officials.
He says the “Year of the Creative Economy” will bring home many well-known artists, performers and others to join the festivities in their respective home communities and to showcase the talent and drive grown out of their Mississippi experience.
State tourism director Malcolm White says from print shops and music venues to art galleries, restaurants and other innovative businesses, the creative economy provides sustainable economic contributions to the state.
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