Posts Tagged ‘event’

Canadian ambassador to ‘Hobnob’ this week

JACKSON — The Canadian ambassador to the United States will be in Mississippi on Wednesday. The Clarion-Ledger reports Gary Doer is a special guest at Wednesday’s Mississippi Hobnob 2012, an annual event hosted by the Mississippi Economic Council, the state’s chamber of commerce. Canadian Consul General Stephen Brereton will also be a special guest. Hundreds […] [...]

‘Cruisin’ the Coast’ sets new record for registered cars

by Associated Press Published: October 15,2012

Tags: atuomobile, car, event, historic, history, registration, tourism tourist, vacation, vehicle, visitor

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — An annual celebration of classic cars and hot rods on the Mississippi Gulf Coast has reached a milestone with more than 6,000 cars registered to take part. The 16th annual “Cruisin’ the Coast” event, which wrapped up Sunday, surpassed 6,000 last Friday. Event organizers say one reason Cruisin’ the Coast is […] [...]

Mississippi/Louisiana tourism summit to showcase creative economy

by Associated Press Published: July 27,2012

Tags: arts, convention, creative economy, event, meeting, regionalism, summit, tourism, tourist, vacation, vacationer, vacationing, visitor

NATCHEZ — Officials say the Miss-Lou Regional Tourism Summit next month will showcase cultural arts as magnets for attractive visitors. The sixth-annual summit, focusing on tourism in Louisiana and Mississippi, will be held in Natchez Aug. 7-9. Topics will include the film industry, entrepreneurship, culinary arts and marketing and public relations. Rachael Carter, project manager […] [...]

GreenTech to unveil MyCar electric vehicle today

by Associated Press Published: July 6,2012

Tags: car, cart, electric, electricity, event, grand opening, manufacture, manufacturer, manufacturing, product rollout

HORN LAKE — An electric car maker plans another coming-out party today in north Mississippi. GreenTech Automotive says it will unveil its MyCar electric vehicle line in Horn Lake. Some auto industry analysts have questioned whether the company will succeed. MyCar is a two-seat neighborhood electric vehicle, a cross between a golf cart and conventional […] [...]

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