Posts Tagged ‘Marika Cackett’

Cackett high on potential for new tourism support program

Marika Cackett is the communications and public relations manager for the Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau. The CVB has launched Team Jackson, an initiative to bring stakeholders around the city together on a regular basis to share ideas about how to improve Jackson.   Q — What can you tell us about Team Jackson?   […] [...]

Warrior Dash bringing the party to Jackson; economic impact could be as much as $5M

Most running events don’t feature a costume party and live music among beer tents post-race. The Warrior Dash isn’t most running events, however. And having one in your town usually means big money. The event is hosted in more than 20 states as well as Australia and British Columbia and the average turnout is 15,000 […] [...]

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No shortage of contenders for best five conventions in the state What are the best five conventions in the state? There is no shortage of possible contenders. Walter Tipton, director, Natchez Convention Center, likes the Harley Davidson convention. “Obviously, this attracts people who like to travel,” Tipton said. “Because of the nature of their conference, […] [...]

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