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Overcoming … OBESITY

Mississippi’s Patrick House, who won big as a loser, will be featured speaker at EXPO kickoff breakfast Patrick House doesn’t display a “Born to Lose” tattoo to boast of his new status as one of America’s Biggest Losers. He instead lets his 6-foot-2, 230-pound frame attest to what he accomplished in the last six months of 2010. As last June ...

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Generation gap? FGDAI

Are you an executive who is having trouble communicating with your younger employees? FGDAI. If that text-speak acronym escapes you, it means “forget about it,” or more accurately, “fuhgeddaboutit.” Still confused? Then you should make it a point to attend “FGDAI — Working with Generation Y” Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Trade Mart. The seminar is one of seven ...

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Join America’s ‘Biggest Loser’ for EXPO's kick-off breakfast

Brandon native Patrick House is a turnaround specialist who will share his inspirational story with Mississippi’s business and civic leaders at the 7:30 a.m. kickoff breakfast of the Mississippi Business & Technology EXPO April 7 at the Jackson Trade Mart on the State Fair Grounds. House will detail how he turned around a life that had him trapped in a ...

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Most coveted

EXPO’s oldest awards program honors young leaders The Top 40 Under 40 Luncheon returns to the Mississippi Business & Technology EXPO with this year’s award ceremony to be held April 7 beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Mississippi Trade Mart in Jackson. Easily the Mississippi Business Journal’s longest-running recognition event, Top 40 Under 40 honors young leaders in Mississippi under ...

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Volunteers essential to successful EXPO

Chamber’s Ambassadors lend many hands Over its 28-year history the Mississippi Business & Technology EXPO has grown from an event offering a few booths to the largest affair of its kind in Mississippi providing hundreds of exhibits, awards programs, seminars, business-after-hours networking and Cyber Cafe. As the EXPO has grown, so has the number of volunteers from the Greater Jackson ...

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Back to the Expo: Returning pays off for veteran exhibitors

The renewal that spring brings is not just about the weather and the return of green lawns and flower-covered hillsides. This year spring offers an opportunity for businesses to renew old acquaintances and make new contacts. That’s why returning to the Mississippi Business & Technology EXPO is important to organizations such as the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Tuscaloosa ...

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Mangia Bene cooks up magic

The numbers game associated with the annual Mississippi Business and Technology EXPO continues Thursday at the Trade Mart. An estimated 1,500 folks will file through the doors of the Trade Mart for the opportunity to network with 100 vendors, 40 Top 40 Under 40 winners and countless Mississippi business leaders. New relationships will be forged. Old ones will be cultivated. ...

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‘Best Places’ honorees think of business like family

Carolyn Boteler believes her employees are like family. Minutes earlier, the CEO and president of TempStaff had accepted her company’s third “Best Places to Work in Mississippi” award at the Kickoff Breakfast for the 2010 Mississippi Business & Technology EXPO at the Mississippi Trade Mart on April 7. With her management team surrounding her, Boteler beamed about picking up another ...

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Sullivan named MBJ's Businesswoman of the Year

Janet Sullivan loves her job. In fact, she enjoys it so much that on many weekends while others are having fun, Sullivan can often be found working in her Natchez office. As special projects coordinator for the Southern District of the Mississippi Department of Transportation, Sullivan’s dedication to both her profession and the community has been officially recognized. Last Thursday, ...

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Bomgar regales ‘Top 40’ luncheon

  Mississippi technology guru tells 400-plus that focus is key to success About 400 people were on hand last Wednesday at the Mississippi Trade Mart for the annual luncheon honoring the 2010 class of Top 40 Under 40. The event is part of the annual Mississippi Business and Technology EXPO, a special project of the Mississippi Business Journal. Before the ...

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