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Miss. Technology Alliance holds 12th annual conference

At the Mississippi Technology Alliance’s 12th Annual Conference on Technology Innovation last week executives gathered at Jackson Convention Complex to discuss innovation in business and learn about projects from new Mississippi entrepreneurs. MTA is a state-sponsored, non-profit organization that works to drive innovation and technology-based economic development for the state. MTA assists entrepreneurs in developing business plans and connecting them ...

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Hotel deal seen as lifeline for Jackson Convention Complex

Jackson Mayor Harvey Johnson Jr. is clear about why he worked hard the last several months to broker a $96 million deal to get a convention headquarters hotel built. It’s a rescue mission — pure and simple, according to Johnson, who said he fears the city’s not-yet 3-year-old Convention Complex will soon begin withering and the area around it will ...

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Creating a new economy

Empty seats were at a premium Aug. 10 at the Jackson Convention Complex as hundreds gathered for the state’s first-ever Creative Economy Summit. Attendees came to learn more about the creative economy, what it is, where it is and how communities can grow it, adding jobs and enhancing their quality of life. The event, the brain child of Mississippi Arts ...

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Jackson Convention Complex wraps up its second year with big gains on all fronts

McCarthy: 2010 was a success and event days, attendance, impact and job creation are up The Jackson Convention Complex has been growing its business in a major way since opening two years ago. Jackson Convention Complex general manager Linda McCarthy said 2010 was a year full of highlights and accomplishments. Event days are up, attendance is up, impact is up, ...

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IT Day 2011

JACKSON- The Jackson Convention Complex hosts the second annual “IT Day” sponsored by Lockheed Martin Corporation.

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IT takes the stage Feb. 17 with Lockheed Martin's 'IT Day' in Jackson

By Stephen McDill Aviation giant Lockheed Martin has scheduled its third annual “IT Day” for Feb. 17 at the Jackson Convention Complex. Lockheed is a leading provider of information technology to the U.S. government and company representatives say they hope the day long event will encourage growth in the IT industry in Mississippi. “By learning and seeing the latest innovations ...

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Supporters to detail progress in hunt for Jackson arena

Tuesday presentation at Jackson Convention Complex to address range of initiative issues The idea of an arena for downtown Jackson returns to the spotlight from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.Tuesday with a social hour and presentation at the Jackson Convention Complex. The campaign for a downtown arena has been seen as largely dormant in recent months. But the initiative of ...

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