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Jackson set to bet $40M from general fund on half ownership of convention center hotel

Jackson taxpayers could soon be on the hook for more than $40 million of a $94-million convention hotel. But the city, so far, cannot guarantee it’s making a sound investment. City officials have not done a feasibility study of a new hotel near the convention center. Instead, they are relying on a market study commissioned by development partner TCI Investments ...

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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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Linda McCarthy

Jackson Convention Complex General Manager Linda McCarthy, says a vendor associated with providing supplies to the Jackson Convention Complex, is “the kind of person you want working for you” because she puts her heart and soul into the job. “I have worked with Linda since the Convention Center was just an idea on canvas,” said Becky Morgan, who is in ...

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Q&A: Linda McCarthy, General Manager, Jackson Convention Complex

Going strong Officials want to build on good first year at JCC Linda McCarthy is the general manager for the Jackson Convention Complex, which is operated by venue management/marketing firm SMG.  She recently sat down with the Mississippi Business Journal to talk about  the 16-month old facility and what it means for the revitalization movement in the Capital City. Q ...

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