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40 years and still printing — MBJ still the leading source of business news in Magnolia State

In August 1979, a new business-focused, statewide newspaper hit the newsstand for the first time. Dubbed the Mississippi Business Journal, that first issue dealt with transportation issues, oil and gas exploration and the upcoming gubernatorial election as well as offering people in the news, business briefs, editorials and more. The frequency of the publication would evolve from monthly to weekly, ...

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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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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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Jones new MBJ ad director

During her under- graduate years at Jackson State University, Tami Jones majored in criminal justice and fully expected to become an attorney. But a funny thing happened on her path to taking the bar examination. "I fell into sales shortly after graduation and I can’t imagine doing anything else," said Jones.  "I’ve never worked a day in a criminal justice ...

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