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2017 Summer Institute for Organization Management- State Partner Scholarship

Jan 26, 2017 - Institute of Organization Management
The Mississippi Economic Development Council is proud to partner with Institute for Organization Management, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s…

Fernandez takes role with DeSoto Council

Jan 17, 2017 - Desoto County, MS
Long-time Hernando Main Street Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Susan Fernandez has stepped down in her role as director and…

Mississippi Development Authority to lead Business Development Mission to Dubai

Jan 10, 2017 - Jackson, MS
Mississippi companies interested in initiating or expanding trade with business prospects Dubai and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and Jordan…

Joe Azar named Director of Economic Development for the Panola Partnership

Jan 9, 2017 - Batesville, MS
On Monday, January 9, 2017, the executive board of the Panola Partnership unanimously voted to offer the Director of Economic…

County certified as ACT Work Ready Community

Jan 8, 2017 - Washington County, MS
The Washington County Economic Alliance is pleased to announce that Washington County is now a certified ACT Work Ready Community.…


Jan 5, 2017 - Hinds County, MS
 Mississippi has been awarded Business Facilities’ 2016 Economic Development Deal of the Year, winning the publication’s Gold Award for successfully…


Jan 3, 2017 - Columbia, MS
Crown Health Care Laundry Services is expanding in Columbia, Miss., investing $800,000 and creating 50 new jobs. “I am pleased…

Mississippi Development Guide

Jan 1, 2017 - Mississippi
Site Selection has published the annual Mississippi Development Guide. The publication details the current economic climate of the state, while…

MBJ BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR: Joe Max Higgins of the Golden Triangle’s LINK

Dec 28, 2016 - Joe Max Higgins
What? You haven’t heard of the Golden Triangle of Mississippi? Then you just moved here. Or maybe you don’t believe…

New project could bring jobs, developers to the Coast

Dec 21, 2016 - MS Power
Attracting developers and jobs to any area of the country has become so competitive that South Mississippi is using every…

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