Travel Professionals

Each year, Mississippi attracts millions of visitors. We offer a broad range of options to meet every travel professional’s checklist, including event facilities, entertainment venues, historical sites and cultural activities. Our diverse range of attractions literally holds something for everyone, and our state is quickly becoming a favored destination for business groups and social gatherings. From the Delta’s blues heritage, to the capital city’s multitude of museums, to the Gulf Coast’s 62 miles of scenic shoreline, Mississippi is certain to have the perfect spot for your event. But don’t simply take our word for it; come and experience firsthand what we have to offer.

 

 


Meetings & Conventions

Consider this your personal invitation to plan a Mississippi meeting. A unique combination of attributes set our great state apart: From our year-round mild climate, to our delicious culinary fare, to amazing music and entertainment venues, to fantastic golfing on highly-rated courses, to a wealth of options for outdoor adventure, to our rich heritage and culture. Put them all together, and the Magnolia State offers an unparalleled experience for your meeting, conference or convention. Whether you choose a larger city or a smaller town, meeting in Mississippi is made easy by our experienced meeting professionals who are committed to making your event a successful and memorable one.

In luxury casino resorts on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and in Tunica, as well as in picturesque towns like Natchez, Vicksburg and Oxford, you’ll find an array of quality facilities that can host meetings and special events of all sizes. Small civic centers, multipurpose coliseums and exhibition halls provide perfect conference locations. Convention services are available in all Mississippi convention cities, with the added bonus of a Convention and Visitors Bureau that enthusiastically offers a variety of free planning services to assist you.

For more information about meeting in Mississippi or to request a printed Meeting Planners Guide, contact Whitney Orr at 601-359-3195 or worr@mississippi.org. You can also view or download the Meeting Planner's Guide here


Conference Facilities
Searching for a place for your next meeting or convention? Let our staff help you find the perfect convention site, meeting facility or conference center. Browse our comprehensive list of Mississippi facilities  to find the best fit for your organization, or order a free Mississippi Meeting Planners Guide.


Reunions
If you want to make your next reunion a success, you can’t miss with Mississippi. With more than two dozen state parks, a national seashore and unlimited opportunities for waterfront sports, the Magnolia State is the perfect location for family, alumni and employee reunions. Our rich Civil War heritage also makes Mississippi particularly well suited for military reunions.


Incentives
Visit Mississippi offers a full range of meeting and convention services. You may be eligible for the Meeting and Convention Incentive Program, which offers benefits and incentives to organizations that are planning their first Mississippi event, and to groups that have not held functions in Mississippi during the past 10 years. If your organization meets the program's room night requirements, you could be eligible for $2,500 to $10,000 in incentives for your Mississippi meeting or conference. Download the Incentive Program Guidelines here. 


Request for Proposal
If you’d like us to issue a Mississippi RFP on your behalf, simply download and complete the form below.

RFP Form


Sports Facilities
Looking for just the right sports facility for your next tournament? Whether you need tennis courts, softball or soccer fields, Mississippi has the facility for you. We make your selection easier by narrowing down to the best and highest-rated facilities that Mississippi has to offer.

Group Travel

With attractions including casinos, beaches, lakes, nature trails, golf courses, Civil War and Civil Rights sites, antebellum homes, factory-outlet shopping, music hotspots and more, Mississippi offers exciting venues for any group. Whether your trip is built around family, common hobbies or shared interests, we can help you develop an exclusive Mississippi itinerary to make your trip truly extraordinary.

Download the Mississippi Group Tour Guide

Services

Other Promotional Materials Available

Types of Travel Markets Serviced

Customized itinerary planning Tour Guide Individual travel
Collateral materials Mississippi Trivia Group travel
Clearinghouse to route inquiries Golf Guide Charter travel
Requests to appropriate organizations Mississippi Video Incentive travel
  Hunting & Fishing, Outdoor Recreation and Outfitters Guide Seminars
  State Highway Map Agricultural and industrial visits
  Tour Escort Manual Student tours
  Meeting Planners Guide Soft adventure and golf
    Cultural programs

For more information: 
Group Trade
1.888.TOUR2MS (868.7267)
601.359.3297
Fax: 601.359.5757

Other State Resources:

Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks
1505 Eastover Drive
P. O. Box 451
Jackson, MS 39205-0451
601.432.2400
Fax: 601.432.2024
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Mississippi Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 1850
Jackson, MS 39215-1850
601.359.7001
1.800.737.0061
Fax: 601.359.7834
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Mississippi Department of Public Safety
1900 East Woodrow Wilson
P.O. Box 958
Jackson, MS 39205
601.987.1212
Fax: 601.987.1480
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