Events

Below are our playlists. 

Annual Meeting 2014

Hobnob Mississippi 2013

2013 Governor's Health Care Summit Lunch Session

 

2013 Governor's Health Care Summit Morning Sessions

 

2013 Governor's Health Care Summit Afternoon Sessions

2013 Annual Meeting Luncheon

2013 Annual Meeting Morning Sessions

 

2013 STAR Celebration at Annual Meeting

 

2013 MEC Capital Day

 

 

 

 

Capital Day 2013 Sponsors

Corporate

AT&T
Atmos Energy
BancorpSouth
BankPlus
Barksdale Management
Beau Rivage Resort & Casino/Gold Strike Casino Resort
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi
City of Meridian
Committee for Economic Development
C Spire
Electric Power Associations of Mississippi
Entergy Mississippi, Inc.
Ergon, Inc.
GodwinGroup
Hancock Bank
Ingalls Shipbuilding
Jackson Marriott
Jones Walker
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
Mississippi Business Journal
Mississippi Power Company
Nissan North America, Inc.
Regions
Sanderson Farms, Inc.
State Farm Insurance Companies
Structural Steel Services, Inc.
SuperTalk Mississippi
Taylor Group of Companies
The Clarion-Ledger
Trustmark National Bank
Viking
VT Halter Marine, Inc.
Walmart
Yates Construction

Leadership

Adams and Reese LLP
Alcorn State University
Anderson Companies
Balch & Bingham LLP
Baxter Healthcare Corporation
BKD, LLP CPAs
BP America Inc.
Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC
Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC
Cadence Bank
Caesar's Entertainment Corporation
Chevron Products Company
Comcast
Community Bancshares of Mississippi, Inc.
Cornerstone Government Affairs
The CPI Group, LLC
Deviney Construction Company, Inc.
DiamondJacks Casino & Hotel
Double Quick/Gresham Petroleum
DuPont Government Affairs/First Chemical
Corporation, A DuPont Company
Enterprise Holdings, Inc.
Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership
Health Management Associates, Inc. – Mississippi Division
HORNE LLP
IP Casino, Resort & SPA
Joe McGee Construction
Mad Genius
Magnolia Health Plan, Inc.
Merck & Company
Mississippi Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc.
Mississippi Association of Realtors
Mississippi State University
Neilsen and Company
North Mississippi Health Services
Nucor Steel Jackson, Inc.
Olin – Winchester Division
Peco Foods
The Peoples Bank
Puckett Machinery Company
Pretty Presentations Catering, Inc.
Renasant Bank
Severstal
Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company
Southern Mississippi Planning & Development District
St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital
The University of Mississippi Medical Center
T. L. Wallace Construction, Inc.
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi, Inc.
TVA
Tyson Foods, Inc.
United Parcel Service
Wells Fargo
William Carey University
Wilson & Biggs PLLC
Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P. A.

Partner

APAC Mississippi, Inc.
Area Development Partnership
Aurora Flight Sciences
Bank of Brookhaven
Baptist Health Systems
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
CenterPoint Energy
Corinth & Tupelo Coca-Cola Bottling Works
Denbury Resources, Inc.
Delta State University Foundation
Dolly's
Eutaw Construction Company, Inc.
Galloway-Chandler-McKinney Insurance
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi
Hederman Brothers LLC
The Historic King Edward Hotel
MINACT Incorporated
Mississippi Manufacturers Association
Mississippi Polymer Institute
Mississippi Secretary of State
Mississippi Valley State University
Nicholson & Company, PLLC
N. L. Carson Construction Company, Inc.
North American Coal Corporation/Red Hills Mine
PIP Printing
Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems
Rush Health Systems
Waggoner Engineering, Inc.
Watkins & Eager PLLC
Weyerhaeuser Company
Willmut Gas Company

Entrepreneur

Air Cruisers Company
Atwood Fence, Company
Avant-Garde Consulting Services, Inc.
Bank of KilMichael
Beard & Riser Architects
Beecher Carlson Corporation
The Center for Education Innovation
The Clay Firm
Compton Engineering
Community Development Foundation
Davlin LLC
Delta State University
Dukes, Dukes, Keating & Faneca, P.A.
Greenwood/Leflore/Carroll Economic
Development Foundation
Gulf Coast Business Council
Jobs for Mississippi Graduates, Inc.
Mississippi Association of Educators
Mississippi Press Association/Services
Mississippi Professional Educators
Mississippi Railroad Association
Mississippi SHRM
Mississippi University for Women
Neel-Schaffer, Inc.
North Mississippi Industrial Development Association
Rosedale-Bolivar County Port Commission
Sid Davis – Collaborative Lawyer Mediator & Arbitrator
Sunbelt Sealing, Inc.
Thompson & Associates, LLC
Tradition Properties, Inc.
Warr Properties

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Over 175 Participate in Third Legislative Scrambler February 14

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The Mississippi Economic Council held our third Legislative Scrambler of the 2018 Mississippi Legislative Session on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at the Mississippi Museum of Art. The event focused on economic development, and featured Glenn McCullough, Executive Director of the Mississippi Development Authority; Senator Chad McMahan, Economic Development Committee Member; and Representative Donnie Bell, Workforce Development Committee Chair.

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This Legislative Scrambler was sponsored by TVA.

TVA

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More Than 150 Participate in Legislative Scrambler on Transportation

road builders group scrambler 2018From Left: Mississippi Road Builders' Association Executive Director Mike Pepper, Sen. Willie Simmons, and Rep. Charles Busby attended the Legislative Scrambler Jan 31.

More than 130 leaders from across Mississippi attended the recent MEC Legislative Scrambler January 31. This event was the second of the 2018 Mississippi Legislative session at the Mississippi Museum of Art, and focused on Transportation.  Senator Willie Simmons, Highways and Transportation Committee Chair, and Representative Charles Busby, Transportation Committee Chair were featured speakers.

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MEC's Legislative Scramblers are a great way to have a voice at the Capitol without ever leaving your desk.

The first Legislative Scrambler is sponsored by the Mississippi Road Builders' Association.

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More Than 130 Participate in First MEC Legislative Scrambler

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The Mississippi Economic Council recently hosted our first Legislative Scrambler of the 2018 Mississippi Legislative Session Wednesday, January 24 at the Mississippi Museum of Art. The event focused on Finance and featured Senator Joey Fillingane, Finance Committee Chair, and Representative Jeff Smith, Ways and Means Committee Chair.

Click Here to View Live Stream of the Event

MEC's Legislative Scramblers are a great way to have a voice at the Capitol without ever leaving your desk.

The first Legislative Scrambler was sponsored by Jones Walker LLP.

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2018 Legislative Scrambler Agenda & Sponsors

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  • Wednesday, January 24 - Jones Walker LLP
  • Wednesday, January 31 - Mississippi Road Builders' Association
  • Wednesday, February 14 - Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Wednesday, February 28 - Cornerstone Government Affairs & Atmos Energy
  • Wednesday, March 14 - Mississippi Association of Educators

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Annual Meeting Sponsors

Corporate

American Eurocopter Corporation
AT&T
Atmos Energy
BancorpSouth
BankPlus
Barksdale Management Corporation
Baxter Healthcare Corporation
Beau Rivage Resort & Casino/Gold Strike Casino Resort
BKD, LLP-CPAs
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi
Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC
C Spire
Chevron Products Company
City of Meridian
The Clarion-Ledger
Committee for Economic Development
Deviney Construction Company, Inc.
Electric Power Associations of Mississippi
Entergy Mississippi, Inc.
Ergon, Inc.
GodwinGroup
Hancock Bank
HORNE LLP
Ingalls Shipbuilding
Jones Walker LLP
McKesson Corporation
Mississippi Business Journal
Mississippi Health Partners, Inc.
Baptist Health System
St. Dominic Hospital
Mississippi Power
Neilsen & Company
Nissan North America, Inc.
Regions
Renasant Bank
Rolls-Royce North America
Sanderson Farms, Inc.
Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company
State Farm Insurance Companies
Structural Steel Services, Inc.
SuperTalk Mississippi
Taylor Group of Companies
The University of Mississippi Medical Center
Trustmark National Bank
Viking
Walmart
Yates Construction

Leadership

Adams and Reese LLP
Alcorn State University
Altria Client Services Inc.
Anderson Companies
APAC Mississippi, Inc.
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
Balch & Bingham LLP
Bank of Brookhaven
Bomgar Corporation
BP America
Cadence Bank, N.A.
Caesars Entertainment Corporation
Ceco Building Systems
CN
Colonial Pipeline Company
Community Bancshares of Mississippi, Inc.
The CPI Group, LLC
Delta State University
DiamondJacks Casino & Hotel
Double Quick, Inc./ Gresham Petroleum Company
Enterprise Holdings, Inc.
F.E.B. Distributing Company, Inc./Capital City Beverage Company
Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hederman Brothers LLC
Jackson Marriott
Jackson State University
Jones County Junior College
KPMG LLP
L-3 Vertex Aerospace LLC
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
Mississippi Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc
Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
Mississippi Community College Board
Mississippi Home Corporation
Mississippi Manufacturers Association
Mississippi State University
Nucor Steel Jackson, Inc.
Pearl River Resort
Pruet Companies
Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems
T. L. Wallace Construction, Inc.
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi, Inc.
Tyson Foods
Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce
VT Halter Marine, Inc.
Watkins & Eager
Wells Fargo
Willmut Gas Company
Wilson & Biggs, PLLC
Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A.

Partner

BankFirst Financial Services
The Calvert Company, Inc.
Cornerstone Government Affairs, LLC
Dale Partners Architects, P.A.
EastGroup Properties
F. L. Crane & Sons
Galloway-Chandler-McKinney Insurance
GE
InCare Technologies
Hol-Mac Corporation
MINACT Incorporated
Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency
Neel-Schaffer, Inc.
Norbord Mississippi, Inc.
Ross & Yerger Insurance, Inc.
Waggoner Engineering, Inc.

Entrepreneur

Avant-Garde Consulting Services, Inc.
Blue Ox LLC
Capital Oil, Inc.
The Clay Firm
Delta Council
GulfSouth Capital, Inc.
Mississippi Energy Institute
Mississippi Gulf Coast Renaissance Corporation
Mississippi Press Association/Services
North American Coal Corporation/Red Hills Mine
North Mississippi Industrial Development Association
Pileum Corporation
PIP Printing
Ridgeland Tourism Commission
R.W. Reed Co.
Sid Davis-Collaborative Lawyer Mediator & Arbitrator
Sunbelt Sealing, Inc.
The Center for Education Innovation
Thompson & Associates, LLC
Transamerica Life/Catchings Insurance Agency
Warr Properties

 

Bryant, Reeves & Gunn Highlight MEC Capital Daygov speaking

Over 1,000 business and community leaders from across Mississippi braved cold temperatures to join state officials and legislators for MEC Capital Day on January 4. Capital Day discussions included a panel on Regionalism and Workforce Development presented by community leaders from across Mississippi, and overviews of top legislative agenda items.

Speakers at MEC Capital Day included:

  • Governor Phil Bryant
  • Lt. Governor Tate Reeves
  • Speaker of the House Philip Gunn
  • Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann
  • 2017-2018 MEC Chair William Yates III, CEO/President - W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company
  • President Pro-Tempore of the Senate Terry Burton
  • Speaker Pro-Tempore of the House Greg Snowden
  • Senator Eugene S. "Buck" Clarke, Appropriations Committee Chair
  • Representative John Read, Appropriations Committee Chair

Panelists on the Regionalism and Workforce Development Panel included:

  • Ashley Edwards - Gulf Coast Business Council - One Coast
  • Bill Hannah - East Mississippi Business Development Corporation
  • Brenda Lathan - Golden Triangle Development Link
  • Michael Philpot - Delta Council - Delta Strong
  • Mary Swoope - Moderator - Mississippi Economic Development Council

Special thanks to MEC Capital Day sponsors for a great event!

 

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