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.

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.


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.


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.

Request for Proposal

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

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.

  • PEPSI POPS: Picnic in the Park

    May 11 @ 7:30 pm - May 11 @ 10:00 pm

    Mississippi Symphony Orchestra Pops Series Friday, May 11, 2018, 7:30pm-10:00pm Old Trace Park, Ridgeland Tickets $12&up ($5 student) at or 601.960.1565 Details: The Rez, picnics and pop tunes make this concert an annual family magnet to be enjoyed by blanket, lawn chair or boat. Our 37th annual Pepsi Pops promises a unique outdoor …

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  • Dave Matthews Band in Concert

    May 29 @ 6:30 pm - May 29 @ 10:00 pm

    DAVE MATTHEWS BAND Doors: 6:30 PM | Show: 8:00 PM

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  • Elvis Festival

    June 6 @ 8:00 am - June 10 @ 5:00 pm

    A musical celebration to honor Elvis Presley, Tupelo’s native son, and the impact of this music on the world.

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  • Mississippi Book Festival

    August 18 @ 8:00 am - August 18 @ 5:00 pm

    Known as Mississippi’s “Literary Lawn Party” this free event for book lovers of all ages is held on the grounds of the State Capitol and feature over 150 authors, more than 45 panels, activities and more.

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  • Cruisin the Coast

    September 30 @ 8:00 am - October 7 @ 5:00 pm

    America’s Largest Block party featuring classic cars from all over the world showcase their rides and cruise the beautiful beach-side highway along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

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