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MEC’s 17th Annual Hobnob Mississippi
Thursday, November 1, 2018 – Mississippi Coliseum – Jackson, MS

Major Party Candidates For U.S. Senate Races Take the Stage
- Less Than One Week Before Election Day!

Over 1,200 leaders from across the state will fill the Mississippi Coliseum for MEC's 17th Annual Hobnob Mississippi on Thursday, November 1! Attendees will hear from US Senate candidates and statewide elected officials, network with fellow leaders from across Mississippi and partake in delicious BBQ chicken and pork. 

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Christens Destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121)

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division recently christened the guided-missile destroyer Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121)with approximately 900 guests in attendance. The ship is the 71st in the Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) class of destroyers and the 33rd built by Ingalls.

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Awarded Six Destroyers in U.S. Navy Multi-Year Contract

The contract includes options for engineering and post-delivery efforts, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative...

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Nissan Celebrates Start of Altima Production in Mississippi

Building on 25 years of success and more than 5.6 million sales to date, the all-new new Altima is bringing excitement b...

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MEC Tour to Focus on Enhancing Mississippi's Opportunities

The MEC Tour will focus on Enhancing Mississippi's Opportunities.

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Governor Bryant Signs Mississippi Infrastructure Modernization Act of 2018 Into Law

Special thanks to the leadership of Governor Phil Bryant, Lt. Governor Tate Reeves and Speaker Philip Gunn in the passag...

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Ingalls Shipbuilding Graduates 110 from Apprentice Program

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith delivered the keynote address, telling the graduates: “The success of our world-class shipbuild...

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Governor's Health Care Economic Development Summit Highlights Growth, Success of Mississippi Industries


The summit also featured a presentation from Donna Arduin of Arduin Laffer & Moore Econometrics...

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Mississippi Economic Council Announces 2018-2019 Board Leadership

Before joining BancorpSouth, Dan Rollins served as President and Chief Operating Officer and as a director of a regional...

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Northrop Grumman Celebrates 50 Years at Moss Point Facility with Additional Operating Space

Elected officials joined local employees to cut the ribbon on the new machine shop section that delivers important capab...

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Calhoun Named New VP of Nissan Canton Facility as Marsh Returns to UK

"Steve's extensive global knowledge and strong leadership have played important roles in advancing our Canton facility o...

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