2018 Convention

MAS 89th Annual Convention, June 11-14, 2018, Biloxi, Harrison County

Registration is now open for the MAS 89th Annual Convention!  Click here for more information on the Convention Center.  Click here for a map of the Convention Center.  Questions?  Email Stephanie Spangler, Director of Member Services.  

County Registration

County Supervisors and MAS Associate Members can receive an Early Bird Discount by registering by May 1.  Registration rates are: Members: $395 Early Bird / $425 after May 1; Non-Members $450.  Please complete the County Registration Form or register online.  If you are not a county official, please register using the Vendor Registration Form below.

NEW Cancellation Policy: Due to hotel attrition policies and catering deadlines, MAS has adopted a new cancellation policy effective immediately. 

14-Day Cancellation: If notice of cancellation is received May 11 – 25, 2018, a cancellation fee equal to ¼ (one-fourth) of the registration cost will be assessed ($99 - $112), based on original registration fee. 

Late Cancellation/No-Show: If notice of cancellation is received after May 25 or is a “no-show”, a cancellation fee equal to ½ (one-half) of the registration cost will be assessed ($198 - $225), based on original registration fee. 

Don't forget to book your hotel rooms under the MAS blocks before the blocks expire.  

County Registration Form (PDF fillable)

FINAL AGENDA: UPDATED MAY 17, 2018

Spouse Event Registration Form  This year's spouse event will be a painting class hosted by Canvas and Cocktails.  The class will be held at the Mississippi Coast Convention Center at 1:30 PM, Wednesday, June 13.  You must be pre-registered to participate in the class.  

Golf Tournament Registration Form  The Nick Rutter Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, June 14 (not on Tuesday afternoon!) at the Gulf Hills Golf Course.  The four-man scramble will kick off with a 12:30 shotgun start.  Participation is limited to 30 teams (120 golfers).  Each team must include at least one county official.  You do not have to register a full team to participate.  MAS staff will arrange teams as needed.  All golfers must be registered attendees of the MAS Convention to play.  Deadline to register is May 18, 2018.  

 

 

Vendor Registration

Exhibit Hall:  The Exhibit Hall will be open for one day, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  See Vendor Registration Form and Exhibitor Contract below for more details.  

Exhibitor Booth Assignment List   ADDED June 1, 2018

Vendor Registration Form

Exhibitor Contract

Exhibit Hall Floor Plan

Tentative Agenda

MCCC Rules and Regulations

Golf Tournament Registration Form The Nick Rutter Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, June 14 (not on Tuesday afternoon!) at the Gulf Hills Golf Course.  The four-man scramble will kick off with a 12:30 shotgun start.  Participation is limited to 30 teams (120 golfers).  Each team must include at least one county official.  You do not have to register a full team to participate.  MAS staff will arrange teams as needed.  All golfers must be registered attendees of the MAS Convention to play.  Deadline to register is May 18, 2018.

Exhibitor Service Packet Available soon!

Map of Hotels and Activities

 

Convention Hotels 

  • Hotel blocks open at 9:00 a.m. on March 1, 2018.  Conference rate may not be available before March 1 or after cutoff date(s). 
  • You must request MAS rate at the time reservation is made to guarantee block rates.  Rates cannot be changed at check-in or check-out. Block rates are subject to sales tax and resort fees (vary by property). 
  • Any county making direct bill arrangements (sub-block) with hotel may be subject to attrition rates if county cancels rooms after MAS block closes.
  • You must confirm required deposit, cancellation, early check-out and other policies with hotel. 
  • You must confirm tax exemption payment requirements with hotel at the time reservation is made. 

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino LIMITED AVAILABILITY

Rate.......................................................... $139
Cutoff Date.................................. May 11, 2018
Phone: 877.877.6256
Group Code: MAS2018

Golden Nugget NEW 

Rate............................................... $119
Cutoff Date.................................. May 12, 2018
Phone: 800.777.7568
Group Code: S184124

White House Hotel

Rate............................................... $169 - $219
Cutoff Date.................................. May 10, 2018
Phone: 228.271.6348
Group Code: MS Assoc. Supervisors

Margaritaville

Rate.......................................................... $169
Cutoff Date.................................. May 10, 2018
Phone: 228.271.6377
Group Code: MS Assoc. Supervisors

Quality Inn

Rate................................................... $85 - $90
Cutoff Date.................................. May 21, 2018
Phone: 228.388.1000
Group Code: MAS 2018

Doubletree Hilton

Rate.......................................................... $159
Cutoff Date.................................. May 21, 2018
Phone:  800.774.1500
Group Code: MAS

Beau Rivage SOLD OUT

Rate.......................................................... $169
Cutoff Date.................................. May 10, 2018
Phone: 888.567.6667

South Beach Biloxi Hotel & Suites SOLD OUT

Rate............................................... $149 - $289
Cutoff Date.................................. May 11, 2018
Phone: 228.456.9007
Group code: MSAS
Online: http://www.sbbiloxihotel.com/

County Online Registration:

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