2018 Mid-Winter Legislative Conference

January 8-10, 2018

The Mississippi Association of Supervisors (MAS) will hold its 2018 Mid-Winter Legislative Conference on January 8-10, 2018 at the Jackson Convention Center in Jackson.  The 2018 Mid-Winter Legislative Conference kicks off with the annual MAS Legislative Appreciation Reception at 6:00 p.m., Monday, January 8 at the Jackson Convention Center.  Join MAS for sessions discussing the upcoming 2018 Legislative Session, a visit to the Capitol and other county-centered issues. 

Jackson Convention Center, 105 E. Pascagoula St., Jackson, MS 39201

Directions to Jackson Convention Complex:

From I-55: Take Pearl Street exit 96A.  Straight on Pearl Street.  Left on Roach Street, then left on Pascagoula St. Parking available on left side of Pascagoula Street, directly across from Jackson Convention Complex.

From I-20: Take State Street exit 45.  Straight on State Street.  Left on Court Street. Right on Roach Street, then left on Pascagoula St. Parking available on left side of Pascagoula Street, directly across from Jackson Convention Complex.

County Registration

County Official Registration Form

Tentative Agenda

Registration fees for county officials for the 2018 Mid-Winter Legislative are:

Supervisor & Associate Member Rates:

  • Early Bird Registration: $200 (received BEFORE November 17, 2017)
  • Member Registration: $225

Non-Member Rate:

  • Non-Member Registration: $250   Early registration discount not available to non-members

Cancellation/Non-Attendance Fee: $100  If cancellation is received after December 1, 2017.

Items to be discussed generally include:

  • General session topics of importance to all county officials
  • Discussion of MAS legislative goals for the 2018 Regular Legislative Session
  • Tour and group photo at the State Capitol
  • MAS committee meetings
  • Legislative Appreciation Reception

Vendor Registration

Vendor Registration Form

Tentative Agenda

NEW FOR 2018: A limited number of information/exhibit tables will be available for purchase by registered sponsors.  The “Vendor Meet & Greet” will be 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 8-9, 2018.  MAS Affiliate Partners will have first option for purchase.  Contact Stephanie Spangler for more information.

Attendee Rate:
No sponsor recognition

  • Member: $325 per person
  • Non-Member: $375 per person

Sponsor Rate:
Includes two attendees and company name listed in bulletin.  May register additional attendees for $100 per person.  Option to purchase a "Meet and Greet" table (subject to availability).  Option to host a hospitality suite at one of the host hotels (subject to availability).

  • Member: $600
  • Non-Member: $700 

"Meet and Greet" Tables:
New for 2018: Sponsors have the option to purchase a "Meet and Greet" table (includes one 8 ft. skirted table and two chairs), which will be set up 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 9-10, 2018.  Limited spaces available.  MAS Affiliate Partners will have first option to purchase.  

Premier Sponsorship Opportunities

All Premier Sponsorships include company’s logo featured on event signage and in bulletin.
Affiliate Partners receive 10% discount on Premier Sponsorship rates listed below.

  • Registration Desk – $1,250 (Includes registration for two attendees.)
  • Break Refreshments – $1,750 (Includes registration for two attendees.)
  • Continental Breakfast – $2,500 (Includes registration for three attendees.)
  • Closing Breakfast – $3,500 (Includes registration for four attendees and optional “Meet & Greet” table.)
  • Luncheon – $4,000 (Includes registration for five attendees and optional “Meet & Greet” table.)
  • Legislative Reception – $5,000 (Includes registration for six attendees and optional “Meet & Greet” table.)

Conference Hotels

  • MAS WILL NOT HAVE A BLOCK AT THE HILTON for 2018.  The 2018 Mid-Winter Conference will be held at the Jackson Convention Center.
  • Hotel blocks open at 9:00 a.m. on November 1, 2017.  Rates may not be available before November 1 or after cutoff date. 
  • 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. 
  • You must confirm required deposit, cancellation, early check-out and other policies with hotel. 
  • Block rates are subject to sales tax and fees (vary by property). 
  • You must confirm tax exemption payment requirements with hotel at the time reservation is made.

Westin Jackson
407 S. Congress St., Jackson 39201
Rate: $159
Cutoff Date: December 8, 2017
Booking Link: https://goo.gl/affpTH
Group Code: MS Assn. of Supervisors
Phone: 800.937.8461

Holiday Inn, Trustmark Park
110 Bass Pro Drive, Pearl 39208
Rate: $120
Cutoff Date: December 11, 2017
Booking Link: https://goo.gl/HKuCAZ  
Group Code: MAS
Phone: 601.939.5238

Hilton Garden Inn (King Edward)
235 W. Capitol St., Jackson 39201
Rate: $129
Cutoff Date: December 18, 2017
Group Code: MS Assn. of Supervisors
Phone: 877.782.9444

Old Capitol Inn
226 N. State St., Jackson 39201
Rate: $135
Cutoff Date: December 8, 2017
Group Code: MS Assn. of Supervisors
Phone: 601.359.9000

 

 

 

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