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MAS 90th Annual Convention, June 10-13, 2019, Biloxi, Harrison County

Final Agenda now available! 05-29-2019

 

EXHIBITORS: New this year! Purchase ConferenceLeads and easily collect leads by scanning barcode on attendee name badges! Click HERE for more information. 

 

Registration for the 90th Annual Convention will open March 1, 2019. 

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 Officials

Rates:

Members (Supervisors and Associate Members): $395 Early Bird (before April 1) or $425 per official after April 1

Non-Members: $450 per official

Registration:

County officials may register by completing the County Official Registration Form (below), or online via our webform or member portal.  If you do not have a password for the member portal, please contact Stephanie Spangler by email sspangler@massup.org or at 601.353.2741. 

County Official Registration Form New 2/26/2019

Tentative Agenda New 2/26/2019

If you are not a county official, please register using the Vendor & Exhibitor Registration Form. 

Cancellation Policy:

Due to hotel attrition policies and catering deadlines, MAS has adopted a new cancellation policy.

  • Early Cancellation: If notice of cancellation is received from date of registration to May 9, 2019, no cancellation fee will be assessed.
  • 14-Day Cancellation: If notice of cancellation is received May 10 – 24, 2019, a cancellation fee equal to one-fourth (1/4) of the registration cost will be assessed, based on original registration fee. 
  • Late Cancellation: If notice of cancellation is received after May 24, 2019, a cancellation fee equal to one-half (1/2) of the registration cost will be assessed, based on original registration fee.

Golf Registration Form

The Nick Rutter Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, June 13 at the Gulf Hills Golf Course. The four-man scramble will kick off with a shotgun start at 11:45 a.m. 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 10, 2019. 

Guest Painting Class Registration Form

This year's Guest Event will be an instructor-led painting class taught by Canvas & Cocktails of Gulfport. The class will be held at the Mississippi Coast Convention Center at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 12. You must pre-register to participate in the class. Deadline to register is May 24, 2019. 

Youth Event

This year's youth event will be at the Gulf Islands Water Park. Vouchers may be picked up at the Registration Desk beginning Tuesday, June 11. Each voucher provides free admission for one person to the Gulf Islands Water Park on either Wednesday, June 12 or Thursday, June 13. 

Limit two vouchers per county official. Limited number available. 

 

Vendors

Vendors wishing to sponsor or exhibit at the 90th Annual Convention must complete a Vendor & Exhibitor Registration Form. 

Vendor & Exhibitor Registration Form

Tentative Agenda as of 2/26/2019

Exhibit Hall Layout 

Golf Registration Form

The Nick Rutter Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, June 13 at the Gulf Hills Golf Course. The four-man scramble will kick off with a shotgun start at 11:45 a.m. 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 10, 2019. 

Convention Hotels 

  • Hotel blocks open at 9:00 a.m. on March 1, 2019.  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. 

Beau Rivage
Rate............................................................................. $169
Cutoff Date................................................. May 10, 2019
Phone: 888.567.6667

South Beach Biloxi Hotel & Suites
Rate................................................................. $149 - $289
Cutoff Date................................................. May 10, 2019
Phone: 228.206.0579....................... Group code: MSAS
Online: http://www.sbbiloxihotel.com/

Hard Rock Hotel
Rate................................................................... $139-$169
Cutoff Date................................................... May 5, 2019
Phone: 877.877.6256.............. Group Code: MAS 2019

White House Hotel
Rate................................................................. $169 - $219 
Cutoff Date................................................. May 10, 2019
Phone: 228.271.6348........................ Group Code: MAS

Margaritaville
Rate............................................................................. $169
Cutoff Date................................................. May 10, 2019
Phone: 228.271.6377........................ Group Code: MAS

Golden Nugget
Rate................................................................... $119-$139
Cutoff Date................................................. May 18, 2019
Phone: 800.777.7568................. Group Code: S190307

Doubletree Hilton
Rate............................................................................. $129
Cutoff Date................................................. May 10, 2019
Phone:  800.774.1500 . Group Code: MAS Convention
Online: group.doubletree.com/MASAnnualConvention

IP Casino
Rate.......................................................................... $99.99
Cutoff Date................................................. May 20, 2019
Phone: 888.946.2847 #1    Group Code: S19132
Online: www.ipbiloxi.com/groups

 

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