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MAS 2020 Annual Convention, August 10-12, 2020, Biloxi, Harrison County

Registration for the 91st Annual Convention Now Open!

 

  • Click HERE for Final Agenda  

  • Click HERE to view video on What to Expect at the Meeting
  • Click HERE for Notice on Important Changes to Event- 7/31/2020
  •  Click HERE For Updated County Registration Form 

  • Click HERE to View Know Before You Go Notice (important changes to event)
  • Click HERE for New Hotel Room Block Information & Important Changes Please Read
  • Click HERE to view waiver form
  • Click HERE to view Instructions on Live Streaming
  • MAS has received word that the Beau Rivage reservations staff is still on furlough and will not be available to take reservations via phone until further notice. Hotel management  provided us with a web link for online reservations.See below.

 

Click here for more information on the Convention Center.  Click here for a map of the Convention Center.  Questions?  Email Yamaiky Gamez YGamez@massup.org 

County Officials:

Rates:

Members (Supervisors and Associate Members): $395 Early Bird (before May 29) or $445 Regular before (July 31 )

$595 (after July 31 and onsite)

Non-Members: $470 per official, $595 (after July 31 and onsite)

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. 

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 the following cancellation policy.

  • Early Cancellation: If notice of cancellation is received from date of registration to July 11, 2020, no cancellation fee will be assessed.
  • 14-Day Cancellation: If notice of cancellation is received July 11 - July 26, 2020, 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 July 26, 2020, a cancellation fee equal to one-half (1/2) of the registration cost will be assessed, based on original registration fee.
  • COVID-19: Regardless of cancellation policy stated above, if the 2020 COVID-19 crisis necessitates the cancellation of the 2020 Convention, MAS will refund all paid registration fees.

Golf has been cancelled for the 2020 Annual Convention

Guest Painting Class: Cancelled

 

Vendor Information:

Vendor registration for the 2020 MAS Annual Convention is officially open! Please review the Vendor Registration Form carefully and send back to Yamaiky Gamez by email (YGamez@massup.org), fax 601.353.2749 or mail to the MAS office at 793 North President Street, Jackson, MS 39202. Once MAS assigns booths to exhibitors, CDS will distribute an Exhibitor Packet to you to order additional furnishings and services.

Click HERE for Vendor Registration Form

Click HERE for Important Changes to Event- 7/31/2020

Click HERE for NEW Exhibit Hall Layout

Click HERE to view instructions for purchasing Wifi on the exhibit hall floor

Click HERE to View Instructions on Making New Hotel Reservations

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Written notice of cancellation must be received at the MAS Office no later than July 1, 2020 Refund requests will be subject to a $75 service charge.  No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after July 1, 2020.  No refunds will be processed until after the close of the Convention. COVID-19 Crisis: MAS continues to monitor the current pandemic crisis closely.  At this time, we see no need to cancel the 2020 Annual Convention. However, MAS has revised our standard cancellation policy to allow vendors to receive a full refund on sponsor and exhibitor fees if the 2020 Convention must be cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Convention Hotels - August 10-13,2020

  • Hotel blocks open at 9:00 a.m. on May 1, 2020.  Conference rate may not be available before May 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. 

Click HERE to See Instructions on Making New Hotel Reservations for August 10-13,2020

Beau Rivage
Rate............................................................................. $174
Cutoff Date................................................. July 15, 2020
Phone: 888.567.6667

Until further notice, reservations at the Beau Rivage can only be made online with the link provided below

Online Reservation Portal: https://book.passkey.com/gt/217958231?gtid=6e50803273e12a9e295aa0b4321d779b

South Beach Biloxi Hotel & Suites
Rate................................................................. $149 - $289
Cutoff Date................................................. July 25, 2020
Phone: 228.206.0579....................... Group code: MAS2020
Online: http://www.sbbiloxihotel.com/

Hard Rock Hotel
Rate................................................................... $94
Cutoff Date................................................... July 9,2020
Phone: 877.877.6256.............. Group Code: MAS2020

* Hard Rock Hotel is closed until further notice

White House Hotel
Rate................................................................. $159 - $219 
Cutoff Date................................................. July 17, 2020
Phone: 228.271.6348........................  NEW Group Code: 2008MSASSO

Margaritaville
Rate............................................................................. $169
Cutoff Date................................................. July 24, 2020
Phone 228-271-6339...................... NEW Group Code: 759

Golden Nugget
Rate................................................................... $69-$89
Cutoff Date................................................. July 19, 2020
Phone: 800.777.7568................. Group Code: S200332

Online:https://goldennuggetbiloxi.reztrip.com/ext/promoRate?property=1262&mode=b&pm=true&sr=521509&vr=3

Doubletree Hilton
Rate............................................................................. $104-$144
Cutoff Date................................................. July 19, 2020
Phone:  800.774.1500 . Group Code: MSA (With MAS Convention)
https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/dt/reservation/book.htm?inputModule=HOTEL&ctyhocn=BIXDTDT&spec_plan=CDTMSA&arrival=20200809&departure=20200814&cid=OM,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT

IP Casino
Rate.......................................................................... $99.99
Cutoff Date................................................. July 17, 2020
Phone: 888.946.2847 #1    Group Code: S200199
 

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