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MAS 91st Annual Convention, June 15-18, 2020, Biloxi, Harrison County

Registration for the 91st Annual Convention Now Open!

 

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 April 1) or $445 per official (after April 10) $595 (after June 5 and onsite)

Non-Members: $470 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. 

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 May 14, 2020, no cancellation fee will be assessed.
  • 14-Day Cancellation: If notice of cancellation is received May 15 – 29, 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 May 29, 2020, 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 18 at the Great Southern Golf Course (Please note change of course). The four-man scramble will kick off with a shotgun start at 12:00 p.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 15, 2020. 

Click Here for Golf Registration Form Email to Ceara Plant at CPlant@massup.org or mail to 793 North President Street, Jackson, MS 39202

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, date and time TBD. You must pre-register to participate in the class.

 

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. Exhibitors: please note that Convention Display Service is closed until April 1. If you have questions regarding exhibitor services, please contact CDS directly after April 1. 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 Exhibit Hall Layout

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Written notice of cancellation must be received at the MAS Office no later than May 8., 2020 Refund requests will be subject to a $75 service charge.  No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after May 8, 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. We have been in contact with our facilities in Biloxi, including the MS Coast Convention Center and hotels. 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 

  • Hotel blocks open at 9:00 a.m. on March 6, 2020.  Conference rate may not be available before March 6 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............................................................................. $174
Cutoff Date................................................. May 15, 2020
Phone: 888.567.6667

South Beach Biloxi Hotel & Suites
Rate................................................................. $149 - $289
Cutoff Date................................................. May 14, 2020
Phone: 228.206.0579....................... Group code: MAS20
Online: http://www.sbbiloxihotel.com/

Hard Rock Hotel
Rate................................................................... $149
Cutoff Date................................................... May 14, 2020
Phone: 877.877.6256.............. Group Code: MAS 2020

White House Hotel
Rate................................................................. $169 - $219 
Cutoff Date................................................. May 14, 2020
Phone: 228.271.6348........................ Group Code: MAS

Margaritaville
Rate............................................................................. $169
Cutoff Date................................................. May 14, 2020
Phone: 228.271.6377........................ Group Code: MAS

Golden Nugget
Rate................................................................... $129-$149
Cutoff Date................................................. May 24, 2020
Phone: 800.777.7568................. Group Code: S190307

Doubletree Hilton
Rate............................................................................. $139
Cutoff Date................................................. May 15, 2020
Phone:  800.774.1500 . Group Code: MAS Convention
Online: group.doubletree.com/MASAnnualConvention

IP Casino
Rate.......................................................................... $99.99
Cutoff Date................................................. May 23, 2020
Phone: 888.946.2847 #1    Group Code: S200199
Online: www.ipbiloxi.com/groups

 

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