The Mississippi Economic Council has been the voice of Mississippi business since 1949, dealing with broad issues that relate to businesses through Advocacy, Research, Resources and Leadership.
MEC has more than 11,000 members nearly 1,000 member firms throughout Mississippi.
Who We Are
Our Mission: To be the leading force for business in Mississippi. Use factual, data-driven research to promote collaboration between top private and public sector leaders, develop feasible solutions for economic competitiveness, and effectively advocate proactive public policy to put Mississippi and her citizens in the place of greatest opportunity.
Our Vision: Serve as the essential organization for Mississippi businesses to cultivate job creation and economic growth.
Why Join MEC?
Representation. Protection. Visibility.
As champions for Mississippi's future, MEC's priority issues aim to improve education, enhance workforce training and create a positive business climate to foster economic development.
By pulling together coalitions and building a united business front, MEC deals with broad issues that move Mississippi forward.