MEC’s Capital Day General Information

At MEC’s Capital Day, business and community leaders from across Mississippi will have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with Legislators.  Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Jackson Marriott, and kick off for Capital Day will be at 9:00 a.m.  Attendees will hear from Governor Bryant (via video), Lt. Governor Tate Reeves, Speaker Philip Gunn & key legislative leaders and recieve updates on MEC’s legislative agenda.  The event will conclude with a State Officials Reception beginning at 11:30.

Attendees of MEC’s Capital Day can park for free at the Jackson Marriott parking garage, located at 200 East Amite Street in Jackson.  Transportation to and from the State Capitol will be provided by MEC.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Mississippi Economic Council office at (601) 969-0022.  

We look forward to seeing you there!


2014 MEC Capital Day Schedule


8:30 a.m. – Registration

9:00 a.m. – Welcome

Haley Fisackerly, President & CEO, Entergy and MEC Chair

9:15 a.m. – Morning Session

Gov. Phil Bryant Special Remarks (via video)
Delbert Hosemann, Secretary of State
Stacey E. Pickering, State Auditor
Lynn Fitch, State Treasurer
Dr. Carey Wright, State Superintendent of Education
Irwin Edenzon, President Ingalls Shipbuilding and Corporate VP of Huntington Ingalls Industries.
Dan Rollins, CEO, BancorpSouth & Chair, Blueprint Mississippi Pathway to Progress Tour Campaign

Capitol Briefings

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves
Speaker of the House Philip Gunn
Senate President Pro Tem Terry Brown
Speaker Pro Tem Greg Snowden
Senator Terry Burton, Chair Senate Energy Committee
Rep. Angela Cockerham, Chair House Energy Committee

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. – State Officials Reception


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