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Mississippi Press Association
153rd Annual Convention
June 20-22, 2019

Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino

Biloxi, MS

 

Registration is now open. Check this page for updates on agenda, registration and accommodations.

 


TENTATIVE AGENDA

 

Thursday, June 20

 

1 pm — MPA-MPS Board of Directors Meeting

4 pm — MPAEF Board of Directors Meeting

6 pm — Opening Reception in silent auction

Dinner on your own

 

Friday, June 21

 

8 am — Registration opens

Breakfast available in silent auction

8:30 — MPA-MPS Business Meeting

9 am — GENERAL SESSION

Lt. Governor Candidate Forums

10 am — GENERAL SESSION

Gubernatorial Candidate Forums

12:30 — Break for afternoon

6 pm — President's Reception

7 pm — President's Banquet & Hall of Fame Ceremony

9 pm — Hospitality Reception

 

Saturday, June 22

 

8 am — Registration opens

Breakfast available in silent auction

9 am — Concurrent Sessions

A) Newsroom training

B) Multimedia (Tentative)

10:15 — Break

10:30 — Concurrent Sessions

A) Newsroom training

B) Libel and Privacy (Tentative)

11:45 — Break in Silent Auction

Noon — Better Newspaper Contest Editorial Division Awards Luncheon

2 pm — Adjourn

 


ACCOMMODATIONS

 

Reservations can be made at the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino for the group rate of $99 on the evenings of June 19-20, and $199 the evenings of June 21-22. Call the hotel toll-free at 1-800-777-7568 using the group code S196205.

 

CLICK HERE to make your reservations online.

 


REGISTRATION

 

Click here to register online (full registrations only)

Click here to download a registration from (includes a la carte options)

 

For more information, contact:

Monica Gilmer

Member Services Manager

601-981-3060

 

 

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