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Welcome to the City With Soul!

The Jackson Convention Complex sits in the heart of downtown Jackson and all of the southern culture it has to offer. Just steps away from the front door you can indulge in a mix of restaurants, enjoy live entertainment, or explore the rich history of Jackson, Mississippi. There’s plenty to do to unwind once the meetings are done.

Take in a show at Thalia Mara Hall… “Visit the Mississippi Museum of Art which is only a few steps from the convention center….or embark on a journey at the newly opened Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Looking for something to do outdoors? Take a stroll around downtown and you will be sure to find unique architecture and public art installations. Guided tours are available throughout the year.

Jackson Convention Complex boasts 330,000-square-foot of exceptional space with crystalline folding glass façade, a 60,000-square-foot exhibit hall, a 25,000-square-foot carpeted ballroom, ten meeting rooms, 33,000 square feet of carpeted pre-function lobby and registration space, and an outdoor patio overlooking downtown Jackson.

The complex has hosted a variety events from large city-wide conventions to formal galas, youth sporting events, corporate meetings, live entertainment and weddings. Any occacsion that requires people to gather, celebrate or collaborate, our team has the experience and capabilities to deliver successful and memorable events.

Event Planners

As a meeting planner, you need to choose a destination and venue that will provide you the best opportunities to hold a successful and memorable event. Jackson, MS delivers the three major principles essential to every event planner looks for:

  • The right facility, infrastructure, and services to host your event
  • Venue with the location, accessibility, and destination attributes that attract attendees
  • Favorable, competitive pricing that makes economic sense

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