HCEDA Celebrates 2024 Economic Development Week

Apr 25, 2024
Staff Reports

Events are listed below or feel free to visit the website https://jrams.org/econdevweek/

Monday, May 6, 2024 | 9 AM – 11 AM

Kick Off Proclamation Breakfast

HCEDA Office
125 S. Congress St. Suite 1500

You’re invited to join us for a vibrant start to Economic Development Week! The kick-off event will feature official proclamations for the week and bring together industry leaders, policymakers, and community members to celebrate the impact of economic development in our region. No RSVP needed.

Tuesday, May 7, 2024 | 11 AM – 1 PM

Economic Development 101 Lunch & Learn

Capital Club
125 S. Congress St. 19th Floor


Join us for an engaging and informative lunch session on Economic Development 101! Whether you’re new to the field or looking to refresh your knowledge, this event is perfect for professionals, students, and anyone interested in understanding the fundamental concepts of economic development. Sign up at the above link!

Wednesday, May 8, 2024 | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Business Networking Mixer

Cathead Distillery
422 S. Farish St.

This is a fantastic opportunity to connect with professionals, share insights, and forge partnerships that drive economic growth. Join us for an evening of engaging conversations, collaboration, and networking with like-minded individuals passionate about economic development. No RSVP needed.

Thursday, May 9, 2024 | 9 AM – 1 PM

JRA Bus Tour & Mini Charette

Union Station
300 W. Capitol St.


Whether you’re a seasoned developer or simply curious about the future of our city’s landscape, this tour is a must-attend event. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see the potential of our properties and the exciting developments on the horizon! Hosted by the Jackson Redevelopment Authority. Please RSVP using the link above.

Thursday, May 9, 2024 | 6 PM – 8 PM

Community Meeting

Union Station
300 W. Capitol St.

This important community meeting is aimed at gathering insights to inform market research and development planning. Community input is crucial in helping us understand the needs and preferences of our community, shaping the future of our city and state. No RSVP needed.

Friday, May 10, 2024 | 12 PM – 2 PM

Spotlight On Tourism

Jackson Welcome Center
308 E. Pearl St. Suite 100

The Jackson Convention & Visitors Bureau, dba Visit Jackson, is the official destination marketing organization for the City of Jackson. This is an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at how we promote tourism, attract visitors, and boost economic growth in our community. No RSVP needed.

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