Why Hinds

Partners in Economic Development

Mississippi Development Authority

The agency works to recruit new business to the state, and retain and expand existing Mississippi industry and business. MDA also provides technical assistance to the state's entrepreneurs and small businessmen and women and oversees programs that support Mississippi's minority and women-owned businesses.

Regional Economic Development Organization

The National Association of Development Organization (NADO) is a 501c4 membership association that represents the interests of regional community and economic development practitioners. Established in 1967, NADO advocates for the federal policies and programs that promote equitable community development, economic competitiveness, rural development, economic mobility, and quality of place. NADO represents a national network of more than 500 Regional Development Organization (RDOs) across the country.

Downtown Jackson Partners

Downtown Jackson partners consistently works to enhance the quality of life for these who live, work, and play downtown. It is known for promoting both new and established businesses, organizations, and events that fall within the downtown district.

Visit Jackson

The Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau, dba Visit Jackson, is the official destination marketing organization for the City of Jackson. It serves the Jackson community by positively impacting the city's economy through recruitment and securing meetings and tourism activities.

Clinton Chamber

The Clinton Chamber of Commerce is an organization of businesses and individuals devoted to promoting economic and community development and the enhancement of the quality of life and general welfare of the City. Incorporated in 1965, the Chamber continues to provide opportunities, events and activities that help businesses grow and prosper.

Raymond Chamber

The Raymond Chamber of Commerce is an all volunteer organization dedicated to helping its members succeed and grow through its programs and partnerships. The Chamber works to promote a healthy and positive business climate to encourage economic development and to enhance the overall quality of life and standard of living for the business and residential community of Raymond.

Byram Chamber

Our mission of Byram Chamber of Commerce is to foster and strengthen between Byram businesses as we focus on the economic development of the Byram Community.

Greater Jackson Alliance

The Greater Jackson Alliance is a regional alliance organized to develop and implement a marketing strategy to promote Greater Jackson, to enhance cooperation between the various government jurisdictions, and to facilitate and coordinate economic development efforts for the Metro.