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Jackson Convention Complex

Opened in 2009, the Jackson Convention Complex is a convention, trade show and multi-purpose event facility owned by the Capitol City Convention Center Commission and operated by SMG, the world leader in venue management, marketing and development. The Complex’s primary objective is to promote and facilitate events and activities that generate economic benefits to the City of Jackson and Hinds County.

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I walk by JCC every day. The architecture is endlessly fascinating and "modern."

Credit to: Vince Evans

It is with honor that the publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the South, present Jackson Convention Complex with a 2014 Readers’ Choice Award.

This is the sixth consecutive year that Jackson Convention Complex has received the award. “ConventionSouth readers and fans have voted to decide the best meeting sites in the South, and it is no surprise to us that Jackson Convention Complex has once again been selected to receive our annual Readers’ Choice Award,” said ConventionSouth Publisher J. Talty O’Connor...

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Credit to: Jackson Convention Complex

Jackson Convention Complex's versatility is highlighted in this video.

Credit to: Jackson Convention Complex

Kinetic Vapor is an experiential landscape of water vapor inspired by the sultry atmosphere of Mississippi. The artwork is made from aluminum wall panels, reflected natural light, and color-shifting LEDs that span a 100' x 9'6" section of the mezzanine wall overlooking the Jackson Convention Complex's East Lobby. Kinetic Vapor was created by NunoErin, an arts studio from Jackson, MS that is led by Nuno Gonçalves Ferreira and Erin Hayne. Kinetic Vapor was selected as the winning entry from a national art competition to develop site specific artwork for the Jackson Convention Complex...

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Credit to: Levent Ozler, Dexinger

Growing up in a traditional southern household, the importance of giving back was instilled in me at an early age. “Each One Teach One” is a theme that was repeated at many stages of my youth and adolescence.

I consider myself fortunate to have worked in the events and entertainment industry for over 20 years in different parts of the country. During that time, I have always tried to find ways to be a positive and contributing member of the communities where I lived and worked. For me, it is that mantra of “Each One Teach One” that guides the focus of my community service energies...

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Credit to: Kelvin D. Moore

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