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Mississippi Gulf Coast, MS Event Planning

Key Highlights

Hotels 109
Total Sleeping Rooms 14,800
Committable Sleeping Rooms* 500
Committable Meeting Rooms* 28
Convention Center Space 590,000 Sq. Ft.
Largest Exhibit Space 400,191 Sq. Ft.
Largest Ballroom 36,354 Sq. Ft.
Average Hotel Room Rate USD $83
Average Daily Meal Cost USD $46
Average Weekly Car Rental USD $299
*Maximum for a single hotel

Mississippi Gulf Coast, MS Meeting Planning Overview

The Mississippi Gulf Coast is a tri-county area comprised of 14 coastal communities with a blend of unique cultures and plenty of southern hospitality. With a variety of flexible meeting spaces and an ample number of hotel rooms throughout the region, you'll have everything needed to ensure your meeting or event is perfect. Of course, after the meeting is over, we've also got you covered on the fun stuff.

The Mississippi Gulf Coast boasts a wide range of meeting venues that can accommodate any size event and more than 15,000 hotel rooms to meet your lodging needs. A majority of casinos and hotels located throughout our coastal communities offer meetings and event space for a variety of groups. The Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center offers over 400,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space that can comfortably accommodate groups of up to 6,000 people. Area hotels, community centers, and other area attractions also provide from 1,000 to 6,600 square feet to house smaller groups. For a complete listing of all meeting and event facilities, visit the website.

For years, meeting planners have taken advantage of all that Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast offers to assist groups with their planning, promoting, and managing of meetings. The staff is known for providing outstanding service and they are eager to assist with site and accommodation selection, event promotion, special event and theme party planning, as well as onsite registration services.

While on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, your attendees can choose from sandy shores, golfing greens, authentic coastal cuisines, world-class casino resorts and some of the finest shopping in the South. We believe free time should include adventures and exploration. Some favorite group activities include nature tours, coastal dine arounds, kayaking adventures, cooking classes, boat cruises, golfing, pottery classes and even brewery tours.

Whatever you choose for your event, we know your attendees will appreciate the charm and hospitality of the Coast!

About Mississippi Gulf Coast, MS / Additional Info

Tucked away between New Orleans, Louisiana, and Mobile, Alabama, there's 62 miles of scenic coastline in Mississippi just waiting for you to discover. The area is comprised of 14 coastal communities, including Waveland, Stennis, Bay St. Louis, Kiln, Diamondhead, Pass Christian, Long Beach, Gulfport, Biloxi, D'Iberville, Ocean Springs, Gautier, Moss Point, and Pascagoula, located within Hancock, Harrison and Jackson counties.

Our portion of Highway 90 aka "Beach Boulevard" runs east and west and provides easy access to all coastal communities along its sixty-two miles of roadway. Interstate 10 and Highway 49 provide quick access to all other areas of the state.

The Mississippi Gulf Coast boasts a number of diverse offerings including 26 miles of white-sand beaches, outdoor adventure, authentic culinary experiences, coastal cruises, championship golfing, world-class casinos, coastal breweries, art museums, unique shopping, and historic sites. Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast also offers a travel app, My Gulf Coast, to assist visitors in discovering all the unique offering of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

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