Why Choose Our Destination?
Discover an authentic setting for your meetings in Jackson, Mississippi, the “City with Soul” that’s just the right size. Jackson affords the meeting planner the ability to offer its delegates a plethora of options through its rich music heritage, cultural offerings, seasonal festivals and sporting events, not to mention its friendly people and culinary charm. A growing number of meeting planners looking for state-of-the-art facilities find Jackson full of warm hospitality and exceptional service, superb venues, and economically savvy. • Venue/Meeting Space: Jackson Convention Complex - 330,000 Sq. Ft. total luxurious meeting space - 150,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space - LEED certified as a “green” facility • Accommodations with Meeting Space: - Cabot Lodge Millsaps – 205 Rooms - 3300 Sq. Ft. of meeting space - Hilton Garden Inn Downtown/Formerly the Historic King Edward Hotel – 186 Rooms - 3120 Sq. Ft. of meeting space – Restaurant, Lounge - Hilton Jackson – 273 Rooms - 8100 Sq. Ft. of meeting space – Restaurant, Lounge - Jackson Marriott Downtown – 303 Rooms - 11,342 Sq. Ft. of meeting space Restaurant, Lounge • Hotels: 46 Hotels 4,600 Sleeping Rooms 1800 Sleeping Rooms - Downtown • Things to do: 28 Attractions/Museums Arts • Theater • Concerts • Festivals • Sports • Cuisine: 300+ Restaurants Soul Food • Seafood • Southern Fusion
Located at the crossroads of I-20 and I-55, Jackson is easily accessible by all modes of transportation. The Jackson International Airport is only 15 minutes from downtown. Bus/Train Station is conveniently housed downtown. Ground distances (miles) to other major cities: Atlanta: 441 - Birmingham: 248 - Chicago: 753 - Dallas: 412 - Memphis: 208 - Miami: 979 - New Orleans: 185 - St. Louis: 505
Distance from Airport
- Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Air (JAN)
16.09 km from City Center
Smith Robertson Museum
Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum
Old Capitol Museum
Mississippi Governor's Mansion
Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum
Feel the Heartbeat of the South in the "City with Soul" Jackson, Mississippi the State Capital Why do they call us the "City with Soul"? Well, for one thing, the people here are just about the friendliest you’ll ever meet. And there are so many fun things to do in Jackson, the largest city in Mississippi. So many family-friendly places to discover in the metro area -- not to mention a hundred events, from heritage festivals to antique shows and symphony concerts to sports classics. Open up a world of new adventures when you travel to the City of Jackson, Mississippi -- the State Capital.