MEDC 2015 Summer Conference – Mississippi's Modern Economy

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Conference Speakers
Market Signals

  • Peter Ricchiuti, Assistant Dean, Tulane University’s A.B. Freeman School of Business

Understanding European Manufacturing Foreign Direct Investment Opportunities

  • James Blair, Managing Director, Navigator Consulting LLC
  • Dr. Ullrich Kämmerer, Partner, Rödl & Partner
  • Florian Stamm, Partner, Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP

Concurrent Breakout Sessions
1.) Growing the Craft Beer Sector 

  • Mark Henderson, Owner, Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
  • Matthew McLaughlin, Counsel, Baker Donelson
  • Chat Phillips, Project Manager, Mississippi Development Authority

2.) Is It a Dog

  • Charlie Cheever, Managing Partner, Corsair Partners (photo pending)
  • Jay McCarthy, CFO, Mississippi Development Authority

3.) Economic Gardening

  • Tra Dubois, President, World Class Athletic Surfaces (photo pending)
  • Garret Gray, President/CEO, Next Gear Solutions
  • Wayne Wade, President, Bio Soil Enhancers, Inc.  

4.) Chamber Speaker

  • Jenny Nolen

Chamber Dinner— at Chateau Blessey
“Taste of the Coast” Experience Southern hospitality with a French flair – gourmet meals made from scratch in this historic beach front home. Four course meal. $50/person. Pre-paid registration by June 26 is required. No refunds.
Register for the Chamber Dinner here.
Register for MEDC’s 2015 Summer Conference here.

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