Our organization is committed to increasing the quality of life in Mississippi, whether it is through job creation, business expansion, promoting our creative culture or improving infrastructure in cities and towns.
We support existing businesses in Mississippi by providing programs and incentives for site selection and development, workforce training, business retention and expansion, financial analysis and market assessment.Learn More
Our International Trade Division helps Mississippi companies navigate and secure opportunities for international trade by providing international business training, technical export assistance, and sponsoring a variety of international trade missions.Learn More
MDA works to increase opportunities for minority and women-owned businesses through a variety of programs, financing programs, technical assistance, specialized training and networking opportunities.Learn More
Small businesses are the backbone of the Mississippi economy. Our Entrepreneur Center provides access to free information, expert support, and a wealth of services to help launch, sustain and grow a small businesses in Mississippi.Learn More
Our Energy and Natural Resources team works guides Mississippi’s energy policy to strengthen energy security and independence, economic competitiveness, and energy efficiency for the state and the nation.Learn More
MDA collaborates with local economic development partners to spur economic growth within communities through strategic planning, grant and loan programs, community asset development, and the promotion of Mississippi tourism.Learn More