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Meet Me on the Waterfront (1)

June 03, 2024

Life is more inspired by the water. Whether it’s the vast expanse of the ocean, a rushing river or a serene lake, views of water provide an elegant backdrop and beautiful scenery for a convention center. These facilities often employ gorgeous architecture that capitalizes on the beauty of the waterfront, including attractive outdoor venues. Attendees will find themselves drawn to terraces and standing by windows to catch stunning views. Here are several waterfront convention centers for aesthetic and inspirational meetings.

Hattiesburg Named Top 25 Southern City on the Rise

March 07, 2024

Hattiesburg has once again captured the hearts and attention of readers across the South, earning a prestigious accolade from Southern Living magazine. In the highly anticipated April 2024 issue, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, shines bright as it secures a spot among the South's Best 25 cities on the rise within 16 states.

Hattiesburg's Marlo Dorsey Appointed to Southeast Tourism Society Board of Directors

October 27, 2023
During the annual meeting of the membership, Southeast Tourism Society approved its slate of members to the Executive Committee for a one-year term and the Board of Directors for a two-year term. Marlo Dorsey, CEO of VisitHATTIESBURG, has been appointed as an at-large member to the regional board.

Hattiesburg's Brock Graduates with Mastery Certificate from MSU Extension's Inaugural Tourism Leadership Program

October 26, 2023

Kristen Brock, Director of Programs and Promotions for VisitHATTIESBURG, has successfully graduated from the inaugural Excellence in Tourism Leadership Program at the MSU Extension Service for Government and Community Development.

Hattiesburg Welcomes Fall With Events and Attractions for the Whole Family

October 16, 2023

This fall, this premier city in the Gulf South will come alive with spooky attractions, movie showings, local culinary events and more. Visitors and locals are encouraged to enjoy seasonal festivities in Hattiesburg this October, including many special events, shopping, and dining.