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ANNUAL CONVENTION 2018

Welcome to your online HUB for everything related to convention! ABC Mississippi is excited to host everyone July 19-22, 2018 at the Grand Hotel in beautiful Point Clear, Alabama. This fun-filled, family style event is an excellent opportunity to network with leaders in our industry. A detailed agenda is below. Register online now by clicking the button below. After June 18, 2018, registration fees increase ($100 for adults & $50 for children) and there are no refunds. Convention attendee registration is closed.

The Grant Hotel Marriott is currently full. Alternative lodging option include Little Point Clear (251-929-8568), Hampton Inn Fairhope (251-928-0956) and Holiday Inn Express Fairhope (251-928-9191). Questions? Contact weezie@abcmississippi.org for a quick response.



Our Agenda

Our convention agenda is below. Official convention armbands are required to access all events.

THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2018

Time Event Location
8:00 am-9:30 am Executive Committee Breakfast Magnolia 3
10:00 am-11:30 am  Board of Directors Meeting Beachside Room
4:00 pm-5:00 pm Convention Registration 
Grand Ballroom Foyer 
6:00 pm-10:00 pm Totally 80s Family Night
New location! Due to weather, this outrageous event has been moved inside to the Grand Ballroom. Bring the entire family to enjoy music, games, face painting, balloons and putt putt fun. Adult and kid-friendly dinner options available. Be sure and wear your best 80s flair and win prizes! A trolley will be available for on property transportation.
Grand Ballroom

FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2018

Time Event Location
8:00 am-12:00 pm General Session & Breakfast 
Back by popular demand, Mala Grewal will educate us on how
various generations are impacting the workforce and the tools
required to manage them. The entire family is invited to participate.
Grand Ballroom North
2:00 pm-4:00 pm Hospitality Cabana
Featuring ice cold beer, a specialty frozen drink and non-alcoholic
options. Convention armbands are required. 
Beach Poolside
2:00 pm-4:00 pm Sam Clayton Kelly Volleyball Tournament
Be sure and bring your own beach shoes to play!
Beach Poolside
2:00 pm-4:00 pm Young Professionals Yard Games
Come enjoy corn hole, croquet and horseshoe competitions!
Croquet Lawn
7:00 pm Until Dinner On Your Own
Enjoy an evening at the hotel or out on the town. All members are
responsible for their own dinner reservations.
You Choose!
9:00 pm-11:00 pm Late Night Lounge
Join us late night to enjoy after dinner cocktails, fun desserts and
karaoke fun. The entire family is invited!
Grand Ballroom South & Patio


SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2018

Time Event Location
5:30 am-10:00 am Bay Fishing Excursion
This event features a "grab and go" breakfast. Cost is $300 per
person and advance registration is required.
Grand Marina
7:30 am-12:00 pm Golf Tournament @ Dogwood Golf Course
This event features a 4-person scramble. Teams will be developed
onsite. Breakfast is included at the course and members must provide
their own transportation. Cost is $250 per person and advance
registration is required.
Dogwood Golf Course
10:30 am-12:00 pm Ladies Brunch
This event will feature specialty cocktails, delicious food and a
featured "how to" presentation on the ultimate fixer upper project for
your home. Come dressed as you are... beach wear is welcome!
Lagoon Room
2:00 pm-4:00 pm Hospitality Cabana
Featuring ice cold beer, a specialty frozen drink and non-alcoholic
options. Convention armbands are required.
Beach Poolside
6:00 pm-11:30 pm Kids Night Out
Registered children ages 3-11 can enjoy Kids Night Out fun while the
adults enjoy our Celebration Gala. The children will enjoy games,
movies and more. Advance registration is required.
Salons C-F
7:00 pm-11:30 pm Celebration Gala
This event will feature an evening of cocktails, dinner, dancing and
live music provided by Doctor Zarr's Amazing Funk Monster.
Dress code is resort casual.
Grand Ballroom

CONTACT US


JACKSON
5165 Old Brandon Road
Pearl, Mississippi 39208
601.944.0421 office
601.944.0450 fax

COAST
10480 Corporate Drive
Gulfport, Mississippi 39501
228.897.1711 phone
228.897.2711 fax
 

OUR MISSION STATEMENT


To protect and enhance the free enterprise system and the Merit Shop philosophy in the Mississippi construction industry and to be its principal representative.


MERIT SHOP PHILOSOPHY


The philosophy that encourages open competition and a free enterprise approach that awards contracts based solely on merit, regardless of labor affiliation.

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