It’s a blend of charming, oak-lined streets and luxury casino resorts. It’s a getaway with something for everyone, including 26 miles of beaches, barrier islands that can be reached by ferry or charter boat, and abundant waterways perfect for kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing and more. If you’re searching for a spot that’s off the beaten path, you won’t be disappointed with a region known for its southern hospitality, fresh seafood and renowned museums.
For years, meeting planners have taken advantage of all that Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast offers to assist groups with planning, promoting, and managing of meetings. The staff is known for providing outstanding service and team members are eager to assist you with site and accommodation selection, event promotion and on-site registration services.
Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast Fast Facts
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2350 Beach Blvd., Suite A, Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast, MS 39531
Type of Destination Experience:
Beach, Gaming, Historic
GSF Exhibit Space (Mississippi Coast Convention Center): 400,191
Meeting Space, Square Feet (Mississippi Coast Convention Center): 207,105
Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (Mississippi Coast Convention Center): 36,354
Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (Beau Rivage Resort & Casino): 500
Hotel adjacent to convention facility: No
Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport
Miles to downtown 15
Cities with non-stop flights5
International cities with direct flights
Geographic Areas Served:
Hancock, Harrison and Jackson counties to include the following cities: Biloxi, Gulfport, Long Beach, D'Iberville, Ocean Springs, Pass Christian, Bay St. Louis, Waveland, Moss Point, Pascagoula, and Gautier.
Why Meet in Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast
The Mississippi Gulf Coast has meeting venues to suit any event and more than 14,000 hotel rooms to meet your accommodation needs. For instance, the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center offers more than 400,000 state-of-the-art square feet of meeting space and can comfortably house groups of up to 6,000 people. A majority of casinos and resorts located throughout our coastal communities offer meetings and event space for a variety of groups. Area hotels also provide from 1,000 to 6,400 square feet to house smaller groups.
We believe free time should include adventures and exploration. Whether you decide to coordinate a kayak tour of our waterways, a fishing charter for the afternoon, a group outing to one of our local theaters or casinos for unique performances or a shopping trip to one of our quaint communities, we know your guests will appreciate the charm and hospitality of the Coast.
You’ll find that southern hospitality isn’t just a stereotype, it’s a way of life. For years, meeting planners have taken advantage of all that we offer to assist with planning, promoting, and managing of meetings. Our staff is known for providing outstanding service and we are eager to assist with site and accommodation selection, event promotion and on-site registration services.