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Vicksburg Convention Center

In the heart of downtown historic Vicksburg, MS, the Vicksburg Convention Center is a convention, trade show and multi-purpose event facility owned by the City. Since opening its doors in 1997, over 1.5 million people from around the state and country have walked through the doors of the Center. It features free on-site parking, business services and a variety of eateries and a hotel – all within easy walking distance of the Center. The Center’s primary objective is to facilitate events and activities that generate economic benefits to the City of Vicksburg and Warren County.
The Center is a two-level complex built from the ground up with flexibility, functionality and ergonomics in mind. The 50,000-square-foot facility features eight meeting rooms, a board room for up to fourteen and three exhibit halls. This offers spacious exhibit halls, cozy meeting rooms and everything in between.
  • Miss Mississippi Pageant
  • Ritz on the River
  • Sesame Street Live!
  • Ron White
  • Annual Breakfast with Santa
1600 Mulberry Street
Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Annette Kirklin
(601) 630-2929

MARKET INFORMATION

MSA DEMOGRAPHICS
TOTAL POPULATION 48,773
MEDIAN AGE 37.7
20-24 YEARS 5.46%
25-34 YEARS 12.64%
35-44 YEARS 12.19%
45-54 YEARS 15.21%
55-64 YEARS 13.03%
TELEVISION & RADIO

TELEVISION

W26BB (Channel 26; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
WJKO-LP (Channel 64; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
WJMF-LP (Channel 53; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
WJXF-LP (Channel 49; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
WAPT (Channel 16; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WAPT HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
WBXK-CA (Channel 8; JACKSON, ETC., MS; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

Cable Provider: at&t

RADIO

WBBV (101.3 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: BISHOP BROADCASTING, INC.)
W288BB (105.5 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
WRTM-FM (100.5 FM; PORT GIBSON, MS; Owner: COMMANDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
WTYX (94.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
WATU (89.3 FM; PORT GIBSON, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
WJMI (99.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
KBYO-FM (104.9 FM; TALLULAH, LA; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS INCORPORATED)
MARKETING RESOURCES

Venue Marketing Resources

  • Digital promotion on monitors throughout facility
  • WBBV weekly Radio Show Promotion
  • Event Eblast to database – 1,400 subscribed users
  • Outdoor message board visible to 15,000(est.) cars per week
  • 2014- 41,000 attendance per year at 165 events
  • Digital slide on 3 in-house screens at all events
  • Message Board in lobby
  • Event flier distribution to local attractions & restaurants
EMPLOYERS, COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

MAJOR EMPLOYERS IN THE AREA

Vicksburg Warren School District: 1200
River Region Health: 1116
Ameristar: 921
US Army Corp of Engineers (ERDC, Division, District): 2330

LOCAL COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

Hinds Community College (Raymond, MS; Full-time enrollment: 9,115)
Mississippi College (Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)
Alcorn State University (Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 3,479)
Jackson State University (Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)
Belhaven University (Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)
Copiah-Lincoln Community College (Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,532)
Louisiana Delta Community College (Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
EVENT SPACE PERFORMANCE CAPACITY SQUARE FEET
Exhibit Hall 2,400 50,000
TICKETING SYSTEM TAX RATE
TICKETMASTER 3.0%
CITY DISTANCE
JACKSON, MS 48 MILES
BATON ROUGE, LA 146 MILES
SHREVEPORT, LA 176 MILES
NEW ORLEANS, LA 206 MILES
LITTLE ROCK, AR 220 MILES
MEMPHIS, TN 221 MILES
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