• Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc. 2021 Annual Meeting

    The Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc. will hold its 2021 Annual Meeting on May 11, 2021, at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi.

    During the event, the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc. President’s gavel will be passed down from Dorothy Wilson of Gulf Coast Woman Magazine to Ron Barnes of Coast Electric Power Association. Past and present board members and chairs will be introduced and thanked for their service. In Wilson’s speech, she will thank the 2020 Chamber leadership and also share the numbers that directly impacted over 900 of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber members.

    In 2020, the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc.:
    Awarded $41,725 in Small Business Grants
    Presented $7,000 in Re-Occupancy Grants
    Granted $9,000 in City Division Scholarships
    Gave $4,400 in Teacher Grants
    Presented $500 in Women Entrepreneur Grants
    Funded $2,000 in Leadership Gulf Coast Scholarships


    Wilson will also note that 70,192 attendees participated in 146 virtual and in-person events, showing how active the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, Inc. membership is.

    At the end of the program, the 2021 Pat Santucci Spirit of the Coast award will be presented.

    *See separate press release with biographical information for recipient following the Annual Meeting.