The Jackson Convention Complex is professionally managed by SMG, the world leader in venue management, marketing, and development. SMG was founded in 1977 with the management of its first facility, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. SMG soon grew to manage convention centers, exhibition halls and trade centers, arenas, stadiums, performing arts centers, theaters, and specific-use venues such as equestrian centers. SMG’s clients benefit from the company’s depth of resources and its unparalleled expertise, leadership, and creative problem-solving. The company’s successful growth has been built on the many partnerships, relationships, and resources developed with a range of clients—both municipal and private. This unique combination of resources, relationships, and expertise has allowed SMG to define and refine the industry throughout its history. SMG’s ownership and team of dedicated corporate support personnel make the company unrivalled in the field of private facility management.

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