Photo Credit: The Clarion Ledger
Information source and website:

The Mississippi Trade Mart was designed for maximum flexibility with 67,140 square feet of space. This multi-purpose facility can be utilized in a variety of ways serving as a large exhibit hall for trade and public shows, banquets, conventions and special events.

Versatile, the West Bay features 23,940 square feet which can be divided into 11 separate meeting rooms. The main convention hall has 43,200 square feet which can be divided into two separate meeting halls. Each of these areas features its own sound and lighting equipment with portable stage to handle medium-size events. For smaller groups, there are three meeting rooms ideal for sales meetings, seminars or discussion groups.

The Trade Mart is readily adaptable to meet the specific needs of any event:

» 66,600 square feet total column-free exhibit space
» West Bay: 180′ x 133′ exhibit area, 23,940 square feet
» Exhibits: 125 (8′ x 10′) booths
» Maximum capacity: 1,500
» Middle and East Bay: 180′ x 240′ exhibit area, 43,200 square feet
» Exhibits: 250 (8′ x 10′) booths
» Maximum capacity: 2,880
» This area can be divided by a sound-proof partition, forming two 180′ x 120′ self-contained exhibit areas.
» Ceiling height: 25′
» Color-corrected lighting
» Separate 35′ x 80′ meeting room; easily divided into three 26′ x 35′ rooms each seating 125 persons
» 110′ covered loading dock
» One 20′ x 20′ drive-in overhead door
» Three 14′ x 12′ drive-in loading doors
» Electrically 110/208 volts, single-and three-phase (utilities are located at 30′ intervals in floor boxes)
» Water and floor drains available
» Fully heated and air conditioned
» Office for service contractor
» Unlimited floor strength
» Convenient gas lines
» Ample parking