Business portfolio

Published 12:00 am Sunday, February 15, 2009

We welcome your news about achievements by area employees. Submit items by e-mail (, postal service (P.O. Box 821668, Vicksburg, MS 39182), fax (634-0897) , or delivered in person to 1601-F N. Frontage Road by Wednesday for publication Sunday. Be sure to include your name and phone number.

MDA seeking vendors for wholesale show

Registration for the 2009 Mississippi Market Wholesale Show is under way.

Email newsletter signup

Sign up for The Vicksburg Post's free newsletters

Check which newsletters you would like to receive
  • Vicksburg News: Sent daily at 5 am
  • Vicksburg Sports: Sent daily at 10 am
  • Vicksburg Living: Sent on 15th of each month

The June 4-5 event, hosted by the Mississippi Development Authority, will be at the Mississippi Trade Mart in Jackson.

Early registration ends April 1, and booth prices start at $295. After that, the price rises to $395.

For information, call 888-886-3323 or visit

Hampton Inn and Suites receives awards

Vicksburg’s Hampton Inn and Suites has received two awards from its parent company, the Hampton Brand.

The Clay Street hotel received this year’s national Circle of Excellence Award. It also received for the fifth time the Excellence in Quality designation on Hampton’s Outstanding Quality Assurance Evaluation.

The Vicksburg property is among the hotel chain’s top 10 percent. Hampton operates more than 1,500 properties.

Michael Hudson is general manager.