Membership is open to those in the hospitality industry as well as public service organizations and allied businesses.

Whether you are in the hotel, casino or restaurant business, manage a Convention Bureau or Chamber of Commerce or provide goods and services to the industry, you should be a Member of Mississippi Tourism Association.


Member rates effective at time of application/payment:

MTA Membership $395 annual membership

  • Includes unlimited Training Sessions for employees of the member entity.
  • Additional Member $75 annual membership

MTA Corporate Membership $995 annual membership

  • Membership includes (1) member from each entity that is
    owned by said member (up to 5 properties/entities)
  • Includes unlimited Training Sessions to be shared among employees of the member entity.
  • Membership at this level is ideal for hotel ownership groups, management companies and restaurant ownership groups.

Training Sessions

  • Training Sessions are available to members and employees of members business or entity only.

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Our memberships are valid for 365 days from the day your membership is renewed/paid. Click here to download the membership application or fill out the membership form. Annual Partnerships are also available, which include sponsorships for each of our annual events. Click here to learn more!


Mississippi Tour Guide

The official tour guide for the State of Mississippi is published by MTA. Copies are distributed through the statewide network of Welcome Centers, plus all inquiries received by the State from advertising and through the Internet. Visit for more information!

Government Representation

MTA tracks and monitors proposed laws and regulations affecting our members. Our objective is to increase advertising and marketing funds for Visit Mississippi in addition to supporting legislation that advances the tourism industry and opposing legislation that is not beneficial to tourism in Mississippi. MTA also hosts a legislative reception at the beginning of each new legislative session for all legislators and tourism industry partners.

Educational Workshops and Seminars

Various workshops and seminars are offered throughout the year to MTA members during our Lunch & Learns, Governor’s Conference on Tourism and Spring Conference.

Governor’s Conference on Tourism

MTA produces the Governor’s Conference on Tourism each year and brings together tourism professionals from all sections of the State. As a member of MTA you get a front row seat as the hospitality industry gathers for an exciting, fun experience.

Experience Mississippi

MTA’s hospitality training program established to empower tourism professionals with the tools they need to create meaningful, positive experiences for guests in our state. The program consists of (4) four online video sessions covering a wide range of topics like listening and communication skills, connecting with guests, and positive impact on the visitor. Upon completion of this four-course program, members will earn the designation of “Certified Mississippi Hospitality Professional.”