Jan. 24-26: Back Stage Pass in Tupelo

Jan. 24-26: Back Stage Pass in Tupelo

Back Stage Pass 2018


Join us for Back Stage Pass in Tupelo!
January 24-26, 2018
at the
BancorpSouth Conference Center

Online Registration has closed. On Site registration will be $150 and open Jan. 24 at 12:30 or Jan. 25 at 9 a.m.

Back Stage Pass is coming to Tupelo, the Birthplace of Elvis Presley and Rock n' Roll! Back Stage Pass 2018 will celebrate Mississippi's music, heritage and culture as we prepare event coordinators to plan and implement authentic, memorable and successful events in your hometowns.

The 7th Back Stage Pass festival and event coordinators' conference is presented by Mississippi Main Street Association, Mississippi Arts Commission and Mississippi Hills Heritage Area Alliance. Thank you to our local sponsors, Downtown Tupelo Main Street and the Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau.

We can't wait to see you in downtown Tupelo!




Wednesday, Jan. 24:
12:30 p.m. Registration & Exhibitor Check-in
1:30-3:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions (Events 101, Events 201 and Main Street 101)
4-6 p.m. Mini "Wine Downtown" and Shopping Tournament
6 p.m. Meet and Greet Reception at the MS Hills Museum
Thursday, Jan. 25:
9 a.m. Registration at The Lyric
10 a.m. Welcome to Tupelo/Opening Session
11:30 a.m. Lunch on your own
1:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
2:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
3:30 p.m. Exhibitor Networking & MS Presenters Network Meeting
5-7 p.m. Mississippi Artist Showcase at the Elvis Presley Birthplace
Friday, Jan. 26:
7:30 a.m. Hot Breakfast Buffet opens
8 a.m.  Artist Negotiation Breakfast Session
9:15 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
10:15 a.m. Energy Break
10:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
11:30 a.m. Closing Session & Grand Prize Artist Drawing
Drawing for $1,500 to book any MS Roster Artist to play at your 2018 event!



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Hotel Reservations:

Hilton Garden Inn Tupelo
363 East Main Street
Tupelo, MS  38804


Group Code: BSP

To reserve a room: Call the hotel directly at 662-718-5500 or our toll free reservations hotline at 1-877-STAYHGI.

Online reservations can be made at www.tupelo.hgi.com.

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