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NEWS RELEASE: Greater Starkville Development Partnership Seeks Special Events and Projects Coordinator

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership (GSDP) is seeking to fill the role of Special Events and Projects Coordinator. This position became vacant following the promotion of Jennifer Prather to Director of Tourism. The Special Events and Projects Coordinator is responsible for establishing and overseeing multiple special events in support of the GSDP which serves the… More

Starkville Earns 67 Best of Mississippi Honors

If you haven’t had a chance to browse Mississippi Magazine’s 2017 “Best of Mississippi” reader-voted awards in the magazine’s July/August issue, you are in for a treat! We are so proud of the Starkville community for earning 67 honors! Starkville restaurants, retailers, businesses and happenings received 15 “Best of Mississippi” honors  and 52 “M-List” honors. The… More

NEWS RELEASE: Greater Starkville Development Partnership Announces Hiring of New President/CEO

Starkville, MS. – Following a national search, the Board of Directors of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership has named Scott Maynard as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the organization. “It is with great excitement that we welcome Scott Maynard to the Partnership team,” said Chairman Michelle Amos. “From the start of our… More

Partnership Announces 2018 Chamber Trip to Pompeii and Almalfi Coast of Italy

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership is excited to announce that it will be visiting irresistible Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast of Italy, departing March 22, 2018, and is inviting chamber members, family and friends of chamber members to join them on this once in a lifetime experience. Rich in culture and stunning scenery, the Amalfi… More

Drum Roll Please… Announcing our 2017 Starkville Restaurant Week Charity Finalists

Starkville Restaurant Week isn’t just about good eats. It’s about how good eats do good! For the fifth year, the Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau is honored to raise awareness about local charities doing good work in our community through the Starkville Restaurant Week $5000 Charity Prize presented by Cadence Bank. Nominations from area residents this year included… More

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GSDP Celebrates Award Recipients at Annual Banquet

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership held its 2017 Annual Banquet at The Mill Conference Center on Thursday evening. Each year, the Banquet highlights successes and milestones of the Partnership’s program of work from the previous year. During the event, an impressive slate of annual awards is announced, and the GSDP was proud to celebrate the 2016 award… More

GSDP Opens Search for New President and Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Directors for the Greater Starkville Development Partnership voted on Tuesday to formally open the search for the next President and Chief Executive Officer of the Partnership. The Board also approved a new position: Director of Tourism Development. “The future of the Partnership and our community is bright, and we look forward to… More

Partnership Accepting Annual Award Nominations

Do you know of an exemplary business or individual who you believe represents some of the best Starkville has to offer? The annual awards program of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership is a great way to honor member businesses, individuals and stakeholders who have impacted the community in the last year. The Partnership is currently accepting letters of nomination… More

Starkville Earns Over 70 Honors in Mississippi Magazine’s Annual Best of Mississippi Awards

Mississippi Magazine’s much-anticipated 2016 “Best of Mississippi” reader-voted awards published this week in the magazine’s July/August issue, and we are so proud of the Starkville community for earning a record-breaking 74 honors! Starkville restaurants, retailers, businesses and happenings received 17 “Best of Mississippi” honors  and 57 “M-List” honors. The awards are voted on each year by… More