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Spring is in the air on the Mississippi Gulf Coast (which means the pollen is, too)! How is it possible that we are already into the 3rd month of the year? We’ve been busy scheduling all chapter dinner meetings for the rest of the year, planning our chapter’s first social networking event this month (and more to follow), and opening registration for our April PMP boot camp. We’re looking forward to bringing you some fresh ideas and meeting you at our upcoming events across the Coast. Keep reading to learn more, and check out the event listing on our website to see what’s next!

Upcoming Events

Wed March 20 - PMI MGC Social Networking Event

Parrish Lounge
We are hosting our chapter’s first social networking event! Join us at Parrish’s Lounge in Long Beach on Wednesday March 20th starting at 6pm. Do you want to know more about our chapter and how being a member can help you? Are you a member who hasn't been able to attend chapter events? Stop by! We’ll provide appetizers (drinks are on you) and fun people to network with in Project Management across the Gulf Coast. Is this date or location not convenient? No worries—we are planning additional social networking events in Biloxi and Ocean Springs soon.

For more info on Parrish’s Lounge, check out their Facebook page. Their address is 217 Beach Blvd E, Long Beach, MS 39560.


Thurs March 21 - Dinner Meeting

Our scheduled guest speaker for the March Dinner meeting is Dan Marks, Chief Marketing Officer at Hancock Whitney Bank in Gulfport, Mississippi. Mr. Marks is offering a presentation about “Changing a Brand.” Mr. Marks and his team changed Hancock Whitney’s name and brand last year, and he’ll review all that goes into a project to change an organization’s brand. Please register today and join us on Thursday March 21, 2019 at the Great Southern Club at the top of the Hancock Whitney building in downtown Gulfport. Doors open for networking at 5:30 pm, chapter business will be presented at 6pm, and Mr. Marks will present at 6:30pm. We look forward to seeing you there!

April 2-5 - PMP Boot Camp

Mark your calendars! We are pleased to offer a 4-day PMP boot camp April 2 – April 5 at the beautiful Marine Education Center at USM’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory in Ocean Springs. Our training partner, Velociteach, is leading this course to fully prepare you for the PMP exam. In fact, Velociteach is so confident in their course that they guarantee a full course refund if you don’t pass the exam by your 3rd attempt. At a cost of just $1,195, you can’t afford to let this opportunity pass you, or your colleagues, by! Register today and get ready to take your career to the next level! 



A few PMI MGC Logo Polo Shirts are still available. Order yours online today and show your chapter pride!

Also, don’t forget that PMI Mississippi Gulf Coast Chapter is proud to work with the International Institute for Learning, Inc. (IIL) to provide you 24-hour access to the latest content and courses IIL has to offer. All courses listed in our online catalog are available at the PMI Mississippi Gulf Coast Chapter Member preferred pricing and include live virtual and self-paced courses as well as online conferences. 

The 2019 Board of Directors thanks each of you for your continued membership and support, and we look forward to seeing you later this month! If we can be of service at any time, please don’t hesitate to contact us using the Board of Directors page on our website.

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Chapter Membership

Total Members 91
New members this year 12
PMP® Members 55
CAPM® Members 4
PgMP® Members 0
PMI-SP® Members 0
PMI-RMP® Members 1
PMI-ACP® Members 1
PfMP® Members 0
PMI-PBA® Members 0
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 87
Student Members 4
Other Members 0
PMP/CAPM/PgMP/PMI-SP/PMI-RMP/PMI-ACP/PfMP/PMI-PBA are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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