MEC’s 17th Annual Hobnob Mississippi
November 1 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Major Party Candidates For U.S. Senate Races Take the Stage Less Than One Week Before Election Day!
Over 1,200 leaders from across the state will fill the Mississippi Coliseum for MEC’s 17th Annual Hobnob Mississippi on Thursday, November 1! Attendees will hear from US Senate candidates and statewide elected officials, network with fellow leaders from across Mississippi and partake in delicious BBQ chicken and pork.
This year, MEC’s Hobnob Mississippi will feature major party candidates from each of Mississippi’s two United States Senate races:
United States Senate Election
- Senator Roger Wicker (incumbent)
- David Baria
United State Senate Special Election
- Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (incumbent)
- Chris McDaniel
- Mike Espy
- Tobey Bartee
In addition to these exciting Senate races, attendees will also hear from Mississippi state leaders:
- Governor Phil Bryant
- Lt. Governor Tate Reeves
- Speaker Philip Gunn
- Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann
- Attorney General Jim Hood
- Agriculture & Commerce Commissioner Andy Gipson
- State Treasurer Lynn Fitch
- State Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney
- State Auditor Shad White
Minor party candidates invited to speak after Hobnob lunch.
Additionally, MEC will honor retiring United States Congressman Gregg Harper with a special presentation for his years of dedicated service to our state in the United States House of Representatives.
Hobnob Mississippi 2018 Agenda
8:30 am – Registration
9:30 am – Hobnob
– Political Speaking
– Special Presentation
12:30 pm – Hobnob Luncheon