Economic Development & Training


The Division of Economic Development and Training offers a wide range of business, educational, governmental and community services.

Eagle Ridge Conference Center

Eagle Ridge Conference Center at Hinds Community College offers guest-rooms and meeting accommodations for business, travel, and social events all within 10 miles of Jackson, MS.

Professional Development

Our experienced staff can create a program that meets specific needs of the participants as well as facilitate programs through Achieve Global.

Small Business Development Center & International Trade Center

Our personnel can help you with how to develop a business plan, secure a loan, and work through the details of opening a successful small business.


Wendy Douglas
WET Fund Director