Tech Jackson conference coming to the Jackson Convention Center

Credit: WAPT
Published on April 10, 2019 - Duration: 01:24s

Tech Jackson conference coming to the Jackson Convention Center

The Tech Jackson conference is coming to the Jackson Convention Center on April 16 - 17, 2019.

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Tech Jackson conference coming to the Jackson Convention Center

THE CITY OF JACKSON WILL KICKOFF A TWO DAYCELEBRATION OF THE CITY'SECONOMY... THEY'RE HIGHLIGHTING.... TECHNOLOGYEDUCATION -- CREATIVITY ANDHEALTHCARE...THE GOAL IS TO ATTRACT MORE TECHBUSINESSESTO THE AREA...WHAT THAT DOES IS IT CREATESGROWTH IN THE ECONOMSECTORS OF JACKSON WHICHACTUALLY TURNS INTO REVENUE THATTHE CITY NEEDS TO PAVEROADS INCREASE OURINFRASTRUCTURE, INCREASE TQUALITY OF PUBLIC EDUCATION ANDPROVIDE SERVICES TO ALL OF OURRESIDENTS...CITY LEADERS SAY -- DURING THEEVENT THEY WILL ALSO HOLD THELARGEST JOB FAIR THE METRO HASEVER SEEN...LETTING YOUNG PEOPLE KNOW THEYDON'T HAVETO LEAVE THE CITY OR STATE TOFIND A GOOD JOB IN THEIR FIELDOF STUDY..MOST PEOPLE DON'T REALIZE THATJACKSON IS A HUGE TALENTGENERATOR.

WE HAVE OVER FIVETHOUSAND GRADUATESANNUALLY SO ...BY HAVING THE EVENTS AT THE SAMETIME CITY LEADERS HOPE TOCONNECT GRADUATES WITH THETHOUSANDS OF JOBS THAT AREAVAILABLE...CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER DR.ROBERT BLAINE SAYS IDEAS LIKETHESE COME FROMTHE CITIES NEW FOCUS ON A DATAINFORMED SYSTEM OF GOVERNIWHICH HELPS WHEN LEADERS AREMAKING POLICYDECISIONS...< WHAT WE HAVE TO DO IS FOCUS ONTHE WAY THAT WE USE DATA INORDERTO MOVE THE CITY IN A DIRECTIONTHAT IS REALLY GOING TO CREATEGROWTH...TECH JACKSON WILL BE HELD NEXTWEEK APRIL 16TH AND 17TH..MARCUS HUNTER 16 WAPT NEWS... TECH JACKSON WILL BE HELD AT THEJACKSON CONVENTION COMPLEX

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