Gala honors Miss. innovators

Associated Press Published: October 28, 2012
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Innovators Hall of Fame Awards Gala is set for Nov. 13.

The event, hosted by the Mississippi Technology Alliance, will be followed on Nov. 14 by the annual Conference on Technology Innovation.

The Mississippi Innovators Hall of Fame was established in 2008 to honor Mississippi entrepreneurs.

This year, Bill Yates, president of The Yates Cos., will receive the Legends Award, joining previous inductees Jim Barksdale, Dr. Robert C. Khayat and Ambassador John N. Palmer.

Tickets to the gala are $100 per person. Tickets to the Conference on Technology Innovation are $75 per person.

More information is available online at www.mta.ms .