Marketing slogan unveiled for convention center

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VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — The Vicksburg Convention Center's new executive director has a new mission statement and slogan, both promoting an aggressive plan to bring business to the center.

The Vicksburg Post reports (http://bit.ly/1ekz0iJ ) the center will be marketed under the slogan "going beyond your expectations."

New executive director Annette Kirklin talked about plans for the center at a meeting of the convention center's advisory board earlier this week.

Kirklin was named executive director in November 2013, leaving a similar position she held with the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation.

She replaced Troy Thorn, who took a position with Iowa-based VenuWorks, which has a contract with the city of Vicksburg to manage and operate the convention center.

Kirklin started work on Dec. 2.

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Information from: The Vicksburg Post, http://www.vicksburgpost.com

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