Economic Development

Welcome to the East Mississippi Business Development Corporation. We hope that you find this in-depth look at Meridian and Lauderdale County, Mississippi, useful in your expansion or relocation search. Meridian/Lauderdale County is a progressive, proactive, and pro-business community that prioritizes quality economic development.

The EMBDC is the chief agency for economic development in Meridian and Lauderdale County, working to strengthen our business base and to attract and retain jobs and a talented workforce.