From candidates to business leaders and currently elected officials, Hob Nob 2018 was packed with some of Mississippi’s most influential people. The event is hosted by the Mississippi Economic Council every year and includes what is most peoples favorite part of the day, a catfish lunch. Attendees were able to hear from candidates in next weeks November 6 election just days before they head to the polls. You can check out the speeches below:  Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce, Andy Gipson Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney U.S. Senate candidate Tobey Bartee State Auditor Shad White U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel Treasurer Lynn Fitch U.S. Senate Candidate David Baria Attorney General Jim Hood U.S. Senate candidate Mike Espy Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann Mississippi Economic Council Chair, Dan Rollins Governor Phil Bryant Mississippi Economic Council CEO Scott Waller Congressman Gregg Harper Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith Speaker of the House Philip Gunn Senator Roger Wicker Lt. Governor Tate Reeves