VOL. 128 | NO. 35 | Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Greater Memphis Chamber and Duncan-Williams Inc. will host Job Fuel: 2013 Conference on Job Creation Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Jim Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gallup, and Dr. Gene Huang, chief economist and vice president at FedEx, will discuss what leaders need to know about the future of job creation. Cost is $50 per person or $450 per table of 10. Visit memphischamber.com.
Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will meet Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Crescent Club, ninth floor, 6075 Poplar Ave. Kate Armitage of Memphis International Raceway will present “The Biggest Industry No One Considers and How It Affects Your Bottom Line.” Cost in advance is free for members and $25 for nonmembers; cost at the door is $30. Visit sms-midsouth.org.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, Feb. 20, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Dr. John Gnuschke, director of The University of Memphis Sparks Bureau of Businesses and Economic Research and the Center for Manpower Studies, will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
The Downtown Parking Authority board will meet Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 4 p.m. in the Dowtnwon Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphis.com.
Rhodes College will host real estate developer and philanthropist Henry Turley, presenting “Building a Better Memphis,” as part of its Memphis Centered series Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 5:30 p.m. in the Barret Library room 051 on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Turley will discuss his commitment to the city and vision for its future. Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.
The Society of Entrepreneurs will host a roundtable lunch and discussion with Independent Bank co-founder and co-chairman Susan Stephenson Thursday, Feb. 21, at noon at Napa Cafe, 5101 Sanderlin Ave., suite 122. R.S.V.P. to email@example.com.
The National Association of Black Accountants Memphis chapter will meet Thursday, Feb. 21, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at The Sims Financial Group, 855 Ridge Lake Blvd., suite 303. Cost is free. R.S.V.P. to Miguel Holmes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Location: Memphis will screen Oscar-nominated short documentaries Thursday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. at the Malco Ridgeway Four theater, 5853 Ridgeway Center Parkway. Buy tickets at onlocationmemphis.org.