The Center City Development Corp. board will meet Wednesday, March 20, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit

Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will meet Wednesday, March 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Michael Synk, business strategy coach and owner of In-Synk, will present “Now That You Have a Strategy, What are You Doing About Sales and Marketing.” Cost at the door is $30. Visit

The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, March 20, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Memphis Mayor AC Wharton will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at

Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, March 20, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Dr. Reginald Coopwood, CEO of The Regional Medical Center at Memphis, will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.

Playhouse on the Square will host a Four Seasons Cocktail Series happy hour Wednesday, March 20, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. The event will include guided tours of the theater, including areas off limits to the public. Cost is free; donations benefit Project Green Fork. Visit

Rhodes College will host Dr. Daniel Kiel, presenting “Looking Backwards and Forwards at Public Education in Memphis,” Wednesday, March 20, at 5:30 in Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall on campus, 2000 North Parkway. The lecture is part of Rhodes’ free Memphis Centered speaker series. Email or call 843-3411.

Ballet Memphis and Crosstown Arts will continue the spark: conversations series with a panel discussion titled “Diversity in the Creative Community” Wednesday, March 20, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Crosstown Arts, 427 N. Watkins St. The series features artists’ views through panels, film screenings and more. Visit

Black Business Association of Memphis will hold a networking meeting Thursday, March 21, at 8 a.m. at the association’s office, 555 Beale St. Visit

National Hispanic Professional Organization-Memphis will meet Thursday, March 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Accion CEO Janie Barrera will speak. Cost is free for members and $20 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to or 466-6476.