Cannon Wright Blount will hold two QuickBooks introduction sessions Wednesday, Jan. 22, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the firm’s office, 756 Ridge Lake Blvd., suite 1000. The sessions are geared to new business owners and business owners who are new to QuickBooks. Cost is free. Visit to register.

Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will host a roundtable discussion with Andrew Gieselmann, principal/owner of Sandler Training by Capstone Sales Performance, Thursday, Jan. 23, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Cheffie’s Cafe, 483 High Point Terrace. The topic is “Trust: The Ultimate Competitive Advantage.” Cost is $20 at the door. Visit

The Marston Group Certified Public Accountants & Advisors will hold an open house Thursday, Jan. 23, at its new location, 1661 International Drive, suite 250. Breakfast will be held 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and evening events from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Email or call 761-3003.

The Association for Women Attorneys will hold its 34th annual banquet and silent auction Thursday, Jan. 23, at 5:30 p.m. in the Tower Center at Clark Tower, 5100 Poplar Ave., suite 3300. Auction proceeds benefit University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law scholarships. Tickets are $60 for AWA members, $70 for nonmembers, and $40 for students. Visit

The Mid-South Regional Greenprint Consortium will hold a Frayser community meeting Thursday, Jan. 23, at 6 p.m. at the Ed Rice Community Center, 2907 N. Watkins St. Attendees can help with the consortium’s Frayser Town Center subplanning effort by deciding among priorities that may impact their health. Visit

The National Black MBA Association, Memphis chapter will host a networking meeting Thursday, Jan. 23, from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. in the International Paper headquarters Tower 3, 6410 Poplar Ave. Howard Nelson will present a work/life balance presentation titled “A More Productive You.” Visit

The University of Tennessee-Martin will present a “Passport to Retirement” class Thursday, Jan. 23, and Jan. 30 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Germantown Great Hall and Conference Center, 1900 S. Germantown Parkway. Cost is $59 per couple and includes both sessions and instructional materials. RSVP at or 731-881-7082.