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.

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 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.

The Greater Memphis Chamber Small Business Council will hold its 2014 program launch luncheon Friday, Jan. 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Author and Fidelum Partners founder Chris Malone will present “The HUMAN Brand: How we relate to people, products and companies.” Cost is $40 for members and $45 for nonmembers. Email or call 543-3524.