VOL. 133 | NO. 48 | Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Memphis International Airport will host the MEM Modernization Pre-Bid Networking Forum Thursday, March 8, from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Attendees will hear from airport officials, learn about the bidding process and meet eligible bidders who are being evaluated for the B Concourse modernization project. Local, minority- and women-owned businesses are encouraged to attend to learn about subcontracting opportunities. Visit flymemphis.com/prebidforum to learn more.
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will host a workshop titled “Access to Capital and Credit Repair” Thursday, March 8, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the City of Memphis Business Development Center, 555 Beale St. Learn about small-business financing options for individuals looking to start or expand a business. Registration required. Visit tsbdc.org/training for details.
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will present an introductory course titled “Developing a Winning Business Plan” Thursday, March 8, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Cost is free; registration required. Visit tsbdc.org/training for details.
The UrbanArt Commission and City Councilwoman Patrice Robinson will host a conversation about public art in Whitehaven Thursday, March 8, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at The Guest House at Graceland, 3600 Elvis Presley Blvd. Attendees can share what kind of public art project they want to see. Space is limited; RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-221-4077.
National Black MBA Association-Memphis chapter will meet Thursday, March 8, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in International Paper headquarters, Tower 3, 6420 Poplar Ave. Dominic Lawson, business strategist at Owls LLC, will discuss persuasive conversations and how individuals can be impactful in the way they present information and showcase executive presence. Free and open to members and guests. RSVP to email@example.com or visit nbmbaamemphis.org.
The Southern Women’s Show returns Friday through Sunday, March 9-11, at Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. The show will feature shopping; fashion shows; cooking demonstrations; and guest appearances by TV stars Naja Rickette from WeTV’s “LA Hair,” Vern Yip from TLC’s “Trading Spaces,” and Garrett Miller from MTV’s “Siesta Key.” Hours are Friday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visit southernwomensshow.com for daily schedule and discounted tickets.