10 Dec
Alumni Holiday Party 2018

Free to corporate sponsors and all Leadership Memphis alumni and one guest. All attendees are asked to bring non-perishable food items to donate to the Mid-South Food Bank. Join Leadership Memphis staff and alumni at The Children’s Museum of Memphis. Special thanks to our presenting sponsors F&H Solutions Group, Crenshaw and Associates, Prodigi Arts, and Memphis Tourism! All attendees are

18 Jan
MLK Days of Service

January 17th Kickoff Event, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Benjamin L. Hooks Library The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday is a perfect opportunity for Memphians to honor Dr. King’s legacy through service. The MLK Days of Service empowers individuals, strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King’s vision

22 Mar
Awards Luncheon 2019

Leadership Memphis is proud to announce our 2019 Leadership Awards Luncheon presented by Regional One Health and Sedgwick on March 22, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Leadership Memphis will present the following awards: Penny Hardaway, University of Memphis Men’s Basketball Coach, as the 2019 Kate Gooch Leader of the Year Percie Strong-Jenkins, SVP, Senior Treasury Officer, Bank of America as the 2019

21 May
40th Anniversary Luncheon

A celebration to honor Leadership Memphis’ founders and alumni who have made an impact in the Memphis community. This year’s distinctive celebration will pay tribute to the rich history of Leadership Memphis’ past, celebrate its vibrant present, and kick off its promising future. Join us as we celebrate and honor the original founding board member of Leadership Memphis and present

27 Jun
Volunteer Memphis Awards 2019

The annual Volunteer Memphis Awards recognize individuals, civic groups, non-profits and companies who represent excellence in volunteerism. The annual event recognizes and celebrates volunteer or volunteer administrators, civic groups, nonprofits or companys in: Fayette, Lauderdale, Shelby and Tipton counties in TN- DeSoto, Tate and Tunica counties in MS – Crittenden County in AR. June 27, 2019 • 6:00 p.m. –

19 Jul
Furniture & Equipment Sale

Exciting changes are coming to Leadership Memphis as we prepare for the next 40 years and beyond! We’re taking stock and cleaning house with a Furniture and Equipment Sale on Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20. Check out all the items available and ready for you to add to your inventory. Lots of items including chairs, tables, file cabinets,

29 Aug
Exposure 2019

FedEx Forum (191 Beale Street, Memphis, TN 38103) Join us as we participate in the New Memphis’ Exposure 901 event. Engage with more than 150+ organizations, sample Memphis staples and revel in the magic of Memphis. *Volunteer Memphis and Leadership Memphis are excited to join New Memphis in celebrating the good in Memphis. Feel free to stop by and show

11 Sep
9/11 Day of Service

TIME: Various times throughout the day LOCATION: MPD Precincts and Fire Stations EVENT: Volunteer Memphis, Leadership Memphis, and the City of Memphis are joining together to support Memphis Police Officers, Memphis Firefighters, Emergency Medical Teams and Military on Wednesday, September 11 with two large scale service projects, and a recognition event for the entire city of Memphis. For more information

04 Oct
Leadership Innovation Summit

HOW NEW INNOVATIONS ARE CHANGING LIFE & BUSINESS AROUND THE GLOBE: A Wake-Up Call to Community Challenges Created by Technological Disruption Presented by Sedgwick DATE: Friday, October 4, 2019 LOCATION: University of Memphis UC Ballroom and Fountainview Room, 499 University St. Memphis, TN 38152 TIME: 8:00 – 11:30 AM 8:00 AM – Coffee and Registration 9:00 AM – R. David

17 Oct
Alumni Engagement Mixer

We welcome Leadership Memphis alumni and a guest to join us for some laughs, networking, and to hit a few golf balls at Mike Miller’s new sports bar, Let It Fly! The admission is free, but you must be an alumnus of Leadership Memphis or a guest of an alumnus to attend. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served and complimentary

01 Nov
Multicultural Breakfast

“Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Behind the Headlines” Otis Sanford will moderate a panel of five industry professionals who will provide unique insight as to why it is important for the news we read, watch and hear to be diverse, equitable and inclusive.  Important questions will include: How diverse are newsrooms across America and the Mid-South? In what ways does diversity

16 Dec
Alumni Holiday Party

Join us at the Pink Palace Museum of Memphis for our annual Alumni Holiday Party. All attendees are asked to bring non-perishable food items to donate to the Mid-South Food Bank. Free to all Leadership Memphis alumni and one guest, and to corporate sponsors only. Presented by Performance Point LLC, Morris Marketing Group, and Prodigi Arts TIME: 6:00pm to 8:00pm

17 Jan
MLK Days of Service

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday is a perfect opportunity for Memphians to honor Dr. King’s legacy through service. The MLK Days of Service empowers individuals, strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King’s vision of a beloved community. Leadership Memphis and Volunteer Memphis are spending the entire weekend

13 Feb
Alumni Engagement Mixer

Join us for mixing, mingling, hors d’oeuvres and drinks at the Crescent Club on February 13, 2020 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm presented by Cigna! Free to all Leadership Memphis alumni and one guest, and to corporate sponsors. There will be a special performance by the Collage Dance Collective, featuring Libiya Gray and other special guests.

06 Mar
Leadership Awards Luncheon

Leadership Memphis is proud to announce our 2020 Leadership Awards Luncheon presented by Regional One Health and Sedgwick on March 6, 2020, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Registration Begins at 10:30am. Leadership Memphis will honor the following awards: David Jordan, President & CEO, Agape Child & Family Services as the 2020 Kate Gooch Leader of the Year Linda Williams,

16 Apr
Crisis Leadership

Leadership Memphis invites you to join our Leadership Memphis Virtual Conversations as we talk about Leadership during this time of crisis during COVID-19. Our first conversation is Crisis Leadership: Guiding Yourself and Others Through Uncertainty and Chaos by Brad Federman, Chief Executive Officer of Performance Point LLC. April 16, 2020 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm

29 Apr
Programs Celebration

Leadership Memphis is proud to graduate the Fall FastTrack Class of 2019, the Spring FastTrack Class of 2020, and the Executive Class of 2020.  Join us as we raise a glass to these individuals graduating from Leadership Memphis this year! Heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be provided. TIME: 6:00pm to 7:30pm LOCATION: TBD RSVP here.

30 Apr
Communicating during COVID-19

Leadership Memphis invites you to join our Leadership Memphis Virtual Conversations as we talk about Leadership during this time of crisis during COVID-19. Our conversation on April 30, 2020 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm will be with Valerie Morris, President & CEO of Morris Marketing Group discussing Communicating during COVID.  

25 Jun
Volunteer Memphis Awards

Volunteer Memphis Awards Our 3rd Annual Volunteer Memphis Awards continues to celebrate excellence in volunteerism by individuals, civic groups, nonprofits, and businesses across the Mid-South. The virtual awards ceremony will be held on June 25, 2020 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The Volunteer Memphis Awards is a “thank you” to the 300,000 volunteers who give so tirelessly of themselves each

22 Oct
Make A Difference Days

The purpose of Make A Difference Days is to encourage financial literacy for all ages and to provide access to valuable resources to support the economic growth in communities that may not have access to bank personnel and/or financial literacy information.  WHEN: October 22-24, 2020 For more information, please contact Andrea Hill at ahill@leadershipmemphis.org.  More details coming soon.

06 Nov
13th Annual Multicultural Breakfast

Friday, November 6, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Lunchpool. Sponsored By: International Paper and FedEx Moderator: Rose Flenorl, Manager of Global Citizenship, FedEx Corporation. Co-Chairs: Rene Bustamante & Shunji Brown Woods Featuring: Bridges, Facing History and Ourselves, Girl Scouts Heart of the South, and the National Civil Rights Museum This year’s theme — Shaping the Future of

13 Nov
Family Volunteer Day: Caregivers At All Levels

Join us to celebrate caregivers on AKA Caregivers Day Observance! There will be an informational session and a painting session on November 20, 2020. Register Here! Choose the paint kit ticket only if you want to participate during painting session of the event. Paint kits will consist of a 9X12 canvas, paint instructions, paint, table top easels, paint brushes, and

14 Dec
Alumni Holiday Party

Leadership Memphis will host its annual Alumni Holiday Party on Monday, December 14 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. CST virtually on Zoom! There will be much holiday spirit and different “party rooms” for networking, music and more. Stan Bell “The Bellringer” will be our DJ for the evening and there will also be a special guest appearance by a

14 Jan
MLK Days of Service

DATE: January 14-18, 2021 TIME: Various LOCATION: Multiple Counties EVENT: The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday is a perfect opportunity for Memphians to honor Dr. King’s legacy through service. The MLK Days of Service empowers individuals, strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King’s vision of a beloved community.

14 Jan
MLK Days of Service 2022

The MLK Days of Service, taking place January 14-17, 2022, empowers 2,000+ individuals, strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision of a beloved community through 100+ service projects. Multiple projects will include resources and engagement opportunities focused on education, empowerment, financial literacy, environmental stewardship, and mentorship. The

15 Jan
FastTrack Spring 2021

Leadership Memphis’s mission is to prepare and mobilize leaders to work together for the good of the whole community. The FastTrack Program is designed for emerging leaders with high potential who are eager to make a difference in the Greater Memphis Area. Over a nine-week period, participants are introduced to challenging concepts, game-changing tools, and a network of opportunities to

12 Mar
Leadership Awards Luncheon

Leadership Memphis is proud to host the 2021 Leadership Awards Luncheon on March 12, 2021, from 11:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Zoom, sponsored by Regional One Health and Sedgwick. Leadership Memphis will honor the following awards: Dr. Jon McCullers, President, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, as the 2021 Kate Gooch Leader of the Year Rick Wagers, Senior Executive Vice President

31 Mar
Engage Luncheon

Join us on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. as Demetria Frank, Associate Professor and Director of Diversity and Inclusion, University of Memphis School of Law, discusses Juvenile Justice in our city. REGISTER HERE!

15 Apr
Education Panel

Join Leadership Memphis on Thursday, April 15, 2021, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. via Zoom as we hear from area professionals about what is and what is not working in our education system. This discussion will be moderated by Terence Patterson, President and CEO of Memphis Education Fund, and will feature panelists Chelsea Crawford, Chief of Staff of Tennessee

30 Apr
Executive Class 2022

The Leadership Memphis Executive Program brings together the brightest and most experienced leaders, decision-makers, influencers and connectors in the greater Memphis community, with the goals of learning more about our great city, celebrating our community’s assets and digging deeper into complex issues and challenges facing the Greater Memphis area. Over a nine-month period, participants in the Executive Program are immersed

17 Jun
Workforce & Economic Development

Join Leadership Memphis on Thursday, June 17 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m on Zoom to learn the status of our current Workforce and Economic Development Strategies for Memphis and Shelby County. How do Memphis and Shelby County stay competitive among other areas in the United States? How are Memphis and Shelby County growing and utilizing the current human capital

24 Jun
Volunteer Memphis Awards

Our 4th Annual Volunteer Memphis Awards will celebrate excellence in volunteerism by individuals, civic groups, nonprofits, and businesses across the Mid-South. Volunteer Memphis will recognize finalists and winners during a virtual award ceremony  June 24, 2021. The Volunteer Memphis Awards is a “thank you” to the 300,000 volunteers who give so tirelessly of themselves each year, as well as an