Summer Experience 2016 Events
SUMMER EXPERIENCE KICK-OFF
June 6th from 5:30-7:30PM | Felicia Suzanne’s
Meet the other Summer Experience participants, local business leaders and community leaders at one of Memphis’s best restaurants in the heart of Downtown. Learn more about what the summer has in store for you! Sponsored by Nike.
MEMPHIS TRIVIA NIGHT
June 16th from 6-8PM | National Civil Rights Museum
Think you know Memphis? Come challenge yourself to some Memphis trivia, hang out, have fun, and win prizes with your Summer Experience friends. Sponsored by Sedgwick.
June 21st from 6-8PM | New Daisy Theatre
Learn what it’s like to be a local Memphian at this uptempo run-through of essential Memphis info. Packed with interesting, useful, and downright strange stuff about the city, the presentation will help transform you into a true Memphian in an hour. Sponsored by International Paper.
SCHOOL SPRUCE-UP SERVICE DAY @ Promise Academies
June 25th from 9AM-12PM | Multiple sites
Join us for breakfast and then a morning of volunteering at local schools alongside other local young professionals. You’ll help paint, garden, and clean up before area kids head back to the classroom.
MAXIMIZING YOUR STRENGTHS
June 27th from 4pm-5:30pm | Dixon Gallery and Gardens
Through this workshop, you will learn how to develop and leverage your unique, marketable strengths to build your career. Sponsored by Northwestern Mutual.
July 7th from 6-8PM | Memphis BioWorks
This high-energy, educational session offers an interactive crash course in Memphis culture, people, and politics revealing why Memphis is the place it is today and how our history impacts where we are headed. A great experience for newcomers and longtime Memphians alike. Sponsored by Regional One Health.
LEADING IN MEMPHIS
July 14th from 8-9:30AM | Hilton Memphis Ballroom
Join us for a panel discussion with local business leaders who will share their personal leadership stories, lessons learned along the way, and what it means to lead in Memphis. Sponsored by ServiceMaster.
A CONVERSATION W/ MEMPHIS MAYOR JIM STRICKLAND
July 21 from 5:30-7:30PM | Location TBA
At this unique, up-close conversation with Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, you’ll hear his perspectives on where Memphis is today, where the city is headed, and how you can be a part of its future. Sponsored by Data Facts.
END OF SUMMER PARTY @ LEVITT SHELL
July 28th from 7-9PM | Levitt Shell in Overton Park
Join us for a night at one of the city’s most popular concert venues. Enjoy a free performance by a great Memphis band and see firsthand three of the city’s greatest attributes: its music, people, and culture. Sponored by Jim Keras Subaru.