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Third Thursday

  • University Club of Memphis 1346 Central Avenue Memphis, TN, 38104 United States (map)

Path to Prosperity:
Attracting Creative Talent

a panel discussion with

Chutney Young
Community Engagement Manager, New Memphis Institute


City Leadership / Choose 901

Now more than ever, as our firms continue to thrive, attracting creative talent to Memphis will play an important role in ensuring firm prosperity in the future. Established in 2010, City Leadership exists to maximize the leadership capital and potential of Memphis. Through their Choose901, Teach901, and Serve901 campaigns they work to recruit, develop, and catalyze talent in Memphis.

The New Memphis Institute works to forge a more prosperous and vital new Memphis by attracting, developing, activating and retaining talent through programming specifically for newcomers to Memphis and leadership development programs.

Panelists will provide an overview of challenges and opportunities for recruiting creative talent to Memphis as well as the programs and strategies that are already in place to attract, develop and retain the next generation of leaders. Understanding how to be more effective in attracting young creative talent in the profession is of extreme value to firms and industry partners, and a key aspect in developing stronger firm capacity and prosperity. 

One (1.0) AIA/HSW LU

Advance Registration
Required by contacting AIA Memphis at 901.525.3818 or

Registration Deadline
Tuesday, March 13

$25 for members/corporate partners/students
$30 for non-members
includes lunch

AIA Memphis accepts exact cash or checks payable to AIA Memphis, or pay online.

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations after the end of the day on registration deadline in addition to no-shows will be billed. Deadline to register is Tuesday, March 13.