South Main Association Events
Monthly Member Meetings
The second Tuesday of every month at different venues throughout the district, featuring speakers of interest to the community.
6 p.m. Social | 6:30 pm Presentations
Appetizers & Beverages | Donations Appreciated
Members Free | Guests $10
The last Friday of every month since 2000, featuring shopping, dining, special events and music on the street.
6 pm Live Music | Restaurant Specials | Drink Specials | SMA Member Discounts
SMA Night @ Memphis 901FC
South Main is heading over to Autozone Park for the Memphis 901 FC soccer game on September 21, 2019 at 7 pm. Come join all the fun with your friends and neighbors as we take on St. Louis FC.
7 pm | Special Group Admission | Click here to request ticket info.
National Night Out
National Night Out - South Main will be held on October 1, 2019 on the concourse of the Powerhouse Malco Cinema Grill and Bar. National Night Out is a nation-wide community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live.
6 - 8 pm | Great Food & Drinks | Live Music | Games
Free Admission | Donations requested for our First Responders
2019 Member Meetings
January: Clayborn Temple with Anasa Troutman, Executive Director
February: Beale Street Landing with George Abbott, Director of External Affairs, Memphis River Parks Partnership (Food: Pontotoc Lounge)
March: Talent Development Complex with Fenton Wright, Vice President and Executive Director, Consortium MMT (Drinks: Kirby Wines & Liquors; Food: Grecian Gourmet)
April: Old Dominick with Chris Canale, CEO; Robert Griffin, VP of Marketing, Memphis in May (Drinks: Kirby Wines & Liquors; Food: Arcade Restaurant)
May: Swanky’s Taco Shop with Jake Moore, Assistant General Manager; Parker Pell, co-owner of QuikFix (Drinks: Kirby Wines & Liquors; Food: Swanky’s)
June: Rizzo’s Diner with Chef Michael Patrick (Drinks: Kirby Wines & Liquors; Food: Rizzo’s Diner)
July: River Garden Park with George Abbott, Director of External Affairs, Memphis River Parks Partnership (Drinks: Kirby Wines & Liquors; Food: 4th Cup)
August: Powerhouse Malco Cinema & Grill with Thomas Gandee, General Manager and Mike Fleming, President, Memphis Railroad and Trolley Museum (Drinks: Kirby Wines & Liquors; Food: Cinema Grill)
September: Slider Out / Slider Inn with Aldo Dean, Owner, Aldo’s Pizza Pies, Bardog Tavern, Monroe Street Festival, Slider Inn and Tapbox (Food: Slider Inn)
October: BarWare with Libby Ware Wunderlich, Owner (Drinks and Food: BarWare)
November: Arrive Hotel
December: Annual SMA Holiday Party @ Central Station Hotel
2018 Member Meetings
January: Jennifer Oswalt, CEO & Penelope Huston, VP of Marketing, Downtown Memphis Commission @ Carolina Watershed
February: Allison Fouche, Marketing Manager, City of Memphis @ Old Dominick Distillery
March: Terry Woodard, Artist and Owner, Woodard Properties, Fred Burton, Professor of Painting and Drawing, Memphis College of Art, and Debra Edge, Owner, Edge Gallery @ Calliope Gallery
April: Billy Orgel, CEO, Tower Ventures & Terry Lynch, President, Southland Properties @ Tennessee Brewery Apartments
May: Carol Coletta, CEO, Memphis River Parks Partnership @ Beale Street Landing
June: Trey Moore, Executive Director, Explore Bike Share @ Rumba Room
July: TN State Representative Raumesh Akbari @ Loflin Yard
August: Linda Steele, President, ArtUp @ ArtSpace Lofts
September: Doug Carpenter, Founder & Principal, DCA @ Eleven West Huling
October: Christin Yates, Reporter, Daily Memphian & Jennifer Oswalt, President and CEO, Downtown Memphis Commission @ No. 2 Vance
November: Tim Mulqueen, Head Coach & Andrew Bell, Sporting Director, Memphis 901 FC @ Stock and Belle
December: Annual SMA Holiday Party @ Eleven West Huling (sponsored by First Alliance Bank)
January: MATA representatives @ Makeda's Cookies
February: Memphis Business Journal reporter Meagan Nichols @ Art Village Gallery
March: Penelope Huston & Terence Patterson of Downtown Memphis Commission @ Hotel Napoleon
April: County Trustee David Lenoir @ Peddler Bike Shop
May: Chris Canale, Co-Owner of Old Dominick Distillery @ Old Dominick Distillery
June: Janet Boscarino, Clean Memphis Executive Director @ Artesian Residences
July: Melissa Petersen, editor of Edible Memphis @ LYFE Kitchen Downtown
August: Dorchelle Spence, VP Riverfront Development Corp. @ The Front Porch
September: Justin Dyer, Managing Partner with South Main Market @ 409 South Main
October: Chuck Mitchell, Director of River Arts Fest 2017 @ Ghost River Brewing Co.
November: Terry Ingram, VP Supply Manager with ServiceMaster @ The Ground Floor at ServiceMaster
December: Annual SMA/DNA Holiday Party @ Jack Robinson Gallery
January: DMC President Terence Patterson at the Halloran Centre
February: Developer Henry Turley at Central Station
March: Marti Tippens Murphy at Facing History and Ourselves
April: Director of Housing and Community Development Paul Young at the Rumba Room
May: Owners Terrance and QuaSheba Callicut at Scoops Parlor
June: MATA President Ron Garrison at Leadership Memphis
July: Owner Will Nash at 99¢ Soul Food Express
August: Renowned songwriter David Porter and George Monger at Memphis Music Town
September: 409 Building Owner Justin Dyer and plans for South Main Market.
October: Focus on SMA and future goals at Halloran Centre
November: SMA Annual Meeting and Board Election at Century House
December: Holiday Party at Jack Robinson Gallery
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