memphis, usa

Key Information

Memphis is the birthplace of rock 'n' roll and the home of the Blues. Memphis became a music mecca in the 1950s and '60s with Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash, while Stax Records developed 'the Memphis sound'. To this day Memphis has a vibrant music scene, with live music each night on Beale Street and across the city.



Thursday 26th October 2017


9.30am - 6.00pm




175 USD, Early bird 1st rate till Jan 15th
195 USD, Early bird 2nd rate till May 15th
245 USD, general admission
Student tickets available on request

Tickets include:

Access to delegate database
All meals and evening reception
Discounted hotel rate



Memphis Steering Committee:

Elizabeth Cawein

Founder, Music Export Memphis & Signal Flow Public Relations

Deron Hall

Director of Partnerships and Operations, Memphis Music Initiative

Tonya Dyson

Marketing and Programs Director, Memphis Slim House Collaboratory & Founder, NeoSoulsville

Jeff Kollath

Executive Director, Stax Museum of American Soul Music

Darren Isom

Executive Director, Memphis Music Initiative

Jeff Hulett

Public Relations Director, Memphis Convention & Visitors’ Bureau

Amber Hamilton

COO, Memphis Music Initiative

Ben Yonas

Music Industry Department Head, University of Memphis


Music Cities Memphis is supported by Music Export Memphis, BIMM and the Memphis Music Hall of Fame.


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