New Adventures, Hotels, & Restaurants For Your Meeting In Memphis

Big Expansion at Graceland

Elvis Presley’s Memphis is a new multi-million-dollar entertainment and exhibit complex located across the street from the Graceland Mansion. The exciting attraction offers an assortment of museums, restaurants, shops and photo opportunities, as well as the new Graceland Soundstage, an impressive amphitheater designed with your keynote address or annual presentation in mind. 

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A Royal Resort Experience

The Guest House at Graceland is the realization of Elvis Presley’s dream to provide family and friends with convenient accommodations while visiting his Memphis home. Located next door to the Graceland Mansion, The Guest House at Graceland combines swagger-rich, Elvis-inspired décor with impeccable hospitality and state-of-the-art meeting and facilities for a one-of-a-kind experience in Memphis. 

Big River Crossing

Bike Across The Mighty Mississippi

Big River Crossing offers an adrenaline rush, sense of completion and beautiful scenery in one. Journey along the Harahan Bridge by foot or bicycle for an amazing view of the Memphis skyline from the Arkansas border. During your ride bike to Memphis, marvel at the winding Mississippi River from 100 feet above the water. This unique excursion leaves a lasting impression on anyone adventurous enough to try it. 

Shops at Saddle Creek

Redesign Your Home

Ikea, the world’s largest furniture retailer, touched down in the Memphis area with a collection of ready-to-assemble furniture, décor and appliances. The suburban location serves as the only Ikea store within an almost 250-mile radius. Arrive hungry and stop at the in-store dining area after you tour the massive inspiration showroom. Then shop ‘til you drop in the world-famous marketplace.

The Taste of Italy

Catherine & Mary’s is the latest restaurant concept from celebrated Memphis chefs Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman. The restaurant, named after each of their grandmothers, pairs Tuscan and Sicilian dishes with an expansive wine list and unique cocktails. Located in the historic Chisca Building in Downtown Memphis, Catherine & Mary’s is the perfect setting for an upscale Memphis dining experience for your group.

River Inn Hotel on Mud Island. Photo Credit: Justin Fox Burks

A Swanky Home Away From Home

Hotel Napoleon offers luxury accommodations in the heart of downtown Memphis. The beautiful boutique hotel blends the historic architecture of the 114-year-old Scimitar Building with sleek décor and modern amenities for a posh crash pad for visiting leisure and business travelers alike.

Kid at the hippo exhibit - Memphis Zoo

Hungry, Hungry Hippo

The Zambezi River rolls through six African countries and includes some of the most beautiful creatures in the world. Now, the world-renowned Memphis zoo has its own Zambezi River Hippo Camp, complete with Nile crocodiles, flamingos, monkeys, African birds and – of course – hippos!

Get Spirited in Downtown Memphis

Old Dominick Distillery is the exciting restoration of a 100-year-old warehouse in the South Main Arts District. The converted warehouse is now a micro-distillery with a tasting room for visitors. Take a tour during business hours and sample one of the three spirits manufactured on site; then choose your favorite(s) at the swanky gift shop. Stop by to learn more about Old Dominick’s ties to the Civil War and Prohibition era.

The Lookout at Bass Pro

An Unimaginable Good Time

Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid invites guests to enjoy the great outdoors inside of the 10th largest pyramid in the world. The immersive retail experience includes an 84,000-gallon alligator habitat, archery and shooting range, Duck Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center and more. Take part in a friendly game of bowling before you ride the world’s tallest free-standing elevator 28 stories high to The Lookout, a glass observation deck at the top of the Pyramid. 

Bass Pro Pyramid Big Cypress lodge

Live Amongst The Trees

Big Cypress Lodge is the rustic yet luxurious resort hotel located inside Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid. Indoor attractions, high-tech meeting facilities and two restaurants are available to guests throughout the 32-story steel pyramid. Stay in the Governor Suite, Treehouse, or Duck Cabin for a truly unique experience.

Shelby Farms Sunset

Heart Of The Park

Shelby Farms Park has expanded to include nearly 80 acres of attractions, boat and bike rentals, more meeting space and an outdoor event stage. The Park, already more than five times the size of New York City’s Central Park, now includes the world-class FedEx Event Center, complete with a private patio area and full catering kitchen. Picnic at the Hyde Lake Picnic Pavilion or stop by the Kitchen for a hearty breakfast, lunch or dinner during your visit.

The Kitchen at Shelby Farms. Photo Credit: Maggie Johnson

Dinner with a View

The Kitchen is an American bistro with impeccable service and stunning interiors. Floor-to-ceiling windows replace traditional walls, creating an ambiance that blends natural earth tone décor with the beauty of Shelby Farms Park. After dessert, take a leisurely stroll along the walking path surrounding the Patriot Lake, located a stone’s throw away from The Kitchen’s patio.

American Queen Steamboat

Set Sail Down the Mississippi

French America Line offers a refined cruise experience from Memphis to either Chattanooga, St. Louis or New Orleans. The all-inclusive cruise includes a pre-cruise stay at a Downtown Memphis hotel along with stately onboard accommodations for up to 150 guests. Enjoy French cuisine, an open bar and nightly entertainment on your journey along the majestic Mississippi River.

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A Cadillac Tour Of Memphis

The American Dream Blues Safari offers an authentic Memphis experience from beginning to end. Hop in the back of a 1955 Cadillac and prepare for a journey through the main streets and back alleys of Memphis. Learn about the city’s rich cultural history and how the Memphis blues captures our incredible story.

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