MEMPHIS, this is your stage.


Ignite is a nationally syndicated presentation series with a unique twist: 12 speakers fire off 20 slides in 5 minutes each, for a night of insightful, rapid-fire talks.

We put Memphis's most passionate and interesting people on stage to share their stories, ideas, and inspiration. Talks can be about absolutely anything. Just take a look at some of the topics to hit the Ignite stage in past years.

Join us on Thursday, November 16th, at 7pm at the beautiful new Ballet Memphis in Overton Square. Ignite has a history of selling out, so get your tickets today.


The Speakers

Lauren Ready
Why I Quit TV News

Cameron Haramia
Making Silly Faces Work

Louisa Shepherd
The Power of Possible Thinking

Cassi Conyers
Burlesque: Coco Rose’s Guide to Being a Bougie Stripper

Samson Mobashar
The Fast-Art Phenomenon

Kellie Mitchell
Take That For Data: Basketball, Birth Control,
and Harnessing Hype for Health

Carrie Coxwell
Mental Illness in Tech

Lawrence Thompson
I am Selfish

Tami Sawyer
The Makings of a Southerner

Mahal Burr
Dyslexic and Proud

Emily Harvey
Don’t Hang Up: Confronting the Opioid Epidemic

Keith Goldberg
Overcome Anxiety And Unleash Your Most
Confident, Epically Chill Self


Watch Talks from Ignite Memphis, Vol. 10

See more Ignite Memphis talks on YouTube and Vimeo.

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