Simon Institute Symposium
August 6-8, 2017
The Peabody Hotel
Memphis, TN

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Hotel Accommodations

The Peabody Hotel
149 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103

With a style and tradition befitting one of Memphis’ grandest, most legendary hotels, The Peabody Memphis offers a magnificent bridge between the “Blues City’s” celebrated past and cosmopolitan present.

Nestled in the heart of downtown, the historic Forbes Four-Star, AAA Four-Diamond hotel offers a one-of-a-kind experience just blocks from Beale Street, the Memphis Rock ‘n Soul Museum, the Gibson Guitar Factory, Fed-Ex Forum, Sun Studio, the Orpheum Theatre and the Memphis Cook Convention Center.

We have secured a block of rooms for Simon Institute Symposium attendees at the following room rates:

  • $160 for Single or Double occupancy*
  • $180 for Triple or Quad occupancy*
    *does not include additional hotel fees or taxes

The Simon Institute Symposium room block will expire July 10, 2017 at 5:00PM (CT). To book your hotel accommodations, you can call 1-800-PEABODY or you can book your accommodations online by clicking the following link:

Be sure to mention that you will be attending the Simon Institute Symposium to ensure the above mentioned rates.


The registration fee is $395.00 per attendee. This includes admission to each event (opening reception, meetings and awards banquet) lunch each day and symposium materials.

If you are planning on bringing a guest(s) to the Opening Reception and/or the Awards Banquet, please note the additional guest fee(s) as follows :

  • Opening Reception Guest Fee – $40.00 per guest
  • Awards Banquet Guest Fee – $80.00 per guest

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Event Schedule

Day One – August 6, 2017

  • Opening reception – 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Day Two – August 7, 2017

  • General Sessions – 9:00AM – 4:00 PM
  • Cocktail Hour-  6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
  • Banquet and Award Presentations- 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Day Three – August 8, 2017

  • General Sessions – 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Networking Lunch – 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM