Business Studio: The Economic Case for Branding. Branding isn’t a trendy strategy to lure millennial consumers – it’s a dynamic and important investment that generates substantial impact on a company’s long-term success. This meeting will feature a panel discussion with Matt Cheuvront and Patrick Copeland from Proof Branding and Lauren Egge, Owner and Founder of Noka Supply Co. as we learn valuable information and expert insight into the value of branding, and the importance of both walking the walk and talking the talk from day one. Attendees will be entered in a drawing to take home a Noka Box, and all will walk away armed with strategies and inspiration to imaginatively brand their products and services. Business Studio gathers Nashville’s small business community, entrepreneurs, and creators for monthly events centered on growth and scaling, strategic marketing and networking. Nashville Entrepreneur Center, 41 Peabody Street. Thursday, 3-5 p.m. Information


Street Eats

A gathering of as many as 20 local food trucks along Deaderick Street between Fourth Avenue North and Fifth Avenue North. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Information


Legislative Update

Williamson, Inc. Legislative Update is a monthly community forum featuring elected officials centered on the issues being discussed in the Tennessee Legislature and in Williamson County. Representatives are given a platform to discuss the issues in greater depth with their constituents. 7:15 a.m. networking, 7:30-8:30 program. Columbia State Community College, Community Room-Building A, 1228 Liberty Pike. Information

Breakfast and Conversation with Judy Woodruff

The PBS NewsHour anchor and managing editor will discuss her career and NewsHour’s place in the current media landscape with Nashville Public Television’s LaTonya Turner. Pinnacle Learning Center, Pinnacle Financial Partners, 150 Third Avenue South. 7-8:30 a.m. Fee: $100, includes breakfast and parking. Proceeds support NPT’s educational, cultural and civic programming. Information/tickets

Musicians on Call 20th Anniversary Celebration

Musicians on Call’s mission is bringing live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in health care facilities. Blake Shelton will host this event. The night will honor three long-standing supporters of MON: Warner Music Nashville’s Shane Tarleton, Cumulus Media’s Charlie Cook and Universal Music Group Nashville recording artist Lauren Alaina. Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, 222 Fifth Avenue S. 8 p.m. Fee: $149 and up. Information

JUNE 1-2

Tiny Living Festival

Tour tiny houses, mini campers, tear drops, skoolies, gypsy wagons, and other types of tiny homes. Enjoy tiny house celebrities, live music, fire performers, workshops and more. Fee: $35, ages 12 and up. Free admission for children ages 12 and under, retired, active and discharged military, law enforcement and firefighters. 9 a.m. Saturday-6 p.m. Sunday. Nissan Stadium. Information


Deals, Deals, Deals

This meeting brings hot, relevant topics to the Intermediate and Advanced investors. Meeting lead by Tyler Cauble. REIN Center, 4525 Harding Road, Suite 200. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free for members. Nonmembers $50. Pre-registering is recommended. Information


Leads Exchange

A facilitated, casual, members-only networking opportunity. Limited to 30 participants. Bring business cards, brochures and product samples to share with other participants. Lunch meeting option, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Location, Buca di Beppo, 1722 Galleria Blvd. Afternoon meeting, Williamson, Inc. 5005 Meridian Blvd., Suite 150. 3:30-5 p.m. Registration required. This is a free, members-only event. Information


CMT Music Awards

Country music’s biggest stars kick off the summer at the 2019 CMT Music Awards to recognize country music’s best video and music achievements. Little Big Town host’s the event. Fee: $50.50 and up. 7 p.m. Bridgestone Arena. Information

JUNE 6-9

CMA Music Festival

Thousands of country music fans from around the world are coming to Nashville for four days to experience CMA Music Festival, which features live concerts, meet and greets, autograph signings and celebrity events. Information:


Relay for Life, Sumner County

Join the American Cancer Society in the Carnival for a Cure and help fight the battle against cancer. Relay for Life is a nationwide event in which everyone is welcome. You can join a team, begin a team or come as an individual. Shirts and luminaries will be sold on-site. Civic Center.3-10 p.m. Information: Jani Michielsen, 615 417-5825


REIN Main Event

Topic: Real Estate Investing Made Easy. Get the latest tips, tricks and money-making advice, while discovering the pitfalls and mistakes the uninformed investor typically makes- and how to avoid them. Tech Hill Commons, 500 Interstate Blvd. S, Suite 210. Fee: Free for REIN Members, Meetup Members and Guests: $35 when preregistered. $50 at the door. Information


Full Moon Pickin’ Parties

From May to October enjoy these unique Friday night parties featuring bluegrass music performed by attendees as well as main acts. Percy Warner Park Equestrian Center. Food available, Water, soft drinks and up to four beers are included with admission. Fee: Adults-$ 20 advance, $25 day of; Youth (7-17) $7 advance $10 day of; Children (6 and under free). Pickers- $5 (no alcohol) $10 with beer. Season pass-$100. Proceeds benefit Warner Parks. 7-11 p.m. Information