Located in the heart of Downtown Memphis, The Cadre Building is the opportune venue to accommodate local and out-of-town guests. The building’s historic charm and classical style of sophisticated elegance makes The Cadre Building perfect for events of all types.
Betsy McKay Director of SalesBetsy has been the Director of Sales for The Cadre Building since January of 2014. She is your first point of contact and handles the sales and advertising processes for the building and leads site visits of the space. Betsy walks clients through the online reservation system, handles all bar and rentals quotes, and is in charge of client billing and anything financial.
Hannah Reasons Events & Social Media Manager
Hannah has been with The Cadre Building since June of 2021. She works with clients four to six weeks prior to their scheduled event date on final details and creating their venue layout. On event day, Hannah serves as the point person for the building to ensure vendors are following guidelines. She also serves as our social media manager and keeps all of the pretty photos flowing on Instagram and Facebook.
With several glamorous and unique areas in the building, our staff members are experienced in servicing all types of special events, including:
- wedding receptions and ceremonies
- corporate cocktail events and luncheons
- rehearsal dinners
- social gatherings
- formal events
- birthday parties
- baby showers
- fashion shows
- vow renewals
- non-profit events
- and more
"The Cadre helped us turn the space into THE place to be for Dayton Flyers alumni, fans, and friends before the Sweet 16 game at FedEx Forum. Without The Cadre, it would’ve been impossible for us to pull off a 1000+ person event in 24 hours."Sarah Throckmorton, University of Dayton
"We recently used The Cadre for our Spring Formal and could not have been more pleased! The venue was beautifully set up and the staff did an outstanding job working with us to ensure our event was a successful one!"Kaylee Soelke, Pi Beta Phi Sorority, University of Memphis
"Everyone we worked with did their best to ensure that every detail of our event went well, and all of our guests had a wonderful time. We have received amazing feedback about the beautiful venue, the food, and the overall event."Lisa Klober, US Foods
"What a wonderful place to have our wedding reception! The staff was wonderful and the building was beautiful."Lacey Skinner Jenkins
"The Cadre was truly perfect for our wedding. The space is so lovely and unique. The staff was extremely helpful in preparing us for the big day!"Jen Hall Burris
Turning Your Vision Into a Reality
Our dedicated staff will create your ideal layout and bring it to life
More Than Just a VenueWe provide the tools and resources to create your dream event.
A Location With History
Built in 1928, we have nearly a century of historic elegance.
Leave it to the Experts
We work closely with your planner and vendors to ensure no details are forgotten.