Why Cadre?

Why Book The Cadre Building for Your Next Memphis Event?

Learn More About What Makes Our Venue and Our Staff a Cut Above the Rest

You’ve done the research, looked at event spaces, and assembled a shortlist of potential venues for your event. Why should The Cadre building be your final choice? Because we’re more than just an empty space or a blank canvas that will work directly with you and event coordinator to ensure that every last detail of your event is nothing short of perfect. We combine the timeless elegance of our building with the modern innovation of our experienced event team to bring you a stress-free experience that ensures your special day goes off without a hitch.

A Stunning Historical Background That’s Perfect for Any Event

Established in 1928, The Cadre Building’s legendary structure and design speaks for itself. The artistry and passion that went into our venue’s construction are still plainly evident today, nearly a century later, and the visual spectacle they create is the perfect backdrop for any type of event. Just by looking around our website and viewing our photo gallery, you can discover the timeless beauty of our building. See how our truly unique and distinctive setting can be the perfect space for your upcoming special event!


To learn more about The Cadre Building in Memphis, give us a call at (901) 676-7696 to schedule a walk-through – we’ll show you why we’re the go-to choice for perfectly planned events!


Our Professional Team

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    Betsy McKay Director of Sales
    Betsy 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.
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    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.  

Personalized Event Space Made Easy

Our mission is to provide you with the peace of mind you need to sit back and enjoy yourself knowing that your event is in the hands of our experienced and professional team. We are so much more than just an event venue– we’re a full-service team that will guide you through the booking process and work directly with your event planner to ensure the details of your event are perfectly executed. Together with our team, you can discover the ideal ambiance for your event and let us transform The Cadre Building into the perfect space, one that will give you wonderful memories of your event for years to come.

Our Staff is Always Here for You

The best part of The Cadre Building isn’t the grand ballroom or the view from the mezzanine – it’s the team of experienced event professionals who will attend to your every need. If you need extra security, reliable bartenders, or parking valets, we’ll add them to our team. It’s people that make an event special, and our people are some of the best in Memphis. Our full-time event staff will always be ready to answer your questions, make adjustments, and complete last-minute preparations to ensure that your vision is perfectly executed.


Consult with our sales team today to find the perfect combination of packages and services that will let you execute all of your plans to perfection. Call (901) 676-7696 or send us a message online today!


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  • Turning Your Vision Into a Reality

    Our dedicated staff will create your ideal layout and bring it to life

  • More Than Just a Venue
    We 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.

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