November 2019 Dinner Meeting

    November 13, 2019
    6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
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    Crescent Club
    6075 Poplar Ave #909 , TN
    Memphis, TN 38119

    Speaker: Josh Flowers, PMP

    General Counsel, HBG Design

    Topic: Future Workplace Culture: Lessons from the Practice Innovation Lab


    About the Topic

    How will you be working differently in the future? This session will explore factors influencing the changing landscape of work and the workplace. The Practice Innovation Lab is a program of the American Institute of Architects that encourages generations of professionals to envision future business models and the resources, skills, and ideas that will be critical to navigating a shifting business environment. Participants will discuss the increasing importance of workplace culture in nurturing the success of professionals and organizations.



    About the Speaker

    Josh is General Counsel of HBG Design, a national top 5 hospitality design firm headquartered in Memphis. HBG Design is the largest design firm in Memphis and is a Commercial Appeal Top Workplace for 2015-2018. A registered architect and licensed attorney, Josh oversees legal, insurance and compliance matters for HBG and is a member of the firm’s Management Team.


    A leader in the architecture profession at the local, state and national levels, Josh is the 2019 President of the Tennessee chapter of the American Institute of Architects. He serves on the AIA National Documents Committee, the group responsible for drafting and revising over 200 forms and contracts that define the relationships and terms involved in design and construction projects. Josh served as the Chair of the AIA National Young Architects Forum, a program organized to address issues of particular importance to recently licensed architects, and he is a past President of AIA Memphis. Josh served on the National Council of Architecture Registration Boards Architect Registration Exam (ARE) 5.0 Item Development Subcommittee as a Subject Matter Expert for the Construction Evaluation Exam. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and a recipient of the AIA National Young Architects Award and 40 under 40 awards from Building Design+Construction Magazine and the Memphis Business Journal, In 2019, Josh became the youngest recipient of the Francis Gassner Award which recognizes outstanding contributions to the quality of the built environment in Memphis.


    Josh received Bachelor of Architecture and Juris Doctor Degrees from the University of Tennessee where he served as editor of the Tennessee Law Review. He is a member of the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry as well as the Memphis and Tennessee Bar Associations and the Association of Corporate Counsel. He is listed as a Rule 31 mediator in the State of Tennessee and is a national speaker and writer on legal issues related to design and construction projects and career development for professionals.


    $25.00 Member Registration

    $30.00 Non-Member Registration