Community Outreach & Events


The USA TODAY NETWORK TENNESSEE host a number of annual events drawing in the masses, these events provide sponsorship opportunities that are a unique and exciting way to reach an engaged audience.  Whether you’re presenting sponsor or a program advertiser, our events will bring you the exposure quite unlike any other advertisement.


  • Sports Awards

    The USA TODAY NETWORK TENNESSEE host the Sports Awards which honors the outstanding accomplishments of hundreds high school athletes in a number of sports.  Each year a celebrity guest speaker is is featured at the event,  making this a high-profile event that is a highlight for students and parents across the state of Tennessee.   These are annual events hosted in June.


  • Top Workplaces

    The USA TODAY NETWORK TENNESSEE has recognized hundreds of companies and businesses in the state of Tennessee as Top Workplaces each year.  These companies are recognized as Top Workplaces based solely on surveys about the workplace completed by their employees.  The honorees are not only better places to work, but provides business an opportunity to showcase their amazing workplace cultures.  These are annual events hosted in June.  


  • Reader’s Choice:

    The USA TODAY NETWORK TENNESSEE host Reader’s Choice events (TOAST of Middle Tennessee, Memphis Most, etc.) which spans several publications, targeting the best of the best in different categories.   With several categories  to choose from including Food and Drink, Entertainment, People and Places among others allows our readers to honor their favorite establishments within the state of Tennessee.  These are annual events hosted in September.  


  • StoryTellers:

    The Storytellers project is a series of live events dedicated to connecting diverse people, communities and organizations through true, first-person storytelling. By exploring the importance of personal narrative as a means for connecting our communities.  Our goal is to create a space where neighbors and notables feel empowered to tell their stores, and others feel excited about listening.  We want, simply, to hear what people are saying and spread that energy across the state of Tennessee.  These events are hosted quarterly.  

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