Enlighten us, but make it quick.

Ignite Memphis, Vol. 8 returns November 18th at BRIDGES.

Twelve Memphians take the stage for 5-minute, passion-packed presentations. The rapid-fire bursts of ideas, stories, and energy take a unique format: 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds. You'll learn, you'll laugh, and you'll definitely leave inspired.

On top of all the enlightenment, your ticket includes complimentary beer, wine, and appetizers. Remember, Vol. 7 sold out in record time, so get your tickets early.

Doors are at 7:00pm. The show starts promptly at 7:30.

Share your passion with your city. Submit a talk.

If there's one thing that unites the Undercurrent community, it's interesting people with unique perspectives. Which is why we want you to submit a talk for the event. Art, food, politics, culture, knitting — any and all topics are fair game. You just need to be passionate about it.

Are you up to it? Then submit your talk by Wednesday, October 29th at 11:59pm. We'll notify selected speakers by November 1st.

Submit a talk.

Highlights from Ignite Memphis

Here are a few highlights from Ignite Memphis, Vol. 7 in April 2014. View all the videos from Vol. 6 and 7 on our Vimeo page.

All 12 speakers at Ignite Memphis, Vol. 6 in November 2013 brought intensity and enlightenment, but these talks were chosen by you as the top 3 fan favorites of the night.

View all the videos from Vol. 6 and 7 on our Vimeo page.

"Feeling charged after the #ignitemem event. A lot of great people making this a better place. If you don't believe it, you're missing out."

via @LaurenSquires