Memphis in May breaks records, set to try something different

By August 10, 2018 News

Memphis in May International Festival celebrated a record-breaking 2018 and looked forward to an unprecedented 2019 — with a novel approach to the honored country and the addition of a new event.

At its annual meeting at the Botanic Garden Thursday night, festival officials detailed the success of May 2018, which saw gross revenues of $10.9 million, up 12 percent of 2017 and 29 percent over 2016. This was the second year in a row breaking its record for revenue and produced a surplus over expenses…