On Tap: Capital Factory + The DEC Grand Opening, Folk Art Market & Entrepreneur Summit

Browse our curated selection of events to plan your next week — and beyond.

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event website or registration page for the latest details. 


THURSDAY, JUNE 14 

GOLDMAN SACHS 10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES COHORT 13 APPLICATION DEADLINE

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses-DCCCD site is taking applications through June 14 for its upcoming Cohort 13. It is looking for small businesses eager to take their businesses to the next level and creating jobs in their communities. Applicants must meet this criteria: 

  • Small business owner or small business co-owner

  • Business in operation for at least two years

  • Business revenues over $150,000 in the most recent fiscal year

  • Business with a minimum of four employees (including the owner)

Program Costs: no cost to you if accepted into the program
Find more information here, and to apply go here.


THURSDAY, JUNE 14 – SATURDAY, JUNE 16 

INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART MARKET 
The Green at College Park, 700 S. Center St., in Arlington
7 – 11 p.m. Thursday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday

Enjoy food, drinks, entertainment, exhibits, and artwork from more than 40 artisan entrepreneurs representing 30 different countries at the world’s largest International Folk Art Market. The market, which originated in Santa Fe, New Mexico, made its first expansion to Arlington last year.

Tickets start at $10.
To purchase tickets and find more information, go here 


FRIDAY, JUNE 15

CAPITAL FACTORY DALLAS + THE DEC GRAND OPENING
The Centrum, 3102 Oak Lawn Ave., in Dallas
5 – 9 p.m. 

Come celebrate the official opening of Capital Factory Dallas and The Dallas Entrepreneur Center’s new location at The Centrum. The event will include arcade games, music, food, and drinks as well as interactive photo booths and virtual reality stations.

Free
To register and find more information, go here


SATURDAY, JUNE 16

CREATING A BRAND VOICE WORKSHOP WITH BRASS TACKS
WeWork Thanksgiving Tower, 1601 Elm St., Floor 33, in Dallas 
10 a.m – noon

Accompany Brass Tacks Collective and Jason Booker, creative director of Credera, at their two-hour workshop to help you learn the ins and outs of building a strong, consistent brand.

Tickets are $25.
To purchase tickets and find more information, go here

UNDERSTANDING ADVANCES IN GENE THERAPY: CureSMA BREAKFAST SYMPOSIUM 
Hilton Anatole, 2201 N. Stemmons Freeway, in Dallas
7 – 8:30 a.m. 

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and learn about developments in gene therapy and spinal muscular atrophy. Dr. Jerry Mendell, the lead investigator on the AVXS-101 clinical trials, and Arthur Burghes, the developer of the Delta 7 SMA mouse model, will be sharing news about recent advancements in their field and will include key clinical trial data on the latest treatments for SMA. 

Free
For more information go here


MONDAY, JUNE 18 

DIGITAL SUMMIT DALLAS – EVERYTHING: CONTENT & SOCIAL
Irving Convention Center, 500 W. Las Colinas Boulevard., in Irving 
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

This day-long event will include speakers and workshops on topics ranging from content marketing to everything you need to know about social media engagement and effectiveness. This will be a great opportunity to hear from different speakers from companies such as Bumble, GoDaddy, Contently, SevenTablets, SplashMedia, and more. 

Tickets start at $195.
To purchase tickets and find more information, go here

MONDAY, JUNE 18 – TUESDAY, JUNE 19

ENTREPRENEUR SUMMIT 2018
Embassy Suites, 7600 John Q. Hammons Drive, in Frisco
Monday 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. & 7:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

The Entrepreneur Summit will focus on personal development, leadership, technology, business fundamentals, and marketing through CEO fireside chats, panels, and keynotes.

Tickets start at $140.
To purchase tickets and find more information, go here.


TUESDAY, JUNE 19

WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP
Downtown Republic Center, 325 N. St. Paul St., Suite 3100, in Dallas
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

Darlene Hunter & Associates, LLC will host this event intended to help attendees learn about how organizations can develop women leaders, about the benefits of women in organizations, as well as advancements for the future of women, according to the event page.

Tickets are $285.
To purchase tickets and find more information, go here

STARTUP GRIND
Tech Wildcatters at WeWork Thanksgiving Tower, 1601 Elm St., Floor 33, in Dallas
6 – 9 p.m. 

Join ParkHub’s CEO and Founder George Baker, for a fireside chat at Startup Grind. This startup community hosts monthly events throughout 200 cities and 98 countries that include the opportunity to network with successful innovators, educators, and local founders.  

Tickets start at $10. 
To purchase tickets and find more information, go here


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20

SUMMER NETWORKING AT CREATIVECONNECTS
British Beverage Company, 2800 Routh St., in Dallas 
5:30 – 8 p.m. 

A night of bringing creative professionals together to exchange ideas and views with others in the marketing and digital industries. There will be appetizers, raffle prizes, and a cash bar along with making future connections with the like-minded, creative people of Dallas. 

Free
To register and find more information, go here


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20 – FRIDAY, JUNE 22

NEXT MORTGAGE TECH TRENDS
Hotel Zaza, 2332 Leonard St., in Dallas

NEXT is a bi-annual two-day event that will be comprised of informative talks, technology demos, and networking. This event is intended for women mortgage lending executives to learn about the latest tech, gain competitive intel, and network with other accomplished professionals.

Tickets start at $595.
Find more information here.


THURSDAY, JUNE 21

WRITE TO CHANGE THE WORLD
UNT Dallas College of Law, 1901 Main St., in Dallas
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

This day-long seminar will be highly interactive and will be aimed to help attendees to think more critically. The event will help empower you to find your voice, as well as expanding your knowledge on the importance of an evidence-based argument. Afterwards, relax and unwind with drinks at happy hour with the rest of the creative minds that were in attendance. 

Tickets start at $385. 
To purchase tickets and find more information, go here

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