Thursday, Dec. 1
DFW JINGLE MINGLE 2016 — 6 to 10 p.m. at Trinity Groves, 3015 Gulden Lane, in Dallas. This event is the sixth annual festive holiday party for DFW-based marketing, UX, media, advertising, communication and creative organizations. The event will benefit the DREAM fund and include networking opportunities with over 400 professionals, an appetizer buffet, and photos. Get tickets and information here.
DFW AUTO SHOW — 1 to 10 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, at the Fort Worth Convention Center, 1201 Houston St. Trucks and technology are the buzzwords for the show. Go here for more.
Friday, Dec. 2
NETWORKING SOCIAL AT THE HOUSE OF BLUES — 7 to 10 p.m. at The House Of Blues, Foundation Room, 2200 North Lamar St., in Dallas. This event is an opportunity to donate toys while networking with professionals. It will feature local businesses, sponsored cocktails, and door prizes. Attendees are encouraged to bring a new or gently used toy for children in need. Tickets range from $10 to $115. For more information visit the website.
Saturday, Dec. 3
BRAND IT LIKE A BOSS-VISION BOARD WORKSHOP — 4 to 7 p.m. at Vanity Curves Boutique, 5408 West. Arkansas Lane Suite B, in Arlington. This workshop is for female bosses who want to gain brand clarity, and how to achieve those goals. Tickets cost are $35. For more information visit here.
Sunday, Dec. 4
BRICK UNIVERSE DALLAS LEGO FAN CONVENTION — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fair Park Automobile Building, 1010 First Ave. in Dallas. This event is the “ultimate LEGO fan experience,” complete with large LEGO models, caricatures and building zones. Get additional information and tickets here.
Monday, Dec. 5
LUNCH AND LEARN: CHOOSING THE RIGHT HEALTH INSURANCE OPTIONS — noon to 1 p.m. at The Grove, 501 Elm St., in downtown Dallas. Learn more about your health insurance options, some of which are customizable. Find our more here.
PATENT SUBJECT MATTER ELIGIBILITY: ROUNDTABLE 2 WEBCAST — 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the USPTO Texas Regional Office, 207 S. Houston St., Dallas. The U.S. Patent and Trade Office is seeking public input on patent subject-matter eligibility in this roundtable that you’ll be able to listen to at the Dallas regional office. More information here.
Tuesday, Dec. 6
AFFORDABLE HOUSING & TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT — 6 to 8 p.m. at University of North Texas System, 1901 Main St. Fourth Floor, in Dallas. This free event will be a panel discussion on the topic of Dart and the parking spaces around the rail stations. For more information visit here.
HEALTH INNOVATORS HOLIDAY HAPPY HOUR — 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Health Wildcatters, 1910 Pacific Ave, Suite 20000, in Dallas. To register and find our more, go here.
REPUBLIC OF SPIN: AN INSIDE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY — 6:30 TO 8:30 p.m. at The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh St., in Dallas. This free event with presidential historian David Greenburg will cover the rise of “spin in presidential politics” and discussion of the president-elect. Learn more and register here.
DIGITAL SUMMIT DALLAS — Dec. 6 and 7 at the Irving Convention Center, 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving. The summit will offer speakers and sessions featuring thought leadership and practical solutions for customer strategies. Go here to register and see the lineup.
Thursday, Dec. 8
CHALLENGEHER — 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Arlington Convention Center, 1200 Ballpark Way, in Arlington. This free event is for women-owned small businesses, and the federal contracting industry. Attendees will learn the federal procurement process, and how to connect them. For more information visit here.
bionorthTX BIMONTHLY BREAKFAST FORUM — 8 to 10 a.m. at the UNT Health Science Center, Medical Education and Training Building, 1000 Montgomery St. and Bunting Ave., Room MET-125S, in Fort Worth. Mike Lang will speak about how CPRIT has changed the face of research and innovation in Texas, and how your company can benefit. Find our more here.
DEC WHITEBOARD SESSIONS — The Dallas Entrepreneur Center’s Whiteboard Sessions continue, offering entrepreneurs a chance to talk with some of the finest entrepreneurs, industry experts, and investment groups in Dallas. Ongoing. Go here to select a time slot with a mentor.
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