On Tap: Park Data Picnic, Muses & Fort Worth IT Symposium

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, AUG. 2

INDUSTRIOUS DALLAS BIRTHDAY PARTY
Industrious, 1722 Routh St., Suite 900, in Dallas
5-8 p.m.

Industrious Dallas is celebrating one year in downtown Dallas with food and drinks from local companies such as Empire Baking Co., Katy Trail Vodka, and Cultivar Coffee.

RSVP is required; parking is complimentary.
To register and find more information, go here.


THURSDAY, AUG. 2 – SATURDAY, AUG. 4

TruSUMMIT
Hyatt Regency Dallas, 300 Reunion Blvd, in Dallas
3 – 8 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday 

Join TruVision Health at its annual TruSUMMIT weekend event at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas. This summit will be filled with meetings, networking opportunities, business tips from the TruVision Health team, and also will focus on associate training. 

Tickets are $125.
To register and find more information, go here.


FRIDAY, AUG. 3

MUSES: INSPIRATION, CREATIVE PROCESS AND RESULTING WORK
Plaza of The Americas, 600 N. Pearl St, in Dallas
7 – 10 p.m. 

Experience firsthand the artwork and inspiration that has been created by eight local DFW artists. The art show will include the works of Nikki Cade, LaShonda Cooks, Kacy Latham, Kerian Massey, Lily Ngaruiya, Ashley Reedy, Jessica Small, and Stephanie Yearby. Make sure to get there early because the first 100 guests will receive a goodie bag.

Free
To register and find more information, go here.


SATURDAY, AUG. 4

BLOGGERS BRANDS MEDIA CONNECT
Ascension Coffee, Thanksgiving Tower Cafe, 1601 Elm St., in Dallas
noon – 3 p.m. 

The Branding Brunch, by Wallspop Marketing & Communications Group, will gather influencers, bloggers, brand builders, guest speakers, and media gurus from across the area. Attendees will have opportunities to network and listen to a panel of brands, bloggers, and media professionals as well as discuss social media practices and more, according to the event page.

Tickets start at $35.
To register and find more information, go here.

DALLAS PARK DATA PICNIC
Lake Cliff Park, 1100 N. Crawford St., in Dallas
8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 

Join EarthX and The Trust for Public Land for a day of visiting the parks of Dallas with groups of family and friends to offer feedback about the parks through a survey app. The day will include a light breakfast, training on how to use the app, and then the opportunity to explore parks and provide your own personal feedback about the park’s amenities. The day will conclude with a BBQ picnic at Lake Cliff Park. 

Free
To register and find more information, go here.


MONDAY, AUG. 6

MILLENNIALS TEACHING MAJOR MARKETING MOVES
Maddrey PLLC, 901 Main St., Suite 6530, in Dallas
6 – 9 p.m. 

This exclusive workshop is open to new entrepreneurs and business owners who want to learn more about the benefits of digital marketing, content creation, and promotional marketing. 

The panelists will be:

  • Jacqueline Hayes (Moderator) — Fortune 500 speaker, career and life strategist, and three-time author
  • Josh Duncan — entrepreneur, founder, and CEO of Software Blueprint Design & Social Marketing
  • Amber Burden  entrepreneur, owner & marketing solutions advisor at The Promo Element
  • Thomas Maddrey  attorney, photographer, creative, and entrepreneur

 

Tickets are $30.
To register and find more information, go here.


TUESDAY, AUG. 7

PRO SPEED NETWORKING
Industrious, 1722 Routh St., Suite 900, in Dallas 
6 – 8:30 p.m. 

Join Network After Work for an eventful networking event for professionals. When registering for Pro Speed Networking, attendees will list the industries they find most interesting, which will then place them with likeminded attendees at the event. The evening will conclude with an open networking opportunity for everyone to get the chance to mingle with people they did not get to speak to before. 

Tickets start at $20.
To register and find more information, go here.


THURSDAY, AUG. 9 – FRIDAY, AUG. 10

METROCON EXPO & CONFERENCE 
Dallas Market Hall, 2200 N. Stemmons Freeway, in Dallas
6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Thursday, 6:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Friday 

This design specification-focused expo and conference will be two days filled with continuing education courses, tours, seminars, and panel discussions. Keynote and seminar speakers will include Steve Glenn, founder and managing director of LivingHomes and CEO of Plant Prefab; Center for BrainHealth’s Dee O’Neill; Gale Nall,director of interior design at Merriman Anderson/Architects; and Adam Jones, principal and team leader at Merriman Anderson Architects. 

Tickets start at $20.
To register and find more information, go here.


THURSDAY, AUG. 9

FORT WORTH IT SYMPOSIUM
Fort Worth Convention Center, 1201 Houston St., in Fort Worth
7 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Attendees will learn about key issues facing IT leaders; the future of IT; and what the next generation of leadership should look like. 

Keynote speakers:

  • Jim Ashley, senior vice president and CIO of Ben E. Keith Co.
  • Aaron Thomas, author and speaker of The Sacred Acre

Panelists:

  • Kevin Campbell, former CIO of senior vice president of Hunt Consolidated 
  • Charlie Feld, former CIO of Frito-Lay
  • Barry Carter, CIO and senior vice president of RealPage, Inc. 

 

Tickets start at $200.
To register and find more information, go here.

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Please visit the event websites for the latest updates on days, times, and location.


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