On Tap: Reunion Lawn Party, Intro to Apps & Future of Work

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 22

REVTECH CO-WORKING OPEN HOUSE & LAUNCH PARTY
8144 Walnut Hill Lane, Suite 310, in Dallas
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Visit REVTECH’s new office space and mingle with retail innovators in Dallas.

Free
RSVP and find more information here.


THURSDAY, JUNE 22 – SUNDAY, JUNE 25

ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY DESIGN 40TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Location depends on which panels and sessions you choose to attend
9 a.m. Thursday – noon Sunday

The ACD Annual Conference is a series of presentations, workshops, participatory and/or advocacy events, tours, and networking opportunities and aims to further the practice and awareness of community-engaged design. The 40th anniversary conference is hosted by buildingcommunityWORKSHOP.

Tickets are $50-$125
Purchase tickets and find more information here


FRIDAY, JUNE 23

BUSINESS BRANDING MIXER
Crowne Plaza, 1015 Elm St., in Dallas
7 – 10 p.m.

Grow your brand and create new professional contacts. 

Tickets are $5. 
Purchase tickets and find more information here

GOLDMAN SACHS 10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES

Are you a small business passionate about growing your business? There are only four days left to apply to Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program.

Deadline: Friday, June 23.

Apply here. Application takes about 10 minutes.

SSS – SEVEN STEPS TO SUCCESS
8737 King George Dr., Building A, in Dallas
6:30 p.m.

This two-hour class provides you with seven steps to turn an idea into an internet product. 

Tickets are $47.
Purchase tickets and find more information here


SATURDAY, JUNE 24

INTRO TO APP BUILDING WITH SALESFORCE
Dealer.com, 13737 Noel Road, Suite 400, in Dallas
11th floor of Tower One. Please call when you arrive to be let in.

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Attendees will receive a crash course in building “simple, employee-facing business apps” without writing any code, according to organizers. The apps will be operational on both the web and mobile devices.

Here’s what else attendees can learn:

  • What Salesforce is and the career opportunities for Salesforce admins and developers;
  • App-building concepts including data modeling, user interfaces, business logic, reports, dashboards, and mobile;
  • Hands-on guided project building to build a sample app in one day

 

Tickets are $70.
Purchase tickets and find more information here.

KICK OFF OF THE REUNION LAWN PARTY SERIES 
692 Sports St., in Dallas 
6:30 – 10 p.m.

Enjoy live music, craft beer, food trucks, and games on the last Saturday of the month through Aug. 26. 

Free
Find more information here

THE LIST TOUR DALLAS
Doubletree by Hilton Love Field, 3300 Mockingbird Lane, in Dallas
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The LIST Tour is a workshop for startup and mid-level business owners. Workshop topics include discussions on marketing strategies, funding acquisitions,and more. Attendees will also be able to “interact with movers and shakers in an interactive atmosphere,” according to organizers. 

Tickets are $30-$165.
Purchase tickets and find more information here


SUNDAY, JUNE 25

DALLAS WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS NETWORKING HAPPY HOUR
InterContinental (Room Myfair), 15201 Dallas Parkway, in Dallas
2 – 6 p.m.

Connect with a community of business women who meet monthly to share stories, generate ideas, and form friendships. This month’s theme is fashion.

Free
Register and find more information here


TUESDAY, JUNE 27

SECURING CAPITAL TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS
Grand Prairie Chamber of Commerce, 900 Conover Drive, in Grand Prairie
11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

The lunch-and-learn workshop presented by SCORE and OnDeck will cover: 

  • an interactive fundability quiz
  • information on different types of financing available and who provides it
  • discussions on which financing options are right for different types of businesses
  • how to apply for financing, and what to expect after the application is submitted

 

Free
RSVP and find more information here.

NETWORK AFTER WORK AT MAX’S WINE DIVE
MAX’s, 3600 McKinney Ave., in Dallas
6 p.m. 

Meet executives and professionals, and make great connections in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. 

Tickets are $15.
Purchase tickets and find more information here


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28

THOMSON REUTERS TECH OPEN HOUSE
2395 Midway Road, in Carrollton 
4 – 7 p.m.

During this open house, attendees can meet with hiring managers and learn about current Thomson Reuters projects and technologies. The company is looking to hire technologists with experience in big data, blockchain, cloud computing, and more. 

Free
Register and find more information here

SPEED NETWORKING FOR BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS IN DALLAS
The Eberhard, 2107 N. Henderson Ave., in Dallas
7 – 9 p.m.

Speed Networking is a structured opportunity to meet accomplished professionals.

Tickets are $29.
Purchase tickets and find more information here


THURSDAY, JUNE 29

THE DOERS — TUMBLEWEED VINTAGE + TEXAS WILDFLOWER VODKA
HOWDO, 4827 Memphis St., in Dallas
5 – 7 p.m.

Local vintage and lifestyle curators Tumbleweed, are taking over HOWDO for a pop-up shop and discussion on how collaboration drives their business. Tumbleweed is run by Elton Rains and Sara Temple who sell custom denim pieces.

Local vodka brand, Texas Wildflower Vodka, will curate cocktails. 

Free
Register and find more information here.

#FREECON The Future of Work: Dallas
Dallas Fort Work, 211 N. Ervay St., Suite 900, in Dallas
3 – 6:30 p.m.

Representatives from the corporate, government, recruiting, and the freelance business world will gather to “have a frank and interactive conversation about the real future of work,” in a panel discussion according to organizers. There also will be an announcement and launch of the National Freelance Awards program.

Free
Register and find more information here.

On Tap information is curated from the organizations and their websites, as well as media and industry sources.

[Feature image: Dallas Innovates artwork; the organizations; istockphoto]


SNEAK PEEKS

WEDNESDAY, JULY 5

SOCIAL NETWORKING
Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar, 3601 Dallas Parkway, in Plano
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Get in touch with former colleagues, meet new professionals, and get a feel for what’s happening in the Dallas/Fort Worth technical communication industry.

Free.
Register and find more information here


WEDNESDAY, JULY 12

DESIGNER SOCIAL: FOR OAK CLIFF DESIGN CHARRETTE
For Oak Cliff at Glendale Shopping Center, 4478 S. Marsalis Drive, in Dallas
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

This design challenge allows attendees to collaborate and create a design solution for local nonprofits. The results will be shared with the nonprofit for implementation. The July 12 event will generate interior designs for For Oak Cliff’s office space in the Glendale Shopping Center.

Free
Register and find more information here


FRIDAY, JULY 28 – SUNDAY, JULY 30

STARTUP WEEKEND: FITNESS
NoD Coworking, 17290 Preston Rd., Suite 300, in Dallas
6:30 p.m. Friday – 9 p.m. Sunday

The 54-hour event challenges entrepreneurs, graphic designers, and software developers to create fitness-focused startup ideas and business plans all in one weekend. It could be a fitness coaching business or the next FitBit, according to the event website. Participants will have experienced entrepreneurs available as coaches. 

Tickets will be available soon.
Learn more information here


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5

GOLDMAN SACHS 10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES COHORT 11

Oct. 5 is the deadline for applications for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Cohort 11 starting January 2018.

Apply and find more information here


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