On Tap: Social Innovation Lunch, WeWork Open House, Women’s Leadership Events & Innovation in Talent Attraction

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

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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, MAY 24

WEWORK CLEARFORK BROKER OPEN HOUSE
WeWork Clearfork, 5049 Edwards Ranch Road, in Fort Worth
3 – 5 p.m.

Tour WeWork’s first Fort Worth location in the Shops at Clearfork. Enjoy a special selection of craft cocktails and catering by Heim BBQ. All attendees also will receive $50 Amazon giftcard and be entered into a raffle for prizes ranging from WeWork memberships to an iPad. 


Free

To RSVP and find more information, go here.

BIONORTHTX ANNUAL MEMBER SHOWCASE
Noah’s Las Colinas, 6101 Campus Circle Dr. E., in Irving
5 – 8 p.m.

In BioNorthTX third Annual Member Showcase, attendees will be introduced to the organization’s newest members, while learning about products and services available in the DFW area. Come out to connect and build relationships with other life science community members at this special event. Refreshments will be provided.

Member tickets are free; Non-member tickets are $20.
To register and find more information, go here.

UPTOWN HISTORY HAPPY HOUR
The Dallas Institute, 2719 Routh St., in Dallas
6 – 8 p.m.

Come out for some hors d’oeuvres and a vibrant cocktail reception, while learning the history of Uptown Dallas in this event hosted by Uptown Dallas Inc and The Dallas Institute of Humanities.

Tickets are $10.
To register and find more information, go here.

2018 GROWSOUTH ANNUAL REPORT
Trinity Forest Golf Club, 5000 S. Great Trinity Forest Way, in Dallas
4 – 8 p.m.

At this event, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings will present the 2018 GrowSouth Annual Report. An update on current GrowSouth activities will be provided, and the latest Community Indicators Progress report will be announced. Seating is first-come, first-serve.

Free
To register and find more information, go here.


FRIDAY, MAY 25

LUNCH AND LEARN: PERSONAL BRANDING WITH PAULA CALISE
REVTECH, 8144 Walnut Hill Lane, Suite 310, in Dallas
noon – 2 p.m.

Linked Executive Search founder Paula Calise will help attendees hone their personal brand and market themselves for the right career opportunities in this month’s workshop. REVTECH hosts its Lunch and Learn event on the last Friday of each month. 

Free
To register and find more information, go here.


WEDNESDAY, MAY 30

2018 SOCIAL INNOVATION LUNCHEON SERIES—GROWING IMPACT: PHILANTHROPY IN COLLIN COUNTY
Winners Club at Toyota Stadium, 9200 World Cup Way, in Frisco
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

At SVP Dallas’ first ever Social Innovation Luncheon Series in Collin County, local corporate, government, and philanthropic leaders will form a panel to discuss collaboration and areas of need with the area.

Tickets are $40.
To purchase tickets and find more information, go here.

STARTUP GRIND DALLAS PRESENTS: MEET MELISSA TOWNSLEY, CEO AND CO-FOUNDER OF GIACT
Tech Wildcatters at WeWork Thanksgiving Tower, 1601 Elm St. 33rd Floor in Dallas
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Melissa Townsley, CEO and Co-Founder of GIACT, will join Tech Wildcatters for an intimate fireside chat at Startup Grind Dallas. Townsley has led the company since its founding and is responsible for setting the strategic direction for the company. Under her leadership, GIACT has grown to include a client roster of over 1,000 companies, many of them in the Fortune 500. Startup Grind is a monthly fireside chat event featuring an interview with a successful/exited entrepreneur, notable name, or executive.

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

LAUNCHPAD BY PILOTWORKS
Pilotworks Dallas, 11830 Webb Chapel Road, #1200 in Dallas
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Launchpad is Pilotworks’ new program for early-stage food entrepreneurs. Over the course of six weeks, food industry pros and partners will cover core food business fundamentals and provide you with frameworks and strategies for growing your business from concept to launch.

$100.
To purchase tickets and find more information, go here.


THURSDAY, MAY 31

INNOVATION IN TALENT ATTRACTION BREAKFAST
Venture X, 7950 Legacy Drive, Suite 400, in Plano
7:30 – 9 a.m.

This Dallas Regional Chamber panel will focus on innovative talent attraction and features three speakers: Diana Meisenhelter, managing director of talent attraction for FedEx; Karen Moree, managing partner of AustinCSI; and Farren Bennett, talent attraction manager for Hilti North America. Cindy Lu, managing partner for CHRO Partners will moderate.

Tickets are $10 for members, $20 for non-members.
To purchase tickets and find more information, go here.

2018 D CEO WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM
Hilton Anatole Dallas, 2201 N. Stemmons Freeway, in Dallas
7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

This is the third annual Women’s Leadership Symposium for educating and inspiring leaders, featuring 13 local female executive speakers. Subjects include Mentorship & Sponsorship, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, and Leadership & Culture.

Tickets are $100 – $1,200.
To purchase tickets and find more information, go here.

STARTUP CRAWL FORT WORTH
Multiple locations, in Fort Worth
5 – 9 p.m.

The first annual Startup Crawl FW is a single-night exploration and tour of Fort Worth’s startup community. Participants will travel between the seven locations via shuttle buses: Common Desk Fort Worth, Connex, Ensemble Coworking, James E. Guinn Campus (Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, Tech FW, and IDEA Works), Texas Christian University, the University of North Texas Health Science Center, and newly opened WeWork Clearfork.

Tickets are $10.
To purchase tickets 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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