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Calendar: Not-to-Miss Events for Innovators in Dallas-Fort Worth

North Texas has plenty to see, hear, and watch. Here are our editors' picks. Plus, you'll find more selections to "save the date."
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Dallas to Host National Gathering of Social Changemakers: The 2023 Upswell Summit
by | Nov 6, 2023
The Upswell Summit is coming to Texas for the first time on Nov. 15–17. The Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit Independent Sector is joining forces with community partner Social Venture Partners Dallas for a three-day conclave of minds, missions, and movements. After three years of virtual events, the annual summit is back in person.
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‘Record Submissions’: 47 Texas Women Artists Picked for Vignette Art Fair
by | Oct 3, 2023
Curated this year by Dallas Contemporary's Emily Edwards, the fifth annual Vignette Art Fair will feature talent from across Texas, including a strong Dallas-Fort Worth showing, in November. And 100% of the proceeds go to the artists, nonprofit Texas Vignette says.
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Dallas Plans Citywide Events for Digital Inclusion Week

The City of Dallas will recognize Digital Inclusion Week from October 2-6 with activities across the city. Digital Inclusion Week is an annual initiative hosted by the National Digital Inclusion Alliance to raise awareness of digital equity and access throughout the county. Hundreds of organizations, advocates, and elected officials participate to help spotlight programs to improve home internet access, provide devices, offer digital skills training, and more....

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Leap Event Technology Acquires Canada’s Epic Photo Ops
by | Jul 17, 2023
With its new Dallas headquarters, fresh identity, and a mission to amplify "fan insights," Leap is set to integrate Epic's invaluable "experiential e-commerce data" into its comprehensive range of solutions.
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Vote by March 15 for The DEC’s 2023 State of Entrepreneurship Awards
by | Mar 10, 2023
The DEC Network—a non-profit driving innovation and economic impact by helping entrepreneurs start, build, and grow their businesses—is presenting its State of Entrepreneurship event on March 29 at the National Soccer Hall of Fame in Frisco. Only a few days remain for you to get your awards votes in. You can can go here to see the awards categories, get a link to submit your votes, and find out how to register for the March 29th event.
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UNT Dallas Rising Blazers to Host Exhibition on African American STEAM Pioneers
by | Feb 8, 2023
What do the three-light traffic light, laser cataract surgery, and the first automatic transmission have in common? All were invented by African Americans. In celebration of Black History Month, the UNT Dallas Rising Blazers program will host a special viewing of the African American Pioneers in STEAM Museum Showcase Feb. 11-12 and 16-17 at the UNT Dallas Innovation Center, 4315 S. Lancaster Road, Suite 180 in Dallas.
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Powerhouse Academic Panel Kicks off 3-Part DEI Discussion Series

by | Jan 11, 2022

What does diversity, equity, and inclusion look like in real life? How can organizations become diverse, inclusive, and equitable, and make it work? How can they make it last?

A three-part virtual workshop—set for Jan. 19, Jan. 26, and Feb. 2—aims to present a blueprint on just that, featuring leaders who have seen successful DEI programs launched, and who will discuss key elements that made them successful....

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Anime Frontier: The ‘Ultimate Japanese Pop Culture Experience’ Kicks Off in Fort Worth
by | Dec 3, 2021
The innovators behind Anime NYC aim to take over Funkytown from December 3-5 with the "biggest talent and content the Japanese pop culture industry has to offer."  From cosplay to entertainers to screenings, here's what to expect.
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Life Science Is Booming in Dallas-Fort Worth. The BioNTX iC3 Summit Is the Place to Connect
The summit is an innovation multiplier for capital, collaboration, and commercialization. Plus, you can meet 2021 NTX Rising Stars—and the new companies moving to BioLabs at Pegasus Park.

Here's an updated agenda for the annual iC3 Life Science Summit on September 30 and October 1.
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The DEC Sets Dallas Startup Week 2021: Get Ready for 19 Tracks, 3 Summits, and Startup Alley
by | May 7, 2021
The hybrid event in August will take place in person at SMU and virtually. The seventh annual Dallas Startup Week powered by Capital One is Dallas-Fort Worth's largest event focused on driving entrepreneurial success, economic impact, and innovation in the region.
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Here’s What You Can’t Miss During Next Week’s Dallas Startup Week

by | Aug 27, 2020
DSW20 begins this Sunday. Get ready now with our roundup of ten can't-miss events.
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Mobile Delivery App Brings Food Straight to Your Seat
by | Feb 4, 2020
iJustOrder's mobile engagement and e-commerce platform allows event attendees to place orders, make in-app payments, and get orders delivered directly to them.
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Say Goodbye to Tents: This Carrollton Company Takes Pop-Ups To The Next Level
by | Aug 2, 2019
From sleeping pods to luxury showrooms, Event Architecture has done it all when it comes to portable event structures. Get a look at the mobile, easy-to-assemble modular components—and see where you might've spotted one in North Texas.
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