On Tap: Save the Date

THURSDAY, OCT. 12

2017 YP SUMMIT
The Statler Hotel, 1914 Commerce St., in Dallas
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Join over 300 young professionals at the Dallas Regional Chamber’s fourth annual all-day conference. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from industry leaders, network and participate in breakout sessions based on interests. 

Keynote speakers:

  • Elaine Agather, Managing Director of JPMorgan Chase Bank’s Dallas Region
  • Brittany Merrill Underwood, Founder & CEO, Akola Project
  • Justin Henry, DentalOne Partners, Inc., Corporate Legal Counsel
  • Jill Cowan, The Dallas Morning News—Moderator

 

Tickets for members before Sept. 22 are $119.
Purchase tickets and find more information here.

THIRD ANNUAL 1C3 LIFE SCIENCE SUMMIT
Bluebonnet Ballroom, 300 W 1st St., in Arlington
7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

The iC3 Life Science Summit, showcasing an expert panel of industry leaders, presents its third annual conference at UT Arlington. Speakers will highlight industry and technology advancements, capital and communication innovations, and the future of healthcare. The summit provides networking opportunities, presentation of the 2017 Dennis Stone Award by special guest, Helen Hobbs, M.D., and will close with a cocktail reception.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr. Kevin Nelson, Founder and CSO of TissueGen, Inc.
  • Dr. Eric N. Olson, Director, Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine, and Chair of Molecular Biology, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Tom Kowalski, President and CEO, Texas Healthcare Bioscience Institute
  • Tom Luby, Head of JLABS at TMC Houston
  • Dr. Frank Rosinia, Chief Quality Officer, JPS Health Network
  • Jay Hamilton, President ad CEO, Presage Solutions, Inc.
  • Dr. Stuart Flynn, Dean, Forth Worth MD School
  • Dr. Jon Weidanz, Associate VP Research and Professor, UT Arlington, and Co-Founder/Chief Scientist of Abexxa Biologics, Inc.

 

Tickets start at $145.
Purchase tickets and find more information here.

THURSDAY, OCT. 12 – FRIDAY OCT. 13

2017 RETAILING SUMMIT
The Westin Galleria, 13340 Dallas Parkway, in Dallas
7 a.m. Oct. 12; 12 p.m Oct. 13

Local and national retailers will gather in Dallas for this day and a half event to join with executives to discuss and discover new and innovative business solutions. This event will include a panel of professional speakers highlighting broad and timely topics, intimate high value networking opportunities, and in-depth presentation and breakout sessions according to the event website. The summits proceeds will fund scholarships and educational programs for students pursuing retailing studies within Mays Business School at Texas A&M.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Kenya Jackson, CVP, Walgreens
  • Kevin Miles, CEO, ZOËS Kitchen
  • Steve Sunderland, SVP of Store Operations, Dollar General
  • Laurie Hummel, Chief Merchandising Office, francesca’s
  • Drew Green, CEO, INDOCHINO
  • Gary Magenta, SVP, Root
  • Victoria Lozano, SVP & GM, Attractions & Retail, Crayola
  • Nathan Sheets, Founder & CEO, Nature Nate’s
  • William Bonnell, Senior Director of Site Reliability Engineering, The Home Depot
  • Sri Rajagopalan, Head eCommerce & Digital Sales, Johnson & Johnson

 

Tickets are $895.
Purchase tickets here and view the agenda here


FRIDAY, OCT. 13 and FRIDAY, DEC. 8

FRIDAY NIGHT SALON
2719 Routh St., in Dallas
6:30 – 8 p.m.

Since its origins in 16th century Italy, the salon has been a staple of conversation and the discussion of ideas in the West. Never has it flourished as it is flourishing today in the U.S. Salons are common features of all sorts of cultural institutions, from museums to opera companies. 

At its best, the Institute’s Friday Salon is the ultimate exercise in democratic deliberation-a rare opportunity for civil discourse in community.

Tickets are $35.
Purchase tickets and find more information here


TUESDAY, OCT. 17

NOCTURNAL: LATE NIGHT @ THE TREEHOUSE
Addison TreeHouse, 14681 Midway Road, in Addison
7 – 9 p.m.

TreeHouse makes late nights bearable for the workaholics, every third Tuesday of the month this cozy space offers free coworking, complimentary coffee and snacks.

Free
Register and find more information here


OCT. 24, and NOV. 28

ALIEN WORLDS
2719 Routh St., in Dallas
6:30 – 8 p.m.

Are you a science fiction fan? Explore what it means to be human by exploring the alien worlds of other planets. Selected works are a blend of classics with exciting works by newer authors too.

Tickets are $35.
Purchase tickets and find more information here


WEDNESDAY, OCT. 25 – FRIDAY, OCT. 27

bigBANG! 2017
Various Dallas locations
5 – 7 p.m. Oct. 25; 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Oct. 26; and TBD Oct. 27

Investing in Change: Power, Purpose, & Profit 

bigBANG! is Dallas’ longest-running event for social innovation, focused on driving deeper conversations and innovative solutions for positive change in our city, according to the event website. This year’s event will focus on how Dallas benefits from impact investing — using for-profit investments to create change. The event begins with a VIP reception Oct. 25 at Polsinelli, 2950 N. Harwood St., Suite 2100 in Dallas. The main conference will be Oct. 26 at Paul Quinn College, 3837 Simpson Stuart Road, in Dallas. The Oct. 27 deep dive session will be held at Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, 2200 N. Pearl St. in Dallas.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Bobby Turner, principal and CEO of Turner Impact Capital
  • Eva Longoria, award-winning actress, philanthropist, and impact investor
  • Robert S. Kaplan, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
  • Mary Jalonick, president and CEO of The Dallas Foundation

 

General admission is $125 and VIP tickets are $275.
Purchase tickets and find more information here.


THURSDAY, OCT. 26

TEXAS E-COMMERCE SUMMIT

Educational convention for E-commerce professionals. 

Each ticket to the Texas E-Commerce Summit provides full access to every panel, roundtable, social event, and networking session!

What’s included:

  • Focused networking opportunities and educational panels including 100 Texas based online retailers.
  • Speakers providing interactive content, going beyond the 101 level on subjects including engagement, loyalty, post-purchase, security, social media, and digital marketing.
  • Delegates from across industries and a format of open engagement and networking.

 

Tickets are $600.
Find more information and purchase tickets here.


MONDAY, OCT. 30 – FRIDAY, NOV. 3

TECHWEEK DALLAS 2017
Various Locations in Dallas

Discover the theory Techweek assumes to be the most effective method of wealth generation. 

2017 details coming soon. 

Previous Speakers:

  • Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit
  • Amber Venz, CEO of rewardStyle

 

Free General Admission. Tickets start at $40.
Purchase tickets and find more information here


TUESDAY, NOV. 7

DEEPAK CHOPRA
Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St., in Dallas
7:30 p.m.

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from Dr. Deepak Chopra. A world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation, founder of The Chopra Foundation, and 25-time New York Times bestselling author, Chopra has been described as “one of the top 100 heroes and icons of the century,” according to TIME magazine.

Tickets start at $36.
Purchase tickets and find more information here.  


WEDNESDAY, NOV. 8 – SUNDAY, NOV. 12

LONE STAR FILM FESTIVAL
various venues in Sundance Square in Fort Worth

The Lone Star Film Festival Ball will kick-off the 11th annual festival at Bass Performance Hall. The weeklong event will include film screenings, a film competition, panel discussions, guest speakers, awards and parties, according to the event website. 

Early bird all-access badges are available online for $225. Individual screening tickets are $10 at the door.
Purchase badges and find more information here.


THURSDAY, APRIL 26

TEXAS MARKETING SUMMIT

Networking and educational convention for marketing leaders. 

Each ticket to the Texas Marketing Summit provides full access to the opening reception, each speaker, and the networking luncheon and cocktail event!

Featured speakers:

  • Frank Librio, Chief Marketing Officer at VisitDallas
  • Rebecca Miller, Vice President of Marketing at On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina
  • Ana Villegas, Marketing Director for North America Commercial Business at Dell
  • Chris Spinks, Director of Marketing at Billy Bob’s Texas

 

Tickets are $500.
Find more information and purchase tickets here.

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