On Tap: Startup Weekend, Reunion Lawn Party & Happy Hours

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, JULY 27

EVERY HEART SISTER CIRCLE GIRLS’ NIGHT OUT
Coffee House Cafe, 6150 Frankford Road in Dallas
7 – 9:30 p.m.

Build new friendships and grow personally and professionally through this networking event. 

Bring business cards.

Tickets are $10. 
Purchase tickets and find more information here

NETWORK AFTER WORK DALLAS AT EBERHARD
The Eberhard, 2107 N. Henderson Ave., in Dallas
6 – 9 p.m.

Make great connections in a relaxed and upbeat atmosphere while expanding your network of contacts to fuel your career or business goals. 

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

SVP DALLAS DANA JUETT RESIDENCY HAPPY HOUR
Sambuca Uptown, 2120 McKinney Ave., in Dallas
5;30 – 7:30 p.m.

The Dana Juett Residency helps young professionals become philanthropic leaders. Created by SVP Dallas and the Sapphire Foundation, the program guides residents through nine months of hands-on learning and experience in philanthropy. 

Young professionals interested in joining the 2017-2018 Dana Juett Residency are encouraged to attend. The meet-up offers attendees an opportunity connect with the SVP Dallas network, learn more about the program, and meet program alumni. 

Free
Register and find more information here

JUSTICE SUMMER SERIES
The Dallas Entrepreneur Center Coworking Space, 311 N. Market St., Suite 200, in Dallas
6 – 8 p.m.

The DEC invites you to be its guest for drinks and bites as it explores the idea of vocation. Join Dallas young professionals from various industries for a panel discussion about how to live out personal meaning through your professional life. 

Free
Register and find more information here


FRIDAY, JULY 28 – SUNDAY, JULY 30

STARTUP WEEKEND: FITNESS
NoD Coworking, 17290 Preston Road, Suite 300, in Dallas
6:30 p.m. July 28 – 9 p.m. July 30

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 are $7.20-$50.
Learn more information here


SATURDAY, JULY 29 AND SATURDAY, AUG. 26

REUNION LAWN PARTY
Reunion Tower, 300 Reunion Boulevard, in Dallas
6:30 – 10 p.m.

The event is free to the public and features live music, food trucks, and lawn games. On July 29, the Dallas Stars are taking over the lawn, and on Aug. 26, the Dallas Mavericks are taking over the lawn. 

Free
Find more information here


TUESDAY, AUG. 1

STOKE BIRTHDAY BASH
Stoke, 608 E. Hickory St., Suite 128, in Denton
5 – 6:30 p.m.

Stoke opened it’s doors on Aug. 1, 2016. Join the Denton-based entrepreneur center as it celebrates its growth and successes over the past year. There will be drinks, prizes, and cupcakes. 

Free
Register and find more information here


WEDNESDAY, AUG. 2

DALLAS WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS NETWORKING HAPPY HOUR
InterContinental, La Gala Room, 15201 Dallas Parkway, in Dallas
6 – 9 p.m.

Connect with a thriving community of business women who meet monthly to share stories, generate ideas, and form friendships.

Free
Register and find more information here.

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


THURSDAY, AUG. 3

REAL ESTATE HAPPY HOUR DALLAS
Bar Louie, 8166 Park Lane, No. c310, in Dallas
5 – 7 p.m.

Real Estate Agents of Dallas bring you a Monthly Happy Hour to help you network with other agents. 

Free
Register and find more information here


SNEAK PEEKS

TUESDAY, AUG. 15

THE CEDARS UNION CREATIVE CAREERS SHOWCASE: SHANE CULP–HOMER LEARNING
SPARK, 1409 S. Lamar St., in Dallas
6 – 8 p.m.

Creative Futures Career Showcase is a program series that highlights working professionals who have found unique careers that utilize their art education and/or creative talents.

Shane Culp has more than 15 years of experience working in the game industry. He’s developed games for LEGO, Adult Swim, Star Wars, Nokia, and Verizon, among other Fortune 500 companies, according to the event website. 

Free
Register and find more information here.


MONDAY, AUG. 21

THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF INNOVATION
Addison TreeHouse, 14681 Midway Road, in Addison
6 – 8:30 p.m.

Hear from Ophir Marko about the social impacts of innovation. He’ll discuss “Israel’s transformation from an agro-based economy to the startup nation it is today,” according to the event page. 

Free
Register and find more information here.


THURSDAY, SEPT. 14 – SATURDAY, SEPT. 16

BIG DESIGN CONFERENCE 2017
Crowne Plaza, 14315 Midway Road, in Addison
9 a.m. Thursday – Noon Saturday 

Keynote Speakers

  • Jared Spool, Founder of User Interface Engineering
  • Pamela Pavliscak, Founder of Change Sciences
  • Amy Cueva, Founder of Mad*Pow
  • Alan Cooper, Founder of Cooper Design

 

Brands Speaking

People will be speaking from IBM, Capital One, Intuit, AT&T, Microsoft, Cisco, ExxonMobil, 3M, Oracle, Shopify, Sabre, Bottle Rocket Apps, Universal Mind, Precocity, projekt202, MetLife, Verizon, Travelport, and more.

Workshops

  • Leading Creative Ideation (taught by a Cooper Instructor)
  • Essentials of Axure Prototyping
  • UX Field Research Toolkit 
  • Prototyping VR Environments 

 

Ticket prices vary depending on which workshops you attend.
Purchase tickets and find more information here.


THURSDAY, OCT. 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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