On Tap: Real Estate Investor Social Club, VR 101 & Dallas Startup Culture Talk

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.


SATURDAY, JUNE 10

MEDIAGALA
The MAC, 1601 S. Ervay St., in Dallas
7 – 11 p.m.

The MAC presents MediaGala, a new media public art installation by students from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. MediaGala is a celebration for high school filmmakers who participated in the 2017 Pegasus Film Festival.

Free
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TUESDAY, JUNE 13

JOB SEARCH SUPPORT SERIES — SELLING YOURSELF THROUGH YOUR RESUME
Dealer.com, 13737 Noel Road, Suite 400, in Dallas 
6:30 p.m. 

Guest speaker, Greg Robinson, will advise attendees on how to build a resume that sells you and your skills to recruiters and hiring managers. Learn how to set yourself apart from other applicants in a stack of resumes.

The class is on the 11th floor of Tower One. Please call when you arrive to be let in.

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

BUSINESS PLANNING BASICS
Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 South Fwy., in Fort Worth
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

This session will center on how to develop a business plan including what to include, where to research the relevant information, and appropriate formats for the plan. 

Free
Register and find more information here.

SPEED NETWORKING FOR BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS IN DALLAS
Dragonfly, 2332 Leonard St., in Dallas
7 – 9 p.m. 

Expand your business, social, or enterprise contacts in this speed dating-like event — without the dating. 

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


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14

1 MILLION CUPS
The Dallas Entrepreneur Center, 311 N. Market St., in Dallas and Ensemble Coworking, 1617 Park Place Ave., Suite 110, in Fort Worth
9 – 10 a.m.

On Wednesday mornings, one or two early-stage businesses present their companies to their communities.

Free
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JUNE 2017 REAL ESTATE INVESTOR SOCIAL CLUB
The Social House Uptown, 2708 Routh St., in Dallas
6 – 9 p.m. 

The Real Estate Investor Social Club is a networking event for real estate investors and potential real estate investors.This event is an opportunity to meet other like-minded individuals and learn from others’ shared experiences. 

Free
Register and find more information here


THURSDAY, JUNE 15

JEREMY VICKERS ON INNOVATION, ENTREPRENEURSHIP, AND STARTUP CULTURE IN DALLAS
University of Texas at Dallas, Blackstone LaunchPad, 2830 Rutford Ave., in Richardson 
6 – 9 p.m.

This installment in SACC Dallas Speaker Series will focus on startup culture, entrepreneurship, and innovation. Jeremy Vickers and a panel of Dallas area startup companies will discuss “why DFW is growing into one of the most entrepreneur-friendly and innovative regions in the U.S.” Vickers is the dean of the College of Professional Studies at Dallas Baptist University and previously served as the executive director of the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UTD.

Tickets are $15-$25
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DALLAS NETWORKING SOCIAL
SISU Uptown, 2508 Maple Ave., in Dallas
7 – 10 p.m.

Grow your network and improve your social skills. The night will feature several local businesses, sponsored cocktails, and opportunities to network with professionals.

Tickets are $10-$25.
Purchase tickets and find more information here.

VR 101 — THE LATEST BILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY 
LaunchPad City, 6170 Research Road, in Frisco
6:30 – 9 p.m.

Get a real world introduction into the virtual reality and augmented reality, connect North Texas companies utilizing the technologies, and see demos. 

Free
Register and find more information here


SNEAK PEEKS

FRIDAY, JUNE 16

CREATIVE MORNINGS — PAUL SIRMON & ZOHAIB WALIANY
Addison Treehouse, 14681 Midway Road, second floor, in Addison
8:30 – 10:30 a.m. 

The June 16 installment of Creative Mornings Dallas will feature typographer and brand design/strategy-izer Paul Sirmon and Zohaib Waliany, an interactive and brand identity designer.

Free
Register and find more information here.


FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JUNE 16-17

INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART MARKET
University of Texas at Arlington’s The Green at College Park, 601 S. Pecan St., in Arlington

At the market, visitors will find one-of-a kind, handmade clothing, accessories, shoes, and art made by artisan entrepreneurs from around the world. This art fair represents growth of Santa Fe’s annual International Folk Art Market, an event that, according to USA Today, is voted the “Best Art Festival in America.”

Free
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THURSDAY, JUNE 22

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

Come visit REVTECH’s new office space and see where Dallas’ retail innovation is taking place.

Free
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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 around how collaboration drives its business. Tumbleweed is Elton Rains and Sara Temple, a duo that sells one-of-a-kind custom denim pieces, and works with creatives throughout the U.S. to give classic vintage pieces a new vibe.

Local vodka brand, Texas Wildflower Vodka, is curating cocktails.

Free
Register and find more information here.


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