In and Around Dallas

If you’re looking to explore Dallas opportunities through networking, you’ve come to the right place! Every Monday, Brightwing announces the best networking events in and around Dallas. Such events include general networking, tech & engineering meetups, HR gatherings, and much more. Have an event you’d like us to promote? Contact Us.


Tues, August 18 – .NET Fort Worth August Meeting

When: 5:00 pm | Where: Alto 211 – 211 N Ervay, Dallas, TX


.net fort worthWe will spend some time discussing what Windows 10 is and why it is important to get involved early with developing Universal Windows Applications (UWA). We will cover what it means to be a UWA application and what kinds of things can you do with UWA across desktop, tablet, phone, Xbox One, Hololens and even the Raspberry Pi 2… to name but a few devices that UWA currently targets.


Wed, August 19 – Vinli + Digital Dallas

When: 6:00 – 9:00 pm | Where: Vinli HQ – 2203 Commerce St, Dallas, TX


vinliDigital Dallas and Vinli are pulling out all the stops for our very special guests, the Dallas digital community. Come hang out at Vinli’s new digs and meet the team behind the most advanced connected car platform on the planet. Sip on Vinli signature kombucha cocktails, craft beers and devour hors d’oeuvres by a few of our favorite artisan chefs.


For the car fans, we’ve got a special set up: Mini Z racing setup with track and RC cars ready to be raced. Vie for a place in Vinli history by winning the first ever Vinli Grand Prix! …. And hitch a demo ride with Vinli to experience the endless range of apps allowing you take back control of the road.


Wed, August 19 – Richardson Chamber EarlyNet

When: 7:15 – 8:30 am | Where: 1001 W. President George Bush Turnpike, Richardson, TX


richardson chamberEarlyNet is the weekly, early morning networking/referral group for the Richardson Chamber of Commerce. Each attendee will have the opportunity to give a 30-second “commercial” on who they are and what they do.  A short break is taken before we make some announcements and hand out door prizes.  Monthly we feature compelling guest speakers for 5-minute presentations on topics of interest to the Richardson business community or highlight a fellow Chamber member


Fri, August 21 – Tech Titans 15th Anniversary Gala
When: 6:30 pm | Where: Hotel InterContinental – 15201 Dallas Pkwy, Addison


tech titans galaThe Tech Titans awards gala is a black-tie event celebrating the achievements of cutting-edge leaders from more than 4,000 tech companies whose ideas have elevated technology in North Texas. The prestigious annual contest recognizes outstanding information technology companies and individuals in the North Texas area who have made contributions during the past year locally, as well as to the technology industry overall.


Tues, August 25 – Richardson Young Professionals Golf Outing

When: 7:30 am – 12:00 pm | Where: Canyon Creek – 625 Lookout Drive, Richardson, TX


Richardson Young ProfessionalsEnjoy a round of golf on our championship golf course and lunch, on us, of course! Plus, learn about the luxuries of club life.


Richardson Young Professionals, RYP, is a professional development program aimed at engaging an emerging group of up and coming Richardson leaders serving the community and committed to personal growth and career advancement.


Future Events to look forward to


August 26 – 27 – The Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference

When: 6:30 – 9:30 pm | Where: Dallas, Texas


cvocCVOC began in 2010 with the goal of bringing together thought leaders from all segments of the trucking industry to share real-world insights on the state of the industry while discussing what steps to take in order to survive and thrive in the current and future markets.


This event provides valuable information on how members of the trucking industry are tackling its toughest problems while also sharing insight into the future of truck technology. Additionally, CVOC provides opportunities to network with industry veterans and share experiences that will help your business excel in the current year and beyond.


Thurs, August 27 – Network After Work – Concrete Cowboy

When: 6:00 – 9:00 pm | Where: 2512 Cedar Springs Rd Dallas TX 75201


Network-After-WorkJoin Network After Work on Thursday August 27th at Concrete Cowboy (2512 Cedar Springs Rd) from 6-9pm. Network After Work is comprised of nearly one million like-minded professionals from around the country. Network with attendees from all industries and career levels interested in expanding their professional network and creating new business opportunities.


October 22 – 23 – 2015 Big Android BBQ (delivered by Google Developers)

When: 9:00 am Thursday start | Where: Hurst Conference Center – 1601 Campus Drive, Hurst, TX


big android bbq 2015The Big Android BBQ (BABBQ) is a developer event like no other; an Android combo-meal that delivers super-sized portions of education and entertainment. Find out more at


Learn ‘tricks-of-the-trade’ from thought leaders and senior developers in our mouth-watering sessions and get your hands greasy with newly acquired knowledge in the Code Kitchen. End each evening with fellow developers and sponsors at our exciting networking sessions filled with happy meals and frosty beverages. The 2015 Big Android BBQ delivered by Google Developers will leave you exhausted and inspired.


October 25 – 28 – HRSouthwest Conference

When: Times Vary | Where: Fort Worth Convention Center


The HRSouthwest Conference (HRSWC) is the premier regional human resources conference in the United States – a true don’t-miss event, providing more than 100 educational sessions from thought-leading speakers, an abundance of networking opportunities and an exciting Marketplace of more than 200 HR solutions and services.

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