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, September 1 – Dallas Ruby Brigade – Optimizing Ruby

When: 7:00 pm | Where: 16633 Dallas Pkwy Ste 100, Addison, TX


dallas rubyThe Dallas Ruby Brigade has been around since early 2006. We meet every Tuesday evening to present, hack, teach, or learn about the Ruby programming language.  There is always food. Sometimes there is beer. All are welcome!


Tues, September 1 – How to Create a Professional & Search Optimized LinkedIn Profile That Gets Results

When: 11:30 – 1:00 pm | Where: DallasHR – 5001 LBJ Fwy Ste 800, Dallas, TX


dallashrLinkedIn is the proven #1 ranked online business networking tool that gives companies and business professionals the ability to connect, demonstrate their talents, skills, services and products. Using LinkedIn you can develop meaningful business relationship and build sales. With more than 400 million users worldwide LinkedIn provides unlimited business opportunities.  Create a well branded, well optimized profile that get results and achieves business objectives.


Tues, September 1 – Dallas Business & Tech Learners – Virtual Meetup

When: 12:00 pm | Where: Virtual


dallas business and tech learnersJoin NetCom Learning trainer, Audrey Halpern, along with technical training leader NetCom Learning for a free interactive webinar on Forward Thinking.


This is a group for anyone in the Dallas area who is interested in Business, Technology, IT, Cyber Security, rising tech trends, Microsoft, Apple, Cisco, etc. Our goal is to connect with tech lovers like us and get together in great events such as Meetups, Seminars, Happy Hours (Yes, we love happy hours!) to share information, learn new technologies, discuss and network.


Tues, September 1 – Fundamentals of Project Management

When: 5:30 am – 7:10 pm | Where: 800 W. Randol Mill Rd, Arlington, TX


iaapThe primary difference between work in general and an actual project is a cleary defined end point – a project cannot go on indefinitely. There are no short cuts to successful project management. Proper evaluation, planning, and execution depend on thoroughness. Scope creep, distant partners and changing priorities can undermine even the best planning.


Learn how to remain agile and flexible while utilizing PMI best practices to ensure a thoughtful, integrated process with consistently superior results.


Wed, September 2 – Richardson Chamber EarlyNet

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


richardson chamberEarly Net is our early morning networking/referral group and meets every Wednesday morning from 7:15-8:30 at the Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Richardson. Cost is $11 for breakfast buffet or $5 for a continental breakfast, door prizes and plenty of networking.


Each attendee is allowed to give a 30-second commercial on who they are and what they do. This is a great way to introduce your business to potential new customers & vendors and build your personal business network. See you there!


Thurs, September 3 – TipClub Dallas Business Networking Event

When: 7:30 – 9:00 am | Where: Acuity Systems – 2727 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy #1005, Dallas, TX


tipclubJoin us on Thursday morning, September 3, for our DALLAS BUSINESS NETWORKING EVENT that will make you new connections, grow your business, and learn of new ideas and technologies on how to effectively network in Greater Dallas, Texas.  Our events often generate hundreds of business opportunities and there is no cost to attend.


Mon, September 7 – IEEE Networking Happy Hour

When: 5:00 – 7:30 pm | Where:  3908 Dallas Pkwy, Plano, TX


IEEEIEEE Dallas ENG will be meeting for open networking on the patio! This will be an open form of networking for Engineers to meet new people.


The restaurant has free queso, tortillias chips and beef from 4pm-7pm on weekdays! Drinks are not free, but there will be happy hour prices on beverages. We will take advantage of this and happy hour. Any food costs beyond water and what is already free will be in your expense. We will provide a worksheet list of Round Table Topics for attendees!


Wed, September 9 – Dallas Microsoft Technologies Network
When: 5:30 pm | Where: Fuzzy’s Taco Shop – 1100 West John W Carpenter Freeway, Irving, TX


microsoftEver feel after a long day at work that you just need to grab a drink before heading home? This group is for Microsoft professionals who don’t necessarily want to talk about work, but want to hang out with like-minded people. It’s about 2% Networking with friends, 98% food and beer




Future Events to look forward to:


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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