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 22 – Dallas Meeting

When: 6:00 – 9:00 pm | Where: Microsoft’s Regional Office – 7000 State Highway 161, Irving, TX


dallas asp logoIt is no secret that the Web is of considerable importance to Microsoft. Areas of interest range from Cloud-based back-ends to client-side technologies. Recently, Microsoft has introduced two major new initiatives of considerable importance to all Web Developers: ASP.NET vNext for development of HTML-based applications, and Microsoft Edge, as a replacement for the previous Internet Explorer browser. Both technologies are expected to have a major impact on the day-to-day lives of Web Developers.


Tues, September 22 – Co-op Complete (Code & Coffee)

When: 6:30 pm | Where: – 13737 Noel Road, Suite 400 Dallas, TX


GDICome join us for coffee, code, and camaraderie. Co-op Complete is a weekly opportunity put on by for you to practice your skills, meet new friends, and get help on your programming projects. Bring your laptop, your recent projects, and your programming problems!


Wed, September 23 – Richardson Chamber EarlyNet

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


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 24 – After Hours with DBJ

When: 5:30 pm | Where: Savorista Cafe & Latino Culinary Institute – 14841 N. Dallas Parkway, Suite 145, Dallas, TX


dallas business journalAt this dynamic networking event you will have the opportunity to mix and mingle with other great professionals just like yourself and meet the DBJ newsroom staff. Come join the DBJ and samples amazing bites from Chef Lydia Gonzales at the Savorista Cafe and Latino Culinary Institute.


The Latino Culinary Institute was created to explore the native ingredients of Latin America. Chef Lydia unlocks the secrets to creating delectable food and regularly shares them with the public through cooking demonstrations at special events and festivals.


Thurs, September 24 – Network After Work – Primebar

When: 6:00 – 9:00 pm | Where: 2520 Cedar Springs Rd, Dallas, TX


Network-After-WorkCome mingle, socialize, and network with hundreds of local professionals on Thursday, September 24th at Primebar (2520 Cedar Springs Rd) from 6-9pm. With over 1 million members and 50 events across the country each month, Network After Work gets America networking.


You’ll make friends and valuable connections in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Build relationships with local businesses, entrepreneurs, and career-minded professionals looking to share advice, resources, referrals, and leads to help you achieve your goals. Bring your business cards and we’ll provide name tags color-coded by industry to help attendees find the right contacts.


Thurs, September 24 – Richardson Young Professionals Networking Event

When: 5:30 – 7:30 pm | Where: Greenvue Apartments – 1350 N. Greenville Avenue, Richardson, TX


Richardson Young ProfessionalsRichardson Young Professionals Is Holding A Networking Happy Hour At Greenvue Apartments. Come Join Us For Food, Drinks, Games And Check Out Richardsons Most Elegant Pool! Catering Provided By The Tavern On Main Street.


Thurs, September 24 – Data Science, Data Scientists, & Big Data

When: 6:30 – 9:00 pm | Where:  IBM Innovation Center – 1177 South Beltline Rd, Coppell, TX


big data developersInterested in the Data Scientist profession but not exactly sure what they do? Come to this Meetup and find out about these topics and more…

– The Basics of Data Science

– A Day in the Life of a Data Scientist

– Data Scientist Tools Demo


Wed, September 25 – Intro to C#
When: 7:00 pm | Where: Dallas Makerspace – 1825 Monetary Lane, Suite 104, Carrollton, TX


dallas vb.netThe Dallas Visual Basic User Group meets to discuss Visual Basic.Net, C#, and related technologies such as Game Design, Computer Graphics Demos, Kinect and Wii-Mote Programming. We will be teaching classes on how to start programming and how to integrate different software and hardware into your application.


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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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