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.


Mon, September 29 – Sub+Substance is coming to Dallas

When: 6:30 – 9:00 pm | Where: 1013 East 15th Street, Plano, TX


Sum + Substance DallasThere are five coming your way. In partnership with the  Conscious Capitalism Dallas Chapter, our five storytellers will share their personal journey to find fulfilling work and each will leave you with a challenge. These challenges will spark new ideas, partnerships and opportunities. event1013 is a launch pad for purpose-driven ventures and the perfect spot for an evening of connecting and idea share.


Meet the Storytellers

– Colleen Barrett, President Emeritus of Southwest Airlines

– Rand Stagen, Founder of Stagen

– Gail Warrior, CEO of Warrior Construction, President – Warrior Elements

– Chad Houser, Founder of Cafe Momentum

– Michael Sorrell, President of Paul Quinn College


September 29 – October 1 – Connections365

When: 7:00 pm start | Where: Gaylord Texan Resort – 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, TX


connections365Connections365 is two days focused on the latest Comply365 solutions and the most innovative technologies impacting the transportation industry today. Whether you are a current user or it’s simply the right time for you to learn more about solutions that can transform the way you work, Connections365 is time well invested.


Packed with insightful presentations from industry leaders, one-on-one test drives, and networking with experts from leading companies like Samsung, Guestlogix, Ram Mounts and your colleagues from across the industry.


Tues, September 30 – Richardson/Plano Networkers

When: 11:30 am | Where: 930 East Campbell Road #101, Richardson, TX


richardson plano networkerWe are an energetic group of business leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs who value networking together with integrity. We invite positive, motivated business people to join us each Wednesday from 11:30am – 1pm. We are non-exclusive** and welcome anyone to the group who is serious about building lasting business connections and being “givers”, not “takers”. Each person in attendance will have at least 1 minute to share their business and what kind of referrals they are looking for. We look forward to seeing you soon! Come grow with us!


Thurs, October 1 – North Texas Women in Technology Awards

When: 5:30 – 8:30 pm | Where: The Empire Room – 1225 N Riverfront Blvd Dallas TX


dallas business journalThe Dallas Business Journal presents the 2015 North Texas Women in Technology Awards. Join us on October 1st as we celebrate the women who made our 2015 list for this first ever awards program.


Each of these talented, technology-focused women are driving innovation, leading technology companies and are key contributors to the community. Honorees will also be profiled in a special section inserted in the October 2nd issue of the Dallas Business Journal.


Fri, October 2 – Cybersecurity Leadership Forum

When: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm | Where: 8036 Dominion Parkway, Plano TX, Plano TX


cybersecurity leadership forumThe Future of Cybersecurity – Learn how the simple construct of, “protect, detect and correct,” can provide the basis for implementing an effective and repeatable security strategy.


Global Threat Intelligence and Trends – Hear what some of the more noteworthy trends are in cybersecurity and how to make this information actionable in your business.


A View from the Hill – Listen to what cybersecurity legislation is making its way through Congress and how it may impact your business.


Mon, October 5 – WordPress & Wine Workshop

When: 6:30 – 8:00 pm | Where: Alto 211 – 211 N Ervay, Dallas, TX


tech talent southIn this beginner-focused workshop, attendees will learn about the fundamental tools of WordPress, one of the most popular Content Management Systems in the world. Of course Tech Talent South will be providing wine to help fuel the process! Attendees simply need to bring along their own laptop and leave the rest to us.


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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.

hrsouthwest conference