Events

Coffee + Tour Saturdays

Have you always wanted to come by for a tour of the Dallas Entrepreneur Center but have been no time to come in during the week?

Please join us on Saturday, October 7th as we host a Saturday morning tour at 10:30 am.  

At 10:45 am we will give begin a tour of The Dallas Entrepreneur Center and The Innovation Hub located on our 3rd floor. 




 

 

FAQs

 

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

dallas.bestparking.com

 

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email Emmanuel@thedec.co with any questions. 

 

After Hours Tour + Late Night Coworking

Have you always wanted to come by for a tour of the Dallas Entrepreneur Center but have been limited by your work/home schedule? 

Please join us on Wednesday, September 27th as we keep our doors open for a late night coworking session. Come and enjoy coffee, hi-speed wi-fi, great music, and open seating. 

At 7:00 pm we will give everyone a tour of The Dallas Entrepreneur Center and The Innovation Hub located on our 3rd floor. 


5:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Late Night Coworking begins 

7:00 pm - 7:15 pm - After Hours tour of the DEC

7:15 pm - 10:00 pm - Late Night Coworking resumes. 



 

FAQs

 

Are there minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Yes, this event is 21+

 

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

dallas.bestparking.com

 

What should I bring to the event?

Your laptop, tablet, anything that will allow you to get work done while you are in our space.

 

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email Emmanuel@thedec.co with any questions prior to the event. 

 

ProjectEDU, powered by The DEC & presented by Brice McBeth

ProjectEDU: an Educational Series for the North Texas Entrepreneur 

The one-of-a-kind collaborative crash course to elevate your startup or small business, ProjectEDU 2017 is powered by startup experts at The Dallas Entrepreneur Center and presented by marketing maestro Brice McBeth of Reap Marketing. ProjectEDU 2017 is ideal for the beginner or intermediate entrepreneur seeking insightful and applicable solutions for transforming the way they do marketing.

July 20 - March 15

Every 3rd Thursday of the month, 9:15am - 10:30am  @ The Dallas Entrepreneur Center 

9:15am - Registration 
9:30 - 10:30am - Workshop + Q&A + Activity
10:30 - 11am - Break
OPTIONAL: 11am - 1pm - Mentor Sessions with Brice (by appointment only) 
OPTIONAL: 1-5pm - Free coworking @ The DEC

Calendar & Topics: 

July 20 - SEO is a Hoax: Why Search Ranking isn't the Priority of a Startup 
Aug 17 - Your Website Sucks: 5 Conversion Pitfalls for Company Websites 
Sept 21 - Budgeting for Marketing: You're Doing It Wrong & The Silver Bullet Needed to Build a Profitable Startup Campaign 

Click hyperlinks above. to purchase these classes individually

Topics TBA for following dates: Oct 19, Nov 16, Jan 18 , Feb 15, March 15.

*no class for December

Cost:

1 class = $24 
3 class package = $60 
Full series = $150 

1ST CLASS IS ONLY $1!

Each class is valued at $150 and includes the following
- 90 Minute, Actionable Workshop Lecture from Brice McBeth
- Re-usable BriceMcBeth.com Worksheets
- 45 Minute 1:1 mentor with Brice McBeth or one of his coaches (by appointment only)
- One all-day Drop-In Pass at The Dallas Entrepreneur Center
- Copy of Brice McBeth's book, Salon Chairs Don't Sell Themselves available by request
- Coffee
- Invitation to 1 Million Cups presentation series
- Discounted rates on BriceMcBeth.com Startup Coaching & Accountability Programs (TBA)


About ProjectEDU: 

ProjectEDU is a signature educational program of The Dallas Entrepreneur (The DEC) established in 2015. Implemented in partnership with local experts, ProjectEDU is designed to equip entrepreneurs with the tools and knowledge to start, launch and grow successful businesses.

Beginning July 20, 2017, the content and instruction will be led by Brice McBeth, founder of Reap Marketing and author of "Salon Chairs Don't Sell Themselves". This unique combination of nine interactive marketing workshops will provide the foundational knowledge for any entrepreneur looking to elevate their startup and rapidly increase their customer base. 


Nocturnal: Late Night @ the TreeHouse

Working late? Join us at the TreeHouse for free coworking starting at 7pm every third Tuesday of the month. Fresh coffee, fresh beats, fresh space, all to help you be the most productive you that you can be.

Snacks provided!

Nocturnal: Late Night @ the TreeHouse

Working late? Join us at the TreeHouse for free coworking starting at 7pm every third Tuesday of the month. Fresh coffee, fresh beats, fresh space, all to help you be the most productive you that you can be.

Snacks provided!

Nocturnal: Late Night @ the TreeHouse

Working late? Join us at the TreeHouse for free coworking starting at 7pm every third Tuesday of the month. Fresh coffee, fresh beats, fresh space, all to help you be the most productive you that you can be.

Snacks provided!

Whiteboard Sessions

During Whiteboard Sessions, entrepreneurs have a chance to talk with some of Dallas’ finest entrepreneurs, industry experts, and investment groups that have experience working with new, growing companies. Click the Register button to see the list of available mentors and when they come in. Then click “Sign Up” to select a time slot with that Mentor.

1 Million Cups Dallas


THE DEC

1MC is a Kauffman Foundation educational program put on every Wednesday from 9-10am. Two presenters from startup companies in the Dallas area talk about their companies, problems, gaps and challenges. The audience is made up of entrepreneurs, advisors, researchers, people interested in entrepreneurship or getting ready to make the jump into their own companies. During…

WEDallas: Techies & Makers

THE DEC

You're invited to WEDallas: Techies & Makers!


Join us at The Garage, Capital One's brand new makers space for: happy hour, a special fireside chat, and a mini showcase of women owned tech/product startups. Expect to learn and be part of the conversation around how women in tech and product in both the corporate and startup space are making waves in the future of the Texas economy. 

Schedule: 

5:45pm - Registration opens
6pm -  Drinks & Apps + Startup showcase 
6:30pm - Fireside Chat with special guest, Alex el-Effendi, Head of Brand @ Bumble and moderated by Sara Vassar, Senior Director of ReimagineU @ Capital One 
7:15pm - Tours of The Garage 
7:30pm - End 

Questions? Email events@thedec.co.

Thanks and see you there!

- The DEC + Capital One 


Your Website Sucks: 5 Website Conversion Pitfalls for Startups

THE DEC

Your Website Sucks: 5 Website Conversion Pitfalls for Startups

Did you know that 99% of all web visitors won’t do what you want them to do when visiting your website? At this ProjectEDU event, we'll uncover 5 key pitfalls that most startups fall into when building a website, highly inspired by the instructor's own experience.

In this ProjectEDU lecture, you’ll learn the factors of a website that audiences are looking for when deciding to buy, and how you can maximize your opportunity for sales. Learn how to avoid common mistakes in order to implement a high converting website.

Prefer to pay for this class at the door? Simply register now and use the code paylater at checkout. 


This course is part 2 of a 9 part entrepreneur education series. Click here for discounted packages to the ProjectEDU series. Buy 2, Get 1 for $1!

Class Schedule:

9:15am - Registration 
9:30 - 10:30am - Workshop + Q&A + Activity
10:30 - 11am - Break
11am - 1pm - Mentor Sessions with Reap staff (by appointment only) 
1-5pm - Free coworking @ The DEC

About ProjectEDU: 

ProjectEDU is a signature educational program of The Dallas Entrepreneur (The DEC) established in 2015. Implemented in partnership with local experts, ProjectEDU is designed to equip entrepreneurs with the tools and knowledge to start, launch and grow successful businesses.

Beginning July 20, 2017, the content and instruction will be led by Brice McBeth, founder of Reap Marketing and author of "Salon Chairs Don't Sell Themselves". This unique combination of nine interactive marketing workshops will provide the foundational knowledge for any entrepreneur looking to elevate their startup and rapidly increase their customer base. 


Click here for discounted packages to the ProjectEDU series! 

Lunch & Learn - Sales

THE DEC

Sales are the heart of any business, and managing the sales cycle takes experience and patience. Whether you're a one person startup or part of a sales team, efficiency is the key.  Our Lunch and Learn will focus on understanding sales management software (CRM's), managing your sales pipeline, and tips on closing sales.  We hope to also provide you with the confidence and motivation to connect people and businesses with your solutions.

This Lunch & Learn will be taught by two experts in sales. Stoke member, Keegan Tague of Penrod and Jerid Nemergut who works for the Dallas Stars.

Lunch is provided, but RSVP is required.

Stoke Birthday Bash

THE DEC

Stoke opened it's doors on August 1, 2016 which means we have been open for one year! Join us to celebrate the growth and successes we have had over the past year. There will be drinks, prizes and of course cupcakes. Bring a friend and join the party!