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Signature + Community Events

See below for The DEC Network’s Signature events!

May 20, 2024
Hackberry Creek Country Club

Join us and the Entrepreneurial Community FORE the Annual DEC Network Golf Classic! Connect with DFW entrepreneurs, drive your business and connect to this community. The DEC Network is a non-profit in DFW driving innovation and economic impact though the entrepreneurial community. All proceeds of this event directly benefit entrepreneurs’ success in DFW.

View the 2023 recap video below.

July 11, 2024
The DEC Network @ Redbird

The DEC Network celebrates both Black entrepreneurs and people of color entrepreneurs in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, particularly small business owners with a thriving track record of performance and community impact.

This event will highlight the achievements of legacy business owners as well as emerging entrepreneurs.

View the 2023 recap video below.

Date: August 11-15, 2024
Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Frisco Hotel & Convention Center

Sponsored by Capital One

Dallas Startup Week (DSW) is The DEC Network’s largest, premiere event for DFW small business owners and entrepreneurs. Sponsored by Capital One, the program includes a five day celebration that builds momentum and opportunity around entrepreneurship and innovation. DSW began in 2015 with the goal of orchestrating an entire week of entrepreneurial activities that equip, encourage, and educate current and aspiring entrepreneurs to start, build, and grow their businesses. DSW was also created to help increase the awareness and impact of the entrepreneurial community across North Texas

View the 2023 recap video below.

February 21, 2024

Unlock the possibilities of tomorrow at the Future of Venture Forum – Part 1 in partnership with North Texas Angel Network, where innovation meets opportunity!

Join us for an evening filled with insights, networking, and inspiration as we delve into the forefront of the entrepreneurial landscape.

LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE. The first 100 registered attendees will be let in the door.

See below for a calendar of upcoming community events!

Calendar of Events

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F Fri

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S Sun

1 event,

Comic Book & Art Studio Workshop

2 events,

1 event,

1 event,

2 events,

2 events,

5 events,

1 event,

3 events,

5 events,

Your Level Up Program

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Culture Committee

3 events,

3 events,

5 events,

1 event,

1 event,