Katy Trail Ice House, Happiest Hour, Uptown, Deep Ellum. These are the places we know and love to unwind at in Dallas. But does there exist such a place where a digital marketer can unwind AND become a student of their craft? Here are 3 fun social media events in Dallas worth attending.
@Dallasites101 Instagram Workshop
The @Dallasites101 is made up of 2 transplants discovering the city of Dallas who pass on their knowledge of where to go and what to do. Their instagram account quickly became a favorite of not only people moving to or visiting Dallas, but now almost 80K followers trust is as a “Dallas Bucket List” of sorts. This success over the years inpspired the dynamic duo to host Instagram Workshops. Over light bites and drinks, they share how they reached almost 80K followers and how you can too. These events typically run monthly and can set you back $50. Worth it? Totally.
Social Media Dallas
Social Media Dallas is a fun group that hosts events covering all things social at venues like the Angelika Theatre in Mockingbird Station. Their mission is, “Enhancing Social Media education, sharing best practices, and advancing digital marketing careers through networking, community, and meaningful and relevant programming. Working with Influencers, Social Media for Non-Profits, and Is Facebook Still Worth It are just a few of the topics discussed after attendee’s network and grab a bite or couple of drinks before the event. The networking before the keynotes can be just as valuable as the actual speaker as people from all skill sets and industries are present and eager to learn. Free for members or $35 for non, it’s a must social media event in Dallas.
Dallas Startup Week
Happening every April in Downtown Dallas, Dallas Startup Week is an energizing, free way to learn from local startups that are succeeding in various industries. For one week, representatives from different companies share, tips, tricks and failures in free workshops all over downtown. Dallas Startup Week is one of the only events in Dallas you can get this valuable information gratis. Complete with happy hours, investors, venture capitalists and opening parties, learning about social media has never been this fun!
In conclusion, Dallas is full of ways to unwind, socialize and brush up on your social media skills. Now that you have learned 3 fun social media events in Dallas, which one will you attend first? Do you have any recommendations? Please share them below!