Dallas Right Now

A woman and girl enjoy a spin on the State Fair Midway's Ferris wheel, circa 1960

With the kiddos back in school, businesses are in high gear! Here’s what we are excited about this September in our great city, a mix of fun and business:

Are you ready for some football? We are, whether it is high school or our Dallas Cowboys!

State Fair of Texas opens September 30! It is one of the greatest state fairs in the world! For more than 100 years, it has been the leading source of entertainment for millions, as well as a powerful factor in the growth of Dallas.

The Plano Balloon Festival is an action packed weekend of skydivers, hot air balloons, concerts, a huge kid’s fun zone and a variety of foods … young and old have much in common when they are enjoying the colorful balloons that will fill the skies over Plano, September 16, 17 & 18.

“‘Can You See Me Now’ A Woman’s Guide to Career Advancement”, Thursday, September 15th, features keynote speaker, Ann Daly, who will focus on the challenges women face when we position ourselves for advancement and the particular strategies that will help you maximize your workplace visibility and become a leader.

The National Association of Women MBAs’ 2011 National Conference “Empowering Women in Business” will be held at the brand new Irving Convention Center, September 15, 16 & 17. The conference will provide leadership, networking and career opportunities. Our very own Cindy Yared will be serving on the Choosing the Right Career panel Saturday afternoon.

Here’s to fall! What did we miss? Please let us know!



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