Don’t miss these Events this season

Readers and followers always ask me which events are worth attending and which are a waste of time. The events listed are also a great opportunity for network and connect with the movers and shakers of specific industries.

1. Pink Pumps and Paparazzi 7:

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Photo Credits: PPP7 Website

For seven years, PPP has revolutionized the standard fashion show with its wildly popular annual soiree. Utilizing innovative venues, community partners, bold entertainment and a unique mix of haute-couture and ready-to-wear looks, Pink Pumps and Paparazzi has created a one-of-a-kind style experience for Dallas and beyond.

When: April 23rd 2017

Where: Frontiers of Flight Museum 6911 Lemmon Ave, Dallas, TX 75209

Tickets: Click here!

2. House of DIFFA Arabesque:

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Photo Credits: DIFFA Dallas Facebook

DIFFA/Dallas presents House of DIFFA 2017. This extraordinary fashion experience provides an exciting mix of philanthropy, theatrics and DIFFA/Dallas’ legendary runway production for close to 2,000 Patrons enabling grants for HIV/AIDS service organizations in North Texas. This is personally one of my favorite events my dear friend and mentor Rhonda Sargent Chambers will produce the runway production and she has always been able to impress 2000+ guests.

When: May 6th 2017

Where: Omni Dallas, 555 S Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75202

Tickets: Here!

3. 8th Annual Emmitt Smith Celebrity Golf Invitational & Gala:

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Photo Credits: emmittsmith.com

“The Emmitt Smith Celebrity Invitational golf tournament and gala, presented by title sponsor Healthcare Highways, marks its 8th year of grand-scale fundraising to directly impact the lives of thousands of North Texas children, families and their communities. The fundraising activities will begin with a Friday Night Gala presented by Albertsons/Tom Thumb, led by Honorary Chair Faye C. Briggs and Event Chairs Carmaleta Whiteley Felton and Otis Felton, at the Omni Dallas Hotel.” (www.emmittsmith.com/) This will be a star-studded charity gala with plenty of entertainment for a great cause.

When: May 12 & 13, 2017

Where: Omni Dallas 555 S Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75202 & TPC Craig Ranch 8000 Collin McKinney Pkwy, McKinney, TX 75070

Tickets: Here!

4. Blavity EmpowerHer 17 Conference:

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Photo Credits: Blavity Newsletter

Blavity, one of the top media outlets for black creatives is hosting a two day conference for influencers, digital creators and  entrepreneurs. With the motto of “living your best life” this premier events will offer sessions that range from intimate AMA discussions, fireside chats, and finding your tribe. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with like-minded young professionals as well as absorb knowledge from speakers such as Necole Kane editor in chief of XO Necole who was formerly known as Necole Bitchie.

When: June 9 & 10, 2017

Where: Venue One, 1034 West Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60607

Tickets: Here!

5. BET Experience 2017:

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Photo Credits: bet.com

Bringing together hundreds of thousands of fans, celebrities, and thought leaders, BET Experience and the BET Awards are a whirlwind celebration of culture. The BET Experience is a mix of music, entertainment, fashion and networking every Millennial will enjoy. Whether you party it up at the free live performances in front of the Staples center, absorb knowledge  during the celebrity panels in the convention center or enjoy the actual BET awards, this 4 day experience has been an extra-ordinary festival for the past 5 years.

When: June 22 – June 25 2017

Where: LA Live (downtown LA)

Tickets: Here!

I hope after reading this you will mark a couple dates in your calendar and maybe even travel out of town to absorb new impressions and fully embrace the industry you are passionate about! Please comment and share with others!!!

XOXO,

Dynamically Branded

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Best Events in Dallas

April and May are definitely the “Gala Months” in Dallas. Here the top events worth your money and time.

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1. Mad Hatters Tea April 21st

This event has been extensively featured on the last episode of The Real Housewives of Dallas. According to Sharon Adams of Your Park Cities blog, this fabulous and fun party has been an ongoing fundraising event sponsored by the Women’s Council of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Funds raised develop and maintain A Woman’s Garden key element of the Dallas Arboretum.
Over 500 guests enjoy this over the top spectacle showing off their extravagant hats.
The event includes a champagne reception in Ginsburg Plaza, professionally staged and choreographed fashion presentation inside Rosine Hall and afterwards, hats are judged in different categories and contest winners are announced at the fashion show and strut the runway. The fashion show festivities are followed by a seated al fresco luncheon under elegantly draped tents.

Tickets: Sold Out

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Steve Kemble and Dawn Neufeld. Photo Credits: Dawn Neufeld

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2. 2016 Emmitt Smith Celebrity Invitational May 6th/7th

The May 6th Friday Night Party will be held at the Omni Dallas Hotel. The night begins with a VIP red carpet, followed by a celebrity reception, dinner and live auction. The evening will be emceed by comedian and entertainer Broderick Rice with a live performance by Daughtry. This year’ s Roger Staubach Award will be presented to Dr. Phil and Robin McGraw. The Saturday, May 7th Charity Golf Tournament takes place at TPC Craig Ranch in McKinney with players and other sports and entertainment celebrities partnered with each foursome, followed by an afternoon awards ceremony.

Tickets: Friday Night Party, tickets begin at $500 each, and tables at $5,000
Saturday Golf Tournament, Pavilion passes are $50 each

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Pat Smith and Vivica A. Fox on the Red Carpet. Photo Credits: emmittsmith.com

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3. House of DIFFA Circo Rouge May 21st

This extravagant Fashion Spectacle will take place at the beautiful Omni Dallas Hotel for include a silent and live auction – featuring DIFFA/Dallas’ renowned designer jacket collection, seated dinner, and the legendary DIFFA/Dallas runway production and after party. Produced by my all time favorites Jeffrey Horn  and Rhonda Sargent Chambers of RSC Productions, attendees can expect the unexpected this season with a theatrical production featuring surprise guests, elaborate performances, and some of the hottest fashion trends by Traffic LA, TenOverSix, & Forty Five Ten.

Tickets: Start at $375 (officially sold out, but I have still have access to a few, just comment below)

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Finale Walk. Photo Credits: diffadallas.org

Let me know what you think. Which one is your favorite Gala in Dallas? Or which one would you love to attend? I might do a give-away for tickets.

XOXO,

Dynamically Branded