Tag Archives: McAllen

Food Park Unplugged

Food Park Unplugged

Food Park Unplugged takes place every third Friday at McAllen Food Park. Enjoy the sounds of local crooners while feasting on dishes by Food Truck chefs. Take a stroll and do some shopping from local craft and collectibles vendors. This event is family and pet-friendly with free admission to the park. Free admission into the park!

Small Business Branding

The “Small Business Branding” workshop gives business owners a better understanding of the process of successfully branding a business. It addresses top branding myths, the three branding principles and how to protect a brand. “A brand is much more than a logo or a company name in a fancy font. It is a promise made and delivered to customers by the company. The most successful brands keep their promises through…

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Sales Fundamentals

mcallen lunch and learn, emotional intelligence

The McAllen Chamber of Commerce and Texas Regional Bank host this Lunch and Learn to help small businesses.  Although the definition of a sale is simple enough, the process of turning someone into a buyer can be very complex. It requires you to convince someone with a potential interest that there is something for them in making their interest concrete – something that merits spending some of their hard-earned money.…

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South Texas Book Festival

South Texas Book Festival

McAllen Public Library hosts its sixth annual book South Texas Book Festival with an extensive slew of South Texas authors for readers of every age. The two-day event includes storytelling, book sales and author signings and other special guest appearances.  The event will be free and open to the entire family.

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

mcallen lunch and learn, emotional intelligence

This Lunch & Learn seminar explores the necessity for being able to be aware of one’s emotions in the workplace and being aware of the emotions of others as well.  Being able to connect with others is essential using soft skills in relationships at work. This is true in leadership situations, when making decisions and when implementing change.  Employers in the workplace today are demanding use of soft skills to connect with…

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Santa Fe Wine Classic

Santa Fe Wine Classic

With a theme this year of “Casablanca,” the Santa Fe Wine Classic will highlight over 200 wines including such top brands as Cakebread Cellars, Château Latour and Vega Sicilia. Restaurant chefs will also craft specialty dishes to tempt the attendees’ taste palates. Restaurants include Santa Fe Steakhouse, Republic of the Rio Grande, The Spanish Room, Kumori Sushi & Teppanyaki, Mori Steakhouse, and Bodega Tavern & Kitchen. Music is by Grupo…

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McAllen Announces Innovation Grant Winners

Exo and Cy, Innovative Grant winner

The McAllen Chamber of Commerce will present its 2019 McAllen Innovation Grant winners Oct. 24. The presentation takes place during the I&E Network from 6-8 p.m. at the chamber, 1200 Ash Ave., and includes free pizza and beer. “Entrepreneurs are rolling out new ideas and new items. Innovators will network and learn about their projects, struggles, victories, but more than anything, what have they done in order to be awarded as…

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The Sunset Live Concert Series Is Back

Visitors enjoy a live outdoor concert on the performance lawn.

The Sunset Live Concert Series is held every second Saturday of the month at the McAllen Convention Center. It runs from April to June and October to December. The venue focuses on promoting the arts and family fun, and giving artists/musicians a family-friendly space to promote their work. This series is a family- and pet-friendly event. Free to the public, the venue also has public and dog parks, as well…

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