Join us for an evening conversation with Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, moderated by Evan Smith, co-founder and CEO of The Texas Tribune.

This is a free event (with RSVP) subject to availability.

Rawlings was first elected mayor of Dallas in 2011. As mayor, he has led initiatives to increase economic development in southern Dallas and to increase the city’s international profile. Previously, Rawlings served as chairman and managing partner at CIC Partners, a private equity firm, and has also served as chairman of the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau.


This event is presented by the Hatton W. Sumners Foundation and supported Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, AARP, the Texas Municipal League, Tenet Healthcare and Southwest Airlines, the official airline of Texas Tribune Events. Tribune events are also supported through contributions from our founding investors and members. Though donors and corporate sponsors underwrite The Texas Tribune events, they play no role in determining the content, panelists or line of questioning.