Your Solution to Safe Meetings

Grapevine, Texas welcomed 700 in-person attendees and 1,000-plus digital attendees to Meeting Professionals International (MPI) World Education Congress (WEC Grapevine) at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center. “Reunite for Recovery” is the theme of this hybrid meeting which is demonstrating the new standards for a safe return to live in-person meetings and conferences. The Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau’s (CVB) Destination Services Team has partnered with MPI in developing the Duty of Care procedures that is allowing for safe general sessions, breakout sessions and one-on-one appointments.

$12 REBATE for Those on the Nice List!

W1 - DFW Airport Welcome
Grapevine CVB staff and volunteers were eager to welcome MPI WEC attendees at DFW Airport.
W3 - Opening Celebration Temperature Check
Here, a guest lines up in front of a state-of-the-art TAURI™ Temperature Check Tablet, which uses infrared sensors and provides results in less than three seconds.
W5c - Opening Celebration Food
Restaurant partners offered made-to-order and individually packaged items at the opening celebration event.
W4 - Opening Celebration Beverage
Precautions such as mandatory facemasks and gloves, along with acrylic screens were a few of the many onsite safety measures established.
W6 - Fitz & The Tantrums Stage
Indie Pop sensation Fitz and The Tantrums electrifies the crowd at the opening celebration.
W7 - MPI WEC Conference
One-on-one meetings were made safe with acrylic separators.
W9 - MPI WEC Opening General Session - People
The spacious Gaylord Texan was the perfect location to host 700-plus attendees in a safe, socially distanced manner.
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A physically distanced group take to the dance floor at the annual MPI Rendezvous event hosted at the Gaylord Texan's Glass Cactus.

$12 REBATE for Those on the Nice List!

In the spirit of holiday giving, we invite you to unwrap Grapevine’s 12 Weeks of Christmas promotion for meetings and events in 2021.

The Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau is offering a $12 per paid room night rebate on any new business of 20 rooms per night or more with a minimum of a two (2) night stay.* 

Meeting planners, make your list and check it twice and let the Grapevine CVB elves take care of the rest!  

And because we know all of you are on Santa’s “nice” list this year, each week we will unwrap a holiday surprise for a lucky planner who submits a RFP.  No lumps of coals here!

GRAPEVINE HIGHLIGHTS:

•    All hotels in Grapevine are within 10 minutes of Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport
•    More than 1,000,000 square feet of meeting space—plenty of room to spread out
•    All Grapevine hotels currently pursuing Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR Accreditation

*This rebate is valid for new business booked and contracted for 2021 at a Grapevine hotel or resort! Book now, as this offer expires December 31, 2020.
 

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Thank you for thinking of Grapevine! To send a lead or for additional information, please contact Joe Thompson, Director of Sales at +1.817.410.3552 or JEThompson@GrapevineTexasUSA.com. | Grapevine Meetings and Groups