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.

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.

•    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

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 | Grapevine Meetings and Groups