Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has selected Grapevine, Texas, as the destination for its World Education Congress (WEC) in 2020.
The association will collaborate with the Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau to host the conference, which is scheduled from 6-9 June 2020 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center.
WEC is MPI’s signature event and attracts more than 2,000 attendees annually, including corporate, third party, and association planners, suppliers, students, industry faculty and more.
"We are elated to partner with the Grapevine CVB to bring WEC to Grapevine in 2020," said Paul Van Deventer, president and CEO of MPI. "With the Gaylord Texan, we will be able to host and house the majority of our attendees under one roof, and they will also have easy travel access with the nearby Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field Airport."
The City of Grapevine has a historic downtown district, special event venues with more than one million square feet of meeting space and 20 hotels with 5,400-plus hotel rooms.
"Grapevine has an international reputation as a top meetings destination and we look forward to welcoming MPI’s members for the 2020 World Education Congress," said Brady Closson, managing director of sales and marketing, Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau.
This year’s WEC will be held from 2-5 June 2018, at the Indiana Conference Center in Indianapolis.
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