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Texas resort expands, welcomes medical meetings

Friday, September 16th, 2016

gaylord-texan-resort-exterior

The Gaylord Texan Resort in the Dallas suburb of Grapevine has announced it’s on the cusp of a $120 million expansion project.

The project will add 303 new guest rooms, for a total of 1,814; and 86,000 square feet of new meeting space, for a total of 490,000 square feet.

The expansion also includes a new 30,000-square-foot ballroom, terrace spaces, and more.  The Gaylord is accepting reservations for its new meeting facilities beginning with the 2019 calendar year.  It is owned by publicly traded Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc.

The Gaylord books key medical gatherings such as the annual meetings of the American Medical Group Association, Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society, and Ambulatory Surgery Center Association.  For more information about the property, visit www.gaylordtexan.com.

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MPI’s Pat Schaumann at IMEX America 2014

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

MPI's Pat Schaumann CMP, CSEP, DMCP, HMCC during her lecture

From an energetic and inspiring opening keynote to networking sessions to a full day packed with education, Smart Monday, powered by MPI, helped kick off IMEX America 2014.
“MPI is proud to return as the strategic partner and premier education provider for the fourth edition of this impressive trade show,” Paul Van Deventer, president CEO of MPI, said Monday. “We are an association keenly focused on the professional development of meeting and event professionals, so the program we designed is filled with best-in-class educational and networking opportunities.” (more…)

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MPI Grants 61 Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certificates in Third Quarter

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) announced today it presented its Healthcare Meeting Compliance Certificate (HMCC) to 61 meeting and event industry professionals during the third quarter of 2014. The certificate, which is endorsed by Saint Louis University (SLU), demonstrates competency in healthcare meeting compliance and is valid for two years.

Since its inception in 2013, 247 individuals have successfully completed the HMCC Program. The list of new HMCC holders includes the following: (more…)

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