Event Location & Accommodations

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

1501 Gaylord Trail

Grapevine, TX 76501

Group Room Rate: $269 plus resort fee and taxes

Group Room Rate Cut Off Date: Tuesday, November 5. 2024

GDU DF has reserved a limited number of guest rooms available at the Group Room Rate. To receive the group room rate, please click here. 

*A limited number of rooms are available at the hotel. Be sure to book within our block and make the most of your hotel experience. One night’s room plus tax is required to hold your reservation. The deposit will be refunded if you cancel your reservation at least three (3) working days prior to arrival. Additional guest charges may apply for more than two occupants per room—check when making your reservations.


Airfare discounts up to 10% for participants and their traveling companions for GDU DF 2024 are available through various airlines. Book your flight by contacting:

United Airlines 
Book Here
Discount Code: ZP48582385

Delta Airlines         
Book Here
Promotion Code: NM3BQ

Ground Transportation:

The Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center is located 6 miles from DFW (Dallas Fort Worth) airport and 21 miles from DAL Dallas Love Field).

From DFW: Taxi Cab, Uber or Lyft will run approximately $25 for the 10 minute ride.

From DAL: Taxi Cab, Uber or Lyft will run approximately $55 for the 25 minute ride.

Rental Car: Hertz rental car is located on site at the Gaylord Texan Resort.

Beware of Hotel Scams

HMP Global is the Official Housing Provider for GDU DF 2024. Solicitation of hotel reservations from any housing provider other than HMP Global is not approved by GDU Management. Hotel reservations made by unaffiliated organizations may appear to be for lower rates; however, they may be illegitimate. Please report any unauthorized solicitation to HMP (800.237.7285 x4218) or email kmclaughlin@hmpglobal.com.

Hassle-Free Booking Experience

We want to ensure that your visit is a safe, convenient, and memorable one. Staying at our host hotel provides a hassle-free booking experience and puts you at the heart of the activity surrounding the conference. 

  1. Save Money – To make the best use of your registration dollars, we have negotiated a special reduced rate available only to GDU DF attendees. 
  2. Gain Additional Networking Opportunities – By staying at the conference hotel, you enhance your opportunities to meet with colleagues and share experiences and ideas. Plus, when you book within the block, you gain access to important announcements at check-in and any deliveries arranged by exhibitors. 
  3. Support Future Meetings – When you book within the block, you help keep meeting costs as low as possible and enable us to provide some of the important meeting features attendees have come to enjoy. You are not only supporting the meeting, you are reinforcing our reputation and locking in special rates for future meetings, enhancing overall attendee experience.