Event Details

Hotel Information 

Embassy Suites by Hilton Grapevine DFW Airport North

Address: 2401 Bass Pro Dr, Grapevine, TX 76051

Phone: +1 972-724-2600

Travel To/From the Airport (Airport Shuttle)

The Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is just 2 miles away from the hotel. The Embassy Suites free wheelchair-accessible shuttle is available on-call daily from 6 am to 10:30 pm.

  1. After you have gathered your luggage, exit the baggage claim area and proceed to the lower level of the airport.
  2. Call the hotel at + 1 (972) 724-2600, press "0" to skip the menu and provide your arrival terminal and gate information.
  3. You will be instructed to the waiting area for your terminal and gate. Wait time is usually 15-20 minutes.

The Embassy Suites shuttle does not service Dallas Love Field.

The return shuttle to the airport departs every 30 minutes, on the hour and half-hour, daily from 6 am to 10:30 pm. Be in the lobby 5 to 7 minutes ahead, as the shuttle leaves promptly.

Parking 

If you are driving in, free self-parking is available at the hotel.

Event Agenda and Check In

We're pleased to share the 2023 Family Gathering agenda. The most important thing for you to know is the location of the FOP Family Gathering event check-in (located just past the atrium space where breakfast is served) at the hotel. You will want to be sure and check in to get your name badge which gets you into all activities and provides you important reminders about any community activities you have signed up to participate in. 

Check-in for the Family Gathering will open at 8 am on Thursday, November 16th at the Conference Lobby Desk. 

Meals and Attire 

The Gathering kicks off with a dinner and welcome reception at 7 PM CST. All of the meals (including breakfast, lunch and dinner on Friday and Saturday) will be served buffet style and items with gluten, shellfish, or dairy will be marked to accommodate any special dietary needs. We have made the hotel aware of all dietary needs that were provided at registration including the need for pureed food. If there is something else you need, please notify us at [email protected] and we will work with the hotel to best accommodate your needs.

The hotel provides the following meal/drink services free of charge:

Breakfast Hours: Monday-Friday, 6 am to 9 am, Saturday-Sunday, 7 am to 10:30 am

Evening Reception (Drinks and Snacks): 5:30 to 7:30 pm every night

There is a restaurant (Halfords Restaurant) located in the hotel as well.

Attire for the Family Gathering is casual to business casual. The most important factor is that you be comfortable.

With the Family Gathering taking place in Dallas this year, the theme of Friday night's dinner and dance will be Country Western. During this special dinner, there will be music by a Dallas local musician. Feel free to embrace the country-western style in your attire for Friday evening's dinner!

Accessing Event Materials

As a reminder, there will be a mobile app for the 2023 FOP Family Gathering which will provide access to event materials such as the attendee list, agenda, and much more. 

To download the mobile app for the Family Gathering go to the App Store or Google Play and search for "Cvent Events." Once you have downloaded the CVENT app you will be able to search for the event "IFOPA Family Gathering 2023" within the app.

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