Discover Denton, the destination marketing organization for Denton, TX, announced that it is one of three finalist nominated for the MPI D/FW Strategic Partner of the Year Award.

This award is presented to a company who has made significant contributions to the chapter either by cash sponsorships, in-kind sponsorships and/or whose strategic efforts have resulted in outstanding advancement of the D/FW Chapter. Other nominees include Kalahari Resorts and Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau.

Speaking on the nomination, Ruben Perez, Director of Sales and Service for Discover Denton, said, "It is an honor to be nominated for this distinguished award. I'm humbled by the recognition from an esteemed organization like Meeting Professionals International and the MPI D/FW Chapter.  Now, more than ever, we need to work and collaborate together to support our industry, keep pushing forward face-to-face meetings and live events, and positively impact our local and regional communities.  We are excited to be competing amongst our fellow peers and nominees.”

"Discover Denton has relaunched our website, brought in new tools to benefit our hotels, event venues and convention center, and we have introduced new strategic partnerships with area destinations and organizations to promote our combined footprint. Our nomination for the MPI D/FW Strategic Partner of the Year is a testimonial of the impact we have all made during and post-pandemic. We have all worked diligently to lend support to our industry and help bring tourism back stronger than ever,” further added Perez.

The award ceremony announcing the winner of the award will take place on June 24 at the MPI D/FW: June Awards of Excellence Gala.