It's Time to Get In the Game and Register for Reunion!

by Christy Voss on June 5, 2018

We're excited for the 2018 Dwyer Group Reunion, scheduled for Sept. 16 – 19 at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas! This year’s event theme is: Get in the Game! The keynote speaker has been announced and The Grounds Guys' meeting agenda has been finalized. Check out the event overview and register today!

Registration is up over last year, so don’t miss out! Bring your ideas and bring your enthusiasm, but most importantly, bring YOURSELF! Reunion is the best way to learn and network with fellow franchise owners, vendors, Dwyer Group’s Leadership and our brand’s support team!

Currently, The Grounds Guys has 34% of our system registered to attend, and we want to see many more of you there in your green and gold!

Reunion Registration & Event Information

Register to attend Reunion for $350 per person before the fee goes up to $400 on August 1! Additional Banquet Tickets are priced at $100 for adults. $65 for children 12 and under. There is no additional charge for Design Your Life or Lifestyle Enhancement Series. No refunds will be issued after August 18, 2018; however, you may rollover your registration to 2019 for a fee of $50 per registration.

The Grounds Guys’ agenda is filled with training, important system updates and opportunities to celebrate our 2017 successes and network with fellow franchisees!  these guidelines to book your travel: Our meetings will begin Monday, Sept. 17 and will adjourn on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 1 p.m. CT).

General Reunion information is highlighted on the Dwyer Group Reunion website and as details are finalized, the site updates – so save it in your bookmarks!

Key Dwyer Group events:

Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018

  • Golf Outing (Starts at 7:30 a.m. – Registration fee: $100 per player – Scramble format)
  • Design Your Life (9 – 11:30 a.m.)
    • Dwyer Group Co-chair Dina Dwyer-Owens outlines how you can target and achieve anything you want to have and everything you want to be by starting with a Dream List.
  • Lifestyle Enhancement Series: (1 – 3:30 p.m.)
    • Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer Lisa Zoellner will lead a session called Neighborly: Local Partnerships for Bigger Impact. This workshop will feature a panel of franchisees who will share practical tips for local Neighborly marketing efforts.
    • Craig Zablocki is a humorous motivational speaker and his presentation titled Be ALL In – Getting to 100% will focus on sharing tips from organizations who thrive by developing a culture of ownership, accountability and engagement. 
  • Vendor Show featuring exhibitors
  • Brand Meet & Greets

Monday, Sept. 17, 2018

  • Dwyer Group’s General Session featuring Keynote Speaker Mel Robbins. She is a serial entrepreneur, best - selling author, internationally recognized social media influencer, and one of the most sought - after motivational speakers in the world.
Her digital platform inspires more than 20 million people a month with transformative videos, articles, positive psychology research, and inspiring content. Mel’s latest book, The 5 Second Rule, is a fixture on Amazon’s “Top 10 Most Read List” and one of the most successful audio books ever published. Her TEDx talk about change has more than 14 million views.

Mel’s media company, The Confidence Project, Inc. produces personal development programming and online courses for her global student body and corporate partners. On stage, Mel is a riveting, fun, and unforgettable speaker, teaching audiences a wide range of science - backed strategies with life - changing impact. Mel has spoken to executives at some of the world’s leading brands, including Microsoft, JP Morgan Chase, Optum, Cisco, and AT&T. She is also an award - winning opinion columnist and legal analyst for CNN, a Dr. Oz Healthline Expert, and a Contributing Editor for SUCCESS Magazine.

A graduate of Dartmouth College and Boston College Law School, Mel is married mother of three and lives in the Boston area, but remains a Midwesterner at heart.

  • Vendor Show featuring exhibitors
  • Dwyer Group Awards Banquet including Franchisee of the Year recognition

Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018

  • The Grounds Guys’ meetings
  • Having Fun in the Process Event – will be designed as a tailgate party with a band, games, food and plenty of time to mingle with fellow The Grounds Guys’ and Dwyer Group franchisees!

Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018

  • The Grounds Guys’ meetings, concluding at 1 p.m. CT

Book Your Hotel Room Early!
To make reservations please book online at:
or call (877) 491-5138 and reference the Dwyer Group group rate by name: The Dwyer Group Annual Reunion 2018 (mini hotel code DGR)

The negotiated Dwyer Group room rate for a traditional room is $205 +taxes +resort fees, per night and is good until August 24 or until rooms are no longer available. Reservation requests made after the deadline are subject to hotel availability at the rack rate.

Nearby Activities & Attractions

Under the Events & Info tab, you can access hotel and parking information, Grapevine attractions and events (including the 32nd Annual GrapeFest wine tasting!), nearby golf courses, hotel transportation, airline discounts and local child care services!

If you have any questions about Reunion, please contact me at

Topics: 2018 Dwyer Group Reunion

Christy Voss

Executive Assistant, The Grounds Guys



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