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    Discover a Better Meeting Destination in The Woodlands, Texas

     
    POSTED January 17, 2019
     

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Nestled amongst the tall pines of central Southeast Texas, you’ll find a destination designed to host meetings and events with style. Home to more than 2,200 guest rooms, 14 dynamic properties with customizable venue spaces, and endless refreshing ways attendees can spend their downtime, The Woodlands is the perfect choice for your next gathering.

Give attendees a taste of The Woodlands’ unique music and arts culture with a networking event or reception at the Glade Cultural Center or The Woodforest Bank Club. The Glade Cultural Center celebrated its grand opening in April 2018, and features flexible event rooms within a stunning museum and art gallery space. The Woodforest Bank Club is an exclusive private venue located in the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion complex, with 1,600 square feet of event space, full-service catering, and a covered patio with a view of The Pavilion’s main music stage.

To seamlessly execute larger-sized conferences and events, you can’t go wrong with The Waterway Marriott and Convention Center or The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center. These two properties are designed to accommodate large groups and events, and both have professional event staff and catering to support your needs. The Waterway Marriott is the largest event property in The Woodlands, with 70,000 square feet of venue space. Enjoy the convenience of having attendees stay onsite at the hotel, plus shopping, dining and entertainment within walking distance. The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center offers nearly equal event space with 60,000 square feet, plus upscale accommodations and onsite leisure amenities.

After the meeting

Once the meeting wraps up, your attendees will find themselves with endless ways to spend time exploring and enjoying all The Woodlands has to offer. For nature lovers, there’s hundreds of miles of hike and bike trails, and a large network of parks for relaxing and enjoying the outdoors. For the more adventurous, kayak and paddleboard rentals are offered to explore The Woodlands via The Waterway. Those looking for lively entertainment can catch a concert at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, or peruse the trendy shops, wine bars and eateries along Market Street.

The Woodlands offers diverse event space and leisure activities all within a beautifully planned locale. And with an expert convention development team ready to assist you with curated recommendations, planning the perfect event isn’t just attainable — it’s effortless.

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The Woodlands, Texas offers premium event spaces and accommodations alongside modern shopping, dining, leisure and beautiful nature for a meetings destination that’s truly one-of-a-kind.

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