Visit The Woodlands is excited to announce that Connect Texas will be in The Woodlands for the 2023 annual event. Connect Texas will take place at the Westin at The Woodlands on October 23-25, 2023.

Connect Texas brings together the most active meeting planners, suppliers, and experts in Texas meetings and events for general sessions, round tables, preset appointments and quality networking. At Connect Texas 2023, over 100 meeting planners and 100 suppliers from across the State of Texas will gather in The Woodlands for the two-and-a-half-day tradeshow and event.

The Westin Edgewater Foyer

Connect Texas represents over $270,000 in direct economic impact for The Woodlands. Because of the qualified meeting planners who attend Connect Texas, the conference also represents millions of dollars in potential future meetings and events.

“We are very pleased Connect Texas is coming to The Woodlands,” said Visit The Woodlands President Nick Wolda. “This is a very important milestone for us as a meetings destination. We look forward to showcasing our destination and appreciate the consideration by the organization and members in coming to The Woodlands.”

Two women at a conference meeting in The Woodlands

With a variety of top-rated meeting venues, many of which are new or newly renovated, and 14 distinct hotel properties with more than 190,000 square feet of customizable meeting space, The Woodlands offers meeting planners a refreshing escape from big cities. Meeting planners who attend Connect Texas will be able to experience what makes The Woodlands an excellent destination for meetings and events in Texas.

As the conference’s main sponsor, Visit The Woodlands will have a great opportunity to showcase The Woodlands to Connect Texas attendees. Visit The Woodlands is excited to share the best of what The Woodlands has to offer for meetings and events, and the hospitality community in The Woodlands is ready to give a warm welcome to Connect Texas attendees in October 2023.  

Waterway Square Fountains


Welcome to a better meetings destination. Known for its beautiful natural surroundings that include sprawling golf courses and peaceful forests, a thriving arts and music scene, unique event venues and a vast variety of upscale shopping, dining and entertainment, meeting planners and attendees praise The Woodlands as a refreshing escape from big cities. Offering a wide variety of top-rated venues, many of which are new or newly renovated, The Woodlands boasts 14 distinct hotel properties, more than 2,200 guest rooms and 190,000 square feet of customizable meeting space. Whether you’re planning a small board retreat or a multi-day conference, our team can help you make your event memorable. Learn more about Visit The Woodlands here.


Connect is the premier operator of B2B events and trade shows for meeting and event professionals. Our Signature reverse style one-on-one appointments are proven time and again to be the most productive generator of business leads in the industry. Our team of experts finds the right matches between planners and suppliers and then lets the magic of face-to-face meetings take hold. Learn more about Connect by visiting