Visit The Woodlands has recently been honored with multiple MarCom awards for creative projects that help promote The Woodlands as an ideal destination for meeting planners and leisure travelers. 

  • Platinum: Summer Getaway Giveaway Social Campaign
  • Gold: Visit The Woodlands Destination Video
  • Gold: Visit The Woodlands Virtual Hotel Tour

“We are honored to win MarCom awards for our efforts here at Visit The Woodlands,” said President of Visit The Woodlands, Nick Wolda. “Our team works diligently to find creative ways to tell The Woodlands story to meeting planners and leisure travelers.”

MarCom’s Platinum Award is presented to those entries judge to be among the most outstanding entries in the competition. Platinum winners are recognized for their excellence in terms of quality, creativity and resourcefulness. About 17% won in this category. The Gold Award is presented to those entries judged to exceed the high standards of the industry norm. Approximately 24% were Gold winners. 

Since its inception in 2004, MarCom has evolved into one of the largest, most-respected creative competitions in the world. Each year about 6,000 print and digital entries are submitted from dozens of countries. Platinum and Gold winners are listed in the 2020 winner’s list at

MarCom Logo Platinum Winner

MarCom Logo Gold Winner

Visit The Woodlands received a Platinum award for its Summer Getaway Giveaway social media campaign, which helped bring travelers to The Woodlands during the summer season. The campaign featured 6 weeks of giveaways complete with a hotel stay, restaurant and dining gift cards and vouchers to local attractions like the Riva Row Boat House.

Visit The Woodlands received a Gold award for its new destination video, which was released this past July. The video highlights shopping, dining, entertainment and hotel properties in The Woodlands. View the video on YouTube here.

Visit The Woodlands received a Gold award for its virtual hotel tour of The Woodlands Resort. The video, which acts as a sales tool for Visit The Woodlands’ sales team, showcases hotel rooms, on-site amenities, meeting space and local activities. View the video on YouTube here.


MarCom Awards is an international creative competition which recognizes outstanding achievement by marketing and communication professionals. Marcom Awards is administered and judge by the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals (AMCP). The international organization consists of several thousand creative professionals. The Association oversees awards and recognition programs, provides judges, and sets standards for excellence. Learn more here.