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Visit The Woodlands Blog

Josie Lewis
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Josie Lewis

Josie is Director of Sales for Visit The Woodlands. Josie moved to the great state of Texas to study Hotel Management at University of Houston. After graduating and dabbling in everything from hotel operations to hotel sales, Josie made her way to The Woodlands and hasn’t looked back since. As Director of Sales, Josie focuses on promoting The Woodlands as a destination for meetings and events to Meeting Professionals around the nation. In addition, she leads the charge on the RFP distribution process, Site Tours, FAM events, strategic program development and more. She is your go to for any and all Meeting Space questions. Her favorite thing to do in The Woodlands is sipping on a great cup of coffee at Blue Door Coffee Company, catch some live music at Waterway Square, and take her young son on a complimentary Trolley Ride.

6 Tips to Help Manage a Potential Crisis at Your Event

Even the most well-planned events can be derailed by unwelcome surprises. No matter how organized the occasion is, it’s not exempt from a potential crisis. Sudden incidents could be anything from a minor medical emergency to something that could impact public safety. Here are some tips to help your…

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How Working With a CVB Can Help You

Planning a reunion or meeting but don’t know where to start? From hotel selection to cool marketing ideas, the Convention and Visitors Bureau is here to help, and best of all, it’s free! Visit The Woodlands is a non-profit organization that markets our destination to meeting and convention planners…

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Hotel Safety Measures and Event Planning Tips

From changing the way planners and suppliers alike must review contracts, to the size of space needed for events, to incorporating hybrid virtual meetings, and reviewing safety and sanitation measures, COVID-19 has changed nearly every step of the meeting planning process. With this in mind, Visit…

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Transportation Options: Getting To and Around The Woodlands

When planning your next gathering, you can rest assured there are plenty of transportation options in The Woodlands that make it easy for groups to get here and get around. Flying to The Woodlands There are two Skytrax rated 4-star airports just south of us, connecting The Woodlands to the world…

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How Our Team Can Help You Create a Knockout Bid Presentation

We know creating a bid presentation for your supervisor, board of directors, clients or colleagues can be daunting. A lot goes into a presentation that will wow your audience. You need to know the selling points that matter most to the group, as well as their priorities and transportation needs. Our…

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Add Some “Extra” To Your Next Event in The Woodlands

When you plan an event in The Woodlands—be it a wedding, a reunion, a corporate retreat, annual meeting, trade show, or celebration—it’s all in the details. Once you’ve chosen your host hotel and event venue, it’s time to start planning the particulars. Here in The Woodlands, we create more than…

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Why The Woodlands is the Best Place to Meet in 2020

You can have a meeting, or you can have a Meeting. Capital M for Meaningful, Memorable, Monumental. These are the kind of gatherings we host in The Woodlands, an oasis on the water, surrounded by the woods. This destination was created with the visitor in mind from the very beginning. The developers…

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How to WOW Your Clients on your Site Tour of The Woodlands

Are you planning an event in The Woodlands and perhaps don’t quite know where to begin? Are you having trouble visualizing how your event will unfold? Not sure which venue will work best for your needs? Do you need to conduct a site inspection or research the area but don’t have time to plan it…

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The Woodlands LOVES Sports

The Woodlands is known for its public art, fine dining options on the water, high-end shopping and luxury hotels. But did you know the abundance of quality sporting facilities in The Woodlands is one of the top reasons groups choose this award-winning destination? Well-maintained fields, an average…

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"Gradient" a group art Exhibition

October 20, 2021 - October 30, 2021 Glade Cultural Center Read More

Bonner Rhoden & Matt Parish: from Market Junction

October 20, 2021 Dosey Doe Breakfast & BBQ Whiskey Bar Read More

Jeff Canada Acoustic

October 20, 2021 The Goose’s Acre Bistro & Irish Pub Read More

Mexicráneos Art Exhibit

October 20, 2021 - November 02, 2021 Market Street Read More

The Prisoner Wine Tasting

October 20, 2021 CRU - A Wine Bar Read More