In The Woodlands, hotels, restaurants, shopping and many of your favorite summer outdoor activities are opened with enhanced safety protocols. Click here to learn more.

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The Waterway near Waterway Square
Josie Lewis
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Josie Lewis

Josie is Director of Sales for Visit The Woodlands. After finally arriving in Texas to attend university, Josie is happy to call The Woodlands area her home of nearly 5 years. As Director of Sales, Josie focuses on working closely with meeting and event planners to ensure they have a seamless experience booking business in The Woodlands. Josie attends national and state tradeshows to represent Visit The Woodlands, develops sales FAM Events, coordinates engaging site tours, and organizes local partner educational events. Some of her favorite things about The Woodland is the amazing shopping, dining, and outdoor activities all within walking distance from our major hotels. Her favorite outdoor activity so far is setting up a picnic blanket in Town Green Park during a Pavilion concert to catch some date night worthy tunes.

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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Fam’ing In The Woodlands

What does a FAM trip in The Woodlands look like? Well let me show you. Earlier this year, we welcomed 13 meeting planners from all over the nation to The Woodlands, Texas. They had the opportunity to learn more about our destination and tour hotel properties and event spaces. They were also able to…

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Site Planning Visit 101

The most significant part of planning a meeting is figuring out the best location to host the event. One of the first things on the to-do list is to visit potential locations and see the venues first hand. A site visit helps the meeting planner ensure the property will work for what they need. Visit…

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