Awards and Accolades

Praise for The Woodlands Convention and Visitors Bureau

  • 2017 TACVB Idea Fair Award Winners in the categories of:
    • Judges Choice in Advertising: Visit The Woodlands rebrand
    • People’s Choice in Advertising: Visit The Woodlands rebrand
    • People’s Choice in Convention Promotion
  • Paper City Magazine’s Number 1 Suburb to Live – 2017
  • 6th Best City to Live in America, Niche Magazine – 2017
  • 2016 ConventionSouth‘s Annual Readers’ Choice Award
  • 2015 Finalist for AMA’s Crystal Award in the category of Social Media Campaign – Non-profit
  • Named One of America’s Top 100 Golf Communities by Travel + Leisure Golf
  • Featured in “Coolest Suburbs Worth A Visit” in Travel + Leisure
  • Named Best Neighborhood for Shopping by Southern Living Magazine
  • 2014 “South’s Secret Haven for Healthcare Groups” by Convention South Magazine
  • 2014 “The South’s Best Destination Apps and Mobile Sites” by Convention South Magazine
  • 2013 Reader’s Choice Award Recipient by Convention South Magazine
  • 2014 – Gold Award – The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau, Best Event/Organization Newsletter, Budget: Under $1.5 Million by IFEA
  • 2011 – Gold Award – The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau, Best Event/Organization Newsletter, Budget: Under $1.5 Million by IFEA
  • 2012 – Gold Award – The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau, Best Event/Organization Newsletter, Budget: Under $1.5 Million by IFEA
  • 2013 – Gold Award – The Woodlands Convention & Visitor Bureau, Best Event/Organization Newsletter, Budget: Under $1.5 Million by IFEA

Praise for The Woodlands Convention and Visitors Bureau Partners

The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center:

  • 2014: Fox News “America’s Most Family-Friendly Resorts” list
  • Gold Key Award for consistent excellence in serving the meetings community by Meetings & Conventions
  • Gold Tee Award for excellence in golf and meetings facilities by Meetings & Conventions
  • Pinnacle Award for outstanding meetings facility by Successful Meetings
  • Ace Award for excellent golf and meetings resort by Successful Meetings
  • Paragon Award for excellence in conference centers by Corporate Meetings & Incentives
  • Golden Links award for superior golf facilities by Corporate Meetings & Incentives and Insurance Conference Planners
  • Award of Excellence for outstanding golf facilities and service by Corporate & Incentive Travel
  • Greens of Distinction award for outstanding golf facilities and service by Corporate & Incentive Travel
  • Elite Meetings Gold Award
  • Planners’ Choice Award for excellence in conference services and facilities
  • Inner Circle award for high level of service, flexible function space and quality food and beverage by Association Meetings
  • Prime Site Award for excellence in conference services and facilities by Facilities & Destinations
  • Smart Meetings Platinum Choice award for excellence in meetings
  • Top 75 Best Golf Resorts in America by Golf Digest
  • Best Weekend Getaway in the Houston Area by CitySearch Houston
  • Readers’ Choice Winner by Spring Moms Online
  • Travel + Leisure Golf: America’s Top 100 Golf Communities
  • Top Hotel Pools Families Love by 10Best.com (a division of USA Today Travel)
  • Best Weekend Getaway in the Houston Area by CitySearch Houston
  • Best of Weddings by The Knot
  • Best of the South by Meeting South
  • Smart Stars Award by Smart Meetings
  • Top 10 Most Romantic Hotels in Houston by Gayot.com
  • Top 10 Best Value Hotels by Gayot.com
  • Top 10 Best Spa Hotels by Gayot.com
  • Top 10 Best Waterslides in Luxury Resorts by Gayot.com

The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center:

  • 2013- Ranked in the top 10% of all Marriott Hotels for Guest Satisfaction
  • 2013 – Ranked 3rd in Marriott Brands for Local & Social Catering Sales
  • 2011 and 2007 – Marriott Western Region Event Management Team of the Year
  • 2011 – Marriott North America Director of Event Management of the Year

Hyatt Centric – The Woodlands:

  • Zagat’s Top 10 Best Hotel Restaurants in Houston
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