Reasons To Meet

Meetings can be very productive and – dare we say it – fun! That is, when they happen in The Woodlands. Here are 10 more reasons to look forward to holding your next professional event here.

Top 10 Reasons to Expect More from your Meetings in The Woodlands


#01 More acreage

Our extraordinary master-planned community extends over 28,000 scenic acres, offering a world of possibilities to make your meeting or convention more than you ever thought possible. With all the world-class resources and personal service to execute it as simply and perfectly as possible.

#02 More meeting space

The Woodlands is home to 14 hotels with 160,000 square feet of meeting and event space. It’s some of the best meeting space you’ll find anywhere in Texas. We also offer over 2,200 guest rooms featuring the finest amenities. The hotels with the largest amount of meeting space available include:

  • The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center
  • The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center
  • The Westin The Woodlands
  • Hyatt Centric The Woodlands
  • Hyatt Place The Woodlands
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton The Woodlands at Hughes Landing

#03 More convenience

The Woodlands is a quick, 20-minute drive from George Bush Intercontinental Airport and 30 minutes from Houston, making it close to everything, yet far enough away from it all.

#04 More entertainment

The Woodlands is home to The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion; an outdoor amphitheater and one of the most popular performing arts venues in the world. The Pavilion plays host to a wide range of events and over the years has drawn some of the world’s most celebrated performers, including Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, Luke Bryan, John Legend, Jimmy Buffett, and many more. The Pavilion is the summer home of the Houston Symphony, the home away from home of the Houston Ballet, and a presenting venue for the Houston Grand Opera.

#05 More shopping

Shopping in Texas doesn’t get any better than in The Woodlands. The Woodlands Mall has over 175 stores and restaurants and features top national retailers including Nordstrom, Anthropologie, Coach, Banana Republic, Pottery Barn and White House/Black Market, just to name a few. Market Street, our main-street themed outdoor shopping district, offers a relaxed shopping experience, where you can leisurely stroll through boutique shops to find anything from gift items to designer clothing

#06 More dining

The Woodlands offers a broad array of dining experiences. From small casual bistros, wine bars and pubs to elegant restaurants and family-friendly spots, The Woodlands offers dining choices that make weekend getaways all the more complete. Dine at Waterway Square or along The Woodlands Waterway®, two signature spots which add to the charm of The Woodlands. Or, grab a bite before or after enjoying entertainment in The Woodlands at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Many restaurants also include private dining areas to host events ranging from intimate gatherings to large receptions. The Woodlands recently welcomed a variety of new restaurants including Del Frisco’s Grille and Fogo de Chao in 2015 with the addition of Restaurant Row in Hughes Landing. Here, you will find something to please every palate.

#07 More “personal space”

The Woodlands is home to 200 miles of hike-and-bike trails and over 130 parks, perfect for exploring, relaxing or finding inspiration. The George Mitchell Nature Preserve is a 1,700-acre breath of fresh air to take a leisurely stroll or bike through nature trails.

#08 More access

The Woodlands Waterway is a 1.4 mile waterway that winds through the community, providing easy access to business venues, restaurants, attractions, shops and more. The Woodlands Trolley provides complimentary transportation and is accessible from the Town Center.

#09 More walkable

While The Woodlands is “big” on things to do, it’s intentionally very walkable. The many meeting venues, shopping and dining destinations, and other attractions are often within easy walking distance.

#10 More of everything

The Woodlands is ideally located just minutes from the Greater Houston Area and all this bustling city has to offer. Here you have easy access to major league sporting events, nationally renowned museums and cultural attractions, plus an active nightlife scene. In short, it’s all within reach, yet all at a comfortable distance.

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