Meeting in an idyllic, natural setting doesn’t mean you have to give up a dynamic urban energy –at least not when you’re gathering in The Woodlands, a charming community located less than 30 miles from Houston and George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The town boasts a full social calendar, as well as all of the conveniences found in a more metropolitan locale. But it is shaded by acres of heritage trees, surrounded by neighborhood parks and centered around the sparkling waters of Lake Woodlands and The Woodlands Waterway.
Seven years ago, I moved to The Woodlands from out of state to be closer to family. What I was hoping to find was a familial connection that had been missing ever since I moved away from Indiana, where I was born and raised. What I found, however, was so much more: An eclectic, diverse and welcoming community that I am so proud to call home. I also found a wonderful destination for meetings and events.
Set the Stage for a Memorable Event
Planetary scientists from all over the world will come together at The Woodlands for the 48th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference March 20–24 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center. The annual conference brings together international specialists to present the latest results of research in planetary science. It has been a focal point for planetary science research since 1970. It is a key meeting group for The Woodlands Convention and Visitors Bureau.
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Vince Young Steakhouse | Austin
The Texas Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus hosted its 38th Annual Conference from Aug. 3 to 6, 2015, in The Woodlands. There were 276 industry professionals who attended the conference, which included 25 vendors. The TACVB will hold its next event, Midwinter Conference, in Beaumont on January 19 to 21.