The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center


Nestled in 28,000 acres of forest preserves north of Houston, The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center is an award-winning property, which caters to conferences, business travelers and families with the highest quality conference facilities and resort amenities. …

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Discover Your Ideal Convention Center Personality Type

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Convention centers are like people—they each have their own personality and they all look a little different. But just like humans, they share similarities, as well. Convention centers all have welcoming conference rooms, well-tailored food service, changeable spaces to cater to all kinds of group needs, and capable, friendly staff who assist with planners’ needs….

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6 Trends Shaping Golf & Spa Resorts

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Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Farmington, Pennsylvania Unique experiences cater to business travelers You don’t have to live in California’s Silicon Valley to see the impact technology is having on leisure and networking activities, especially when it comes to golf. With computerized greens, high-tech putters and balls with wafers enhancing the modern game, today’s golfing experience is…

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Sheraton Valley Forge, King of Prussia

Valley Forge Inspires Untraditional Meetings and Events

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Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel, King of Prussia In history books, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, is known as the site of miserably cold winters that soldiers endured during the American Revolution. In Valley Forge National Historical Park, a monument was erected in honor of the strife they overcame at the encampment in 1777–78. President George Washington’s famous…

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Best Conference Center: The Hotel Hershey

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The Hotel Hershey is a Four Star, Four Diamond historic property, located a short drive from five of the largest metropolitan areas in the Northeast. Unique team-building activities, an award-winning pastry chef and culinary team, and a wide range of amenities make The Hotel Hershey a premier choice for meeting planners. Unique Meeting Space At…

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Conference Center Directory

The following is a list of national conference centers, conference rooms, facilities and conference venues. If you’re planning a conference, click on any of the links below to see a complete profile of any conference center, resort or hotel, with photos, contact information, exhibit space details and meeting room information. Meeting planners and conference planning professionals sign…

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Convention and Visitors Bureaus Directory

What are CVBs? A CVB (Convention and Visitors Bureau) is a non-profit organization that represents a specific city, town or state. One of the primary functions of a CVB is to help meeting planners and event planners with the planning and coordination of events and meetings, including everything from locating the perfect meeting facility to arranging transportation needs. United States CVBs…

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Woodlands Resort to Renovate Meeting Space

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The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center near Houston on Wednesday announced a major redevelopment project that will involve a facelift for all 60,000 sq. ft. of its existing meeting and event facilities, including the ballroom, boardrooms, breakout space, lobby and prefunction areas. In addition, the renovation and expansion will involve improvements to 222 guest rooms…

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Lansdowne Resort in Virginia Gets New GM


Destination Hotels & Resorts has hired Lloyd Williams to serve as general manager for Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, Va. Williams has more than two decades of hospitality experience, including management roles at such properties as The Woodlands Conference Center near Houston, Williamsburg Lodge at Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia and Innisbrook Resort near Tampa, Fla. In…

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Extreme Makeover: Convention Center Edition

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On the popular show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, an army of carpenters and decorators converge on a home and flip it into a brand-new space. Sometimes, the makeover involves sprucing up an existing structure. Other times, bulldozers are rolled out and a whole new structure is built from top to bottom.  In the convention center…

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