This position focuses on the promotion and marketing of over five million square feet of hospitality, shopping, dining and entertainment in The Woodlands and oversees communication of services to The Woodlands residential and business community.
The Woodlands Township is a 28,000-acre residential and commercial development created in 1974 and located about 30 miles north of Houston, featuring 180 miles of hike and bike paths, 110 parks, a full service fire department and millions of square feet of office space with major world-wide corporations. This position is responsible for The Woodlands Community Magazine, The Woodlands Township’s website and numerous other communication programs.
The Woodlands Convention and Visitors Bureau is a 501 (c) (6) organization dedicated to promoting The Woodlands as a premier regional destination for shopping, dining, entertainment and a place to conduct business. The Bureau facilitates inquiries from leisure travelers, group businesses, meeting planners and corporations looking a special place to host meetings, conventions, conferences or just to visit.
Positions in this department include Manager of Community Relations, Marketing Specialist, Business Development Specialist and Event Specialist.
About Nick Wolda
Mr. Wolda began his career with The Woodlands Township in 1999. Today, he develops and implements The Woodlands Township community relations strategies and CVB marketing and marketing programs, including public relations and advertising. He oversees special events including the Red, Hot & Blue Festival, The Ice Rink, Public Safety Heroes Awards, among others. He was a founding member of The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival which is now ranked in the Top 10% of all arts festivals in the country. His marketing programs have won numerous awards from the International Festivals & Events Association, International Economic Development Council and several state-wide organizations.
A graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University, Mr. Wolda began his career as a writer for The Lufkin Daily News and the Houston Chronicle. In his 24 years of marketing, Mr. Wolda has provided sales, marketing, public relations and advertising guidance to a variety of corporations, companies, state associations and governmental entities.