• Special Events & Sponsorship Opportunities 

  • The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce produces a wide array of annual events for our members, businesses, and community.  Below is an overview of each of our events and available sponsorship opportunities. 


  •  JANUARY // Taste of The Town

    Join us for Taste of The Town every January. This premier epicurean event features food from restaurants, bakeries and distributors plus contests, raffles and entertainment. Over 80 area restaurants and beverage distributors participate each year with expected attendance reaching over 5,000! For more information go to www.TasteofTheTown.org.

    Save the Date: January 18, 2018

    Sponsorship Opportunities: $600 - $15,000; Ambassador Opportunities start at $100. See www.TasteofTheTown.org for up to date sponsorship opportunities.

    • Showcase your restaurant, bakery, eatery or retail store
    • Get in front of potential customers with sponsorship or ambassador opportunities
    • Purchase ticket packages at a discounted rate for employee or customer appreciation
    • Estimated audience: over 5,000

     

    Event Contact: Meagan Korenek, Director of Special Events


  • FEBRUARY // Whistle Stop Tour: Meet the Candidates

    The Whistle Stop Tour takes place every other year. Business and Community Members are invited to experience this old fashion political campaign stop hosted by The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce every even year. This patriotic event's mission is to inform the community about candidates running for office. All candidates appearing on the Montgomery Count ballot are invited to participate in the event. Candidates who purchase a reservation will have the opportunity to give a stump speech.  Attendees will enjoy lunch while having the opportunity to meet and greet with candidates and enjoy a modern take on this nostalgic experience. Go to www.WoodlandsChamber.org/WhistleStop for more information. 

    Save the Date: February 2, 2018

    Sponsorship Opportunities: $250, $500, $750, $1000, $2000 & $3500. See www.WoodlandsChamber.org/WhistleStop for up to date sponsorship opportunities.

    • Share your Stump Speech for candidacy 
    • Get in front of voters
    • Estimated audience: 350

     

    Event Contact: Lupe Cuellar, Director of Government Affairs


  • FEBRUARY // Economic Outlook Conference

    For over 30 years, The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce has hosted the Economic Outlook Conference which provides the opportunity for attendees to gain valuable insight into the projected growth of the economy in Montgomery County and Texas overall. Year after year, this event brings together nationally recognized speakers, approximately 600-800 businesses and community leaders, and corporate sponsors. The theme for the 2018 event is Resilient Community / Innovative Future and a highlight for the conference this year is going to be the economic impact of Hurricane Harvey on Houston and the surrounding areas. 

    Save the Date: February 16, 2018

    Sponsorship Opportunities: $1000, $2000, $2600, $3000, $3500, $5000, $7500 & $20,000. See www.EOCTheWoodlands.com for up to date sponsorship opportunities.

    • The premier business event in The Woodlands Area
    • Showcase your company with other industry leaders
    • Audience attendance includes industry leaders, elected officials, C-level professionals and business community
    • Estimated audience: 750

     

    Event Contact: Lupe Cuellar, Director of Government Affairs


  • MARCH // Health Wellness & Fitness Expo

    Join us for a community expo and fitness classes every hour. This event is open to the public, free of charge and will showcase Chamber members who provide healthcare and wellness-related services available to our Montgomery County Residents. 

    Save the Date: TBD

    Sponsorship Opportunities: $250, $750, $1500, $2500. Click HERE for sponsorship opportunities.

    • Showcase for the health, wellness and fitness industry
    • Showcase your company with other industry leaders
    • Get in front of potential customers or clients
    • Estimated audience: 550

     

    Event Contact: Meagan Korenek, Director of Special Events


  • APRIL // Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

    The Community Relations Team hosts this annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon each Spring to recognize non-profit organizations for the amazing contributions and impact they have on our community. This Volunteer Luncheon allows each non-profit the opportunity to bring a staff member and valued volunteer for a complimentary luncheon. For more information visit www.WoodlandsChamber.org/VAL. 

    Save the Date: April 20, 2018

    Sponsorship Opportunities: $100 - $4000; Click HERE for up to date sponsorship opportunities.

    • Demonstrate your company's commitment to community service 
    • Audience in attendance includes community leaders, representatives from local non-profits, board members and members of the community relations team
    • Estimated audience: 250

     

    Event Contact: Cyndi Alvarado, Vice President of Membership


  • SPRING // Community Job Fair

    The Community Job Fair is an annual job fair event showcasing area employees looking to expand their business and hire qualified applicants. Booths may be reserved by area businesses to display company literature and meet applicants. Visit www.TheWoodlandsJobFair.com for more information. 

    Save the Date: To Be Determined

    Sponsorship Opportunities: $75, $200, $500, $1,500. Click HERE sponsorship opportunities.

    • Meet with potential job applicants in a business casual setting
    • Applicants can meet with professionals from a variety of industries
    • Estimated audience: 500

     

    Event Contact: Meagan Korenek, Director of Special Events


  • AUGUST // Chairman's Ball

    The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce Chairman's Ball is a time to honor the outgoing Chairman of the Board and honor their service and commitment to our community. This black-tie affair is a themed event chosen by the Chairman and attended by more than 650 of The Woodlands Area's elected officials, business leaders and board of directors. This evening offers a three-course meal, entertainment, and dancing. 

    Save the Date: August 18, 2018

    Sponsorship Opportunities: $500, $1750, $2500, $3000, $5000, $7500 & $10,000. Click HERE for sponsorship opportunities.

    • Showcase your company at The Chamber's premiere black-tie affair
    • Audience includes business leaders, board of directors and elected officials
    • Estimated audience: 650

     

    Event Contact: Meagan Korenek, Director of Special Events


  •  SEPTEMBER // Annual Awards Luncheon

    The Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon recognizing member longevity, Board Members, Team Leaders, Community Citizen & Volunteer of the Year, Diplomat of the Year, and Chairman’s Award.  The presentation of the awards will follow The Chamber’s annual report while guests enjoy a seated lunch. For more information visit www.WoodlandsChamber.org/AnnualAwards. 

    Save the Date: September 21, 2018

    Sponsorship Opportunities: $500 - $5000; Click HERE for up to date sponsorship opportunities.

    • Demonstrate your company's commitment to the legacy of The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce 
    • Audience in attendance includes community leaders, board members and general membership
    • Estimated audience: 200

     

    Event Contact: Cyndi Alvarado, Vice President of Membership


  • OCTOBER // Putt, Pass & Chip Golf Championship

    This football-themed golf tournament is sure to rank as one of your most enjoyable rounds of golf all year. Join us for a scramble where mulligans and bubba drives are replaced with a football toss, yellow flag and first down all included in your extra point package. Sign up as a team or singles and have the opportunity to meet Chamber members at each hole. Wrap up the day with a festive reception. More details at www.WoodlandsChamber.org/Golf

    Save the Date: To Be Determined

    Sponsorship Opportunities: $200 - $2500, Player Packages from $170 - $1,200. Click HERE for sponsorship opportunities.

    • Audience includes C-suites executives, community leaders and golf devotees 
    • Showcase your company in a casual, small group setting 
    • Estimated audience: 150

     

    Event Contact: Meagan Korenek, Director of Special Events


  • FALL // Cards & Cocktails

    This casino-themed event offers guests an opportunity to participate in a Texas Hold 'em tournament advancing down to the final table for the grand prize. Are you a rookie or a little rusty? The pros will share a Poker 101 lesson during cocktail hour. Not a poker player? Try your hand at blackjack, craps or Rock n' Roll Bingo where instead of numbers, you play with classic tunes. Join us for a fun evening of great food, drinks, and activities. Feeling Lucky? This event showcases an exciting raffle. 

    Save the Date: To Be Determined

    Sponsorship Opportunities: $350 - $5000. Click HERE for sponsorship opportunities.

    • A great opportunity to entertain clients or guests
    • Audience includes business and community leaders and board of directors
    • Estimated audience: 100

     

    Event Contact: Meagan Korenek, Director of Special Events


  • NOVEMBER /Employment Law Update

    Presented by experts in the employment field, the 21st annual Employment Law Conference is designed to assist employers who are interested in protecting their business or company from possible labor or employment lawsuits. It is coordinated in conjunction with The Woodlands Bar Association.

    Save the Date: To Be Determined

    Sponsorship Opportunities: $500 - $2500. Click HERE for sponsorship opportunities.

    • Continuing education credits are available for attorneys ad HR professionals
    • Audience includes in house counsel, HR professionals, CPAs, managers and business owners
    • Estimated audience: 150

     

    Event Contact: Lupe Cuellar, Director of Government Affairs


  • MONTHLY // Discovery Day

    The Chamber hosts an orientation for new members and representative every other month. Members have the opportunity to sponsor breakfast and receive a five-minute introduction to new Chamber members.

    Save the Date: February, April, June, August, October, December

    Sponsorship Opportunities: $500 

    • Estimated audience: 50

     

    Event Contact: Cyndi Alvarado, Vice President of Membership

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