About Nick Wolda
Nick began his career with The Woodlands Township in 1999. During his tenure, he worked on project teams which included the development of The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center; the expansion of The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion; and the developments of Market Street, Town Green Park and Waterway Square.
Nick is the President of Visit The Woodlands, the convention & visitors bureau. Nick oversees the staff teams who handle marketing, advertising, social media, websites and public/media relations for both of these organizations.
He is 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. Nick has successfully published public relations articles on The Woodlands in media outlets such as USA Today, Travel + Leisure, Southern Living Magazine, Corporate & Incentive Travel, Golf Digest, Zagat’s and numerous radio and television programs.
A graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University, Nick’s 36-year career began in college as a writer for The Lufkin Daily News and the Houston Chronicle. Upon graduation, Nick spent the first 15 years of his career with advertising/marketing firms to provide sales, marketing, public relations and advertising guidance to a variety of corporations, including hospitals, doctor offices, grocery chains, banking, state associations and governmental entities.
Nick has resided in the Village of Alden Bridge since 1999 and his daughter and son both attended CISD schools.
Visit The Woodlands Responsibilities
Serving as President of Visit The Woodlands, the organization focuses on the promotion and marketing of over 11 million square feet of hospitality, shopping, dining and entertainment in The Woodlands. Each year, The Woodlands has over 820,000 hotel rooms available in its high quality 14 hotels. Visit The Woodlands is a 501 (c) (6) organization dedicated to promoting The Woodlands as a premier regional destination for conventions, corporate meetings, shopping, dining, entertainment and a place to conduct business. The Bureau facilitates inquiries from leisure travelers, group businesses, meeting planners and corporations looking for a special place to host meetings, conventions, conferences or just to visit. Positions in the Visit The Woodlands include Assistant Director, Brand Development Manager and Brand Development Specialist, Convention Sales Manager and Convention Sales Specialist, Senior Administrative Assistant and a part-time position.