Event Specialist, The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau
Megan Lichenstein serves as the Event Specialist for The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau. The Convention & Visitors Bureau is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to position The Woodlands as a regionally, nationally, and internationally recognized tourist destination by developing quality marketing programs and events to attract visitors and stimulate economic development and growth.
As Event Specialist, Ms. Lichenstein manages a number of festivals and event series for The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau. Annual festivals she manages include the Red, Hot & Blue Festival™, the "Trick or Treat Trail", Lighting of the Doves Festival™, iWOW™ (International Winter On The Waterway) Festival, The Ice Rink™ at The Woodlands Town Center, as well as Winter Wonderland™. Ms. Lichenstein also manages several other Waterway Square events including the spring and fall “Live at Night” series, the summer “Waterway Nights” series, Memorial Day and Labor Day Festivals and the December mini-series “Caroling on the Square.”
The Event Specialist also manages The Convention & Visitors Bureau bi-monthly meeting series “Connections.” This meeting series caters to merchants, restaurants and hotels located inside The Woodlands Township boundaries. Along with managing the events listed above, Ms. Lichenstein is also responsible in helping market and publicize The Woodlands as a destination through The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau's initiatives.
Ms. Lichenstein is a graduate of Texas A&M University, where she received her Bachelor’s of Science in Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences. This life-long resident of The Woodlands began working in the event business in 2008. Her extensive experience in the industry allows her to develop diverse, high quality programs and events.
In addition to her role as Event Specialist for The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau, Ms. Lichenstein serves as the Event Specialist for select events for The Woodlands Township.