Prior to joining the FWCVB, Barnett served as Transient Sales Manager with the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, TX, where she exceeded room revenue goals in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Barnett's background also includes serving as Transient Sales Coordinator with the Gaylord Texan where she supported the Director of Transient Sales and Transient Sales Managers.
"We are pleased to welcome Toni to the Fort Worth CVB," said John Cychol, FCDME, CTA, vice president of meeting sales for the Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau. "Toni's expertise will be a great asset to our small meetings team as we continue to grow and expand our presence in that market."
"Joining the Fort Worth CVB team offers me a new and challenging opportunity," said Barnett. "This is a really exciting time for Fort Worth and I am thrilled to be part of a team that is working to achieve even greater success for the city."
Barnett's membership affiliations include Texas Travel Industry Association (TTIA) and Dallas-Fort Worth Area Tourism Council (DFWATC), where she serves as a board executive. Barnett is a graduate of Texas A&M University in College Station.
For more information about meetings, conventions and tourism in Fort Worth, visit www.MeetInFortWorth.com.
About the Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau: The FWCVB is the official destination marketing organization of the 16th-largest city in the United States. The organization is dedicated to promoting Fort Worth as a premier business and leisure destination, with thriving centers of culture and commerce. For more information, visit www.FortWorth.com.