DIRECTOR OF SALES - MID-ATLANTIC REGION
FORT WORTH, Texas (August 5, 2015) - The Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau (FWCVB) has announced Stacey D. Johnson, CSAE, as the new Director of Sales - Mid-Atlantic Region. Johnson began her new position on July 20, 2015.
Johnson was previously the Director of Group Sales for the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel and served Marriott International, Inc. in a variety of roles for the past 19 years. Notably, Johnson spearheaded Marriott's emerging market group business sector as Director of Multicultural Sales Strategy until 2007. During this time Johnson developed corporate partnerships agreements, strategies to grow market share, and increased group sales revenue from $17 million to $62 million from 2001-2007. In addition, she has worked in remote capacities for the Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority and NYC & Co. A graduate of Howard University, Johnson is a member of several industry organizations such as: Association of Meeting Professionals, Professional Convention Management Association, Meeting Professionals International, National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners and Hispanic Meeting Professionals.
"I am pleased to announce Stacey Johnson as the newest member of the Fort Worth CVB team," said John Cychol, vice president of meeting sales. "Stacey recently received a thorough introduction to the city, our partners and fellow CVB employees."
As Director of Sales - Mid-Atlantic Region, Johnson will represent the FWCVB in the greater Washington, D.C. area, responsible for booking city-wide and in-house meetings.
For more information about meetings, conventions and tourism in Fort Worth, visit www.FortWorth.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. Known as the City of Cowboys and Culture, Fort Worth was named the No. 1 downtown in America by Livability.com and features continuous developed city blocks connecting convention center and hotels to dining, entertainment, nightlife and the unique Sundance Square Plaza. As a leading meetings destination, the city offers a wide-range of event facilities including the Fort Worth Convention Center and the versatile Will Rogers Memorial Center along with outstanding hotel accommodations. Fort Worth is 25 minutes from D/FW International Airport, with flights to all major U.S. cities. For more information, visit www.FortWorth.com.