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Visit Fort Worth Announces Rohit Bhargava as Keynote Speaker at 2024 Annual Meeting 

Fort Worth, TX (January 18, 2024) – Visit Fort Worth’s Annual Meeting on February 15 will include unexpected surprises, a tribute to Dickies Arena and a trend-watching speaker on a mission to inspire audiences to think in non-obvious ways. 

The Annual Meeting will take place 7:30-9 a.m. on February 15, 2024, at the Fort Worth Convention Center and showcase the city's thriving hospitality community and vibrant future. 

Rohit Bhargava, bestselling author and founder of the Non-Obvious Company, is recognized for his insights into marketing, trends and customer engagement. He has delivered sold out keynote presentations and workshops for audiences in 32 countries, helping brands and leaders broaden their perspective and become more influential. 

Rohit Bhargava's message of 'non-obvious' thinking aligns perfectly with Fort Worth's standing as the Unexpected City," said Bob Jameson, president and CEO of Visit Fort Worth. "His expertise in trends will help inform Fort Worth's vision for the future. We are excited to learn from his experiences, which will inspire our industry and community.” 

The Annual Meeting will also include presentations on economic development through tourism over the past year, Visit Fort Worth plans for the future and how it continues to position Fort Worth as a premier destination for visitors and business. The event will bring together community leaders, tourism professionals and creative industries to celebrate collaboration and discussion about the city's growth. 

The event will also honor Dickies Arena with the annual Hospitality Award and recognize a member of the Fort Worth hospitality industry with the Beyond Award. 

Tickets for the event are available now and space is limited. For more information about the Annual Meeting and to register, visit


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About Visit Fort Worth 

Visit Fort Worth is the official destination marketing organization of the 13th-largest city in the United States, dedicated to promoting Fort Worth as a premier business and leisure destination with thriving centers of creativity, culture and commerce. Visit Fort Worth is the parent organization of The Fort Worth Herd, the Fort Worth Film Commission, Visita Fort Worth, Fort Worth Sports Commission and music initiative Hear Fort Worth. 


About Rohit Bhargava 

Rohit Bhargava is on a mission to inspire more non-obvious thinking in the world. He is the 3-time WSJ bestselling author of nine books on marketing innovation, diversity and trends including his #1 bestseller Non-Obvious Megatrends and his new 2023 book, The Future Normal. His unique approach to identifying and leveraging non-obvious trends has made him a popular speaker and thought leader in the business world. Rohit has been invited to keynote events in 32 countries around the world. He loves the Olympics, actively hates cauliflower and is a proud dad of boys.