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Downtown Fort Worth continued a year of forward momentum in 2023 with $2.6 billion in the development pipeline.

From the Convention Center and Texas A&M University expansions to a new City Hall and residential projects nearing completion, Downtown continues to move Fast Forward.

Celebrate Downtown’s accomplishments at DFWI’s 42nd Annual meeting at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel on April 9, 2024, featuring International Downtown Association President & CEO David Downey.

Thank you to our generous sponsors:

Please click the links to learn more about our sponsors. 


Bennett Partners 

City Center Fort Worth


Anthracite Realty Partners


PlainsCapital Bank 

Trinity Metro 


Balcom Agency 

Bank of Texas 

Byrne Construction Services

Cantey Hanger

City of Fort Worth Development Services


Fort Worth Chamber

Fort Worth Housing Solutions

Freese and Nichols

Harris Finley Bogle

Hillwood, A Perot Company 


HUB International


K&L Enterprises, Inc. 

Kelly Hart

Luther King Capital Management 

Mary Margaret Davis Real Estate Team

Omni Fort Worth Hotel


Platinum Parking

PNC Bank

Prosperity Bank 

Red Oak Realty

Simmons Bank

Skanska USA Building 

Tarrant County College District

Texas A&M University School of Law

Texas Christian University

The Capital Grille

The Fort Worth Club

Trinity Terrace

Truist Bank

Visit Fort Worth 

Whitley Penn

Every year, Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. hosts our Annual Meeting and Trailblazer Awards. This special luncheon, business meeting, awards show, live entertainment, and development presentation shows guests exactly what Downtown is all about.

DFWI's Annual Meeting is a gathering of Downtown business leaders, government officials, regional professions, and advocates involved in the successful development of Downtown Fort Worth.


The Downtown Fort Worth Trailblazer Awards celebrate outstanding leadership, achievement, and contributions to Downtown. In bestowing these awards, we hope to:

  • Honor the most successful and innovative efforts in city center development.
  • Salute the human qualities that contribute to Fort Worth.
  • Acknowledge the contributions that have made Downtown more vibrant, inviting, and beautiful.