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June 25, 2020 48 mins

She never thought she’d actually BE a Wedding Planner, but now there’s nothing she’d rather do. Tara Consolati and I discuss the art of Destination Weddings, in the beautiful Berkshires of Massachusetts. We talk about Style, Destinations, Networking, Social Media and what it takes to be a boss Destination Planner.



Tara Consolati




Tara Consolati Events





Wedding Planning Coach Course



The Berkshire Wedding Collective




Terri Walters

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Event Yak


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Moonfish Production, Ltd.



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Episode 12 By the Numbers:

00:00 | Terri Walters

Meet Tara Consolati: Destination Wedding Planner – Escape Weddings in The Berkshires.


03:55 | Tara Consolati

On becoming a reluctant Wedding Planner.  


06:05 | Tara Consolati

Trends? Pins? Art? Furniture? Food? What do you love? How I capture you style and personality to meet you expectations.


09:15 | Terri Walters / Tara Consolati

The Berkshires – the inland Newport. An escape destination of natural beauty, history, and culture located half-way between NYC & Boston.


11:35| Tara Consolati

Founding the Berkshire Wedding Collective. Networking, Cross-Promotion, Building Relationships


16:20 | Tara Consolati

Engaging on social media: Platforms, Strategy and Finding a Fit.


18:31 | Tara Consolati

Berkshire Wedding Collective: Attracting the destination wedding market, and creating an escape for your guests.


21:39 | Terri Walters

What special skills are needed for a Destination Wedding Planner?

25:15 | Tara Consolati

Reflecting the couple in creating a “Signature Affair,” with a tiny bit of Southern charm throw in for good measure.


28:26 | Tara Consolati

Reminiscing about my favorite couples, families, and designs.


34:35 | Terri Walters / Tara Consolati

Gracefully navigating the mix of family dynamics, personalities and varying needs of the whole group.


39:40 | Terri Walters

Why doesn’t everyone hire a wedding planner?


41:27 | Tara Consolati

Introducing … The Wedding Coach Course: The tools, the checklists, the insider information to make your wedding planning life easier!



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