Transitioning Your Wedding Business to Corporate Events
June 5, 2023 | Corporate Event Planning, corporate events, corporate planning, Event Planning
Transitioning Your Wedding Business to Corporate Events

When I started my creative business as a wedding planner, it was the primary focus of my brand to create the most amazing high-end weddings for a specific identified target market. I have evolved with my brand and have expanded into a new portfolio of clients – corporate clients!  As I have intentionally graduated into this new market of clients,

Nurturing Client Relationships...Our 2023 Client Appreciation Celebration
June 5, 2023 | corporate events, Event Planning, event production
Nurturing Client Relationships…Our 2023 Client Appreciation Celebration

Creating event experiences for clients as a planner usually means that I am continuously a part of their life at a minimum of 12-months.  During that time the client relationship transcends beyond anything that I could ever imagine as evolve into friends and we evolve into intimately knowing each other’s lives!  We ultimately become lifelong fans of each other –

Small-Scale Conferences…How to Maximize your ROI as a Speaker
May 10, 2023 | conference planning, Event Planning, event production
Small-Scale Conferences…How to Maximize your ROI as a Speaker

You have made it to a point in your professional career that everyone wants to hear from you, learn from you, lean into your superpower, and the requests start to fill your inbox to be a speaker on various platforms.  There are so many reasons to say, yes, to grace the stage to be seen as an authoritarian, give your

Essential Advice when Planning a Wedding in a Major City
February 26, 2023 | Wedding Planning
Essential Advice when Planning a Wedding in a Major City

There is nothing like the feel of a big city; it’s the rush of all the city elements and the eclectic vibe that transcends through you. Our couples love the experience that Washington, DC offers from the national monuments and museums to the nightlife, vast history, and unparalleled dining cuisines offered within 68-square miles. It is the city that gives

6 Ways to Wow Your Guests in 2023
January 25, 2023 | Event Planning, Uncategorized, wedding planning
6 Ways to Wow Your Guests in 2023

One of the things I love most about the events industry is that it constantly evolves with emerging ideas and innovations. I’m continuously inspired by the newest and hottest experiential ideas to incorporate into my client’s events!  It’s all in the details to create a buzzworthy evening of celebration. Remember, when it comes to setting trends, carving your own path

You’re Engaged….(10) Tips to Start Planning Your Wedding
November 27, 2022 | Engaged, Engaged Couples, Wedding Planning
You’re Engaged….(10) Tips to Start Planning Your Wedding

Did you know in the wedding industry we have created our own season,  Engagement Season!  Engagement Season is deemed the most active 4-consecutive months in which couples get engaged over the holidays; Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, and Valentines Day.  These 4-remarkable months bring families together and the opportunity to celebrate love.  You have just said, “Yes”,  I know your heart

Helpful Tips to Avoid Wedding Mayhem
October 31, 2022 | Event Planning, Wedding Planning, Weddings
Helpful Tips to Avoid Wedding Mayhem

It is one of the most pinnacle moments in your life, your wedding day! For most engaged couples, it is their first time getting married and even if it is not, you want to have a smooth experience in not only your wedding day but all of the planning details leading up to the big day. With so many questions

Black American Wedding Traditions
June 12, 2022 | Black Weddings, wedding traditions, Weddings
Black American Wedding Traditions

I am always filled with a sense of immense pride, profound joy and deep reverence when I weave rich cultural displays into a couple’s special day. What makes Black American wedding traditions such a significant experience for me, I get to bring forth traditions of my own culture, secondly comes from knowing that I am ushering forward cultural expressions that

8 Tips to Celebrating Outdoors
May 8, 2022 | Event Planning, Wedding Planning
8 Tips to Celebrating Outdoors

From cocktail hour rooftop soirees and all white poolside parties, to rustic vineyard weddings and picnic style backyard barbecues, I’m sharing “Tara’s Tips” to plan the perfect outdoor event (with extra bonus tips that you may not have thought of 😃) to help you host an outdoor celebration full of style and substance – without a hitch. There’s a nostalgic

6 Must Do's to Help Newly Engaged Couples Thrive during the Wedding Boom of 2022
May 8, 2022 | Wedding Planning
6 Must Do’s to Help Newly Engaged Couples Thrive during the Wedding Boom of 2022

2022 is the year of the wedding BOOM, with an expectation of over 2.6 million weddings to take place – a record 40-year-high! In addition to this resurgence, there are still the repercussions of the COVID carryover of postponed weddings from the past two years placing extraordinary demands on current availability and access.  Imagine weddings being on pause and, suddenly,

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