Shannon Tarrant, Founder, Wedding Venue Map
Shannon Tarrant is on a mission to help wedding and event industry businesses shake things up. A professional go-getter, she has a distinctive 15-year background in developing wedding and event companies into the top of their local market. As an off-site caterer and then resort venue manager, she developed both companies into local powerhouses by following the same system for success. Shannon is a highly regarded coach and facilitator, working alongside vendors of every category while running her own wedding business - Wedding Venue Map, a Central Florida resource helping couples and planners to find the perfect venue. Her successful system includes strategic planning, goal-oriented sales, outside-the-box marketing, and exceptional vendor relationships. Shannon has been voted Young Innovator of Year and featured on Catersource, Martha Stewart Weddings, Special Events, Wedding Planner Magazine, and WeddingWire Edu. No matter which hat she's wearing, her goal is simple -- to empower companies to differentiate themselves and drive measurable results using a proven system of small changes with big impact. Shannon tells it like it is, whether you’re ready for it or not.