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Fall Fusion: A Joint Event with WVM & MPI

September 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Are you looking to broaden your network? Come to the first joint event put together by Wedding Venue Map and MPI (Meeting Professionals International) where Corporate and Social Events come together at the Fall Fusion!

This educational dinner event is at a brand new venue in Lake Nona, Wanderlust Okto featuring our WVM co-founder & speaker, Shannon Tarrant.

Start the evening off with a cocktail hour and networking, followed by dinner and our educational presentation, and end the night with a little bit more networking and dessert!

*WVM members – use your promo code for a ticket discount.*

Presentation: YOU DON’T SUCK – 8 Reasons You’re Not Getting Referrals

Have you ever wondered why some companies seem to effortlessly grow their business through a non-stop flow of referrals while you’re left wondering why no one is sending anyone your way? There are reasons that you’re not getting all the referrals you think you should get from venues, planners, other vendors, and previous clients. The problem is that they will never, EVER tell you what those reasons are. Leave your ego at the door and come learn the REAL truth behind the mistakes you’re making and easy fixes to get more warm leads into your sales funnel.

Key Takeaways:

  • What referral partners are looking for
  • Easy to fix mistakes
  • Ideas to keep your referral funnel always full

Learn more about Shannon below:

Shannon Tarrant is on a mission to help event industry businesses shake things up. A professional go-getter, she has a distinctive 15-year background in developing companies into the top of their local market. As an off-site caterer and then venue manager, she developed both companies into local powerhouses by following the same system for success.

Her successful system includes strategic planning, goal-oriented sales, outside-the-box marketing, and exceptional vendor relationships.

Shannon is a highly regarded coach, speaker, and co-host of The Wedding Sassholes Podcast. All that while running her own wedding business – Wedding Venue Map, a Central Florida resource helping engaged couples find the perfect venue.

Shannon has been featured on Catersource, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Special Events. 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.

MPI will be hosting ticket sales at the event where a 90 minute coaching session with Shannon Tarrant will be raffled off!

Roasted butternut and Apple bruschetta
Savory cheesecake with garlic, herbs, and fig compote

Roasted chicken thighs with apple-mustard jus
Roasted pork tenderloin with savory cranberry relish
Gnocchi with brown butter and sage
Roasted Root Vegetables
Roasted Brussels sprouts with maple&dijon
Fall market salad (cranberry vinaigrette, dried cranberries, roasted pumpkin, seeds)

Enjoy the event presented by our amazing sponsors:

Hosted by Wanderlust Okto

Catered by Confectionately Confections

Bar service, beer, & soft drinks by Traditions Mobile Bartending

Wine & signature drink by ABC Liquor

Photography by Christie’s Photographic Solutions

Videography by Dreamscape Photography & Video

Floral by Emerald Gardenia

Dessert by Sweet Miss V’s

DJ/MC Services by Our DJ Rocks

Photobooth by Photobooth Rocks

Linens by Over the Top Rental Linens

Rentals by A Chair Affair & Bubble Design Rentals


September 21
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Wanderlust Okto
6551 New Hope Rd
Orlando, FL 32824
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