Class Library Destination Weddings

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  • Title:Destination Weddings
  • Category:Venues & Destinations
  • Level:Intermediate
  • Instructor:Milena Santoro
  • Length:51 min
  • Posted:11/5/2012
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Overview

What do you get when you cross a wedding with an executive corporate retreat in an exotic location? A destination wedding. Perhaps the most challenging, and exciting, facets of event planning, destination weddings are rising in popularity, leading many planners to throw their hats in the ring and give it a try. The planning complexities, however, are massive. In this class, Milena Santoro will walk you through what’s involved in organizing and executing a destination wedding, from deciding when and how to use local vendors, to learning the variations in licensing requirements in different locations, to coordinating detailed travel manifests.

Learning Outcomes

    1. Learn how to orchestrate, manage and produce amazing events from afar.
    2. Discover strategies for negotiating with local vendors and venues.
    3. Key factors to successful management of your clients' needs while unfamiliar territories.

Table of Contents

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Destination Weddings 50:54
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The What & the Where 5:56
How Much & Who Pays 2:06
Legalities 3:53
Timing & Itineraries 4:45
Who Does What 5:27
Communicating Details to Guests 2:42
Ship From Home or Purchase Locally 4:19
Bringing It Together 3:12
Coming Home 1:45
Best Practices 4:14
Q & A
Are Destination Weddings Becoming More Popular 3:00
RSVP Ratios 2:15
Using a Corporate DMC 1:46
Local Idiosyncrasies & Destination Expertise 7:41
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