The Art of Consultation
Speaking Engagements, Consultation, Commercial and Interiors
Corporations, lifestyle and hospitality companies and individuals frequently call on Tara to advise on the creative aspects of their businesses.
Tara's expertise and unique ability to envision a space from every angle – décor, flow, and service – makes her a sought after design consultant for a variety of commercial projects including restaurants, hotels and clubs.
If your product is a natural fit for Tara’s talents, she can help you get your message out to your target audience as well as to the media. Tara enjoys strong relationships with editors and producers who frequently call on her for expert commentary and design features. She has been featured in a variety of national media outlets including Food & Wine, InStyle, Martha Stewart Living Weddings, The Martha Stewart Show, The Nate Berkus Show, Southern Living and Town & Country Weddings among others.
As one of the country’s leading tastemakers and author of two celebrated wedding books, Southern Weddings and Tara Guérard Weddings, Tara is available for speaking engagements for audiences small and large. Tara enthusiastically offers inspiration and captivates audiences with hands-on demonstrations, entertaining secrets and tales from her extraordinary business and life. She can also be booked to judge or MC awards events, benefits and symposia. With advance notice, Tara is happy to create a custom presentation for your group or audience.
Please contact Jackie Thomson for availability and details at 843-579-0500 or email@example.com
“Tara Guérard will do anything to make a party stand out.”
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“Charleston event planner Tara Guérard has built her reputation putting on parties that are as memorable as they are detailed.”
“Can a little piece of wallpaper inspire an entire wedding design? It did when event producer Tara Guérard spotted an ornate paisley pattern.”
“As one of the Southeast’s leading event designers, Tara Guérard’s career demands attention to detail. To label her ‘detailed-oriented’, however, would be like describing summers in her adopted hometown of Charleston as ‘a bit warm.’”
Derek Blasberg, Harper’s Bazaar & Author of Very Classy Flower Magazine ADAC Grace Bonney, Design Sponge Engage Conference Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC Kentucky Bride Magazine WOW Martha Stewart Living Weddings Mint Museum, Charlotte NC Nashville Lifestyles Weddings Unveiled National Association of Catering Executives The Special Event Conference Walters Museum, Baltimore, MD
Tara's ability to conceive unexpected color palettes and incorporate textural elements, coupled with her keen awareness of space layout and flow equates to thoughtfully arranged,