New Video Shows How Networking Helps Build a Career in Event Planning

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Event Planning Blueprint has released a video interview with Alex Durant of Durant Consulting. In the video, Durant talks about her work and shares her tips for using the power of networking to build a career in event planning.

“When I first started the business in Miami, I made sure I joined the Chamber of Commerce and the marketing group in town. I went to everything,” said Durant in the interview. “You really have to just get yourself out there. Let it be known what you can do.”

She also discusses her work with Food Network's Wine & Food Festival. Durant has been chosen to work with Food Network's culinary celebration in South Beach, Florida, and New York City.

“Alex has a wealth of knowledge about networking for anyone who wants a successful career in event planning,” said Melanie Woodward, founder of Event Planning Blueprint and host of the interview. “It's a testament to her expertise and how she's successfully used networking to gain such a prestigious event like Food Network's Wine & Food Festival.”

”How To Kickstart Your Career In Event Planning” is available on the EventPlanning BlueprintTV channel or by visiting the direct link:

EventPlanning BlueprintTV ( offers more than a dozen videos that help budding event planners break into the event planning business and enhance their careers. “How To Kickstart Your Career In Event Planning” is one of many video interviews featuring event planning experts sharing their insider tips.

About Melanie Woodward:
Melanie Woodward created Event Planning Blueprint based on her career as an event planning expert. With more than a decade of experience, she's worked around the globe with companies such as Honda, CanWest Global Communications and HGTV. Woodward has managed events with over 30,000 attendees and planned events for everyone from celebrities to professional athletes.

About Event Planning Blueprint:
Event Planning Blueprint is a complete event planning system that helps people pursue their dreams of working in the event planning industry or starting their own event planning business. The proprietary system contains a wealth of knowledge for newcomers as well as established event planners, including a fail-proof planning budget, extensive event planning checklist, in-depth pricing strategy and exclusive community access for even more tools, informational videos and advice.

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