We're excited to introduce Madison Llyod, owner of Destination Us!
Describe your business in 5 sentences or less.
Destination Us is a wedding and event planning company servicing the Carolinas and beyond. We plan unique and personalized weddings and events that are custom to each client's style. This award winning and magazine published planner has a wealth of experience in the event industry, including a background in catering, venue management, and bartending. We look at each event as an individual project and take it from a thought on a piece of paper to a full-sized reality.
What's your "WHY"? Why do you do what you do? What keeps you motivated?
I love hearing the beginning planning stage ideas and figuring out how to make it come to life. Seeing the end results and the smile on the couples' faces is what makes my heart happy!
What's your favorite thing about your business?
I love that I have been able to create my business in a way that is personal to each client. I don't take a cookie cutter layout/design and stick another name on it. I take a vision and make it a reality.
Describe yourself in three words.
Organized. Creative. Innovative.
Describe your business in three words.
Personalized. Fun. Experienced.
What are you most excited about regarding the future of your business?
I am exciting about growing my business to new areas and hopefully begin to hire employees to continue reaching more couples and create their visions!
If you had to give advice to another business owner, what would you tell them?
Keep on pushing! It is easy to let the stress put you down, but keep pushing and know that their are people out there cheering you on and praying for your success. Make connections through local groups!
What else do you want our readers to know?
Wedding planners and coordinators will make your life so much easier on your wedding day and the days/months leading up to it! Hiring the right planner helps you not only with your vendors and design, but also with managing your budget and finding the necessities without breaking the bank! Interview your vendors and make sure that they are the right fit for you!