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The Confetti Hour Podcast

Apr 27, 2023

Michelle Loretta is a strategist for the events industry and creator of Be Sage Consulting, formerly Sage Wedding Pros. She has been educating, coaching, and consulting event professionals since 2009. With a degree in accounting, roots at the Big 4 firm Deloitte, and experience as a stationery entrepreneur, she dissects numbers to help level-up businesses’ earnings.

These days, Michelle primarily provides financial strategy services and Fractional CFO consulting to event business owners. She has been asked to speak at a number of industry conferences, including Coterie, Lend & Gather, Wedding Wire World, NACE Experience, and The Special Event. She was named one of the TOP 1000 Event Professionals by BizBash in 2019. Michelle is also the winner of the 2021 ILEA ESPRIT best conference award for the Be Sage Conference.

You will hear all about Michelle's journey and her tips on ​'How to Prepare for Economic Uncertainty.' We will finish up with 'What She Wishes Other Vendors Knew' and her 'Confetti Hour Confession.'

Featured Guest: Michelle Loretta with Be Sage Consulting
Instagram: @besagealways 

Tune into Michelle's first episode on The Confetti Hour - Listen to the podcast here!



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