Shannon LeBlanc - Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Expert

Shannon Cunningham LeBlanc is the best-selling author of Say Yes to the Honeymoon: The Expert’s Guide to Planning the Perfect Honeymoon. As a travel industry expert since 1989, Shannon has been a leader in the growing trend of destination weddings and one-of-a-kind honeymoon experiences.  She is a sought-after speaker in the travel industry, as well as in the field of women’s entrepreneurship.  Her recent appearances include presentations at the Travel Industry Exchange, the Book More Travel Workshop, Love Mexico, and the Shine Your Light Extravaganza.

Shannon is the Chapter Leader of Women's Prosperity Network - Baton Rouge and has earned the Certified Professional Speaker designation from that organization.  

Shannon is a member of the Global Institute for Travel Entrepreneurs and the Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Specialists and the Gifted Travel Network. As the Chief Romance Officer (CRO) for Paradise Vacation Escapes, Shannon is recognized for her creativity and her ability to create the dream honeymoon for every couple she serves.  Her clients tell her that she is much more than a travel agent – she is a maker of memories that last a lifetime.

Raquel Shutt

Raquel Shutt is the owner of Wedding Savvy Inc., a premier full-service wedding planning company located in Annapolis. For more than 10 years, Wedding Savvy has been featured in many regional publications such as The Knot Magazine, The Washingtonian, and The Capital, as well as featured on We TV’s “Platinum Weddings.” Her firm has been recognized as one of the best by Weddingwire.com and Capital Gazette. Recently, Raquel was named one of Annapolis’ Finest 40 under 40 by Cystic Fibrosis as well as “People to Watch” by The Capital in 2009.