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5 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Dannella Burnett. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Dannella Burnett, often where they are interviewed.

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5 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Dannella Burnett. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Dannella Burnett, often where they are interviewed.

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Ep 38: Speakers Gotta Speak with Dannella Burnett

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Attention speakers!  The Industry is not dead, it's changed!

In today's episode, Dr. Monikah and Amy interview Dannella Burnett, event planner and talent manager for speakers. Find out exactly how the industry has evolved during the pandemic and how to thrive as a speaker in the new economy.

Dannella Burnett has been in the hospitality and special events industries since the age of 16.  She has owned several businesses in Washington DC and Atlanta GA, won numerous local, national and international awards and frequently featured in industry publications.  In 2008 she started Oakwood Occasions to offer North Georgia clients’ hospitality and event services.  Services now include full service event planning and production and a true partnership approach to create successful events.  OO was rebranded in 2018 to Encore Elite Events to truly reflect the national scope of clients and services. In addition to providing full Event Production and Services, Encore Elite Events founded Speakers Need to Speak to provide Education, Talent Management and Guaranteed Gigs for Speakers and Sponsors.

Clients include National Speakers, Celebrities, Networking Associations, Non-Profits, Large Corporations and Brides with Vision.  She is also a speaker on event and speaker strategies, women’s empowerment, overcoming and networking.  She’s a coach for Speakers, Event Hosts, Vendors and Sponsors.  She is a creative force that believes in multiple streams of income, collaboration, and always finding the win-win-win combination!

Aug 12 2020 · 32mins
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Expert Tips to Thrive as an Event Planner with Dannella Burnett

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Dannella Burnett has been in the hospitality and events industry ever since she was 16 years old. She is a culinary graduate and she opened Oakwood Occasions in 2008 as a catering company. She eventually sold this business off and started Encore Elite Events. Dannella is an expert in event production, event services, and event planning. She had businesses in Washington and Atlanta and eventually got to manage and produce events at the national and international levels.

Here are the key points in our discussion with Dannella:

  • The process that she went through with her decision to sell Oakwood Occasions.
  • Her mindset shift that helped her realize she wasn’t limited to just catering, which allowed her to serve people in a bigger way. 
  • The challenging moments she encountered with her employees when she wasn’t physically there and how she overcame this.
  • The huge epiphany she had in realizing she was a matchmaker between speakers/sponsors and events.
  • Her best tips on how to gather and connect people.
  • Danella’s tips for hosting their own events.
  • The event has to make sense first on paper.
  • Clear out the things you don’t understand.
  • The budget is important.
  • Mistakes for hosting their own events.
  • Lack of prompting. You have to get where they are.
  • Making it hard for them to make a choice.
  • Not targeting the right people.

To get in touch with Dannella, visit: and check their calendar.

You can also reach her through social media: Dannella Burnett on Facebook at and as well as LinkedIn at

Apr 22 2020 · 53mins
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SUPERGirlfriends Gatherings - Episode 1 - Dr. Jerrica Dodd & Dannella Burnett

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As a result of the corona virus many of our girlfriends are home looking for inspiration, encouragement and life and business tips.  Whether you need additional streams of income or a soft place to spend time with girlfriends.  

We are so blessed to have SUPER Girlfriends who are eager to share their gifts. This episode features our Charter Girlfriend Dannella Burnett, owner of Elite Occasions and Speakers Need to Speak discusses "Live Events-What now? How to stay profitable when effected by CoVid19" and Platinum VIG (Very Important Girlfriend) member Dr. Jerrica Dodd shares "Becoming the CEO of your health in the midst of the Corona virus."

Both of these Girlfriends were incredible speakers and I know that you'll get some wonderful tips to grow on from them. 

Check out all of our Virtual Girlfriends Episodes. We've got you! #MakingLemonade #GirlfriendsRDope 



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Mar 18 2020 · 1hr 15mins
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Ep. 015 How to get on stages with Dannella Burnett

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Ever thought that "if only I could get on stage, I could scale my business even faster?"

My friend Dannella and I discuss how to get on stage and how to find the right stages for your business to scale even faster than you've ever thought possible.

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- Victor

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Nov 08 2019 · 28mins
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Dannella Burnett

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Dannella Burnett e: P: 770-297-4750 FB: oakwoodoccasions T: oakwoodoccasion Not sure if she has Skype She is offering a complimentary consultation and event strategy session or a discount or giveaway to win her new program the LIVE EVENT NAVIGATOR Dannella talks about why it’s important to work with an event planner and why live events are so important. She talks about the most over the top event she’s ever worked on and some of the trends in the industry. She talks about her change of name and the services she offers, whether it’s expensive to work with the planner and how someone starts to work with her.
Jul 22 2018 · 27mins