Durant Consulting, Inc. has overseen sponsor fulfillment and advancement for over 250 brands, facilitating sponsorship fees exceeding $21 million.

Festivals and Events

DCI has an established history of working with national wine & food festivals and large-scale music festivals.


Wine & Spirits | Lifestyle Brands | Food Products | Home Goods
Whether you are a nationally known brand or a family-owned business, we treat each sponsor with the same concierge service to ensure event success.

What Do My Clients Say?

  • "I have had the pleasure of working with Alex in multiple roles across several programs. She is a self-motivated and incredibly positive addition to any team. With a broad skill set that encompasses all aspects of client management and event operations, her work is thorough and focused on the betterment of the organization. A true professional and joy to work with!"

    Beth Balentine Fuhrmann

    Event Producer and Event Services Consultant

  • "Alex is straightforward and knows her stuff. She's not afraid to use a red pen! She makes your proposal tight and ready to entice your prospects to say "Yes." I highly recommend you let her help you create winning sponsorship proposals."

    Trina Johnson

    Special Projects, Skirt magazine

  • "Working with Alex was so incredibly helpful for our Women's Product Entrepreneurs and Inventors Summit we recently held in San Diego, CA. Her expertise as a sponsorship consultant brought a whole new level of professionalism and strategic insight to the sponsorship component of our event. From the moment we began talking with Alex, it was clear that she was fully committed to understanding our vision and goals. Within a short amount of time, she helped us craft a Sponsorship Deck that not only showcased the unique value proposition of our Summit but also resonated deeply with potential sponsors. Alex didn't just stop at creating a compelling deck; she went above and beyond to provide strategic guidance on approaching sponsors and maximizing our sponsorship revenue. Her invaluable advice helped us secure key partnerships that significantly enhanced the quality and reach of our event."

    Jules Weldon

    Co-Founder/CEO, OME Gear

  • "I marvel at your expertise and how well you handled everything you had to do. I cannot thank you enough for all the help and guidance that you provided to us. I genuinely appreciate it. Thank you again!"

    Beth Weiss, Corporate Communications Director-Omaha Steaks

    Diamond Sponsor, South Beach Wine & Food Festival

  • "I wanted to take a minute to Thank you for all that you do in NYC. We truly appreciate how thorough, on-time and connected you are with your sponsors. Your eager attitude towards additional work and your willingness to help out the team is an additional bonus. Thank you for always going above and beyond! We look forward to many years of working together on NYC!"

    Biz Deppisch, Director of Sponsorship Fulfillment

    Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival

  • "You are the key to our success and execution and we could not ask for a better partner during this process. We say this every year, but I’ll reiterate again, we aren’t a part of Life is Beautiful unless you are our sponsor manager."

    Drew Levinson, President of Business Development-Breakthru Beverage

    Beverage Sponsor at Life Is Beautiful, Las Vegas, NV

  • "Durant Consulting has been an integral part of the success of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival® for 17 years! I have the utmost confidence in Alex and her team’s ability to service our clients, meet all deadlines and collaborate with multiple departments to ensure success. Alex is passionate, loyal and detail-oriented – all of the qualities that I look for in a successful business relationship. Thank you Alex!"

    Ashley Shapiro, Sr. Director, Festival Program Administration

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival®

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