Women’s History Month Guest: Event Planner Dara Pamplin

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Women’s History Month Feature:

African American Female Entrepreneurs

I feel a duty and honor to feature women who look like me on my blog this month. In doing this, I expose their businesses to you.
Please make sure you check these amazing women out and support their businesses.
Name
Dara Pamplin
Company
Event Planner and Designer
Phone Number
919.576.9128
Website
http://www.dare2bdifferentevents.com
Social Media Handles
FB: D2BExclusiveEvents
TW: d2bdevents
Pin: DARE2BDiffEvent
IG: d2bdevents
Years in Business
8
Where is your target market location? DC, Chicago, Etc.?

Raleigh/Durham, NC and Pittsburgh, PA

Who is your target audience?
Wedding couples or individuals looking to host elegant events
What’s the “Why” behind your business?
I love planning events. I also enjoy bringing my clients visions to reality.
How will people benefit from an experience with you?
Fulfillment knowing choosing to hire me was one of the best investments they could have ever made for their special day.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
Receiving inquires to plan and design events world wide.
Who inspires you and why?
David Tuterra. He is well known in the event industry. He has multiply streams of income and he also has a staff!
Any advice for those who want to become an entrepreneur?
Never give up. It isn’t easy. There will be heart ache but let that motivate you to keep going. If you can work for someone else, you can work for yourself.
If you could give your 18 year old self advice, what would it be?
Don’t listen to your fears or those who say. “stick with Corporate America”. Follow your dreams now!
Share a quote/scripture/song that motivates you?
Turn you can’t into can and your dreams into plans.

13 thoughts on “Women’s History Month Guest: Event Planner Dara Pamplin

  1. Nice post. I am always inspired by women who have their own businesses. I am not the creative type but event planning seems like it would be a lot of fun.

  2. I wanted to be an event planner when I was in college. I think I would tell my 18 year old self the same things she did. We should teach the young people in our lives to follow their dreams and pursue their passion.

  3. I love reading the features of women that you do on your site! Especially the event planners, sound so fun!

  4. It’s always great to see another women in our community living her dream. Much success Dara!

  5. Thanks for featuring her. I would tell my 18 year old the exact same advice. Corporate America is not the end all be all!

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