Planner Profiles Kearston Dunn

Welcome to the Planner Profiles Series! Where we interview event and wedding planners, showcasing their unique skills and expertise while offering tips and advice for other event planning professionals.

Today I would like to introduce you to Kearston, an Event Planner based in Belleville, Illinois.


Name: Kearston Dunn

Business Name & Location:  Dunn Events (Belleville, Illinois)

Years working in the Event Planning Industry:  1 year


Facebook Page:

Twitter: @DunnEvents


How did you get started in the industry?

I first started working on small events for a campus organization at Webster University.


What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?

After 100 no’s there will be 50 more before you get a YES.


What do you see as the most challenging aspect of being an Event Planner?

Finding and booking clients.


What do you see as the most rewarding aspect of being an Event Planner?

The happiness from a client at the end of an event.


What advice would you give to someone entering the industry today?

Be persistent, don’t give up even if a potential client doesn’t call you back.


Can you share a tool or resource that you could not do without in your business?

I love Facebook! Not only can you advertise to potential clients, but you can also get advice from other planners, for example through Facebook groups.

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