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Meet Zandra Bailey of Boulevard Events in Grand Prairie

Today we’d like to introduce you to Zandra Bailey.

Thanks for sharing your story with us Zandra. So, let’s start at the beginning and we can move on from there.
Oh wow, where do I start? Initially, I wanted to start my own Wedding & Event planning business because of my personal experience planning my own wedding eight years ago. More recently, I decided to take the deep dive after receiving notification from my corporate career that our jobs were being eliminated. That moment gave me the courage to sit down and get real with myself about which direction I wanted my life and career to head. I didn’t like the feeling I felt when I got that notification but at the same time, I felt that was the best decision ever because I was getting the opportunity to create my own story.

Has it been a smooth road?
The struggle is REAL along with the tears and sweat! Most of my struggles have been personal struggles. Struggles of defining who I am as a woman, business owner, leader, creative. For example, granting myself permission to operate within my own creativity and creating my own lane. At the beginning of my journey, I thought I had to do things the same way others in the field did them. I thought I had to follow a specific path. It’s so true when they say “experience is your best teacher”. I learned; still learning that it’s okay to be myself all the way and that it’s okay to create my own path.

Although it’s good to get information from others on what’s working and what’s not working for them you have to keep in the back of your mind that may not be the case for you.

I studied how to network my way and to teach others how to network with me. Personally, I wanted to stay true to the art of networking which is actually getting to know someone else rather than just passing out business cards. I’m learning that relationship building is so important as a small business owner. It can help you thrive.

So, as you know, we’re impressed with Boulevard Events – tell our readers more, for example, what you’re most proud of and what sets you apart from others.
We provide quality, detailed and excellent service to each client by planning, designing and executing exquisite and UNIQUE events that will leave a lasting impression! We specialize in weddings and balloon artistry in the Dallas and Ft Worth areas but we’re not limited to weddings and balloons. We can plan and execute events like baby showers, celebrations, corporate events and more.

We are proud to serve others with our talents and hearts with integrity.

We believe in handling our clients with great care as if they were part of our immediate family. To whom much is given, much is required. We are here to educate and give back to others. With our entire hearts, we feel its a blessing to be a blessing to others!

Let’s touch on your thoughts about our city – what do you like the most and least?
What I like the most are the opportunities seem endless. There’s so much room for growth and expansion but I do feel we need more diversity across the board. I want to help be the driving force for change in our city. I feel it’s important to showcase representation to encourage future creatives to feel they have a chance in entrepreneurship.

Pricing:

  • Pricing begins at $1500 for Wedding Management (known as Day of Coordinator). We also offer an All Inclusive Planning package for couples who want to leave all the heavy lifting to us.
  • We love being apart of other celebrations like birthdays, showers, graduations, engagement parties, etc. – pricing for celebrations begins at $150.
  • What’s a party without balloons? #Boring! We offer custom balloon services starting at $75

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Image Credit:
Rachel Chism Photography, Project XX DTX

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