2016's 40 Under 40: Cara Pratt, DMCP

Cara Pratt DPI Boston
Cara Pratt DPI BostonCara Pratt, DMCP 28, Vice President of Business Development Destination Partners Inc., a DMC Network Company, Boston On this list because: In her first year at DPI Events, Pratt increased annual sales by 100 percent. The company has gone from averaging 60 programs per year in 2012 to almost 300 in 2015. Pratt personally touches more than 200 of those programs. What I really do: “I am an expert in planning events in Boston and Greater New England. I am responsible for finding and engaging with new clients and bringing in sales to DMC Destination Partners Inc. I help my clients surpass their goals by producing creative events that inspire attendees.” What inspires me: “I love the transformation of space, to completely transform an empty room into an experience. I also love connecting with interesting people from all over the world.” Currently working on: “DPI has recently added several young technology companies to its portfolio of clients, and I’m looking forward to adding experiential marketing and enhancements to our events this year. We’ll engage attendees using traditional methods blended with modern digital techniques.”