We asked some of the city’s rising stars to reflect on what made a difference in their journey. We asked them to tell us about what they think the most important factor has been behind their success.

Humberto Vidal | Professional & Fine Art Photographer

When I go to a gathering or I talk with friends, when of the most frequent questions they ask is: how you did it? They are asking specifically about my career as a photographer. Previously I studied and worked in the Business Area. But as a Photographer or Artist, I think that the secret is first to love what you do, then never stop learning, and, finally, be patient and be persistent. If we take a look at any list of famous Photographers, there is going to be always something common to all, there are not young. Read more>>

Alanna Ruiz-Unger | Lash Educator and Mentor

Resilience: no matter what happens you’re willing to get back up. You are always willing to remain a student. Appreciating the mistakes and believing that without them, my brand wouldn’t be where it is today. Also, the ability to distinguish between your higher self talking and your ego talking. Not allowing your ego to control your decisions. Read more>>

DJ Kevin | DJ / Remixer / Producer

In this industry there are so many driving factors behind what I’ve accomplished so far, however the one that stands out the most to me right now is to never stop learning. Knowledge is power and in an industry that is constantly evolving, especially now with social media trends, new technology, new ways to stream and listen to music. its important to me to understand how all of this works as it changes. I’m the type of person as well to always learn from my peers, whether it be from someone who’s been in the game much longer than me or someone who is new and brings a fresh idea to the game. The possibilities are endless when you’re open to always learn from your peers. As cliche as it sounds its fact, I’ll always be a student of the game. Read more>>

Belen Menecola | Event planer & CPD

I would said that making every celebration customized brings more meaning than just ordering a service. Our service is different event thought there are many others offering the same service as us. One specific point that you could see on our service is that you are not gonna find same things, for example if we do a themed party carnival and we got another client wanting the same party, same decoration, same place. We will take it but we will always do something different. We get to know our clients in a way that the service we are offering defined them in every aspect. Read more>>