Connecting Over Cocktails
Thursday, September 29, 2022
by: Michele Ignacio, A.O. Reed & Co.

Section: Committee Announcements

Amazing connections were made at this year’s Property Manager Mixer, hosted by the BOMA San Diego Annual Supporting Partners.  Over 80+ property managers registered for the event and spent the afternoon networking with peers as well as representatives from our Annual Supporting Partner companies – all the while sipping creative cocktails and delicious appetizers!


One of the attendees was Evelyn Martinez, Assistant Property Manager (APM) at HP Investors.  I had an opportunity to ask Evelyn a few questions about her experience at the Mixer and here’s what she had to say:


BOMA San Diego: What drew you to the event? 


Evelyn: The Property Manager Mixer in 2019 was the first BOMA event I attended. At that time, I only knew a handful of people. Thanks to my involvement in the Membership & Emerging Leaders Committee I now know many wonderful people.


BOMA San Diego: What was the interaction like? Did you meet new managers and/or vendors? Did you reconnect with friends? 


Evelyn: At the event this year I got to introduce Mariah Soliman with South Shore Building Services to all the people I now know. It was great to be able to help someone feel welcomed. 


BOMA San Diego: What was the biggest benefit for you attending from an APM’s point of view?


Evelyn: For me the biggest benefit is getting to meet other APM's. The ones I met in BOMA have been great resources and friends.  


BOMA San Diego: What did you think of the venue?


Evelyn: The venue was great. I look forward to going back and trying one of the other restaurants. 


BOMA San Diego: Why should managers go next year? 


Evelyn: Managers should attend the mixer next year because it's a chance to meet managers you may never otherwise get a chance to connect with. 


Thank you to Evelyn and all the Property Manager Mixer attendees! We’re already looking forward to next year’s event.