On this episode of Meeting of the Minds, Smart Meetings is joined by Jaclyn Bernstein, president and owner of Empire Force Events, and Alexis Dick, an event planner at HARDI. The two professionals discussed not only how to build networks and maintain them, but the value these relationships add to a person’s professional life and how they can evolve.

Dick, an emerging leader in event planning, shares her experience of starting her career during the pandemic, highlighting the unexpected connections and sense of community it fostered. Bernstein, an experienced professional in the industry, emphasizes the importance of relationships in business success, citing personal examples and industry involvement.