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Sandie Awards Gala

Witness Marketing History.

Who produced the very best marketing work in San Diego in 2022?

Attend AMA San Diego’s Sandie Awards to find out.

It’s the marketing awards event of the year.

Get your tickets now before prices go up »

Join hundreds of your colleagues from other agencies, consultancies, educational institutions, companies, and nonprofits, as well as university students, to witness marketing history as we reveal the most powerful campaigns and communications of the past year at this one-of-a-kind awards gala.

Meet us at the Town and Country Resort, a San Diego icon where mid-century cool and warm hospitality come to mingle, in the heart of Mission Valley.

And, why not make it a weekend getaway? Get 20% off the best available room rate and stay the night (or more) after the gala.  Claim your discount here »

Get your tickets now to score the early-bird rate of just $99, which includes a full-course dinner and wine, and a cash bar for beer and cocktails. Rates go up after March 31.


Where & When



  • $99 per person through Friday March 31, 2023
  • $115 per person April 1 through April 30, 2023
  • $125 per person May 1 to 7, 2023
  • Ticket sales end at midnight, May 7, 2023


Get Your Tickets!
Town and Country Hotel signage

Sandie Awards Program

  • 5-6 PM – Welcome Reception
  • 6 PM – Main Event Begins
  • 6:15 PM – Welcome
  • 6:20 PM – Keynote Speaker
  • 7-8:45 PM – Awards Presentation
  • 9-10 PM – After-Party

Shelley Callahan


Senior Director, Marketing Operations
Maravai LifeSciences

Troy Johnson


Publisher, Chief Content Officer, and Food/Restaurant Editor
San Diego Magazine

Sandie Awards Categories

Join your fellow San Diego marketers to cheer all the submissions and winners in these categories:

  • Branding
  • Cause Marketing
  • Content Marketing
  • Crisis Response/Critical Pivot
  • Customer Experience
  • Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
  • Direct-to-Consumer or Direct-to-Business
  • Event Marketing
  • Experiential Marketing
  • Influencer Marketing
  • Integrated Campaign
  • Marketing Innovation
  • Public Relations
  • SEO
  • Single Print or Digital Ad
  • Social Media
  • Student Project
  • Video
  • Website