PERSPECTIVES & INSIGHTS from San Diego
Stand out amongst exciting nightlife, stunning waterfronts, and to-die-for sunsets.
San Diego is known for its beach town vibe, vibrant downtown, and of course the amazing weather. Boasting 70 degrees all year round and few rainy days, San Diego is the perfect spot for any host looking to utilize California’s many indoor/outdoor spaces. What could be better than your guests enjoying spectacular food and drink while taking in a stunning California sunset from your rooftop bar venue? We’ll tell you – nothing!
Beach town meets high rise
Whether you are looking for a lively rooftop venue or something with more of a story to tell, San Diego has you covered on all fronts and Trademark is here to find the best venue to fit your event! With its many scenic venues and its rich maritime history, the city really does offer something for everybody. Downtown you will find a variety of hotels providing great spaces in and of themselves but we’d also urge you not to overlook the city’s many unique bars and nightclubs to fit any fancy. Or maybe The USS Midway Aircraft Museum is more your vibe. Either way, for companies who are looking to make an impact, look no further than San Diego’s many offerings.
Featured Transformations we’ve done in San Diego
- Client: Bausch + LombVenue: Hard Rock San Diego
- Client: Zimmer DentalVenue: Hard Rock San Diego & Hotel Del Coronado
“San Diego is a perfect city for corporate events. We’ve done stunning brand activations in both large scale conference hotels like the Hyatt, and smaller, more intimate venues like Hotel Del Coronado’s historic Crown Room. San Diego offers a variety of nightlife, great food and restaurants, and, a great culture of service.”
Mikey Disco, Producer, Trademark Events
We’ve said it before, and we will say it again – finding the right hotel(s) to partner with can make or break your event. The space’s size, availability, location, cost, and, most importantly, the relationship with hotel management are crucial factors in selecting the best venue and ultimately hosting a successful event. Luckily, Trademark has relationships with the world’s largest and most successful hotel brands, so we can negotiate the best rates and often gain access to venues that can be hard to secure.
Event Production Spaces and Resources
Offering a diverse range of corporate event spaces that can accommodate events of all sizes and styles. From sleek and modern venues, to historic landmarks and oceanfront resorts, the city provides a variety of options for businesses and organizations looking to host events. Many event spaces in San Diego offer state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, in-house catering, and on-site event teams to ensure a seamless and memorable experience. Whether you’re looking for a spacious ballroom, a unique outdoor venue, or a more intimate setting, San Diego has the perfect space to meet your needs. With its mild climate, diverse attractions, and vibrant cultural scene, San Diego is a popular destination for corporate events, offering an ideal setting for businesses to connect, collaborate, and celebrate.
Keeping in mind that many hotels offer both guest accommodations and the venue for major parts of event production (like general sessions, break-outs, meals, parties, and entertainment activities) it’s important to make sure that your selected venue has a space for all aspects of your event. With established relationships on the production side of the house for many hotels and venues, Trademark is here to ensure that you have everything you need to produce a high quality and high class event.
In addition to a comprehensive list of tried and tested spaces, Trademark also has the inside scoop on the industry’s best videographers, photographers, AV and lighting specialists, sound engineers, and production staff. So we’ve got you covered on all fronts.
Off-site Entertainment and Team Activities
Looking for somewhere for your guests to enjoy extracurricular entertainment? Within walking distance of many of the downtown venues, attendees can stroll the shops and grab a bite to eat in Seaport village or take a ferry across the bay to Coronado Island. Host a team outing to the world-renowned San Diego Zoo or take your foodies on a tour through Little Italy.
San Diego is a vibrant city with a wealth of things to see and do. From its iconic beaches and world-class attractions, to its thriving cultural scene and delicious culinary offerings, San Diego offers something for everyone. For those interested in the outdoors, popular attractions include Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, Balboa Park, and the La Jolla Cove. These natural attractions offer stunning views, trails for hiking and biking, and ample opportunities for outdoor recreation. In addition, San Diego is home to several world-class museums, including the San Diego Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art, and the USS Midway Museum, making it an ideal destination for culture and history enthusiasts.
For food lovers, San Diego is a haven for delicious cuisine. With a diverse range of restaurants, from high-end dining establishments to casual bistros, San Diego is renowned for its Mexican cuisine, fresh seafood, and innovative farm-to-table offerings. The city is also home to several craft breweries and wineries, making it a popular destination for those who enjoy beer and wine tasting. Additionally, San Diego is known for its nightlife, with a variety of bars, clubs, and live music venues offering something for everyone, from laid-back lounge experiences to high-energy dance parties. With its mild climate, beautiful beaches, and diverse attractions, San Diego is a must-visit destination for anyone looking for a memorable experience.
Trademark’s Take on San Diego
Brimming with options and activities, San Diego is a fantastic city with plenty of variety and opportunities to make your event special and unique.
Like many popular cities, we recommend that you book early as the best venues book up quickly. While we can navigate the hotels, entertainment venues, and specialists needed to make your event a success, timing is still one of the biggest factors in dictating the options for your event. The earlier an event is booked, the more likely it will be that you can secure the components you want at the best prices.