October 22, 2015 14:24 ET

2015 SDX Brand Diego Awards Honorees Announced

Callaway Golf Honored as SDX Brand of the Year and BASIC Named Agency of the Year

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - October 22, 2015) - SDX, San Diego's premier media, marketing and technology organization for brands, agencies, publishers and startups, announced the 2015 SDX Brand Diego Awards Honorees at a celebration last night at Tom Ham's Lighthouse.

"The SDX Brand Diego Awards honor San Diego companies and individuals who have made a notable or lasting impact in advertising, marketing, or communications to help build strong brands. This year's Honorees are no exception," said Doug Hecht, 2015/16 SDX president.

The 2015 SDX Brand Diego Awards Honorees are:

SDX Brand of the Year
Callaway Golf

San Diego Industry Leadership Award
Joe Terzi, San Diego Tourism Authority

Media Talent of the Year
Jerry Cesak, Jeff & Jer Showgram, KyXy Radio

Paula Sullivan Award
Amy Jo Levine, Visual Asylum

Agency of the Year

Agency Professional of the Year
Kellen McAvoy, Internet Marketing Inc.

B2B Brand of the Year
SOCi, Inc.

B2C Brand of the Year
JLab Audio

Non-Profit Brand of the Year
San Diego Association of Governments

Brand Professional of the Year
Nathan Schmidt, San Diego County Credit Union

Community Partner of the Year
San Diego County Credit Union

Emerging Brand of the Year
San Diego County Department of Parks and Recreation

Hispanic Marketing Brand of the Year
American Diabetes Association

Hispanic Marketing Professional of the Year
Lee Vann, Captura Group

Industry Affiliate of the Year
Mantooth Studios

Marketing Employer of the Year
Tower33 Digital

Media Company of the Year
San Diego Magazine

Young Achiever Award
Sandy Young, J. Walcher Communications

About SDX

Founded in 1911, SDX (formerly the San Diego Ad Club) is San Diego's oldest continuously operating business association. SDX brings together creative thinkers, business planners, marketing aficionados, communications technology innovators and more in order to build a community of professionals focused on what's next in the industry. SDX is creative, rooted in brand building, committed to public service and grounded in building valuable professional and personal relationships.

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