The Brand Diego Awards will be held Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier.

The awards recognize San Diego brands and the marketing and advertising professional community.

Awards will be presented in 16 categories. The Paula E. Sullivan Award, a career achievement award, will be presented, and a college student planning a career in advertising will be awarded a Sheila Fox Scholarship.

Now in its second year, the Brand Diegos are presented by SDX, formerly the San Diego Ad Club. Cost to attend is $115 for members, $135 for non-members and $95 for students. To RSVP, visit