San Diego CA— SDX, formerly the San Diego Advertising Club, and nine other local marketing groups will present the 14th annual Mingle Bells on Thursday, Dec. 7. Mingle Bells is the annual end-of-year party attended by members of professional groups spanning San Diego’s advertising, business communications, marketing, public relations, social media and graphic arts industries. The party runs from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Bassmnt San Diego, 919 Fourth Ave., Downtown San Diego. More than 400 people are expected to attend. Suggested attire includes business, holiday, cocktail and 1920s Gatsby.
In addition to SDX, attendees will include members of Ad 2 San Diego, American Institute of Graphic Arts, San Diego American Marketing Association, International Association of Business Communicators, San Diego Advertising Fund for Emergencies, Society for Experiential Graphic Design, University of California San Diego Design Lab, SD Direct and San Diego Media Pros.
Sponsors for this year’s Mingle Bells include Entravision, Viant and Acuity. Attendees are encouraged to donate blankets, sweatshirts, children’s clothing and gift cards to benefit San Diego Refugee Tutoring, a nonprofit providing one-on-one tutoring and academic support to refugees attending Ibarra Elementary School in eastern City Heights. Cost to attend is $45 per person for members or guests of any participating organization or $65 per person for non-members. For info, visit www.SanDiegoX.org.