SAN DIEGO

Also known as the City with Sol, America’s seventh-largest city boasts of natural beauty and surprises at every turn. While best known for its near-perfect climate, miles of sandy beaches, and fun-filled waterfront activities, you will also discover a city with character and ambiance rich in the arts and culture. Outdoor activities like a sailing regatta on San Diego’s glistening bay or a tournament at one of San Diego’s 80 outstanding golf courses may be the ideal enhancement to your program. Visitors can take advantage of the expansive beaches and water activities, ranging from kayaking and surfing to speed boating and whale watching.

Fine dining in San Diego includes dine-around programs in downtown’s lively Gaslamp Quarter, known for its highly rated cuisine and spirited nightlife. A stroll along La Jolla’s seaside streets reveals elegant boutiques, galleries and restaurants. The area’s most renowned attractions include SeaWorld of San Diego, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park and the world-famous San Diego Zoo. Legoland California is located a short ride up the coast. Balboa Park, located in the heart of the city, is home to 1,400 sprawling acres of gardens as well as over 15 museums.

AlliedPRA San Diego provides the knowledge, creativity, and enthusiasm to orchestrate dreams and ensure perfectly executed events from beginning to end. The AlliedPRA San Diego Performance Team maintains client contact and satisfaction through a dedicated staff of destination management professionals. The AlliedPRA San Diego Performance Team is dedicated to the success of your event and business goals.

Destinations we serve: San Diego, Coronado Island, La Jolla, Del Mar, La Costa, Carlsbad

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Claudia Wehrman, Global DMC Professional

Claudia Wehrman, CMP, DMCP, Director of Sales & Marketing

Claudia Wehrman, CMP, DMCP, is the Director of Sales & Marketing for AlliedPRA San Diego.  Claudia has been with AlliedPRA for over 17 years.  Claudia has over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry working in the hotel and event industry.  She has won numerous industry awards,  from organizations such as Meeting Professionals International, San Diego County Hotel/Motel Association, Pan Pacific Hotels & Resorts, and Omni Hotels just to name a few. Claudia holds two industry certifications, DMCP (Destination Management Certified Professional) and CMP (Certified Meeting Professional).  She is a part time… Read More

Claudia Wehrman, CMP, DMCP, is the Director of Sales & Marketing for AlliedPRA San Diego.  Claudia has been with AlliedPRA for over 17 years.  Claudia has over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry working in the hotel and event industry.  She has won numerous industry awards,  from organizations such as Meeting Professionals International, San Diego County Hotel/Motel Association, Pan Pacific Hotels & Resorts, and Omni Hotels just to name a few. Claudia holds two industry certifications, DMCP (Destination Management Certified Professional) and CMP (Certified Meeting Professional).  She is a part time instructor at SDSU School of Extended Studies in Hospitality Management. Outside of work, Claudia loves to spend time with her dogs, family and gardening (love those veggies).  She is also a struggling artist in making, refinishing, and painting furniture – chairs are her favorite to turn from junk to a treasure!

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Amy Burnett, Senior Account Manager
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Claudia Wehrman, CMP, DMCP, Director of Sales & Marketing
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Martin Davis, Director of Operations
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SAN DIEGO: OUR PICKS

Top things to do

Sailng on San Diego Bay

San Diego is home to some of the world’s finest sailors. Year-round mild climate makes sailing a trademark of the San Diego lifestyle — relaxing on the bay is a definite must for a visit to America’s Finest City and experience the sailing course that the America’s Cup syndicates have made famous.

The San Diego Zoo

The San Diego Zoo is the world’s foremost zoological facility and is known for its extensive collection of flora and fauna. Guests can explore the Zoo and visit new and innovative exhibits, including Elephant Odyssey! Take a journey back in time to discover what animals lived in Southern California 10,000 years ago.

USS Midway Tour

ATTENTION!!! ALL HANDS ON DECK! Imagine becoming part of the crew of the longest-serving U.S. Navy aircraft carrier of the 20th century, the USS Midway! Today, the USS Midway Museum is America’s most-visited floating ship museum.

SeaWorld

SeaWorld San Diego is one of the world’s premier marine adventure parks with 200 acres of world-class shows, thrilling rides and unforgettable animal encounters. Be sure to stop at SeaWorld’s Wild Arctic exhibit.

Passport to Balboa Park

Spend the day exploring America’s largest municipal park, Balboa Park. Nestled above the downtown area, Balboa Park is home to the largest collection of museums outside of our nation’s capital. Today, guests can tailor their experience with our Passport to Balboa Park, which includes admission to up to (4) museums.

Ocean Kayaking Adventure

Kayaking opens the natural wonders of our environment for you. Guests have the opportunity to explore the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean in kayaks. Each person will be fitted with a life vest, paddle and kayak. A personal guide will lead guests on a hour and a half tour through beautiful La Jolla caves.

Wine Tasting

Guests are off to Orfila Winery for a tour and tasting of some fantastic wines. Located in the San Pasqual Valley, Orfila guests are introduced to the entire wine making process, from grape to bottle, first-hand and taste wines from California’s first vineyards.

Tour Stone Brewing Company

Enjoy touring and tasting delicious beers from Stone Brewing Co., the brainchild of beer-lover/brewer Steve Wagner and beer-lover/business guy Greg Koch. Based on Steve’s knowledge and experience in brewing and Greg’s past successes in business, the two managed to convince some private investors to drop a bunch `o dough on some shiny new stainless steel brewing vessels and off they went.

City Tour - San Diego Old & New

Introduce guests to San Diego with a city excursion. The tour begins with a drive through the newly restored Historic Gaslamp District en-route to the B-Street Pier where guests will enjoy a one-hour harbor excursion along beautiful San Diego Bay. The tour also passes through the Embarcadero with views of the majestic Star of India, Seaport Village and the San Diego Convention Center.

Coronado Island

Coronado’s past, full of fabulous homes and famous memories, is still very much a part of San Diego’s life today. On a leisurely stroll through quaint Coronado, guests see the stately mansion of John D. Spreckles, as well as the cottage of the Duchess of Windsor. Catch a glimpse of the home where the Wizard of Oz was inspired, and see the magnificent Hotel del Coronado.

Top places to eat

Acqua AL 2

Our favorite Gaslamp District restaurant. The first restaurant came to life in 1978 in Florence, Italy. With an extreme passion for creative Tuscan cuisine and using only the finest and freshest ingredients, Acqua AL 2 was made a favorite among Florence locals.

Searsucker

One of the hottest restaurants in town! We have our own local celebrity to open one of the most intriguing restaurants. Television’s award winning celebrity chef Brian Malarkey, host of TLC’s Mega Bites and past Bravo Top Chef finalist, has his flagship restaurant located in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter.

Bertrand at Mister A’s

You can’t beat the view — watching the sunset and airplanes fly into San Diego! Bertrand at Mister A’s offers modern American cuisine with French and Mediterranean influences along with the most spectacular views in San Diego.

CUCINA Urbana

Our local favorite! This inspired Italian Kitchen and Wine Shop, is one of the hottest restaurants that the locals go to. Owner Tracy Borkum’s flair for combining great ambiance, award-winning cuisine and unparalleled service are once again starring components in this Urban Kitchen Group creation.

Pacific Coast Grill

Located in the beach community of Cardiff in San Diego’s North County, this restaurant is perfect for those that enjoy fresh seafood and eclectic dining on the beach!

Eddie V’s Prime Seafood & Steak

Most beautiful seat in La Jolla — Eddie V’s Prime Seafood was inspired from the great classic seafood restaurants of New Orleans, San Francisco and Boston. Eddie V’s offers the freshest seafood, right off the docks and USDA prime, center-cut, steaks.

Addison

This fabulous restaurant is named after Addison Mizner, an architectural visionary whose design approach launched the Florida Renaissance in the 1920s. Addison, located at the Grand Del Mar resort, features acclaimed Chef William Bradley’s artisanal approach to cooking, offering fresh California ingredients with a decidedly Mediterranean influence.

George's at the Cove

One of the most known restaurants in La Jolla Village, this restaurant has recently undergone a $2.5 million dollar remodel, creating a chic and modern main dining room featuring amazing ocean views.

Island Prime

For unparalleled views of San Diego’s downtown skyline and Coronado, come enjoy an evening of fine dining at Island Prime. Deborah Scott’s newest restaurant features a classic steakhouse menu with a lot of flare. Try her special Mai Tai recipe and you won’t want to leave.

Casa Guadalajara

What better way to enjoy a fun, festive evening than right in authentic Old Town…where San Diego began. Take a step back into San Diego’s lively history for a look at the beginning of America’s Finest City.

PrepKitchen

With locations in Little Italy as well as Del Mar, this restaurant features organic cuisine with a creative twist! A local’s favorite!

Top places to stay

The Grand Del Mar

This 249-room masterpiece located 20 minutes north of downtown San Diego is just minutes from San Diego’s renowned beaches, restaurants and boutiques, and a short commute to Southern California’s best attractions. Steeped in charm, The Grand also boasts San Diego’s only Tom Fazio designed golf course, a 21,000-square foot spa and fitness center, dining, and shopping.

Hotel Del Coronado

Situated along 26 beachfront acres, the four-star, four-diamond Hotel del Coronado is California’s premier oceanfront resort. Boasting a year-round climate, The Del is located across the bay from San Diego on the charming island of Coronado.

Rancho Bernardo Inn

Rancho Bernardo Inn Golf Resort and Spa is San Diego’s premier golf resort. Located just minutes from everything that makes San Diego one of the nation’s most popular travel destinations, this resort combines the best of everything you would expect from the perfect resort experience.

Manchester Grand Hyatt

Experience San Diego’s hotel living on a grand scale! With over 1,600 rooms the best of San Diego is right outside the door. Views of the sparkling San Diego Bay, over 100 restaurants and bars in the Gaslamp Quarter and hotel meeting space galore!

Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Enjoy magnificent San Diego Bay and City views at the 1,190 room and suite hotel. Located just a bridge away from PETCO Park and the Gaslamp Quarter, offering a wide variety of shopping, dining and entertainment options.

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa

Located in the heart of the famed Gaslamp District and across from the convention center, the Omni puts you right in the middle of all the city sites and attractions. With over 500 rooms, offering great city views, it is the perfect location for guests looking for all there is to see and do right outside the hotel.

L’Auberge Del Mar

Near the shores of the Pacific Ocean, in the picturesque village of Del Mar, the timeless L’Auberge Del Mar has been reborn, redefining the California coastal resort experience and celebrating the special connection we all have with the tranquility, comfort and relaxation of the sea. Ranked among the best luxury resorts in the country by Condé Nast, L’Auberge Del Mar brings together casual elegance and personalized service to create an outstanding venue for a social occasion or corporate meeting.

Park Hyatt Aviara

Luxury awaits you at the Park Hyatt, with spectacular views and dining in a beautiful setting. Relax in 329 spacious rooms and suites. This resort is the perfect getaway as well as a great meeting location, and its only minutes from the sun-drenched Pacific Coast.

The Lodge at Torrey Pines

With its post-and-beam construction, expansive spaces, respect for the natural landscape and integration of indoor/outdoor living, arriving guests are greeted at The Lodge’s grand porte cochere by doormen attired in kilted Scottish Dress. Inside are 171 guest rooms including seven suites, more than 13,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space, a full-service spa and amazing views of the Torrey Pines Golf Course and the Pacific Ocean beyond.

Rancho Valencia Resort

One of San Diego’s best luxury resorts, beyond the gates the lush retreat awards you with endless opportunities for adventure and relaxation, with award winning dining and an enchanting spa. This resort is perfect for high level board meetings or company retreat meetings that give you a resort to yourself.