Member Spotlight: SD METRO Magazine

What products or services does your business provide?

SD METRO magazine is a monthly publication now in its 34th year. Our editorial content is designed to match our moto: Your life, Your business


What was the most memorable or successful moment in your business' history?

We provide high-quality advertising opportunities in both print and digital. Our Daily Business Report via email delivery goes to 2500 blue chip San Diegans Monday-Friday. The chamber is one of our principal advertisers on the DBR. Our magazine is printed on 70lb high resolution paper and is distributed throughout the high income communities of San Diego.


Tell us an interesting fact about your business.

The smartest thing we’ve done is to create 40 Under 40 in which we honor 40 outstanding young San Diegans every year. The event draws no fewer than 125 nominations annually. 40 Under 40 is now in its 21st year. We also do Women’s Week in collaboration with the Chamber, Best Lawyers, Women of Influence, Men of Influence, Best Marketing Executives, Companies with Under 50 employees, and honoring San Diego’s non profit heroes.our


What tips/advice can you offer that is related to your business' industry?

Manny Cruz, our managing editor, lives in Kimball, Michigan, where he moved to be closer to his son and grandchildren.


Do you have any upcoming events or information you want your fellow Chamber Members and the community to know about?

It’s a tough print environment but we stay strong and offer first-class service to our advertisers and readers.



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