Installation Dinner, ft. KEVtalk

Update: April 7, 2020

Thank you for being a part of the Downtown San Diego Partnership Community.

While it was a difficult decision, our team decided to postpone KevTalk which was scheduled for March 25th because we care about your safety and wellbeing.

We are currently working to reschedule this event so we can ensure the same enjoyable evening which you all expected. If you have paid, we will transfer your ticket to the new date. If you haven’t, we welcome your sponsorship now more than ever. As a nonprofit, we rely on these funds to offer you the benefits of being part of the DSDP family.

We believe that with your help, we can lessen the impact of COVID-19 on our mission of creating a vibrant urban center in San Diego. Thank you for your support during this challenging time for our organization and our community as a whole.

Update: March 12, 2020

After careful consideration, and in alignment with the recommendations regarding public events issued by statewide public health officials and information shared by the County and City of San Diego at a press conference today, we are postponing the Downtown San Diego Partnership Installation Dinner, featuring Mayor Faulconer’s KEVtalk, scheduled for March 25 to a later date.

For those who have already registered or purchased a sponsorship for the event, your registration and sponsorship will automatically be applied to the rescheduled date.

Your voice matters and we care about your feedback. Please email Kaitlin Phillips at with any questions or concerns.

We will be in touch with new event details soon.


What guidance is the Downtown San Diego Partnership using to make this decision?

The health and safety of our members, employees, and partners is our highest priority. As such, we have been closely monitoring ongoing developments with coronavirus and COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, as new information and guidance continues to emerge from public health officials.

To find the statewide recommendations regarding public events issued by Governor Gavin Newson’s office in coordination with California public health officials, click here.

You can find recommendations to prevent illness from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by clicking here and San Diego County information here.


What happens to my current KEVtalk Registration?

All existing KEVtalk registrations will be automatically applied to the new KEVtalk date. We look forward to delivering the experience that our attendees, partners, and employees expect and deserve in a safe environment.


When will the new KEVtalk dates be announced?

We plan to announce a new date within the coming weeks on this page of the Downtown Partnership website: An update will also be sent to our registrants and guests via email. To ensure your information will be included as part of future KEVtalk communications, contact SVP for Membership & Events, Kaitlin Phillips, at


How will this affect my travel plans?

Please contact your airline and hotel providers as soon as possible to accommodate any changes necessary given the postponement.


Who do I contact for more information?

Please reach out to SVP for Membership & Events, Kaitlin Phillips, at

We will continue to provide updates regarding the postponement on this webpage. Thank you for your understanding and your continued support of an economically prosperous and culturally vibrant Downtown as we navigate this together.


Will other Downtown San Diego Partnership events and services be affected by the coronavirus?

For additional information about steps being taken by the Downtown San Diego Partnership and the Clean & Safe program to accommodate and prepare for the evolving nature of COVID-19 in Downtown, click here.