Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. to Webcast Earnings Conference Call on October 17, 2013

Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. to Webcast Earnings Conference Call on October 17,
2013

OLNEY, Md., Oct. 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc.,
(Nasdaq:SASR) will announce its 3^rd quarter earnings on Thursday, October 17,
2013. The company will hold a conference call that day at 2:00 p.m. (ET) to
discuss results and answer questions. The conference call will be webcast live
through the Sandy Spring Web site at www.sandyspringbank.com. Participants
may call 1-888-317-6016; a password is not necessary.Visitors to the Web site
are advised to go to the Investor Relations page and log on 10 minutes ahead
of the scheduled start of the call.An internet-based replay will be available
at the Investor Relations page of the Web site until 9:00 a.m. (ET) November
18, 2013.A telephone voice replay will also be available during that same
time period at 877-344-7529.Please use ID 10034198 to access.

About Sandy Spring Bancorp/Sandy Spring Bank

With $4.1 billion in assets, Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company
for Sandy Spring Bank and its principal subsidiaries, Sandy Spring Insurance
Corporation and West Financial Services, Inc. Sandy Spring Bancorp is the
largest publicly traded banking company headquartered and operating in
Maryland. Sandy Spring is a community banking organization that focuses its
lending and other services on businesses and consumers in the local market
area. Independent and community-oriented, Sandy Spring Bank was founded in
1868 and offers a broad range of commercial banking, retail banking and trust
services through 49 community offices in Anne Arundel, Carroll, Frederick,
Howard, Montgomery, and Prince George's counties in Maryland, and Arlington,
Fairfax and Loudoun counties in Virginia. Through its subsidiaries, Sandy
Spring Bank also offers a comprehensive menu of insurance and investment
management services. Visit www.sandyspringbank.comfor more information about
Sandy Spring Bank.

CONTACT: Daniel J. Schrider, President and Chief Executive Officer
         Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc.
         17801 Georgia Avenue
         Olney, Maryland 20832
         800-399-5919
         E-mail: DSchrider@sandyspringbank.com
         Web site: www.sandyspringbank.com

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