The 2020 Sand Dollar Awards Gala, “Come Together — Virtually — Celebrating 30 Years of Excellence in Construction,” presented by the Collier Building Industry Association Sales and Marketing Council celebration was broadcast live on the CBIA website on Oct. 24. Partial proceeds from the virtual auction will benefit the annual CBIASMC toy drive and educational series.

The coveted Sand Dollar Awards is the highest accolades given by the CBIA Sales and Marketing Council annually.

The Sand Dollar Awards are presented each year to member builders, developers, architects, remodelers, interior design firms, landscape architects, trades and marketing, sales and/or advertising professionals who have demonstrated building, design and marketing excellence in Collier County.

The winners

ARDesign Inc.; Avila Interior Design Inc.; Barron Collier Companies; Bonness Inc.; Boutique Interiors; B-Squared Advertising; BUILD, LLC; C.R. Smith, LLC; Calusa Bay Design; Cardamon Design; Carrie Brigham Design; Clive Daniel Home; Coastal Home Design Studio; Collins DuPont Design Group; D.R. Horton; DEC Contracting Group Inc.; Del Webb; Diamond Custom Homes; Dwayne Bergmann Interiors; Encore Garage of SWFL; Flooring Design Group; ForeverLawn Southwest Florida; GATES Construction; Grey Oaks Country Club; Harwick Homes; Imperial Homes of Naples, LLC; J Lynn Design Group; Jinx McDonald Interior Design; Kellam Group Interiors; KGT Remodeling; Knauf-Koenig Group; Kukk Architecture & Design; LMG Design Consulting Inc.; London Bay Homes; London Bay Renovation; Lovetto Design Inc.; Manhattan Construction; McGarvey Custom Homes; Metis Design; Miromar Development; Molly Hoover Design Group, LLC; Montanna Design Associates; Norris Furniture & Interiors; PBS Contractors; Peacock and Lewis Architects; PulteGroup; R.K. Reiman Construction Inc.; Randall Mitchell Custom Homes; Renée Gaddis Interiors; Rhett Alexander, LLC.; Robb & Stucky; Romanza Interior Design; Seagate Development Group; Signature Surfaces; Stevens Construction Inc.; Stock Custom Homes; Stock Development; Stock Signature Homes; Stofft Cooney Architects, LLC; Stonebreaker Builders Inc.; Surety Construction Company; T. Jerulle Construction, LLC; Taylor Morrison; The Lykos Group; The Ronto Group; Theory Design; Toll Brothers; W Design; Waltbillig & Hood GC; Wilfredo Emanuel Designs; WM J. Varian Const. Co. Inc.; and Wilson Creative Group.

The sponsors

Title Sponsor: W Design Interiors; Decor Sponsor: Wilfredo Emanuel Designs; Collateral Sponsor: B-Squared Advertising; Trade Sponsor: Naples Daily News; Champagne Sponsor: Suncoast Custom Pools Inc.; VIP Host Sponsor: The Collective; Awards Sponsor: SWFL Marketing Group; Lucy in the Sky Sponsors: London Bay Homes and Stock Development; Strawberry Fields Sponsors: 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty, Collins DuPont Design Group, Florida Weekly, Illuminated Design, and International Design Source; Yellow Submarine Sponsors: Calusa Bay Design, D.R. Horton, Florida Design Magazine, Regions Mortgage, and Thomas Riley Artisans’ Guild; Hey Jude Sponsors: Ashmore Design, Build Magazine, Ford’s, LLC, McGarvey Custom Homes Inc., Steel House, T. Jerulle Construction, LLC, and Toll Brothers Inc.; Ticket to Ride Sponsors: Cardamon Design, Casa Italia, Cordova Cleaning Services Inc., FL Star Construction, Norris Furniture & Interiors, and RWA Inc.

The unsung heroes

Erin Otterbeck, of Thomas Riley Artisans’ Guild, Lynne Stambouly of Illuminated Design and Jackie Nelson of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty spearheaded the event at which more than 200 Sand Dollar Awards were presented. Other committee members were: Karen Gomez of Richlin International, who served as auction chair; Robyn Bonaquist, B Squared Advertising; Liz Bizwurm, Build Magazine; Jimmy Borden, FL Star Construction; Jo Carter, Vogue Interior Design; Cali Clardy, Refined Builders & Construction; Violeta Cordova, Cordova Cleaning Services; Wilfredo Emanuel, Wilfredo Emanuel Designs; Emily Fitzgerald, Home & Design Magazine; Carrie Horner, BUILD LLC; Cheryl Jost, Ceramic Matrix; Lily Llerena, Maxwell Mortgage Team; Shelley McCormick, Design + Décor; Janelle McVay, Soaring Lens; Andrea Pelletier, Gulfshore Insurance; Jen Rendon, Wilson Lighting; Sherri Rozzi, Dwayne Bergmann Interiors; Gaby Saad, Real Wood Floors; Ashley Santiago, USA Waste; Kim Schiller, Fuse Appliances; Jessica Schneider, Robb & Stucky; Blanca Vasquez, VCC Contracting LLC; Taylor Weber, Calusa Bay Design; and Amy Wilson, All About Closets.

For more information, visit www.sanddollaraward.com.¦

From Florida Weekly