The Collier Building Industry Association’s (CBIA) October membership mixer will be held Thursday, October 24 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. at Tamiami Ford, located at 1471 Airport-Pulling Rd., in Naples.

A family-owned and operated business since October 1973, Tamiami Ford is one of the highest regarded dealerships in southwest Florida. The dealership has received multiple local awards for service, and has also received several automotive industry excellence awards.

Tamiami Ford’s showroom is open seven days a week: Monday through Friday from 8:00a.m. to 7:00p.m., 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. on Saturday, and 11:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. on Sunday. The dealership offers more than 1,000 new Fords and pre-owned vehicles, financing, routine auto service, maintenance and collision repairs, replacement Ford parts, and more.

According to CBIA executive vice president Kathy Curatolo, the monthly CBIA membership mixer is an opportunity to meet like-minded business professionals and make new connections. The members-only event will include door prizes, beer, wine and appetizers.

“We thank Tamiami Ford for offering CBIA members an additional $500 off the purchase of a new or pre-owned vehicle through December 31,” says Ms. Curatolo. “We hope everyone will come out for an evening of networking in support of Tamiami Ford as a long-time local business and a community leader.”

The cost is $20 per person for CBIA members to register online at, and $25 per person for call-in reservations. Questions, call 239-436-6100 or email by October 18, 2019.

About CBIA

Founded in 1985, CBIA is an association of builders, remodelers, interior designers and other housing industry professionals. It is one of 800 state and local associations and operates under the auspices of the Florida Home Builders Association and the National Association of Home Builders. CBIA is located at 3200 Bailey Lane, Suite 110, Naples. Florida. For more information call  (239) 436-6100 or visit

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