A sold-out crowd of more than 550 professionals attended the 2019 Sand Dollar Awards Gala “Industrial Ÿ Evolution, Celebrating Progress + Excellence” within the industry, on Saturday, September 28 at The Ritz-Carlton, Golf Resort, Naples presented by the Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA) Sales and Marketing Council (SMC).

According to Sand Dollar Committee Chairperson Jackie Nelson of Clive Daniel Home, who spearheaded this year’s event with Vice-Chairperson Erin Otterbeck of Thomas Riley Artisans’ Guild and Immediate Past-Chair Minka McDonald of Jinx McDonald Interior Designs, Inc., more than 250 prestigious Sand Dollar Awards were presented by awards announcer Dave Elliott, host of The Dave Elliott Show.

Companies earning 2019 Sand Dollar Awards include: All About Closets, Ashmore Design, Ashton Woods Homes, Barron Collier Companies, BCB Homes, Inc., Big Island Builders, Bonness, Braun Builders, Broad Avenue Studios, Inc., B-Squared Advertising, BUILD LLC, C.R. Smith, LLC, Calusa Bay Design, Carrie Brigham Design, Cinnabar Design, Clive Daniel Home, Coastal Home Design Studio, Collins & DuPont Design Group, Continental Construction, Continental Interiors, DEC Contracting Group, Inc., Divco Custom Homes, D.R. Horton, EnviroStruct, LLC, Ficarra Design Associates, Florida Stairworks, ForeverLawn Southwest Florida, Freestyle Interiors, Frey & Son Homes, G2 Studios, GATES Construction, Illuminated Design, iStar, Jinx McDonald Interior Designs, Inc., JP Coleman Construction Inc., Kellam Group Interiors, Knauf-Koenig Group, Kukk Architecture & Design, P.A., LMG Design Consulting for Pizzazz Interiors, London Bay Homes, London Bay Renovation, Miromar Development, Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club, Naples Flooring Company, Naples Kitchen & Bath, Neal Communities, Norris Furniture & Interiors, PBS Contractors, PDS Architecture, Peacock + Lewis Architects and Planners, PulteGroup, Randall Mitchell Custom Homes, Renee Gaddis Interiors, Rhett Alexander LLC, Richlin International, Robb & Stucky Furniture & Interiors, Romanza Interior Design, Royal Shell Real Estate, Seagate Development Group, Spiro & Associates, Stevens Construction, Inc., Stock Custom Homes, Stock Development, Stock Signature Homes, Stofft Cooney Architects, Studio EA, Taylor Morrison, The Lutgert Companies, The Lykos Group, Toll Brothers, Vogue Interior Design, W Design Interiors, Wegman Design Group, Inc., Wilfredo Emanuel Designs, Wilson Creative Group, and Wright Interior Group.

This year’s volunteer Sand Dollar committee members include: Robyn Bonaquist, B-Squared Advertising; Jimmy Borden, Genco Business Systems; Jo Carter, Vogue Interior Design; Cali Clardy, Refined Builders & Construction; Violeta Cordova, Cordova Cleaning Services; Linda Donnelly, W Design Interiors; Karen Gomez, Richlin International; Terry Handelman, Cambria; Carrie Horner, BUILD LLC; Cheryl Jost, Ceramic Matrix; Lily Llerena, Maxwell Mortgage Team; Shelley McCormick, Design + Decor;  Janelle McVay, Soaring Lens; Jen Rendon, Marble Restoration; Gaby Saad, Real Wood Floors; Ashley Santiago, USA Waste; Jessica Schneider, Robb & Stucky Furniture & Interiors; Kerry Shields, Collins & DuPont Design Group; Lynne Stambouly, Illuminated Design; Marjorie Student-Stirling, Habitat for Humanity of Collier County; Amy Wilson, All About Closets.

2019 Sand Dollar Awards sponsors included Title Sponsor: W Design Interiors; Platinum Sponsor: USA Waste; Champagne Sponsor: Theory | Design, A Seagate Development Group Company; Décor Sponsor: Clive Daniel Home; Gold Sponsors: B-Squared Advertising, Collins & Dupont Design Group, Ferguson Enterprises, Florida Design – Naples Edition, Juniper Landscaping, Monark Premium Appliance Co., Naples Lumber & Supply Company, Raymond Building Supply, and Stock Development; Silver Sponsors: Hilton Naples, Illuminated Design, International Design Source, Knauf-Koenig Group, Naples Daily News, Peacock + Lewis Architects and Planners, and Stofft Cooney Architects, LLC; Titanium Sponsors: 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty, Carrie Brigham Design, Ceramic Matrix, Florida Weekly, Steel House, Taylor Morrison, Wilfredo Emanuel Designs, and Wilson Creative Group; Copper Sponsors: All About Closets, Calusa Bay Design, D.R. Horton, Home & Design Magazine, Jinx McDonald Interior Designs, KTS Group, Lennar Homes, McGarvey Custom Homes, Inc., Minto Communities, Miromar Development Group, Norris Furniture & Interiors, Renee Gaddis Interiors, Richlin International, Robb & Stucky Furniture & Interiors, South Florida Architecture, Thomas Riley Artisans’ Guild, Toll Brothers, Inc., and Wegman Design Group; Steel Sponsors: Cinnabar Design, Cordova Cleaning Services, Inc., Ficarra Design Associates, ICON Construction Plumbing, Restoration, LLC, London Bay Homes, Roetzel & Andress, L.P.A., Whirlpool Corporation, and Wilson Lighting; Award Sponsor: SWFL Marketing Group; Bag Sponsor: W Design Interiors; Collateral Sponsor: B-Squared Advertising; Gift Sponsor: Collins & DuPont Design Group; Photography Sponsor: Soaring Lens; VIP Host Sponsor: Monark Premium Appliance Co.

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 www.cbia.net.

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