Sand Dollar Awards Recognize Excellence in Building Industry

On Saturday, September 30th at the Ritz Carlton Tiburon, a sold-out crowd attended the 2017 Sand Dollar Awards “Under the Sea” presented by the Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA) Sales and Marketing Council (SMC) according to Sand Dollar Committee Chairperson Karen Gomez of The Lykos Group, who spearheaded this year’s event with Vice-Chairperson Minka McDonald of Jinx McDonald Interior Designs, Inc.

Eighty-six companies earned 2017 Sand Dollar Awards including Ave Maria, BCB Homes, Inc., Big Island Builders, Broad Avenue Studios, Inc., BUILD LLC, CalAtlantic Homes, Calusa Bay Design, Cinnabar Design, Clive Daniel Home, Collins & DuPont Design Group, Diamond Custom Homes, Inc., DR Horton, EECON Construction Services, Ficarra Design Associates, Flooring Design Group, Freestyle Interiors, GardenBleu, GATES Construction, Harbourside Custom Homes, Herscoe Hajjar Architects, Infinite Renovations, Integral Building Corporatio, Interiors By Agostino’s, iStar/Naples Reserve, Jacqueline Drake Interiors, Jinx McDonald Interior Designs, Inc., K2 Design Group, Kalea Bay, Kevin Williams Construction, Inc., KGT Remodeling, Knauf-Koenig Group, Kristen Williams Designer • Developer, Kurtz Homes Naples, Lindy Thomas Interiors, Lisa Kahn Designs, LMG Design Consulting for Pizzazz Interiors, London Bay Homes, Lotus Architecture, Lutgert Construction, Mark Hevier Enterprises Top Solution Inc, Mattamy Homes, McGarvey Custom Homes, Metis Design, Milestone Development & Design, Inc, Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club (Miromar Realty), Norris Furniture & Interiors, Pacifica Interior Design, PDS Architecture, Peacock and Lewis/ Naples, Peninsula Construction & Engineering, PLC Closets, Renee Gaddis Interiors, Robb & Stucky, RWA, Inc., Seagate Development Group, Soco Interiors, Spiro & Associates, Stahlman Landscape Company, Stevens Construction, Inc., Stock Development, Stofft Cooney Architects, Surety Construction Company, Suzanne Costa Interiors, Synergy CTS, T. Jerulle Construction LLC, Taylor Morrison, The Glass Shoppe by Builders Glass, The Lykos Group, The Ronto Group, Toll Brothers, Tom Christian Construction Inc., Vogue Interiors, W Design, Weber Design Group, Inc., Wegman Design Group, Inc., and Wilson Creative Group

This year’s volunteer Sand Dollar committee members included: Jo Albert, CID Design Group; Robyn Bonaquist, B-Squared Advertising; Jo Carter, The Interior Design Broker; Tammy Cazares; Cali Clardy, Refined Builders & Construction, LLC; Violeta Cordova, Cordova Cleaning Services; Linda Donnelly, Florida Design Inc.; Carrie Horner, BUILD LLC; Elizabeth Lombardo, Wilson Creative Group; Janelle McVay, Soaring Lens; Jackie Nelson, Clive Daniel Home; Erin Otterbeck, C&C Woodworking; Jessica Schneider, Robb & Stucky; Marjorie Student-Stirling, The Stirling Law Firm, P.A; Regina Toops DR Horton; Blanca Vasquez, MCS Custom Closets & More.

2017 Sand Dollar Awards sponsors included PRESENTING SPONSOR: FLORIDA DESIGN (Naples Edition) MERMAID SPONSOR: Kalea Bay; Decor SPONSOR: Home & Design magazine; Coral SPONSORS: Collins & DuPont Design Group, Naples Daily News, and The Ronto Group; NAUTILUS SPONSORS: Big Island Builders, Clive Daniel Home, Horton, Ferguson Enterprises, Hilton Naples, International Design Source, Juniper Landscaping, Naples Lumber & Supply Company, Statewide Window Treatments, Stock Development, The Lykos Group, Toll Brothers, and W Design; SEA TURTLE SPONSORS: 2-10 Home Warranty, Florida Weekly, K-2 Design Group and Wilson Creative Group; DOLPHIN SPONSORS: Integral Building Corporation, iStar/ Naples Reserve, Jinx McDonald Interior Designs, JR Evans Engineering PA, Pacifica Interior Design, Peninsula Construction, RWA, Inc., Wegman Design Group and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage; Star fish SPONSORS: Cinnabar Design, Cordova Cleaning Services, Ficarra Design Associates, Minto Communities, Norris Furniture & Interiors, Robb & Stucky, Soco Interiors, Suzanne Costa, Vogue Interiors, Whirlpool Corporation and Wilson Lighting; AWARD SPONSOR: SWFL Marketing Group; BAG SPONSOR: Herscoe Hajjar Architects; Collateral Sponsor: B-Squared Advertising; FLORAL SPONSOR: Isn’t She Lovely Florals; ICE SCULTURE SPONSOR: The Lykos Group; PHOTOGRAPHY SPONSOR: Soaring Lens, vip sPONSOr: Coastal Home Design Studio.