Sales & Marketing Council

Sales & Marketing Council  

Chairperson: Cali Clardy, Refined Builders & Construction
Vice-Chair: Jo Carter, The Interior Design Broker
Robyn Bonaquist B-Squared Advertising, Violeta Cordova Cordova Cleaning Services Inc., Debbi Cross Beacon Real Estate Partners, Karen Gomez The Lykos Group, Inc., Kaleigh Grover Naples Illustrated, Shelley Lund Hobbs Florida Weekly, Claudine Leger-Wetzel Stock Development, Jackie Nelson Clive Daniel Home, Sherri Rozzi Norris Furniture and Interiors, Jessica Schneider Robb & Stucky, Tony Spano Home & Design Magazine, Laura Vannoy Collins & DuPont Interior Design Group & Peggy Wilson Wilson Creative Group

Providing the building  industry professionals with:
Networking – Education & Training – Information – Awards & Recognition – Professional Development

Whether you are a builder, sales or marketing professional or a supplier to the industry, the Sales and Marketing Council will keep you and your business growing.

Networking
Meet peers and professional customers on a professional and social basis. Join others on an SMC Committee, which invites participation by all members. Seize the opportunity to get the work with people you want to meet and do business with. All SMC functions are preceded by a networking hour.

Education & Training
Increase your effectiveness and stay on top of changing trends through practical sales training programs, national certification and motivational speakers. Current programs offered through SMC include the Certified Sales Professional (CSP) course and courses designed to qualify you for the Member Institute of Residential Marketing (MIRM) designation. These programs are offered by SMC Members at a reduced rate.

Stay Information
Your local SMC membership automatically links you to the National Sales & Marketing Council. Sales and marketing resources are at your fingertips—Council members stay up-to-date with the bi-monthly magazine featuring the latest information on sales management, market research, PR and special promotions, advertising, interior merchandising, landscaping, sales centers, and more.

 Awards & Recognition
Recognize your achievements by entering the annual Sand Dollar awards. Our local awards promote recognition of those who have made impressive contributions to the field of new home sales and marketing in the CBIA area.

In addition, enter “The Nationals” – The National Sales and Marketing Awards, the largest and most prestigious national sales and marketing competition in the industry. The Nationals recognize those who have demonstrated a commitment to innovation, imagination and marketing flair.

Build A Professional Network
Network with colleagues and industry leaders both locally, state and nationally through SMC events, seminars and educational programs. Gain access to thousands of others building their professional skills and increasing their marketability by earning sales and marketing designations, awards and recognition.

Interested in joining the Sales & Marketing Council, email Amelia@cbia.net for more information.


2016 Events 

2016 Real Estate Industry Panel- May 25th 
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May 25, Hilton Naples, 5:30-7:30 pm.
Event sponsored by
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Click here for event flyer

 


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Sand Dollar Awards Call for Entries
Entry information: sanddollar.cbia.net 
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Winners will be Honored
September 24, The Ritz-Carlton Tiburon
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Saturday, September 24, 2016
6:00 Cocktails ▪ 7:00 Dinner
The Ritz-Carlton at Tiburon
Cocktail Attire
Limited Space Available – RSVP Early –
Event sold out in 2015
(1 table maximum -10/table; additional table requests will be released after 08/15)*

Click here for Sponsorship Opportunities
*Click here to RSVP your tickets

 

SMC Annual Toy Drive is underway
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The Best Gift is the One Given–Not Received
CBIA Sales & Marketing Council Annual Toy Drive!
We collected gifts for children of Collier county that would
not normally receive anything special during the holiday season.

Make a child happy this year by donating either a toy or by sponsoring
our event and toy drive. We’ll do the shopping for you!

Toy Drive Chairs: Kaleigh Grover, Naples Illustrated | Vice-Chair: Debbi Cross, Beacon Real Estate Partners

Click here to see how you can help


2015 EVENTS

Our First CBIA-SMC Toy Drive Event Of The Season!

November 5, 2015
6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.

2015 Gold Star Sponsor:
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Join Us at Mercato’s November Concert Series, featuring
Thomas Wynn and the Believers
6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.

All Proceeds and 50/50 raffle benefit Toys & Joys for Girls n’Boys

BRING a toy for a girl or boy


Toy Drive Fundraiser
November 18, 2015

5:30 pm-7:30 pm
Players Club & Spa at Lely Resort
8060 Grand Lely Drive, Naples 34113

All Proceeds Benefit CBIA –  SMC Annual Toy Drive!

Sponsored By:
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Aurora Awards 2015 – Call for Entries is Open!

Established 35 years ago, the Aurora Awards are the most coveted symbol of building and design excellence in the home building and design industry.

The Aurora Awards program is affiliated with the Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA) and the Southeast Building Conference (SEBC), one of two regional trade shows recognized by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).  The 2015 Aurora Awards will be presented during the 2015 SEBC on the evening of July 18, 2015 at a black tie event which will include dinner, drinks and a live band.

You don’t want to miss this opportunity to shine.  Aurora Awards winners will be featured on the FHBA, SEBC and Aurora Awards websites, as well as, in the Florida HomeBuilder magazine and in FHBA Action News.

Head on over to www.SEBCShow.com/AuroraAwards for general requirements, categories, to your submit your entries and more.

Deadline Submission: May 12, 2015


Excel Awards 2015 – Call for Entries is Open!

The Florida Home Builders Sales & Marketing Council’s Excel Awards has been honoring the hippest and hottest “rock stars” in Florida’s building industry for 30 years! The Excel Awards are presented for marketing, design and sales excellence.  With numerous opportunities to enter, the 2015 Excel Awards is sure to have a category that matches your expertize.

The Excel Awards program is affiliated with the Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA) and the Southeast Building Conference (SEBC), one of two regional trade shows recognized by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).  The 2015 Excel Awards will be presented during the 2015 SEBC on July 17, 2015 at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando.

You don’t want to miss this opportunity to shine.  Excel Awards winners will be featured on the FHBA, SEBC and Excel Awards websites, as well as, in the Florida HomeBuilder magazine and in FHBA Action News.

Go to ExcelAwards.com  to enter and for all the details.

Deadline Submission: May 21, 2015


 The Excitement is Building! 2015 Real Estate Industry Panel

Collier Building Industry Association Presents:

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Wednesday, May 27th, Hilton Naples
5111 Tamiami Trail North
5:30pm – 6:15pm: Networking & Heavy Hors d’Oeuvres
6:15 pm-7:30pm: Presentation

Moderator: John Wiseman, CORE Construction

Panelists:
Richard Corace, Kalea Bay
John Hillman, Kitson & Partners
Mike Hughes, NABOR
Bob Imig, Stock Development
Jonathan Pentecost, DR Horton

Click Here: for Informational Flyer
$25 CBIA & NABOR Members  | $20 SMC Members  | $35 Non Members
RSVP by 5/19/15  Members can register online at www.cbia.net
Email: Nancy@cbia.net    Fax: (239) 436-3878

Sponsored By:

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 2015 Sand Dollar Award Registration Now Open

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For obtain a registration packet, please call 239-436-6100 or email Amelia@cbia.net.

Early Deadline Submission: June 29, 2015


www.SEBCShow.com to register for the Rockin’ New Show July 16-18th in Orlando, FL and join us for what’s sure to be a great expo show. ‪#‎SEBC2015‬

In 2015, the SEBC will offer seminars within a four (4) track program: Architecture & Design, Sales/Marketing, Professional Development and Continuing Education (CEUs). The track education accommodates the professional growth of builders, trades…
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STAND UP AND BE RECOGNIZED! You work hard, you deserve it!

Builders, remodelers, architects, land planners, interior merchandising and designers may submit residential and light commercial from projects completed between May 1, 2014 and May 1, 2015….

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2015 EXCEL Awards!

It’s that time of year again! CALL FOR ENTRIES for the 2015 EXCEL Awards! Now is the time to gather your best marketing or merchandising project exhibits and identify your best sales and marketing professionals. Be named “Best in the State” at SEBC!
Download the flyer or visit ExcelAwards.com for details.


 

SAVE-THE- DATE

25th Silver Anniversary
Vintage Grace & Glamour
2015 Sand Dollar Awards Banquet

September 26, at the Ritz Carlton Tiburon
With Special Guests:
Stacey Deffenbaugh, NBC 2
Krista Fogelson, NBC-2

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Click here for Sponsorship form
Click here to reserve your tickets
Click here to donate a silent auction item


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Join Us:Toy Drive Fundraiser

November 18, 2015
Players Club & Spa at Lely Resort
8060 Grand Lely Drive, Naples 34113
5:30 pm-7:30 pm
All Proceeds Benefit SMC Annual Toy Drive for Children at Pine Crest & Shadowlawn Elementary SchoolsEvent
Sponsored By:
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 2014 SMC Activities

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The Florida Sales and Marketing Council Sales Academy Hits the Road!
Click here for registration information

Start Your Engines
Give your sales engines a boost by revving up your leads
September 16, 2014
Miromar Design Center
10800 Corkscrew Rd, Estero, FL 33928

Rev Up Your Social Media by Carol Morgan
Social Media does drive SALES when done right. Rev up your social media program with hands-on tips and real-life practical examples. Action packed with consumer usage trends and the latest developments. Plus, learn the importance of growing a visual identity.

Take Your Website on the Road by Mitch Levinson
You are mobile and so are your buyers! This fast paced world we live in requires lightning speed and strategy if you want to be more than just an arm chair enthusiast. So ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! Let’s gas up that lead generation when we go MOBILE!

REALTORS®: Can’t Live with Them, Can’t Shoot Them! by Kimberly Mackey
If you are the driver, then REALTORS® are the pit crew in the race for sales. You aren’t going anywhere fast without them! This thought provoking perspective on improving your REALTOR® relations teamwork would make Richard Petty himself proud.

Moderator: Carroll Jaskulski

 


 

2014 Sand Dollar Awards Banquet 

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September 27, at the Ritz Carlton Tiburon

Click here for sponsorship information
Click here to purchase your tickets early


 

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The Best Gift
is the One Given–Not Received
CBIA Sales & Marketing Council Annual Toy Drive!

We collect over 2,000 gifts for children of Collier county that would
not normally receive anything special during the holiday season.
Make a child happy this year by donating either a toy or by sponsoring
our event and toy drive. We’ll do the shopping for you!

2014 Toy Recipients are:
PINE CREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL & RCMA.
Toys will be distributed on Friday, December 19, 2014

Click here for the 2014 Sponsorship flyer

Thank you to our Gold Star Sponsor – $2,500

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Silver Star Sponsor –  $1,000

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Angel Sponsor – $500
• Recognition in all media press releases upon commitment
• Recognition on the CBIA website, Toy Drive pages
• One Business Builder 1/4 page ads, $175 value
• Homepage Banner on CBIA website for three months, $150
• Special recognition at CBIA Awards and Installation Dinner
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Elf Sponsor – $250
• Logo displayed on the CBIA website, Toy Drive pages
• One Business Builder 1/4 page ads, $175 value
• Special recognition at CBIA Awards and Installation Dinner
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Stocking Stuffer Sponsor – $100
• Logo displayed on the CBIA website, Toy Drive pages
• Special recognition at CBIA Awards and Installation Dinner
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Toy Collection Box Sponsor
• Toy collection box at your business location/s
• Logo displayed on the CBIA website, Toy Drive pages
• Recognition in the Business Builder
• Recognition on the Drop off Location Flyer

SAVE – THE – DATE
OUR FIRST TOY DRIVE EVENT OF THE SEASON!

You’ll help make the holiday’s brighter for kids in need in Collier County – and enjoy a wonderful evening of music and fun!

Proceeds from Naples Beach Brewery sales benefit Toys & Joys 4 Girls & Boys CBIA SMC Annual Toy Drive.

The Wholetones! at Mercato on October 2nd
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


 

SMC VIP Reception – 06/26/2014

(SMC members only- no charge)
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
St. John the Evangelist Life Center
625 111th Avenue North
Click here to RSVP
We encourage to also be part of Politics int he Park – Click here for information 


 Florida Sales and Marketing Excel Awards Competition

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CALL FOR ENTRY EXTENDED DEADLINE TO ENTER

Recognizing Sales and Marketing Excellence

Open to Builders, New Home Sales Professionals, Realtors, Interior Designers and Advertising Agencies. Enter today to participate in the regions most recognized and prestigious sales and marketing awards program.

Need more information? Click here for complete details

Ready to Enter? Click here

Marketing and Interior Design Categories: Extended Deadline to Enter: TUESDAY, JUNE 17

Individual Achievement Categories Extended Deadline to Enter: June 24, 2014

Call Lynne Edwards, Excel Awards Director, with any questions prior to completing your entry at 1-800-261-9447 ext. 109 or by email at ledwards@fhba.com.

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2014 Sand Dollar Registration
Deadline: June 30th
Click here for the 2014 Sand Dollar Entry Information Packet


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Collier Building Industry Association Sales & Marketing Council hosts:
Great Expectations!
2014 Real Estate Industry Panel

 Wednesday, May 14th
St. John the Evangelist Life Center
625 111th Avenue (West of U.S. 41 opposite Immokalee Road)

Moderator:
John Wiseman, Core Construction

Panelists:
Brian Goguen, Barron Collier Companies
John Hillman, Kitson & Partners
Phil R. Wood, NABOR
Richard McCormick, PulteGroup
David Stevens, Investment Properties Inc. (IPC)

5:30pm – 6:15pm: Networking & Heavy Hors d’Oeuvres
6:15pm – 7:30pm: Program

Sponsored by:
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Click here for registration form
$25.00* CBIA & NABOR Members | $35.00* Non-Members
*Includes 2 free drink tickets.

RSVP by: 05/09/14. Members can register online at www.cbia.net
Email: Nancy@cbia.net Fax: (239) 436-3878

Table Top Sponsor: $125 (2 event tickets, table sign and recognition at the event)

Please bring a pack of batteries or any kind of sports ball for the Toy Drive.

Phone: (239) 436-6100 Address: 3200 Bailey Lane, Suite 110, Naples FL 34105
(must be received by date of event)