Councils

Sales & Marketing Council

This council is the Sales and Marketing division of the CBIA. The goal of this council is to provide the building industry with sales and marketing assistance, as well as education. Whether you are a builder, a sales or marketing professional or a supplier to the industry, the Sales and Marketing Council will keep you and your business growing.

SMC: 2017 Board of Directors
Chairperson: Cali Clardy, Refined Builders & Construction
Robyn Bonaquist B-Squared Advertising, Jo Carter The Interior Design Broker, 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

Join

Do you want to be among the best in Collier County’s home building industry? By becoming a Member of the Collier Building Industry Association’s Sales and Marketing Council, you will become a part of one of the largest and fastest growing SMC’s in the nation. Whether you are a builder, a sales or marketing professional or a supplier to the industry, the Sales and Marketing Council will keep you and your business growing. Click the link below to join the Sales and Marketing Council.

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Membership Specifics

Membership in the Sales and Marketing Council is open to anyone whose firm is a member of the Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA). Simply complete the application, noting the person who sponsored your membership and return it along with a check in the amount of $60. You will receive a letter of welcome, a membership certificate at our next meeting and a personal invitation for orientation from our Ambassador Committee. If you have any questions regarding Membership please call 239-436-6100.

Network

Meet peers and potential customers on a professional and social basis. Join others on an SMC Committee which invites participation by all Members. Seize this opportunity to get to work with people you want to meet and do business with.

Education

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 to SMC Members at SEBC at reduced rate.

Awards & Recognition

Increase motivation through SMC’s special Sales 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.

Special Programs

The Sand Dollar Awards is the largest and most prestigious awards program recognizing excellence in Building, Interior Design, Landscape Design, Marketing and Advertising. The SMC organizes this annual event.

The Industry Panel is a very popular event presented by our SMC. The annual event is available for sponsorship for $500. Event sponsors receive their company name and logo on all flyers, advertisements and notices, recognition during the event and signage at the event.

National Benefits

Membership in the National Sales and Marketing Council is included in your SMC membership fee. Some of the benefits of this include:

  • A free annual subscription to Sales and Marketing Ideas magazine.
  • Ability to enter and participate in the Million Dollar Circle Awards, the SOLD Awards and the largest national sales and marketing competition in the industry, the National Sales and Marketing Awards.
  • Tough questions can be answered by NSMC’s national network of experts who volunteer to be part of a special HOTLINE program. (800) 368-5242.
  • Tap into the latest data at the NSMC Library. Upon request, they will mail you whatever you need from a collection of industry magazines articles, book excerpts and educational materials on any marketing or sales topic from advertising to telemarketing.