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Design Studio by Raymond recently hosted the Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA) Sand Dollar Awards VIP Party at its Naples showroom. More than 140 party-goers attended the “Fire & Ice” themed event, which featured live entertainment by Naomi Ingram, pianist and vocalist, and cuisine by Artichoke & Co.

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The Sand Dollar Awards are presented each year to CBIA members who have demonstrated professional excellence within Collier County, and the VIP Party provides an opportunity for past Sand Dollar winners and other CBIA members to network and celebrate. The event was sponsored by ALMO Premium Appliances, Andersen Windows & Doors, Bosch, Miele, Norcraft Companies, Thermador and Touchstone.

Photo-3“We are honored that our Naples showroom could serve as the venue for this evening of fun and celebration,” said James Martin, vice president of operations. “The versatility of the Design Studio by Raymond showroom allows us to host an assortment of community, social and professional events, and we really enjoy having the ability to support the members of community by helping to make their events unique and successful.”

The 2016 Sand Dollar Awards gala will be held Sept. 24 at The Ritz-Carlton Tiburon. For more information, visit www.cbia.net. To learn more about hosting an event at the Design Studio by Raymond Naples showroom, visit www.designstudiobyraymond.com.

About Design Studio by Raymond

As part of the Raymond Building Supply family of companies, Design Studio by Raymond offers a diverse and comprehensive product selection and superior professional services. Backed by more than 50 years of industry experience, the design studio offers turnkey installation and contractor services, as well as support from trained industry professionals for a high-end one-stop shopping experience. The Design Studio by Raymond showroom has achieved recognition from industry leaders earning the “Best Of Houzz 2015” award for Design from Houzz, along with recognition in Collier Building Industry Association’s (CBIA) 2015 Sand Dollar Awards and ProSales Magazine’s 2015 ProSales Excellence Awards. The recently opened Naples showroom is located at 990 1st Ave. N., Naples 34102. Hours of operation and more information are available online at www.DesignStudiobyRaymond.com or by calling 239-278-1334.