Recognized for Design Excellence by CBIA
NAPLES, FL (October 3, 2012) — Clive Daniel Home, the Naples, Florida, premier home furnishings retailer, was the top winner this year in the Collier Building Industry Association’s (CBIA) Sand Dollar Awards competition, walking away with a total of 16 awards for design excellence as well as recognition for their marketing and advertising expertise. The CBIA competition honors the area’s building and design community.
The furniture retailer also won the coveted Best Showroom award, competing with other area stores. Commented Daniel Lubner, President of Clive Daniel Home (www.clivedaniel.com) and the Lubner Group, (www.LubnerGroup.com) “Winning the Best Showroom competition is truly special. It is a validation of the efforts of our incredible merchandising and visual team and is indicative of our innovation in fine home furnishings.”
Jessica Schneider, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Clive Daniel Home also took top honors as the Marketing Director of the Year. She is responsible for strategic planning and oversight of the furniture retailer’s various marketing programs, as well as community-based events and in-store events and promotions.
Commented Clive Lubner, Clive Daniel Home Chairman, “We are extremely proud of the amazing growth of our unique store in less than a year of operation. After winning these prestigious awards, clearly, the community and building industry agree that Clive Daniel Home and its design team are unique in every way.”
CBIA awards for Clive Daniel Home include: Clive Daniel Home Design Consultant Kelley Bridwell was awarded Best Single Family Detached, between $500,000 – $699,999 for her work on the Victoria model at Treviso Bay in Naples. Bridwell also received top honors in the Best Specialty Feature for her design work on the Victoria model.
Clive Daniel Home Design Consultants Susan Petril and Brittany Paige Molandes were awarded Best Single Family Detached, between $700,000 – $799,999 for their work on the Toscana model at Treviso Bay in Naples.
Clive Daniel Home Design Consultant Susan Petril was named the winner of the Best Single Family Detached, between $1,500,000 – $1,794,999 for her interior design at Regency Manor at Quail West in Naples. Petril also received an award for Best Use of Custom Wood for Regency Manor.
Clive Daniel Home’s in-house advertising department received multiple Sand Dollar awards for their advertising and marketing efforts, including Best Social Media Marketing (Facebook) and the Best Overall Campaign for an Associate Member.
Earlier this year, Clive Daniel Home was also named a Rising Star Retailer finalist in a national competition by Dallas Market Center.
The 85,000 square-foot flagship Clive Daniel Home showroom, located on U.S. 41 in Naples, opened in November 2011 by innovative retailers Clive and Daniel Lubner. Clive Lubner has been a trendsetter in the high-end home furnishings and design market nationwide for over 30 years guiding Robb & Stucky until 2010. Today, Clive and Daniel lead a team of talented professionals in all facets of furnishings and design at Clive Daniel Home.
Store offerings include a fresh mix of contemporary, traditional and casual designs along with a complimentary Wine Bar. The showroom encompasses more than 130 visual displays, boutiques and lifestyle galleries, including indoor and outdoor kitchens, full home renovation including flooring, millwork, custom doors and hardware, custom upholstery and window treatments. There is also a custom framing shop, lighting gallery, linen shop, heirloom rug gallery, and a gift boutique with artisanal “bling” for the home.
The Sand Dollar Awards are presented each year by the Sales and Marketing Council (SMC) of the Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA), to member builders, developers, architects, remodelers, interior design firms, marketing, sales and/or advertising professionals who have demonstrated building, design and marketing excellence in the Collier County Area. This year’s competition culminated with an Awards Gala held at the Naples Waldorf Astoria on September 29 and attended by hundreds of industry leaders.
Clive Daniel Home’s parent company, the Lubner Group is internationally respected for its hospitality and commercial design work, providing purchasing and design services for commercial and shared-use properties such as timeshare resorts, hotels, fractional ownership and private residence clubs plus developers of high-rise condominiums and single-family communities in North America and abroad. Dan Lubner can be reached at 239-292-3717.
PHOTO ID Dan Lubner, center, is surrounded by Clive Daniel Home designers and staff at the recent CBIA Awards Gala.
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