NAPLES, Fla. (Jan. 24, 2018)—The 2018 Face Award winners have been selected and will be honored at the upcoming Face Awards luncheon, presented by Gulfshore Business and D’Latinos magazines and title sponsor Fifth Third Bank, to be held on April 5 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs.
This year’s winners are: Large company, DeAngelis Diamond Construction; small business, TwinCutz hair salon and barber shop; medical, Dr. Carlos M. Mendez; nonprofit, Kathryn Kelly, The Heights Foundation; education, Bethany Quisenberry, principal, Franklin Park Elementary School; arts and culture, Casandra Ruanova-Cordero, chair, Saint Ann Church Latino Contemporary Art Action.
The Face Awards recognize businesses and outstanding individuals who reflect and celebrate positive values and the ethnic and racial diversity within the Southwest Florida community. In its seventh year, the event has become a celebration of unity and inclusion while honoring those being awarded.
This year, the awards will be included in our inaugural Face Diversity Summit, an all-day schedule of seminars and discussions that will focus on diversity and how it contributes to successful business practices and employee well-being. Topics will include recruitment, human resources, marketing, sales and immigration. Topics will include recruitment, human resources, marketing, sales and immigration. Participants in the summit will include executives and experts from national and local firms.
Tickets to attend to the event are $250 each or $2,500 for a table sponsorship for more sponsorships opportunities, please visit www.facediversitysummitswfl.com or contact Rob Wardlaw at (239) 449-4145 or Mayela Rosales at (239) 734-8888.
About Gulfshore Business magazine
Gulfshore Business is the leading business-to-business magazine covering Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties and serving nearly 41,000 readers. Naplesbased Gulfshore Business tracks the area’s major industries, including real estate and development, healthcare, tourism and agriculture. Each issue delivers trends, profiles and expert advice to help executives and other decision-makers stay ahead of the curve.
About Media Vista Group
Media Vista Group is a multi-platform Hispanic-owned media company. Its broadcast holdings include Univision and UniMas in Fort Myers-Naples as well as Azteca America Fort Myers-Naples. MVG also owns and operates Univision Minneapolis and Univision Kansas City. Its holdings include the D’Lanitos program, now in its 14th year of continuous local broadcast; D’Latinos Magazine, a monthly Spanish-language lifestyle publication; and www.dlatinos.com, a Spanish interactive portal.