MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An all-star lineup of prominent South Florida developers, power brokers and real estate professionals will highlight the conference and educational segment of the second annual Miami New Construction Show in October.
“At the inaugural show last year, panel discussions on the future of the South Florida luxury condo marketplace, emerging trends, financing and the history of development in the Greater Miami area drew large audiences,” said Anita Funtek, founder and CEO of the Miami New Construction Show.
“This year’s lineup of panelists will be even more focused on views from developers, buyer preferences and emerging marketplace trends,” she added.
Scheduled to take place between October 22 and 25 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, the Miami New Construction Show is designed to give buyers and investors a one-stop venue of the latest in new and emerging luxury condominium projects in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Last year’s three-day exhibition attracted nearly 15,000 visitors. This year’s expanded four-day event is expected to draw up to 25,000 visitors from around Florida, the U.S. and a variety of foreign countries in Latin America, Europe and Asia.
Scores of developers from around the region have registered to showcase their luxury condo projects at the convention center. Between visits to the exhibition areas, the public will also be afforded the opportunity to hear from front line players in the marketplace.
Each day, the Miami New Construction Show will conduct panel discussions designed to educate consumers and investors about pricing, current and emerging market trends and buyer motivations.
Confirmed speakers thus far include:
Developers and Company Executives:
--Louis Birdman, Developer, 1000 Biscayne Tower, LLC, Miami.
--Anthony Burns, Principal, DevStar Group, North Miami.
--Ugo Colombo, Founder, CMC Group, Miami.
--Gonzalo Cortabarria, Senior Vice President, Swire Properties (Brickell City Centre), Miami.
--Gil Dezer, President, Dezer Development, Sunny Isles Beach.
--Steven Gretenstein, Chief Operating Officer, Dacra, Miami
--Daniel Kodsi, CEO, Royal Palm Properties, Boca Raton.
--David Martin, President and Owner, Terra Group, Miami.
--Martin Melo, Co-owner, Melo Group, Miami.
--Jean Francois Roy, Founder and President, Ocean Land Investments, Fort Lauderdale
Real Estate Brokerage Executives
--Andres Asion, Vice President of Sales, Fortune International Group, Miami.
--Alicia Cervera, Managing Partner, Cervera Real Estate, Miami.
--Howard Elfman, Broker/Owner, Weichart Realtors Best Beach, Fort Lauderdale.
--Peggy Fucci, President and CEO, OneWorld Properties, Fort Lauderdale.
--Patrick O’Connell, Senior Vice President, Business Development, EWM Realty International, Coral Gables
--Jay Phillip Parker, CEO, Florida Brokerage, Douglas Elliman, Miami Beach.
--Robert Stok, Managing Shareholder and Founder, Stok Folk + Kon, Aventura.
The daily discussion sessions during the four-day program are:
October 22 (Thursday) at 2 p.m.:
-- “Game-Changing Projects in the South Florida Pipeline.”
October 23 (Friday) at 10:30 a.m.
-- “Power Broker Straight Talk About the South Florida Preconstruction Condo Market.”
October 23 (Friday) at 2 p.m.
--“Developers Assess the Future of South Florida’s Preconstruction Condo Market.”
October 24 (Saturday) at 10:30 a.m.
--“Why Are Buyers Purchasing Preconstruction Condo Units in Miami and South Florida?”
October 24 (Saturday) at 2 p.m.
--“Emerging Trends to Watch For in Preconstruction Projects in Miami and South Florida.”
October 25 (Sunday) at 2 p.m.
--“How to Buy a Preconstruction Condo Tower in South Florida.”
Media representatives are invited to attend all of the presentations. Time for question and answer sessions will be allotted after each formal presentation. All of the panel discussions will be recorded.
Updated information about additional panelists or possible changes in the program will be available at the Miami New Construction Show website, miaminewconstructionshow.com, or by calling 305-209-9880.
For more information about the Miami New Construction Show, or to schedule an interview with Anita Funtek, contact John Fakler by phone at 305.970.9709 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Miami New Construction Show: The 2nd Annual Miami New Construction Show will be held at the Miami Beach Convention Center, Hall D, from October 22 to 25, 2015. The four-day real estate exhibition will bring together key stakeholders in the new construction market in South Florida to create a marketplace where buyers meet sellers and service providers. The show has become an international reference for luxury living, drawing more than 25,000 visitors from the United States, Latin America, Europe and other regions of the world. For more information about the Miami New Construction Show please visit www.miaminewconstructionshow.com.