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The most anticipated event in the real estate industry is The Real Deal’s Annual South Florida Showcase + Forum.
The event brings together more than 4,500 attendees and hundreds of exhibitors with the biggest names in business, development and politics as speakers, discussing potential opportunities and pitfalls. Our programming brings together political power players, active developers, and the power players who make it all happen.

4500+ Attendees

25 Speakers

120+ Sponsors





Bruce Eichner
Chairman & CEO
The Continuum Company
Marc Roberts
E11VEN Partners
Robert Reffkin
Co-founder & CEO
Arnaud Karsenti
Managing Principal
13th Floor Investments
Mauricio Umansky
Founder & CEO
The Agency
Rishi Kapoor
Location Ventures
Pam Liebman
President & CEO
The Corcoran Group
Jeff Greene
Entrepreneur and Investor 
Wes Powell
Director, President, and CEO
Robert Rivani
Black Lion Investment Group
Carlos Rosso
Rosso Development
Michael Shvo
Ryan Serhant
Maya Vander
The Maya Vander Group/ Compass
Alex Witkoff
EVP Development
Tony Rodriguez-Tellaheche
Prestige Realty Group
Aman Giri
Kite Hill Real Estate
Jose Marrerro
Coldwell Banker Realty
Matthew Snowden
Sarah Desamours
Douglas Elliman

Mark Ellington
Keller Williams

Militiadis Kastanis
Douglas Elliman

Omer Granot
Ryan Coyne
Chief Technology Officer
Daniel Sachar
Vice President Innovation and Managing Director
New Valley Ventures  


10:00 AM

Doors Open

11:00 AM

Miami Development’s Movers & Shakers: Top Developers On The Projects That Are Pushing The Industry Forward

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– Sponsored by The Guarantors
Developers have spent hundreds of millions acquiring land in downtown Miami alone this year, and there are millions of square feet of residential and commercial space in the pipeline already. So, how do top developers stand out among the crowd? And how do they identify the best spots to sift through South Florida’s gold rush? TRD talks to three top developers to find out.

Carlos Rosso, CEO, Rosso Development
Bruce Eichner, Founder, The Continuum Company
Arnaud Karsenti, Managing Principal, 13th Floor Investments

11:05 AM

Miami Development’s Movers & Shakers: Top Developers On The Projects That Are Pushing The Industry Forward
sponsored by The Guarantors

12:00 PM

How resi leaders are bringing national perspectives to South Florida’s roaring market

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– Sponsored by Sabal Luxury Builder
Building a brokerage is no easy task, but South Florida may well be the right place to do it. With its business friendly atmosphere and incredible levels of demand, every major brokerage seems to be clamoring for a spot among the region’s roster of options for top agents. To understand the business of brokerage and how they’re hoping to capitalize on South Florida’s housing market, TRD will bring together three CEOs from some of the newest and newsiest brokerages breaking into the market.

Ryan Serhant, CEO, SERHANT
Pam Liebman, President and CEO, Corcoran
Mauricio Umansky, Founder and CEO, The Agency

1:00 PM

Michael Shvo & Jeff Greene on South Florida’s Shifting Commercial Markets

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Michael Shvo, CEO, Shvo
– Jeff Greene, Entrepreneur and investor

2:30 PM

Fireside Chat with Robert Reffkin

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Robert Reffkin, co-founder and CEO of Compass, is at the eye of the residential storm. Reffkin grew Compass at an astonishing rate to make it the largest brokerage in the country by sales volume, and became the most talked-about person in the industry. But the company now has some hard decisions ahead of it, as it attempts to become profitable in a challenging market.

Robert Reffkin, co-founder and CEO, Compass

3:00 PM

Hospitality in the Sunshine State: How South Florida Became The Nation’s Hottest Hospitality Market And Where It Goes Next

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– Sponsored by Gurdal Bibo Fine Art
Miami is famous for its restaurants, hotels, and nightlife – and for the hospitality moguls who make it all happen. This Showcase, TRD is bringing together some of the masterminds behind Miami’s expanding network of hotspots to find out how they’re elevating Miami’s hospitality scene and keeping locals and tourists alike coming back again and again.

Robert Rivani, President, Black Lion Investment Group
Marc Roberts, Founder, E11VEN Partners

4:00 PM

The Next Generation: Talking to the Up-And-Comers and Young Industry Players Making Their Marks on Miami

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– Sponsored by International Realty Group
As South Florida has come up in the national eye, these young real estate pros have climbed the ranks of their companies and established themselves as up-and-comers in the nation’s most up-and-coming market. In this discussion, TRD will talk to these young execs about how the industry is changing, how they’re staying on top of it, and what’s next for South Florida.

Alex Witkoff, EVP, Development Witkoff
Rishi Kapoor, CEO, Location Ventures


11:30 AM

Latest developments in Proptech From a VC

How are proptech start-ups influencing the strategy of the largest firms in real estate, and how should you think about adopting new proptech innovations? Join Daniel as he discusses emerging trends and recommended strategies for working with the entrepreneurial community.
Powered By: Daniel Sachar, Vice President of Innovation and Managing Director, New Valley Ventures


The electric vehicle revolution is already here: What can forward-thinking property developers and managers do to address the dramatic implications for their businesses?

With sales doubling every year, electric vehicles will represent more than half the cars on the road within a decade. Commercial real estate developers must embrace this reality or risk losing relevance. Success will come to those that fundamentally rethink building design and engineering and create the organizational capabilities to manage a new, multi-touchpoint, consumer-facing business operating on their property
Sponsored By: EV+ Charging

12:30 PM

The Evolution of New Development in South Florida

As Miami’s buyer profile has become more worldly and sophisticated, developments have since evolved. Once a City of branded, glitzy towers, today’s newest developments focus more on making a brand of their own that is cultivated around a suite of exceptional and useful amenities, including libraries with work areas, food and beverage outlets with intimate menus, larger wellness and fitness areas, and cultural programming. representing a new trend for the market.
Powered By: Miltiadis Kastanis, Top Broker, Douglas Elliman

1:00 PM

How can South Florida leverage the latest technology to lead the way as early tech adopters in an industry just beginning to be disrupted?

Hear from Omer Granot, CEO of Localize and Ryan Coyne, CTO of SERHANT on how technology is revolutionizing the real estate industry and enabling real estate agents and developers to scale their business, amplify their potential and close more deals. The application of deep technology has revolutionized industries such as music, television and healthcare. Now proptech startups are building the machines to optimize how and when real estate agents and buyers interact. Technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Natural Language Understanding will revolutionize the future of real estate and thus, amplify our human potential.
Sponsored by: Localize

Omer Granot, CEO, Localize
Ryan Coyne, Chief Technology Officer at SERHANT

1:30 PM

Diving into the Metaverse & Social Media in Real Estate

Real estate agents are now taking on a new way of selling and handling business in the Metaverse, which will completely change and broaden the horizons of our reach. Tony will highlight his partnership with Keys Token and also how the power of social media has influenced his relationships and business to take him to new heights.
Powered By: Tony Rodriguez-Tellaheche, Co-Founder,Prestige Realty Group

2:00 PM

AMA with Maya Vander

Maya Vander answers your questions.
Powered By: Maya Vander

2:30 PM


3:00 PM

How short-form video is redefining real estate in 2022

Real estate agents are turning to short-form video platforms in increasingly large numbers to market properties and grow their brands. From Tik Tok, Instagram Reels, YouTube Shorts, and now 1060, Matthew will highlight key trends and agents driving this new era of short-form video and how agents can grow their audiences, and channels and ultimately sell more properties through short-form video.
Powered By: Matthew Snowden, Founder, 1060

3:30 PM

Real Estate’s Diversity Problem

Join Sarah Desamours, Aman Giri, Anne Sophie Petit Frere, Jose Marrero, and Mark Ellington to discuss challenges but more importantly solutions to bring a better balance of diversity, equity, and inclusion to real estate.
Powered by: Powered by: Sarah Desamours, Agent, Douglas Elliman

Aman Giri, Agent, Kite Hill Real Estate
– Anne Sophie Petit Frere, Agent, Allure Realty LLC
Jose Marrero, Agent, Coldwell Banker Realty
– Mark Ellington, Agent, Keller Williams

Showcase Agenda to be Announced


9:30 AM

Check In and Badge pick up
(No onsite registration. Online registration closes 11/9 at 5 pm ET)

11:00 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

11:00 – 11:55 AM

How Can Government Best Position South Florida for More Growth?

12:00 – 12:45 PM

Charting a Comeback for the Hospitality Market

12:45 – 1:30 PM


1:30 – 2:15 PM

The Next Wave of South Florida Condo Development

2:30 – 3:15 PM

National Expansion

3:30 – 4:15 PM

How Long Can the Hot Luxury Residential Market Last?




The Real Deal’s South Florida Showcase & Forum attracts thousands of professionals across commercial and residential real estate, development, brokerages, financial services and investment, and professional services.


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