Seminar Presenters
Ygrene Home Improvement Stage

One-Day Room Makeovers: How to Get the Designer Look for Less with Martin Amado of So Flo HOME PROJECT, WPLG Channel 10.

Saturday, September 1st at 1:30 p.m.

The Secrets to Styling the Home of Your Dreams Are As Easy As 1–2–3! Design expert and “makeover maestro” Martin Amado reveals the 3-step method he uses to create dramatic room makeovers for his clients in only one day. From walls to furniture to accessories, learn how to decorate rooms of any style in layers like a professional designer.

MARTIN AMADO is a TV personality, interior decorator, lifestyle expert, and author. He can be seen as host/designer on So Flo HOME PROJECT airing Saturdays at 11am on WPLG Local 10, an ABC affiliate in South Florida. Prior to that, viewers became familiar with his work on the home makeover segment Room for Improvement that aired on WSVN 7 News, Fox affiliate for over 11 years. In addition to his work in the general market, Martin has been featured on numerous Spanish Language media platforms airing nationally in the United States and throughout Latin America. He is currently host of branded content on the ION @HOME segments see on ION Television and is a décor contributor to Un Nuevo Día, Telemundo’s national morning program. His first decorating book, One-Day Room Makeovers is available now in bookstores nationwide. Martin works exclusively with his clients through his home styling company, The WOW Factor!, Inc.

This seminar is presented in collaboration with Ygrene at Booth #1500

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Learn how to maximize homeowners insurance and storm proof your home presented by Walter Jenkins, Vice President of DTRT Insurance Group with Rafael Perez, Managing Director at Ygrene.

Saturday, September 1st at 4:00 pm and Sunday, September 2nd at 3:00 p.m. | Facebook | Twitter

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Designing South Florida: Wynwood + Interior Design
Seminar for Industry Professionals and Realtors

Saturday, September 1st at 3:00 p.m.

A Panel Seminar presented in collaboration with Wynwood Business Improvement District (BID) and moderated by Angela Caraway-Carlton, Journalist and Indulge magazine contributor. Discuss Wynwood’s evolution as a neighborhood and the District’s embrace of design-focused businesses and design in general. Panelists are: Adam Kayce, Vice President Home Show Management Corp.; David Charette, Principal, Britto Charette Interior Design; Dylan Finger, Mana Miami Managing Director; and Manny Gonzalez, Wynwood BID, Executive Director.


Angela Caraway-Carlton
Journalist and Indulge Contributor

Angela Caraway-Carlton is a veteran television news producer/reporter, magazine editor and freelance writer. Caraway-Carlton began her career as a television producer at ABC11-WTVD in Raleigh, North Carolina, and then moved to Miami to work for WSVN-Channel 7, where she reported on lifestyle trends in South Florida and beyond for more than a decade. In 2015, she became the Group Editor of Lifestyle Media Group, where she edited and wrote 11 local, monthly magazines. In 2016, she merged her love for broadcast and print media and began a freelance career writing articles for local and national publications, producing videos/stories for companies and TV stations, and on-air reporting for Hello Sunny TV with the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Business Bureau and the Riverwalk A&E District in Fort Lauderdale. She contributes monthly to numerous national and local publications like INDULGE magazine, where she recently wrote the cover story for the magazine’s Fall Home & Design issue.


Adam Kayce
Vice President and Show Director, Home Show Management Corp.

Adam Kayce is the Vice President and Show Director of Home Show Management Corp. Kayce is a graduate of Bates College in Lewiston, Maine in 2007. He served as captain of the football team and played baseball (NESCAC league) while majoring in Economic Sociology, wherein he studied international and local trends that influence business practices and success around the world. His affinity for the design industry can be attributed towards being born and raised in the suburbs of Boston, Massachusetts, where he gained an early appreciation for architecture, design and the historical significance of development. Kayce has continued to broaden his experience by quickly advancing from Account Executive followed by Show Director during the nine years working for the Home Show. In his free time, Kayce has networked and volunteered in many organizations including the Leukemia Lymphoma Society, National MS Society and since 2010 served as board member as well as past President of the board for the Young Leadership Division of the Friends of the Israeli Defense Forces (FIDF.)

David Charette
Principal, Britto Charette

David Charette, Founding Principal of Wynwood design firm Britto Charette, has completed compelling design projects around the globe. Charette’s progressive design initiatives include corporate campuses, GSA, higher education, and luxury residential. David earned a BA and MA in architecture from the University of Detroit and has more than 20 years of experience working with city planners, contractors, regulatory agencies, and architects. His experience includes urban planning, master planning, zoning, streetscapes, and interior design. As principal and licensed interior designer, Charette oversees the day-to-day operations of Britto Charette. He also leads his firm’s efforts in community charitable events and works tirelessly to foster strong relationships with clients, vendors, and trade professionals.

Dylan Finger
Managing Director, Mana Miami

Dylan Finger is the Managing Director of Mana Miami where he is responsible for management and oversight of all real estate development in Wynwood, Miami and holdings on the Flagler Street corridor in Downtown Miami. In addition to his professional role at Mana Miami, Finger serves as a member of the board of the Wynwood Business Improvement District (BID), a municipal board of the City of Miami representing the interests of more than 400 property owners in the 50-city-block Wynwood Arts District.

Prior to joining the Mana Miami team, he was the Chief Operating Officer at KMC Corporation, a midsized construction company specializing in commercial projects primarily in the hotel and self-storage sectors. Finger also has an extensive retail background having previously worked for the international confectionery franchiser Sweets from Heaven where he worked directly under the CEO and Founder, helping expand the group from the first concept store to over 400 stores worldwide.

Finger holds more than 20 years of commercial and residential property development experience from initial deal analysis through project acquisition, development, management and closeout. He is the recipient of the 2008 Developers and Builders Alliance (DBA), General Contractor of the Year award, and won first place for renovations valued up to $70M for the Ritz-Carlton Palm Beach, Florida from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).

Manny Gonzalez
Wynwood BID Executive Director

Manny Gonzalez is Executive Director of the Wynwood Business Improvement District (BID), responsible for running the day-to-day operations of the agency that represents more than 400 property owners in Miami’s burgeoning Wynwood Arts District. He is tasked with working with BID members and local government officials to continually improve the security and cleanliness of the neighborhood, promoting Wynwood as a destination, and helping plan for its long-term future. Gonzalez brings a combination of leadership experience and municipal government knowledge to his new post. Prior to joining the Wynwood BID, he spent eight years at the Coconut Grove BID, serving as its executive director from 2012 to 2017 and as projects coordinator for the organization before that. During his tenure at the helm of the Coconut Grove BID, Gonzalez helped bring trolley service to the neighborhood, coordinated neighborhood-wide streetscape projects with the City of Miami and created a Zika Emergency Plan for the Grove. He also forged strong relationships with City of Miami officials– from police to sanitation to the members of the City Commission. A native Miamian, Gonzalez graduated from Florida International University with a degree in Criminal Justice. | Facebook | Instagram
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