Get out of the winter funk and into hot spring home and décor trends at
this year's Metro Home Show, April 10 - 12, 2009
TORONTO, April 10 /CNW/ - Your all-access pass to more than 300 home and
garden specialists over the Easter long weekend, the Metro Home Show presented
by RE/MAX, offers all the expert advice and inspiration for decorating,
renovating and landscaping your home this spring.
WHAT: SHOW FEATURES, EXHIBITS AND DESTINATIONS
- Sony's Spaces designed by HGTV's Home Heist darling,
- tySTYLE - inspired by Extreme Makeover:Home Edition's Ty
- Meet and greet the best and brightest style, entertaining
and gardening experts at the Centre Stage presented by
- More than 300 exhibitors
- CityBLOX, a showcase of Toronto's best shopping spots
with top home decor, jewellery, kids' fashion and spa
- Destination Renovation presented by the Building Industry
and Land Development Association (BILD)
- What's Your Design Dilemma? by RENO & decor magazine and
the Association of Registered Interior Designers of
(*)Visit www.metrohomeshow.com for a listing of celebrities
presenting at the Metro Home Show and stage schedule.
Toronto Wine & Spirit Garden Lounge - Saturday, April 11
from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Have all of your gardening dilemmas solved during free, one-
on-one consultations with the professionals. Join Garden
Retreats, Constance Cadotte from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to
discuss landscape design or Susan Potvin, Flourish Garden
Care from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. to discuss "green"
gardening, natural gardens and lawn care options.
Girl's Night Out - Saturday, April 11 from 5:00 p.m. to
Grab a girlfriend and get yourself prettied up to match your
soon to be revamped pad with beauty sampling and pampering.
Enjoy sampling and cocktails in the super-luxe Toronto Wine
and Spirit Garden lounge, shop Toronto's trendiest retailers
and groove with Virgin's House Party. Punctuality counts -
the first 250 ladies receive a free swag bag, distributed by
the Firefighters of York Region.
The STYLE Show LIVE - Saturday, April 11 at 6:00 p.m.
Style mavens Afiya Francisco and Janette Ewen pair the
latest trends in fashion and decor during an exclusive
Girl's Night Out stage presentation. She's Crafty host Wendy
Russell joins in the fun with some great DIY ideas that
incorporate all this season's fabulous trends.
Show Dates & Hours
Friday, April 10 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 11 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 12 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building
255 Front Street West
ABOUT MARKETPLACE EVENTS AND OUR PARTNERS
The Metro Home Show is produced by Marketplace Events, in partnerships
with the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) and
presented by RE/MAX, Canada's leading real estate organization. This year's
corporate sponsors include SONY, Trinity, HGTV, and Pizza Pizza. Marketplace
Events, formerly a dmg world media company, produces 30 consumer home shows
across North America that collectively attract 14,000 exhibitors, 1 million
attendees and nearly another 1 million unique web visitors annually. The Metro
Home Show in Toronto is one of 10 shows produced by Marketplace Events in
cities across Canada including Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Ottawa and
For further information:
For further information: Gabrielle Totesau, GCI Group, (416)
486-2563/(416) 543-0699 (cell), firstname.lastname@example.org; Christina
Herancourt, GCI Group, (416) 489-7219/(416) 816-4826 (cell),