TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Do-it-yourselfers will have a chance to
rub elbows with plenty of celebrity experts when the 2014 International
Home & Garden Show rolls into the Metro Toronto Convention Centre
starting Thursday, March 6, 2014. "We now have two unique shows for the
first time ever at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, featuring more
than 400 exhibitors and over 30 celebrity speakers for people to learn
home and gardening tips and tricks from," says show manager Paul
Newdick. "It really will allow people to channel their inner green
thumb or home maker/renovator."
Celebrity experts who'll be on hand to offer free seminars include:
Kimberley Seldon, Karl Lohnes, Owen Reeves, Frankie Ferragine, Paul
LaFrance, Albert Graves, Denis Flanagan, Marc Atiyolil, Robert Koci,
Mary Dobson, Nicholas Rosaci, Lynn Spence, and many more.
This year's show is the 26th annual and the first in its new home at the Convention Centre.
"We're very excited to be moving into the Metro Toronto Convention
Centre. This facility allows us to expand the size of the show to give
more to the consumer," says Newdick.
The show, which runs through Sunday, March 9, 2014 will offer four days
of everything home related. Décor, design, entertainment, gardening
and home shopping enthusiasts will take part in the show.
At the centre of it all is a 1,980 square-foot Cape Cod-style home being
assembled for the show by iModular Homes of Aylmer, Ont.
General admission guarantees access to the International Home & Garden
Show, as well as the Successful Gardening Show at no extra cost.
Highlights include the free Celebrity Super Dream House and Celebrity
Garden Theatre seminars, the Kitchen and Bath area focusing on
cabinetry, flooring, tiles, appliances and more, the Ontario
Horticultural Association's Floral Design & Plant Competition "Let's
Dance", the Gardener's Marketplace featuring thousands of plant and
garden products, DIY Potting and Planting Demonstrations, a Landscape
Design Competition that allows you to vote in the "People's Choice
Landscape Contest," pools, patios spas, a putting green and so much
more. Prize giveaways include a $10,000 Outdoor Kitchen Oasis. Other
features include Green Street (City's Live Green Toronto Pavilion), an
area showcasing the latest in "e-COOL-ogical" living, including
Interior Design, Modo Condo Concepts, Games in the Garden, Kitchen and
Bath Gallery, and Paradise Landscapes.
Admission into the show(s) is only $15 for adults and $12 for seniors
and children. Advance tickets are available online not at a discounted
For the International Home Show hours and a full list of celebrities
offering free seminars throughout the weekend, please visit www.internationalhomeshow.ca.
SOURCE: International Home & Garden Show 2014
For further information:
Chris Dabrowski, High Impact PR