The BC Home + Garden Show has been a staple in consumers’ calendars since 1971, attracting more than 56,000 qualified visitors every spring. Produced by Marketplace Events, the show features high-interest exhibits, high-profile industry personalities and the latest home and lifestyle trends. Marketplace Events produces 38 home shows in 21 markets that collectively attract 1.5 million attendees and another 1.7 million unique web visitors annually.

SPEAKERS & CELEBRITIES

Bryan Baeumler | HGTV host & Owner | Baeumler Quality Construction
With his witty humor and passion for teaching, Bryan Baeumler has been educating and entertaining viewers worldwide for the past decade. He has filmed over 300 television episodes including the hit HGTV & DIY Network series Leave it to Bryan, Disaster DIY, Canada’s Handyman Challenge and House of Bryan.The House of Bryan series continues to be the highest rated series on the HGTV network, breaking all viewership records.

In addition to successfully owning and operating Baeumler Quality Construction, Baeumler Approved, and the Baeumler Family Foundation, Bryan recently launched his first bestselling book called Measure Twice. He is the recipient of numerous awards including a Gemini award and was also included in the Professional Builder’s Top 40 under 40 in 2014.

Carson Arthur | Landscape Designer and Host of HGTV’s Critical Listing, Green Force, Room to Grow and Home To Win (2016)
As the star of HGTV Canada’s new series, Home to Win, Carson Arthur is an international landscape designer focused on environmentally friendly design, and teaches homeowners how to raise the value of their homes through outdoor renovations. Carson also writes a column for the Halifax Chronicle Herald and the Sun Media Group, and is the author of the sold out book Garden Designs for Outdoor Living. In 2015, Carson became the spokesperson for Canadian Tire’s latest initiative – Canvas, a complete line of outdoor furniture and accessories.

Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault, DIY & Lifestyle Expert
As a colour & design aficionado, lifestyle expert, and DIY doyenne, Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault has spent years crafting a unique philosophy for design that fuses ingenuity, whimsy, and quality workmanship – all on a “frugalista” budget. She believes that we shouldn’t take our spaces too seriously, and that great design is not about how much money you spend, but rather how creative you can be. Amongst the many hats she wears, Leigh-Ann is a regular contributor on Cityline, a spokesperson for Black & Decker Canada and Rust-Oleum Canada. With a passion to educate and inspire, Leigh-Ann embraces every opportunity she gets to spark creativity and instill confidence in others who strive to “DO IT YOURSELF”.

Amanda Forrest | Design and Lifestyle Expert
Amanda Forrest is a designer and nationally recognized expert in home construction, project management, design and lifestyle trends. Her 15 years of practical experience and taste making continue to see her industry leading concepts featured on television, print and advertising as well as many national events like IDSWest, The National Home Show and The International Builders Conference.

Kendall Ansell | Founder & Principal Designer, Kendall Ansell Interiors
Winner of Best of Houzz 2014 and 2015, Kendall Ansell is the founder of the award winning interior design agency, Kendall Ansell Interiors, and believes in making every design project a fun, transparent and collaborative experience. Her unwavering passion for interior design came from her father, a general contractor, who taught her the technical and functional know-how behind home builds. Kendall aims to combine both practicality and style in all of her designs, allowing her clients to enjoy their spaces with ease.

Jamie Banfield | Founder & Principal Designer, Jamie Banfield Design
Specializing in design for all spaces, Jamie Banfield creates interiors that exude function and beauty. Recently recognized by the National Kitchen and Bath Association as one of the industry’s top 30 Under 30 in North America, Jamie’s work can be seen in residences throughout Western Canada. If you’re planning an interior update, he is the man to talk to.

Sarah Gallop | Founder & Principal Designer, Sarah Gallop Design Inc.
Sarah Gallop is a Registered Interior Designer and principal of SGDI, a full service Interior Design firm specializing in residential interiors. A best-selling author and regular contributing writer for Black Press and Glacier Media, plus a featured columnist for Westcoast Homes + Design magazine, Sarah’s commitment to functional, timeless design has won numerous Georgie and Ovation Awards through the GVHBA, including Best Master Suite, Best Kitchen under 100k, Best Renovation $300-499k, and Best Kitchen $50-100k in 2015. Feeling an open, friendly approach to design is a key part to successful renovation and new construction projects, Sarah guides homeowners from initial concept and planning to the completion of construction allows for a seamless design experience.

Denise Wild | DIY TV Host, Makeful
Denise Wild is a sewing expert, TV host, author, and magazine editor. Denise is the host of a new series on the DIY channel Makeful, and she has regular television appearances that include the TODAY show, CityLine, The Shopping Channel, and Morning Live. Denise wrote the popular sewing reference book Mend & Make Fabulous.

Christine Friend | Founder & Principal Interior Decorator, Friendly Decorator
Christine Friend is a professional decorator with a simple philosophy: a beautiful space is dependent on the people who use it, not on how much it costs. Influenced by contemporary classic designs, Christine embraces vibrant pieces and palettes that add a sense of fun and originality to a space, all while maximizing functionality. By taking an honest, personal approach to each project, it’s no wonder her little black book is full of satisfied clients.

Dean Mitchell | President & Part Owner, Canadian Renovations
After 10 years in the luxury yacht building industry, Dean Mitchell earned a Red Seal certification in Joinery bench work and was rewarded with the Master Craftsperson Award from a large yacht manufacturer. Today, Dean is the president and part owner of a thriving design build renovation company, Canadian Renovations. He excels at designing and building additions, multi-room projects and whole house renovations.

Markella Mildenberger | Owner & Designer, The Red Palette
Known for her out of the box approach to design, Markella Mildenberger is owner of The Red Palette, a boutique sized wallpaper and textile company in Vancouver. For over three years, Markella has been designing bold art-turned wallpaper, which can be seen throughout Vancouver and across the globe. All of the designs in The Red Palette library are created from her original artwork featuring unique colours, textures and imagery.

DATES & HOURS
· Wednesday February 17, 2016 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
· ​Thursday February 18, 2016 ​NOON – 9:00 p.m.
· Friday ​February 19, 2016 NOON – 9:00 p.m.
· Saturday ​February 20, 2016 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
· Sunday ​​February 21, 2016 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

ADMISSION
· Adults (13+) $16.00
· Adults (13 +) Online $13.00
· ​Seniors (60+) $13.00
· Seniors (60+) Online ​$​10.00
· Seniors (60+) $6.00 Before 6pm on Thursday & Friday Only
· Children 12 years ​& under FREE

The BC Home + Garden Show and Marketplace Events are proud to partner with Habitat For Humanity Greater Vancouver. Donate $1 to support affordable housing in the Lower Mainland when purchasing your tickets online.

BC Place Stadium
777 Pacific Blvd. Vancouver, BC

 

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