Hilary FarrHilary Farr
HGTV's Love it or List it

Hilary Farr is an internationally renowned designer, co-host of Love It or List It, which airs on W Network in Canada and HGTV in the USA, and president of Hilary Farr Design, a thriving interior design company founded over 15 years ago.  She is credited as the first designer to stage properties for sale in Toronto where she currently resides. The internationally-known design sensation has also lived in Australia, England, California, and New York. Much of Farr’s success is attributed to her ability to anticipate industry trends, understand the personalities of her many unique clients, and to respond with distinctive designs that suit their needs and lifestyles. Drama, timeless glamour and functionality are Farr’s trademarks. Hilary will be appearing Saturday, March 25th at 1:00 p.m.

Jeff LewisJeff Lewis
Bravo's Flipping Out

Appearance sponsored by Absolute Roofing & Construction, Inc.

Jeff Lewis is widely regarded as America’s most well-known house flipper through his role in Bravo’s docu-series Flipping Out.  After renovating his own properties for 20+ years, Jeff launched a design firm in 2009.  By 2010, Jeff was asked to design the House Beautiful Magazine Kitchen of the Year, displayed in Rockefeller Center. In addition to client design work, Jeff launched a line of paint with handcrafted colors in 2013, a line of rugs in 2015, and will launch collections of tile and barn doors while expanding Jeff Lewis Paint to 52-colors in Zero VOC in the Fall of 2016.  All products are available exclusively at The Home Depot.

Jeff will be appearing Saturday, March 25th at 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, March 26th at 1:00 p.m. 

Mina FiesMina Fies

Mina takes the mystery out of home remodeling and gives people tools to have fun with the process.  She built a wildly successful design/build firm Synergy Design & Construction in Northern Virginia who’s work has received many industry design and remodeling awards, been featured on HGTV, NPR and other national, local, and online media outlets. 

MattFox_200Matt Fox

A show favorite, Matt Fox will be returning as this year’s Main Stage emcee where he will delight show visitors with his quick wit, home improvement knowledge and special educational presentations. Fox is best known for creating and co-hosting the first and longest-running show to air on HGTV, “Room by Room,” as well as hosting and producing the public television series “Around the House with Matt and Shari.” Learn more from his website, mattandshari.com. 

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Serena Appiah


Serena was recently crowned Marketplace Events’ 2016 Home + Garden Trendsetter of the Year after a nationwide search for a home blogger turned home show celebrity. She is a mother of three boys and has been helping folks decorate, improve and maintain their homes on a DIY budget since 2010. She’s not afraid to use power tools and wants to make sure you aren’t either – come learn new ideas from repurposing DIY projects to power tools and more without breaking the bank!

Therese Kish photoTherese Kish

New York Textiles & Interiors

Since blinds and shading systems are a home investment that will function in your home for 10-12 years, making a wise window treatment selection is challenging.  Attend Therese's presentation to understand the features and benefits of blinds and shading systems to solve your most difficult design challenges.  The newest Graber blinds and shading systems will be showcased. Don't miss out in seeing how you can control light, privacy and energy efficiency with the beauty of custom window treatments. See stage schedule for details.

 

Note: Celebrities will greet as many guests as possible; however, due to demand and presentation schedule time constraints, everyone in line may not be able to be accommodated. Ticket admission does not guarantee a meet-and-greet, photos or autographs with celebrities.