Entertainment

Get ready to connect, discover & create at the 2018 Home & Outdoor Show. Learn from industry pros that are ready to help you transform your indoor & outdoor spaces!

Schedule

Friday April 13th 

Company Description Host Time
Heritage Renovations Energy Efficiency In Your Home James Baker & Shannon Ruffell 12:30PM
Home Depot DIY Kids Workshop Home Depot 1PM
Diggen Dirt Designs The Busy Gardener: Not exactly “speed gardening” – but close. This presentation gives gardeners the list of top garden jobs for each area of the garden month by month Denise Hodgins 2PM
Home Depot DIY Kids Workshop Home Depot 2:30PM
Upstaging Ltd. Home Decor & Staging Jillian Summers 3:30PM
Home Depot DIY Kids Workshop Home Depot 4PM
Finan Home Service How To Choose A Contractor   5PM
Home Depot DIY Kids Workshop Home Depot 6PM

Saturday April 14th

Company Title Description Host Time
Diggen Dirt Designs Exhibitor Seminar What is fertilizer and why do plants need it?  Denise Hodgins 10:30AM
Home Depot DIY Kids Workshop FREE Hands-on DIY Workshops with Home Depot! Designed for children ages 5-12, each child can bring home a newly constructed Planter Box or Wheelbarrow!  Home Depot 11AM
HGTV Expanding Your Living Space Into The Backyard Brian and Sarah will share their tips, ideas and trends for effectively using backyard spaces. Brian & Sarah 12PM
Heeman’s  Heeman’s Workshop Be the Envy of Your Neighbours: Fantastic Flowering Shrubs that Grow HERE! Will Heeman 1PM
Home Depot DIY Kids Workshop FREE Hands-on DIY Workshops with Home Depot! Designed for children ages 5-12, each child can bring home a newly constructed Planter Box or Wheelbarrow!  Home Depot 2PM
HGTV Expanding Your Living Space Into The Backyard Brian and Sarah will share their tips, ideas and trends for effectively using backyard spaces. Brian & Sarah 3PM
Upstaging Ltd. Exhibtor Seminar Home Decor & Staging Jillian Summers 4PM
Home Depot DIY Kids Workshop FREE Hands-on DIY Workshops with Home Depot! Designed for children ages 5-12, each child can bring home a newly constructed Planter Box or Wheelbarrow!  Home Depot 4:30PM
Shades Above Exhibitor Seminar Discussing difference types & functions of window treatments, as well as the importance of cordless blinds to promote child safety. Amanda 5:15PM
Home Depot DIY Kids Workshop FREE Hands-on DIY Workshops with Home Depot! Designed for children ages 5-12, each child can bring home a newly constructed Planter Box or Wheelbarrow!  Home Depot 5:15PM

Sunday April 15th 

Company Title Description Host Time
Home Depot DIY Kids Workshop FREE Hands-on DIY Workshops with Home Depot! Designed for children ages 5-12, each child can bring home a newly constructed Planter Box or Wheelbarrow!  Home Depot 11AM
Home Depot DIY Kids Workshop FREE Hands-on DIY Workshops with Home Depot! Designed for children ages 5-12, each child can bring home a newly constructed Planter Box or Wheelbarrow!  Home Depot 12PM
Heeman’s Heeman’s Workshop Be the Envy of Your Neighbours: Fantastic Flowering Shrubs that Grow HERE! Will Heeman 1PM
Home Depot DIY Kids Workshop FREE Hands-on DIY Workshops with Home Depot! Designed for children ages 5-12, each child can bring home a newly constructed Planter Box or Wheelbarrow!  Home Depot 3PM
Upstaging Ltd. Jillian Summers Home Decor & Staging Jillian Summers 2:30PM
Home Depot DIY Kids Workshop FREE Hands-on DIY Workshops with Home Depot! Designed for children ages 5-12, each child can bring home a newly constructed Planter Box or Wheelbarrow!  Home Depot 4PM

Keynote Speakers

HGTV - Backyard Builds

Backyard Builds

Brian and Sarah will share their tips, ideas and trends for effectively using backyard spaces. They’ll share details and product information for outdoor entertainment areas and using storage containers as additional rooms such as home offices and hobby rooms and more! Click Here for more details. 

Jillian Summers

Jillian Summers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local home staging expert of Upstaging Homes, Jillian Summers, will take the stage April 21st and 22nd to discuss home staging and design. Jillian has achieved many awards including designing the Two Dream Home Lottery Homes, The International Masters of Real Estate Staging CSP designation, Best in HOUZZ, RESA Canada Vacant Stager of the Year 2015; in addition, her work has appeared on the cover of several magazines and featured in an HGTV show.

Will Heeman 

Will Heeman

Will Heeman is the Chief Daymaker at Heeman’s, an award-winning, multi-generational family run garden centre and strawberry farm serving London. After graduating university, Will took a sabbatical working at a garden centre in New Zealand before returning the family business. He’s now a driving force behind many innovations at Heeman’s that have gained prominence, customers and sales. Will has been called ‘someone to watch’ in the industry, being named Young Retailer of the Year for North America in 2016, part of 2017 Top 20 Under 40 list for London, Top 10 Under 40 in Canadian Greenhouse industry and recently included in 40 Under 40 for greenhouse industry in North America. A new father to a 3 month old, Will doesn’t have much free time, but what little he has is spent with his wife and son enjoying the local food scene and travelling to far off destinations.

 

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