February 2020 Home Show Workshops & Attractions
Meet Mina Starsiak Hawk of HGTV
Saturday and Sunday at 2 PM, New Orleans Ballroom
Meet Mina Starsiak Hawk of the hit HGTV show, Good Bones. Mina co-founded Two Chicks and a Hammer with her mother and has been renovating, remodeling and revitalizing homes in Indianapolis. Mina will be presenting Saturday at 2 pm and Sunday at 2 pm in the New Orleans Ballroom. Following her presentations, she will be meeting and greeting fans in the St. Charles Ballroom until 4 pm.
Live Broadcast with Lou Manfredini
Saturday 7 – 10 AM, New Orleans Ballroom
Join Lou Manfredini for a live broadcast of his HouseSmarts radio program on WGN AM 720 from 7 – 10 am Saturday, sponsored by Perma-Seal Basement Systems and Lindemann Chimney and Fireplace. Lou’s lively and engaging, handy home improvement tips are a valuable tool for homeowners looking to update, repair, remodel and maintain home surroundings. Lou will be meeting and greeting fans in the Perma-Seal booth, #505 in the Mega Center from 10:30 – 11:30 following the broadcast.
The Pond Guy, Greg Wittstock
Sunday Noon in the New Orleans Ballroom and 1 PM in the Aquascape Booth
Greg Wittstock, the innovative, accomplished owner and CEO of Aquascape, Inc. will share a glimpse into his life as The Pond Guy. Greg has been making a big splash with water gardening since the age of 12 and loves all things water and turtles. Greg was featured on Nat Geo Wild’s “Pond Stars.” His presentation will be at Noon in the New Orleans Ballroom. Following his presentation, Greg will meet and greet fans in the Aquascape booth, #236 in the Mega Center from 1 – 2 pm.
Remodeling for Resale
Friday & Saturday 1 PM, New Orleans Ballroom
The talented and dynamic Jenny Rice of Icon Building Group will share savvy strategies and practical tips for updating, renovating and remodeling a home to make it market-ready. Join Jenny for this helpful and beneficial workshop for homeowners preparing to sell in the real estate market.
Planting for Pollinators
Friday and Saturday at Noon, Sunday at 1 PM, New Orleans Ballroom
Join Jack Pizzo, Founding Partner, President, Senior Ecologist, Principal Landscape Architect and Nurseryman of the award-winning Pizzo Group, one of the Midwest’s largest ecological restoration firms. Jack will share his in-depth knowledge on planting for pollinators, identifying and implementing methods for enhancing and establishing native flora and fauna to attract bees, butterflies and birds to outdoor spaces. He’s the author of “Green and Natural Spaces in Your Community” and largely regarded as the expert in restoring natural areas, creating sustainable landscapes and growing native plants.
Kitchen And Bath Design Trends
Friday, Saturday and Sunday 3 PM Daily, New Orleans Ballroom
Explore the latest trends in kitchen and bath design with the talented and accomplished, Christine Jurs of Advance Design Studio. Christine will share expert tips and industry insights on new styles, surfaces, materials and colors as well as design strategies for creating appealing, functional spaces.
Decking Trends for 2020
Friday at 11 AM
TimberTech Decking will cover topics on how to choose the right deck railing, the benefits of AZEK PVC vs. TimberTech capped composite railing along with the decking trends for 2020 in this compelling product knowledge seminar.
Friday at 2 PM
This product knowledge seminar will explore Caesarstone premium quartz surfaces for countertops, vanities, wall cladding, floor and interior surfaces, presented by Nick Belling and Denise Butchko of Caesarstone USA.
Color Trends Throughout History Featuring a Look at the Colors of 2020
Friday at 4 PM
This Continuing Educational Unit (CEU) workshop will be presented by Mary Hoffman of Benjamin Moore. Evaluate color trends throughout history and discuss how trends tend to resurface in ways that feel new or fresh. CEU Code: IDCEC 0.1LU and AIA 1.0 LU.
Grand Prize $1000 Gift Certificate
Enter to Win in the Lobby of the Ballroom
Register for your chance to win a $1000 home show gift certificate to use with the exhibitor of choice. Registration and contest rules are located in the Ballroom Lobby. No purchase necessary. Some restrictions apply.