Bryan Baeumler on the Main Stage

Trail Appliances Main Stage furnished by Urban Barn presented by Postmedia

Expert advice for every home! Straight from the industry’s top home + design talent on the Trail Appliances Main Stage, get a crash course in creating the ultimate pad from must-see presenters including designer Mia Parres & master contractor Rob Evans, stars of HGTV Canada's The Expandables, Todd Talbot, star of W Network’s Love It or List It Vancouver, and DIY expert Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault, plus a slew of Calgary’s very own top designers including a style panel moderated by Avenue magazine senior editor Ricky Zayshley. By the end of it all, you’re certain to have everything you need to live and entertain in equal style – design know-how included.

Located in Archie Boyce Theatre
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Presenter on the Cooking Stage

Trail Appliances Cooking Stage presented by Postmedia, Appliances Provided by Samsung, furnished by Urban Barn 

Aspiring home cooks, turn up the heat and sharpen your knives - it’s your chance to get schooled by Calgary’s top chefs on the Trail Appliances Cooking Stage. See Calgary’s culinary legends and modern masters, including Chef Neil McCue from Whitehall, Chef Paul Rogalski from Rouge, and Chef Duncan Ly of Foreign Concept, plus lifestyle expert Janette Ewen, as they conduct in-depth demos featuring tried-and-true kitchen cheats, can’t-miss culinary trends, and entertaining expertise. Oh, and you might just be lucky enough to taste some of their creations! 

Located in Archie Boyce Theatre
Full List of Trail Appliances Cooking Stage Guests

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The Floform Lounge

The Floform Lounge presented by Cambria, Western Living, KooL 101.5 designed by WW Design Studio

Chill out and treat your tastebuds with a stop at the stylish Floform Lounge, where you can sip your favourite cocktail while taking in the cutting-edge, creative designs of WW Design Studio. Sit back with drink in hand, browse the newest issue of Western Living and relax — you may even be inspired to stay for another round or two!
Located in Hall A

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Food Truck Eatery

Food Truck Eatery presented by YYC Food Trucks, CJAY92 & Funny 1060

Don’t forget to bring your appetite. Roll over to the south entrance of the BMO Centre and find your favourite YYC bites on wheels. Presented by YYC Food Trucks, the Food Truck Eatery brings you Calgary’s best grub to grab and go. Chow down on the best driving diners like Fiasco Gelato, Canadian Beaver Balls, The Dumpling Hero, Happy Fish Truck, Taiko Taco & Bangers Xpress. Your only challenge will be which one to try first! 
Located in Hall A and outside of Hall B

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UUCDIYUltimate Upcycle Challenge: DIY Runway 

Bring Calgary’s best style off the streets and into your home! DIY Runway is your chance to bid on hand-crafted, repurposed pieces created by Calgary’s top style influencers and tastemakers. Ten local fashion bloggers, stylists, designers, and boutique owners will draw inspiration from a favourite item in their own closet to repurpose a pre-loved home decor piece from ReStore Calgary using a curated box of goods from Rust-Oleum Consumer Brands Canada®. Imagine: a wall-hanging inspired by those perfectly ripped jeans, or a one-of-a-kind lamp inspired by that amazing sequined skirt worn on New Year’s Eve. DIY Runway is where style meets substance, with 100% of the silent auction proceeds benefitting Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta to help provide local families with a safe, affordable place to live. 

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Flower Market

Fall Flower Market presented by Amborella Floral Studio and KiSS 95.9

With autumn’s chill in the air, bring a little natural warmth and beauty into the home with a bouquet of seasonal blooms. Fill your space with the sweet scent of freshly cut blossoms styled by Amborella Floral Studio, or learn to make one of your very own! Sign up for a do-it-yourself floral arranging workshop and go from fall chill to flower power in no time flat.


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Back to the TELUS Future Home! No need to press fast forward, the
future of fibre optic entertainment is already waiting for you when you step into the TELUS Future Home. With their evolutionary technology, the TELUS Future Home showcases their TELUS PureFibre™ network that connects communities across Western Canada better than ever before. Step inside the super-wired 560 square foot Home to see just how revolutionary TELUS PureFibre™ network is. You might want to make yourself comfortable and stay awhile to enjoy the most reliable, consistent connection to date with Telus PureFibre – our ultra-fast and symmetrical (150Mbps upload/150 MBPS download) fibre-optic network to stream video in ultra-HD quality, and more.

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workshopseriesWorkshop Series designed by Feathering My Nest’s Lacey Haskell presented by 98.5 Virgin Radio 

Your Pinterest board is about to come to life! Learn from the pros in a hands-on workshop series curated by Calgary's favourite DIY blogger, Lacey Haskell of Feathering My Nest. From FAT Painting to embroidery, hand lettering to kokedama, create your very own unique handcrafted home decor alongside Calgary's best artisans. Get into mixing natural florals and plants, learn to perfectly place stitches, discover hand lettering, and get painty with the great Canadian FAT Paint to create one-of-a-kind pieces. Select the workshop that tickles your fancy and reserve your spot online.

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Ask a Designer Station

Ask a Designer designed by Privé Design Group presented by CREB®Now

Sometimes a little direction is all you need. Gather your Pinterest dream boards, paint swatches, and floor plan and head straight to Ask A Designer for a free, one-on-one consultation with a local interior decorator. No appointment needed! In just 10 minutes, their expert advice will have you well on your way to creating your dream home.

Located in Hall A

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Cory ChristopherLiving Design by Cory Christopher

Breathe new life into your space with inspiration from floral designer Cory Christopher. Part workshop, part boutique, and part creative studio, pop by for a consultation or take a terrarium planting workshop to flex your green thumb just in time for fall. A regular on Citytv’s Breakfast Television, Cory and his team will walk you through the ins-and-outs of creating your own plant masterpiece using unique succulents, plants, and check out the latest from his fall harvest collection of wreaths, garlands, a living wall and fall accents all while helping you unearth your inner creative artist. 

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#Shelfie presented by JACK FM

‘But first, let me take a shelfie.’ You heard us, we want to see your best shelfie – a styled shelf decor photo, that is! First step: grab your phone. Then, choose your favourite shelf display, styled by Calgary’s top designers and style influencers, located at our entrance and snap a picture of it for a chance to win $2,500 in gift cards from the shelfie participants. Finally, to enter simply upload your shelfie pic to your Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter account, and use the hashtag #ShowShelfie.  Don’t have a phone? Enter with a ballot! Winners will be selected and contacted via phone or social media . Good luck and happy snapping!
(Image courtesy of Robert Sweep Home Furnishings)
Participants include:
Carnivals For Kids At Heart Adrian Martinus Custom Woodworking
Pottery Barn Home Works Interior Design
The Consignment Gallery SmithErickson Designs
Kit Interior Objects Revolve Furnishings
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Growing for givingBountiFALL Flowers designed by Dafoe Design, One Yard at a Time and product provided by Golden Acre

Bring the fall harvest home with Dafoe Designs’ BountiFALL Flowers feature. Revel in the season’s colours, foliage, flowers, fruit and gourds to adorn your outdoor space. Plus give back by purchasing one of 10 gorgeous outdoor planters created by the greenthumbs at Dafoe Design and One Yard at a Time. Green up your doorway and find your favourite design and give back at the same time – all proceeds to benefit charity.

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Bow Valley feature

Design Lab designed by Bow Valley College and Q107

Lighten up! Design students from Bow Valley College will vie for a $1,000 scholarship by showcasing the power of lighting: how it can affect colour, mood and design elements. Step into the light and draw inspiration for your own home as students guide you through the cutting-edge exhibit. Get in on the action yourself with interactive light features and games. 

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Bowvalley  Q107

Market Feature

m(ART)ket presented by XL 103

Dress up those naked walls with a stop at M(art)ket. Add that much-needed finishing touch to your space with one-of-a-kind pieces from this curated collection of canvases, prints, and photographs by local artists. With more than a dozen featured vendors, including LightMagic and Lynette Melnyk Contemporary Fine Art, you’re certain to say goodbye to your blank walls for good. 
Located in Halls A+B

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Seniors Day

Friday, September 23
With age comes wisdom… and deals! On Friday, September 23 before 5pm, seniors can grab show tickets for just $7 online or at the box office. Don’t miss our exclusive Seniors Day map (available at each entrance), chock-full of great deals from exhibitors throughout the show.

Family DayFamily Day presented by Co-op

Sunday, September 25

A day of fun for the whole family? Child’s play! Our very own Family Day is full of so many enticing kid-friendly activities, mom and dad might just want to join in. Kids of all ages can try their hand at take-home craft stations, or snap some photos in the photo booth from Carnival For Kids At Heart! Plus, little ones under the age of 12 get into the show for free. 

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Help Desk at the show

Help Desk presented by 660 News

Get the most out of your visit with a trip to the Help Desk at the Hall B entrance where you’ll get insider tips from staff, there to help you navigate the show and point you in the right direction to tackle all your home improvement tasks. Whether you’re stuck with wall-to-wall carpeting or dreaming of blowing out that wall for an airy open-concept space, you’ll get all the assistance you need — after all, asking for help is the first step to success!

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