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April 03, 2009 08:57 ET

Celebrate Spring: Get Out of the Winter Funk and Into Hot Spring Home and Decor Trends at This Year's Metro Home Show, April 10-12, 2009

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 3, 2009) -

Editors Note: Two photos and one video are associated with this Press Release.

Your all-access pass to more than 250 home and garden specialists over the Easter Long Weekend, the Metro Home Show presented by RE/MAX, offers all the expert advice, solutions and inspiration for decorating, renovating and landscaping your home this spring.


Show Dates & Hours
Friday, April 10       9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 11     9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 12       9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Location
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building
255 Front Street West
Toronto, ON
416-263-3000

Tickets
Admission (at the door)
Adults:                    $13.00
Seniors (65+):             $11.00
Children ages 13-17 years: $11.00
Children 12 and under:     FREE
$3.00 off all tickets when purchased online at www.metrohomeshow.com
Courtesy of Trinity Diversified

What's New?

Experience how the latest in design and innovation blend together seamlessly in Sony's Spaces designed by HGTV's Home Heist darling, Cheryl Torrenueva. Bold and innovative, Cheryl has defined the future of design as "Techno-Chic," where the lines between technology and furniture are integrated to create a modern and connected living space by blending the latest gadgets with dramatic patterns, textured wallpaper and metallic finishes. Find inspiration in the Eco-living Room showcasing the new energy efficient BRAVIA VE5-series, Connected Master Bedroom and Ultimate Rec-room.

What's Hot?

tySTYLE

Although our spokesperson Ty Pennington, popular host of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, will not be at the show this year, you can get up close and personal via "tySTYLE" which invites you to explore some of his favourite things. Special to the Metro Home Show, this feature will showcase five bedroom decor ideas inspired by Ty.

The STYLE Show LIVE

Style mavens Afiya Francisco and Janette Ewen pair the latest trends in fashion and decor during an exclusive Girl's Night Out stage presentation. She's Crafty host Wendy Russell joins in the fun with some great DIY ideas that incorporate all this season's fabulous trends.

City BLOX

Back by popular demand, CityBLOX is a showcase of Toronto's best shopping spots with top home decor, jewelry, kids' fashion and spa products from retailers along the popular Queen and King street districts.

Don't Miss!

Girl's Night Out - Saturday, April 11, 2009 from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Grab a girlfriend and get yourself prettied up to match your soon to be revamped pad with beauty sampling and pampering. Enjoy sampling and cocktails in the super-luxe Toronto Wine and Spirit Garden lounge, shop Toronto's trendiest retailers, groove with Virgin's House Party and bid on silent auction items in support of the Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness (CCAA), a national non-profit, non-government charitable organization dedicated to eliminating child abuse through advocacy, education, public awareness and prevention programs. Punctuality counts - the first 250 ladies receive a free swag bag, distributed by the York Region Fire Fighters.

On the Show Floor

Whether a project is big or small, this is the year to save on home renovations. Learn more about the Home Renovation Tax Credit at the Metro Home Show and get some great tips from the experts on how you can enhance your home.

What's Your Design Dilemma? by RENO & decor magazine and the Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO): Take advantage of this opportunity to have your pressing design questions answered during your free 15-minute consultation.

Destination Renovation by BILD: Talk one-on-one with professional renovation contractors at Destination Renovation, presented by the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD). The result of a merger between the Greater Home Builders' Association and Urban Development Institute/Ontario, BILD is the voice of the residential land development, home building and professional renovation industry in the Greater Toronto Area - and a valuable source of information for homeowners. Bring your plans, drawings and photos and tap into this complimentary resource.

ABOUT MARKETPLACE EVENTS: The Metro Home Show is produced by Marketplace Events, in partnerships with the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) and presented by RE/MAX, Canada's leading real estate organization. This year's corporate sponsors include SONY, Trinity, HGTV, and Pizza Pizza. Marketplace Events, formerly a dmg world media company, produces 38 consumer home shows across North America that collectively attract 14,000 exhibitors, 1 million attendees and nearly another 1 million unique web visitors annually. The Metro Home Show in Toronto is one of 10 shows produced by Marketplace Events in cities across Canada including Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Ottawa and Vancouver.

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