2nd Annual Ideal Home Show Chicago Moves to Navy Pier from January 29-31, 2016

Comprehensive Shopping Experience Puts Attendees Face-to-Face with
Local & Regional Home and Remodeling Experts; Welcomes HGTV’s Expert
Craftsman Chip Wade

Home Show Chicago
, presented by Uncle
Bob’s Self Storage
, moves to Navy Pier (600 E. Grand Ave.) for its
second installment, from January 29-31, 2016. The new location will
provide an experiential marketplace for attendees looking to purchase,
remodel or renovate their homes. Guests will also have the opportunity
to meet local and regional experts offering innovative products,
inspiring ideas, helpful tips and fantastic deals.

The three day showcase – the only home show in the city of Chicago –
will feature nearly 200 vendors from Chicagoland and beyond, eager to
demonstrate their new products, and to offer advice and insight on
remodeling, design, home improvement and spring outdoor projects.

Highlights include:

  • HGTV’s Chip
    , host of the upcoming series, “Elbow Room,” presenting Friday
    at 2 pm, and Saturday at 12 and 2 pm, about “The Art of Amazing Space
    – 10 Years of TV Makeovers,” followed by Q&A and an autograph session
    (Ideal Main Stage)
  • Food Network’s Sandwich King, Jeff
    , visiting his Chicago restaurant, Pork
    and Mindy’s
    , booth for meet-and-greet opportunities Friday from
    3-5 pm
  • Dr. Bob Wright, relationship expert and co-founder of non-profit
    organization The
    Wright Foundation for the Realization of Human Potential
    presenting advice for couples on Sunday at 12 pm about building a
    solid foundation for both your relationship and home rehab, followed
    by Q&A and book signing. His new book, “The Heart of the Fight,” which
    releases in stores Feb. 1, 2016, will be available for purchase at the
    show at a discounted price of $13.50 (Ideal Main Stage)
  • VizX
    , Naperville’s 3D landscape design firm, presenting outdoor
    living tips and 3-D replicas (Ideal Main Stage)

“We’re excited to build upon the success of our inaugural year, and to
showcase new and exciting experts and vendors in our new location at
Navy Pier,” said Jessica Boweak, the Show’s manager. “Now is the perfect
time for existing and future home owners to start thinking ahead to
their spring and summer projects. Attendees to this year’s show will get
to shop, compare and save, and take advantage of seminars and specials
they won’t find anywhere else.”

Tickets are $10 at the door, $7 online for adults, and $7 for Seniors
65+ with a valid ID at the show box office. Children 12 and under are

When buying tickets online, attendees have the option to donate $1 to Habitat
for Humanity
, the Show’s official charity partner, which will have
an interactive booth at the Show, where guests can make magnets using
tile. There will also be the option to sign up for the Fun Friday
Night Painting Party
, which includes a canvas, guidance from
international artist Derin
, wine provided by Naperville’s PRP
Wine International
, and two tickets to the Ideal Home Show Chicago,
for $20.

The hours for the Ideal Home Show Chicago are:

  • Friday, January 29, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, January 30, 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Sunday, January 31, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Show will take place at Navy Pier in Festival Hall B, with parking
conveniently located beneath the showroom in the East parking lot.
Attendees will save $2 on Navy Pier parking, and new SpotHero
users can save $5 using code IDEALHOME. The first 150 visitors each day
will receive a copy of Ethan Allen’s coffee table book, Muses.

For more information, including a full stage schedule, visit idealhomeshowchicago.com.
Follow Ideal Home Show Chicago for show updates and helpful home tips on Facebook
and Twitter,
and engage using hashtag #idealhomeshows.

About Ideal Home Show Chicago

Ideal Home Show Chicago offers consumers a comprehensive, face-to-face
shopping opportunity, connecting new and existing home owners with
companies offering home improvement, remodeling and décor, and outdoor
living products, services and expert advice, to help them create the
ideal home and life year round.


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