The 3rd Annual Ideal Home Show Chicago Delivers New Products, Design Trends & Inspiration

Comprehensive Shopping Experience Puts Attendees Face-to-Face with
Local and Regional Home Improvement & Remodeling Experts, January 27-29

Home Show Chicago
(IHSC), presented by Life
, returns to Navy Pier (600 E. Grand Ave.) for its third
installment, from January 27-29, 2017. The experiential marketplace –
the only home show in the city of Chicago – is perfect for new and
existing homeowners looking to upgrade, remodel or renovate their homes.

The three-day showcase will feature vendors from Chicagoland and beyond
eager to demonstrate their new products, and to offer advice, insight
and inspiration on remodeling, design, home improvement and spring
outdoor projects. Guests will meet local and regional experts offering
innovative products, inspiring ideas, helpful tips and exclusive deals.

In 2016, homeowners who completed home remodeling projects rose 12% from
the previous year, driven primarily by new owners looking to upgrade and
customize their homes, and people preparing to put their homes on the

“Winter is the perfect time of year for existing and future home owners
to start thinking ahead to their spring and summer renewal projects,”
said Jessica Boweak, the IHSC’s manager. “We’re excited to welcome more
than 40 new home experts to the third annual Ideal Home Show at Navy
Pier. Attendees will get to shop, compare and save, as well as take
advantage of seminars and specials they won’t find anywhere else.”

2017’s Ideal Home Show Chicago will feature vendors specializing in
bedroom, office, outdoor, energy efficiency and more. Since kitchen and
bathroom remodeling remain the top trends for people upgrading their
homes, attendees will find experts in cabinetry, appliances, windows and
flooring, including Dovetail
, offering custom solutions in kitchen and bath remodeling, Renewal
by Andersen
, replacement windows and doors, Phenix
, indoor and outdoor brick staining, Premium
Cabinets and Countertops
, and Power
Home Remodeling
, specializing in energy-efficient home remodeling.

Highlights include:

  • WGN Radio’s Lou
    , aka “Mr. Fix It,” will broadcast live from Navy Pier
    Saturday, Jan. 28 from 7-10 a.m.
  • Ethan
    , the leader in furniture and home accessories, will create
    interactive office, bedroom and dining displays, and offer free design
    assistance through its “Ask a Designer” program
  • Mission
    2 Organize
    , Chicago’s urban organizing and concierge business,
    will present unique solutions to help attendees get organized Friday
    and Saturday at 1 pm
  • VizX
    , Naperville’s 3D landscape design firm, will provide
    outdoor living tips and create a walk-through backyard display
  • Paramont
    and Crest
    , in partnership with GE,
    will discuss the energy efficiency of LED lighting, and heated
    flooring from Nuheat

    • The first 300 attendees each day will receive a free LED light
      bulb, courtesy of Paramont EO and Crest Lighting
  • Midwest
    Energy Efficiency Alliance
    will help attendees manage energy use
    and costs
  • NHL Network Analyst and former Chicago Blackhawk Jamal Mayers and
    Blackhawks Defenseman Brian Campbell will sign autographs Saturday,
    Jan. 28 from 12-2 pm and Sunday, Jan. 29 from 12-2 pm, respectively,
    sponsored by Renewal
    by Andersen
  • Local musician Laura
    will perform Friday, Jan. 27 from 5-8 pm
  • Chicago’s Indige
    and Waxed
    will be at the show each day offering complimentary face
    painting and creating memorable keepsakes for children
  • Charity partner, Habitat
    for Humanity
    , will have an interactive craft booth, creating
    coasters out of tile
  • Local food trucks, including Da
    Pizza Dude
    , Pork
    and Taquero
    will be dishing out customer favorites all weekend

Tickets are $10 at the door, $7 online, $4 for Seniors 65+ with a valid
ID at the show box office. Children 12 and under are free with an adult.

The hours for the Ideal Home Show Chicago are:

  • Friday, January 27, 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 28, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, January 29, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Show will take place at Navy Pier in Festival Hall B, with parking
conveniently located beneath the showroom. New SpotHero
users can save $5 using code IDEALHOME17. Commuters can earn $5 off
their first 10 rides from Lyft
when they download the app and enter code 50BONUS.

For more information, including a full stage schedule, visit
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.

About Navy Pier

Located on Lake Michigan, Navy Pier is the top attended leisure
destination in the Midwest, stretching more than 6 city blocks and
welcoming more than 8 million guests annually. Originally opened in 1916
as a shipping and recreation facility, this Chicago landmark showcases
more than 50 acres of parks, restaurants, attractions, retail shops,
sightseeing and dining cruise boats, exposition facilities and more.
Navy Pier, Inc., a 501 (c) (3) not for profit organization, maintains
and oversees Navy Pier and its redevelopment into a bolder, greener and
more contemporary urban space. For more information, visit

About Habitat for Humanity International

Habitat for Humanity International’s vision is a world where everyone
has a decent place to live. Anchored by the conviction that housing
provides a path out of poverty, since 1976 Habitat has helped more than
5 million people through home construction, rehabilitation and repairs
and by increasing access to improved shelter through products and
services. Habitat also advocates to improve access to decent and
affordable shelter and offers a variety of housing support services that
enable families with limited means to make needed improvements on their
homes as their time and resources allow. As a nonprofit Christian
housing organization, Habitat works in more than 70 countries and
welcomes people of all races, religions and nationalities to partner in
its mission. To learn more, donate or volunteer, visit

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