The Herald Sun Home Show is back again in 2013. Perfect for all those who are building, renovating or making home improvements. The event will span across 4 days from Thursday 15th August until Sunday 18th August, starting 10am-6pm on Thursday and Sunday and 10am-9pm on Friday and Saturday.
The event will showcase a range of new products, industry trends, show specials, latest in home building and improvement practices and expert advice. Covering extensive home improvement domains such as:
Kitchen, bathroom, products
Appliances, furniture, home entertainment
Tap ware, bathroom ware,
Surface finishing, flooring, carpet, paving
Walling, cladding, mouldings
Architect, interior design, landscaping
Fire places, heating and cooling,
Water tanks, grey and hot water systems, solar products
Gardening, pools, barbeques, decks and patios, garages and many more.
The other special show features at the event include: V-ZUG Cooking School –V-ZUG is the Swiss market leader for their ecological and sustainable household appliances; see these appliances in action with a cooking demonstration by executive chefs, Felix Halter and Domique Rizzo. Sessions run throughout the day but be sure to check the updated timetable so you don't miss out.
Kitchen Showcase –Whether you are looking to transform your old kitchen or building from scratch, the expert team at the kitchen showcase can help you select what you need to make your dream kitchen a reality. Kitchen showcases include displays by Womersley's Mitre 10 Chelsea Heights, United Stone Melbourne, Kitchen Shake and Granite Transformations.
Sustainable Living –Learn ways to cut your water and energy bills at the Sustainable Living Stage, a landscaped stage designed by Dean Speldewinde. Introducing a range of new and efficient solar technology, water saving strategies and many more.
Build, Renovate, Decorate Stage! –Turn your house into a home you love and learn from the experts in kitchen and bathroom designs presented by Royston Wilson, Interior designs by Anthony Constanzo from Constanzo and Costabile, Outdoor creations and landscape designs by former gardening presenter David Kirkpatrick, Design unity solutions by Warren Jenkins and modern living by host of Australia's Best Houses TV Show and author Gary Takle.
Admission for adults is $16 online or $20 at the show, $16 for concessions, free admission for children under 18 years of age and free admission for trade professionals. Trade professionals includes architect, builder, building specifier, electrician, interior designer, kitchen and bathroom designer, landscaper, painter and plumber with the presentation of your trade identification. For more information on admission, check out the official website here.
Located at 2 Clarendon Street, Southbank close to the CBD, getting to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is easy. For those who are driving, the Melbourne Exhibition Centre car park is located under the venue and can be accessed from Normanby Street. There are also a number of tram routes that can take you right to the steps of the venue including Route 96 - St Kilda to East Brunswick, Route 109 - Port Melbourne to Box Hill and Route 112 - West Preston to St Kilda. Southern Cross and Flinders Street stations are also only a short walk from the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.