More than 150 experts in home remodeling and landscaping will showcase their services and products at the 2013 North Atlanta Home Show Friday-Sunday, Feb. 15-17, at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth. The show includes new product introductions, seminars, demonstrations, and live radio broadcasts.
Several Duluth companies are participating in the show, including Costco Wholesale, Georgia Solar Lighting by the Sunshine Boys, Innovative Outdoors LLC, Lux Lighting Ltd., Pella Window & Door Company, and the Trusted Toolbox.
“The North Atlanta Home Show offers homeowners and future homeowners an ideal environment to see new products, talk to the experts and comparison shop all under one roof,” said Michael Schoppenhorst, director of the show, in a press release. “Attendees are encouraged to ask questions and talk to the experts about their particular home remodeling goals.”
HGTV’s Tonya M. Williams and Walter Reeves, the Georgia Gardener, headline the experts who will present programs on the Reliable Heating & Air Home Show stage all three days of the show.
Walter Reeves and Dave Baker of 95.5 FM and AM 750 News/Talk WSB will broadcast “The Lawn and Garden Show” from 6 to 10 a.m. and “The Home Fix-It Show” from 10 a.m. to noon, respectively, live on Saturday.
Reeves will lead off the speaker programs Friday at 1 p.m. with “Garden Disasters and How to Avoid Them.” Tonya M. Williams of HGTV’s “Designed to Sell” and “Bang for your Buck” will speak at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday on "As the Real Estate World Turns: Exploring Current Trends.” A full speaker schedule can be found at www.AtlantaHomeShow.com.
Professionals who work in the home industry are invited to enjoy complimentary admission on Trade Day Friday. Members of these organizations will be admitted at no charge by showing a business card at the door. This offer applies to members of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), Professional Real Estate Agents (Realtors), Home Builders Association (HBA), National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), North American Deck & Railing Association (NADRA), Georgia Real Estate Investors Association (GaREIA), American Institute of Architects (AIA), National Aging in Place Council (NAIPC), and the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID).
The Gwinnett Center is located at 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth, and tickets are available for purchase at the door. General admission is $7, $6 for senior citizens with ID, $5 for military personnel with ID, and free for children 12 and under.
Hours are noon-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.
The grand prize this year is a Frigidaire 26-cubic-foot, side-by-side refrigerator that will be given away by BrandsMart USA.
The North Atlanta Home Show is a SEMCO show.