March 23-25, 2018 Kansas City Convention Center | Bartle Hall
March 23-25, 2018 Kansas City Convention Center | Bartle Hall

Celebrity Speakers

Click here for the 2017 Greater Kansas City Home Show stages schedule.
Jonathan & Drew Scott of HGTV's Property Brothers

Jonathan & Drew Scott of HGTV's Property Brothers

Jonathan and Drew Scott, reality TV stars and ever-so-popular “Property Brothers,” will share their winning blend of sibling rivalry and humor at the 2017 Greater Kansas City Home Show, March 17-19. The twin brothers, who star in popular HGTV shows including “Property Brothers,” “Buying & Selling,” “Property Brothers at Home” and “Brother vs. Brother,” will headline Kansas City’s 69th annual flagship Home Show on Saturday, March 18 at Bartle Hall.

Renowned designer and licensed contractor Jonathan and twin brother Drew, a seasoned real estate agent, have teamed up to buy and renovate real estate for more than 15 years. Even with their busy television schedule, Jonathan and Drew have carved out time to create their Scott Living Collection of furniture and textiles for QVC and release their first book, Dream Home: The Property Brothers’ Ultimate Guide to Finding & Fixing Your Perfect House. They have even entered the country music scene, and fans can check out their “Hold On” video on YouTube for a look at their creativity in this area.

After their stage presentation, Jonathan and Drew will participate in a book signing for home show guests, with a number of lucky fans having the opportunity to take a photo with the brothers.

Karl Champley, Winner of Ellen's Design Challenge

Karl Champley, Winner of Ellen's Design Challenge

Australian native Karl Champley is a familiar face on the DIY Network and HGTV and has hosted more than 200 episodes of his home improvement shows “DIY To The Rescue” and “Wasted Spaces.” Karl recently WON “Ellen’s Design Challenge” on HGTV with Ellen DeGeneres and he will be back for season 2.

An award-winning Master Builder, environmental home inspector and building consultant for commercial and residential construction, Karl is a published author, has his own radio show and has been a guest on “Rachel Ray,” “Entertainment Tonight” and “Dr. Phil.”

During the Home Show on Sunday, Karl will share his expertise in maximizing space no matter the size of your home.

Jennifer Bertrand, HGTV Design Star Winner

Jennifer Bertrand, HGTV Design Star Winner

Jennifer Bertrand is best known as the winner of HGTV’s “Design Star,” drawing more than 5 million viewers to her no-nonsense, accessible approach to making positive and impactful design changes without breaking the bank. Owner of Kansas City’s Bertrand Designs, Jennifer believes “great design should make you happy and make your life easier.” Jennifer shared her contagious enthusiasm and creativity as emcee of the main stage. She also shared tips and trends in design and décor.

Tamara Day of DIY Network's Bargain Mansions

Tamara Day of DIY Network's Bargain Mansions

Kansas City native Tamara Day, owner of Growing Days and the star of “Bargain Mansions” on the DIY Network, is a purveyor of glamorous and cozy. In “Bargain Mansions,” Tamara and her crew restore neglected large homes that others are too scared to take on – bringing big beauties back to life so that new owners can move in and love them again. See Tamara on the DIY Stage on Friday and Sunday.