#LoveWhereYouLive | March 13-15, 2020 Kansas City Convention Center | Bartle Hall
Find Inspiration for Spring Projects | March 13-15, 2020 Kansas City Convention Center | Bartle Hall
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2020 Celebrity Speakers

Bobby Berk

Bobby Berk

Member of the “Fab 5” in Netflix’s Queer Eye

Fans won’t want to miss Bobby Berk on the Main Stage on Sunday, March 15 at 11:30 a.m. as he offers design advice. Berk brings a unique and modern point of view to the design industry that reflects a stylish and youthful spirit that perfectly fits any lifestyle. In addition to Queer Eye, Berk has also appeared as a design expert on numerous TV networks including HGTV, Bravo, NBC and CBS.

Click here to hear a message from Bobby about coming to the show!

Tamara Day

Tamara Day

Host of HGTV's Bargain Mansions

KC’s very own TV celebrity designer Tamara Day will be headlining the 2020 show on Saturday, March 14 at 2:00 p.m. Presenting on the Main Stage, Day will highlight some of the local vendors she often works with when remodeling homes for HGTV’s Bargain Mansions.

Afterward, she will meet fans and answer their questions on the show floor. Some of the vendors she utilizes will also be on site to meet with attendees regarding their home improvement projects.

Jen Bertrand

Jen Bertrand

Designer on Lifetime's Military Makeover

Best known as the winner of HGTV’s “Design Star,” KC native Jennifer Bertrand drew 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.” You may have recently seen Jennifer on the Lifetime TV show “Military Makeover.”

Jen will offer design tips on the main stage on Sunday, March 15 at 10:30 a.m.

Jasper Mirabile Jr.

Jasper Mirabile Jr.

Jasper's Italian Restaurant

Learn from the best at the show! Jasper Mirabile Jr., an acclaimed chef, cookbook author, radio show host, columnist and locavore/sustainable food advocate, is at the helm of his late father’s celebrated restaurant. Don’t miss Jasper on the Price Chopper cooking stage on Saturday, March 14 at 1:00 p.m.

Full Main Stage Schedule

Saturday, March 14

10:30 a.m. — Get tips and tricks for recovering the furniture in your home from Laura Rowzee with Rowzee Upholstery, Slipcovers and Fabric

11:30 a.m. — Home decor tips from Chrysy & Jeff Huff of RE/KC Furnishings Co.

12:00 p.m. — Don’t have a green thumb? Paradise Garden Club can help make your home green again!

1:00 p.m. —  What You Need to Know When Considering a Brand New Home from KC Home Builders Association

1:30 p.m. — VCP has helped more than 8,000 local veterans. Learn how you can help too from Brandonn Mixon, Veterans Community Project

2:00 p.m. — Local Vendors Tamara Day Uses and You Can Too, Tamara Day star of HGTV’s Bargain Mansions

3:00 p.m. —  How to Find Architectural Salvage Gems, Jen Blecha, local picker and owner of The Warehouse

 

Sunday, March 15

10:30 a.m. — Design with Style by Jennifer Bertrand, JB Designs and designer on Military Makeover

11:30 a.m. — Bobby Berk, Designer from Netflix’s hit series Queer Eye 

12:30 p.m. — Home decor tips from Chrysy & Jeff Huff of RE/KC Furnishings Co.

1:00 p.m. — Get tips and tricks for recovering the furniture in your home from Laura Rowzee with Rowzee Upholstery, Slipcovers and Fabric

2:00 p.m. — How to Find Architectural Salvage Gems, Jen Blecha, local picker and owner of The Warehouse

3:00 p.m. —  KC MADE competition winners announced

3:30 p.m. — Advice on Growing Flowers in KC by Sara Antin of GardenStyle

 

 

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