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Marketplace Events creates vibrant expositions connecting enthusiasts with experts, products and services. We produce consumer home shows and holiday shopping shows, for details and to purchase tickets to a show in your area, visit our show calendar.

We enjoy sharing our love of all things home and garden! Everyone is welcome to gather tips--then see it all in person by attending one of our shows for even more of the latest trends in home and garden. While at our shows, you can meet and learn from celebrity designers, shop, compare and save with our trusted exhibitors.


Medal

Olympic Party Ideas

Aug 05, 2016
We’ve got a few fun suggestions for an Olympic-themed bash to help you get into the spirit of the games. Check ‘em out below and get ready to go for gold this August.
Closet

Closet Chaos: How To Create Sensible Storage Space

Jul 28, 2016
Is your closet somewhere in between a black hole and an episode of Hoarders? Find out how you can transform your cluttered chaos into sensible storage.
Desk

Home Office Space: Tips & Tricks to Stay Organized When You Work from Home

Jul 20, 2016
Find it challenging to balance work and family life when your office is at home? Check out our simple tips designed to help you spruce up your space and stay on task.
Camping Hacks

10 Life Hacks to Help You Camp Like a Pro

Jul 14, 2016
You know how they always say: work smart, not hard? The same goes for camping! Check out our favorite outdoor life hacks to make your next camping adventure a breeze!
Outdoor Entertaining

8 Garden Party Ideas that Will Give Gatsby a Run for His Money

Jul 07, 2016
Take your seasonal soiree to the next level with these festive and fun ideas. Whatever the occasion, we're sure these DIY projects will add to every celebration.
BBQ

License to Grill: 7 Burger Recipes You’ll Flip Over

Jun 23, 2016
Summer's here and you know what that means: it's grilling season! Try making these unique burgers at your next BBQ and we’re sure everyone will be clamoring to kiss the cook!
Cocktails

10 Sensational Cocktails to Sip this Summer

Jun 17, 2016
Celebrate summer with a delicious cocktail – or ten! We’ve found several must-try recipes from some of the top food bloggers out there. The only question is: which will you make first?
Fathers Day DIYs

7 DIY Gifts for the #1 Dad

Jun 03, 2016
Celebrate Dad with some fun and funky DIY presents. These sweet and simple gifts inspired by some of the best bloggers out there are sure to put a smile on his face.
Planter

DIY Planter Challenge: Gorgeous Glass

Jun 03, 2016
Before you cast your vote for our DIY Planter Contest, try making your own planter! Joanne C. shares the secret behind her alcohol ink and glass creation. Learn how to make it today!
Planter

DIY Planter Challenge: Perfect Printer

May 18, 2016
Before you cast your vote in our DIY Planter Challenge, try making your own planter. William Brown of William H. Brown Landscape Inc. showed us how to put this perfect printer planter together!
Planter

DIY Planter Challenge: Printed Pipe

May 13, 2016
Before you cast your vote in our DIY Planter Challenge, try making your own planter. This printed pipe from Birmingham's Karen A. are a snap to put together and will look great in your garden!
Planter

DIY Planter Challenge

May 11, 2016
We challenged our employees across the US and Canada to a make a fun and unique planter. Check out our creations, get some inspiration, and vote for your favorite!
Flower

6 Darling DIY Gifts Mom Will Love

May 02, 2016
Don't have a Mother's Day gift yet? We found some fabulous DIY projects from a few of the best bloggers out there. Check ‘em out and surprise mom with something homemade!
Patio Furniture

Sublime Summer Space Savers: 6 Perfect Petite Patios

Apr 29, 2016
Just because you have a small outdoor space, doesn't mean you can't make the most of it this summer. Check out our fun and fabulous outdoor decor ideas for petite patios.
Earth Day

It Is Easy Being Green: 6 Tips to Help You Reduce Your Energy Consumption

Apr 20, 2016
Celebrate Earth Day every day with these simple energy saving tips. Learn how you can easily curb your energy consumption at home so you can save some money and the planet.
CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to This Season’s Winners

Apr 19, 2016
To help show how much we appreciate and value your support, we hold a series of giveaways on several different channels every year. Congratulations to the winners of this season’s giveaways!
Ladder

4 Simple Chores to Get Your Home Ready for Spring

Apr 15, 2016
It’s important to ensure that your home is protected in the event of a storm. To spare you some headaches and a few costly repair bills, we’ve outlined our top four home maintenance items to tackle this (and every) spring.
Tools

10 IKEA Hacks To Freshen Up Your Space

Apr 08, 2016
Ready to get your DIY on? Check out our 10 favorite IKEA hacks from some of the best bloggers on the internet. You won't believe what they're able to turn these basic pieces into!
Succulents

5 Low Maintenance Houseplants

Apr 05, 2016
Not having a green thumb is nothing to be embarrassed about! We've found five simple houseplants that almost anyone can care for. Check 'em out and add some green to your space this spring.
Succulent

Expert Advice: Tips & Ideas from Your Favorite Home + Garden Celebrities

Apr 01, 2016
Getting ready to tackle a project this spring? We've got you covered - or at least our celebrities do. Check out our favorite tips from your favorite home and garden stars and get the advice you need.


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5 Reasons People Attend Home Shows

Jun 03, 2016

At Marketplace Events we pride ourselves on our ability to produce home shows that are loaded with real inspiration, fresh ideas, and expert advice -- all elements which create a winning recipe for bringing people to the show and introducing them to your business as an exhibitor.

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