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If you need another reason to check out this year’s BC Home + Garden Show—besides home-improvement tips, HGTV stars and cooking demos—here it is: pizza.
“Something new and cool that we’re doing this year is a pizza pop-up shop on the concourse level,” show manager Amber Beaton said.
“Basically, we’re going to be [bringing] out a bunch of pizza ovens and Canada’s top pizza chef, Giuseppe Cortinovis, will be preparing samples for everybody.”
Last year’s show welcomed just under 30,000 attendees, and this year organizers expect something in the range of 35,000. More than 300 exhibitors have been booked.
“Compared to my first year, I feel like we’ve just found our legs and we’re really getting a grip on some cool features for the show,” said Beaton, now in her second year as manager. “When I first came back, it was right after COVID, so a lot was up in the air. It’s all coming into place now.”
First-time guests include Scott McGillivray, host of HGTV Canada’s Income Property, Renovation Resort, and Scott’s Vacation House Rules, among others.
“We’ve been hearing from our attendees that he is somebody that they’d like to see, and we’ve finally been able to make it happen,” Beaton said.
McGillivray said he’ll talk about investing in real estate “and what specifically people in the area can do to take advantage of the opportunities that are here.”
“Vancouver has been a hotbed of rules and regulations and a lot of pressure on that market,” he said. “We’ve seen crazy amounts of appreciation and we’ve seen a lot of government interference with that market. It’sRead more on theprovince.com