The PRWIRE Press Releases https:// 2020-03-04T06:13:49Z Exhibitions and Events Australia's continued support towards bushfire and drought affected communities 2020-03-04T06:13:49Z exhibitions-and-events-australias-continued-support-towards-bushfire-and-drought-affected-communities The team at Exhibitions and Events Australia are committed to assisting those affected by the recent bushfire crisis and ongoing drought. This will be a long and difficult journey for these communities to rebuild and get back on their feet and EEA are doing everything in their power to provide continuous support. On Friday 10th January 2020, EEA made a donation of $100,000 towards bushfire relief. $50,000 was donated to WWF Australia and $50,000 was donated to the Vinnies Bushfire Appeal.In a further effort to assist the affected communities, EEA offered a limited number of free spaces for businesses directly impacted by these disasters to exhibit at the Sydney MindBodySpirit Festival. This event will be held at the International Convention Centre in Darling Harbour from Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th March. EEA received an outpour of support for this initiative, with poignant and heartbreaking nominations coming in for affected businesses and communities across NSW. It was incredibly moving to hear stories of people opening up their homes and lives to offer support and free services whilst their own businesses were struggling to stay afloat. EEA presents The Bushfire & Drought Community Hub. This section of Sydney’s MindBodySpirit Festival will showcase businesses and community initiatives from a range of industries from affected areas. This allows those communities to receive some much-needed trade and showcase that their towns are ready for visitors again. Bringing these businesses to Sydney means that they will be engaging with a large audience; the Sydney MindBodySpirit Festival attracts around 19,000 visitors over the four days of trade.The Bushfire & Drought Community Hub will also be coming to Melbourne's events later in the year. This will help support to the Victorian communities affected by bushfire and drought, particularly the region of East Gippsland.- ENDS - For all media enquiries, interviews, images, media passes and promotions, please contact:Alana Hawthorne - Marketing Manager03 9276 5539 | alanahawthorne@eea.net.au Exhibitions and Events Australia's continued support towards bushfire and drought affected communities 2020-03-04T06:10:24Z mindbodyspirit-festival-gives-back-supporting-bushfire-and-drought-affected-businesses The team at Exhibitions and Events Australia are committed to assisting those affected by the recent bushfire crisis and ongoing drought. This will be a long and difficult journey for these communities to rebuild and get back on their feet and EEA are doing everything in their power to provide continuous support. On Friday 10th January 2020, EEA made a donation of $100,000 towards bushfire relief. $50,000 was donated to WWF Australia and $50,000 was donated to the Vinnies Bushfire Appeal. In a further effort to assist the affected communities, EEA offered a limited number of free spaces for businesses directly impacted by these disasters to exhibit at the Sydney MindBodySpirit Festival. This event will be held at the International Convention Centre in Darling Harbour from Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th March.  EEA received an outpour of support for this initiative, with poignant and heartbreaking nominations coming in for affected businesses and communities across NSW. It was incredibly moving to hear stories of people opening up their homes and lives to offer support and free services whilst their own businesses were struggling to stay afloat.  EEA presents The Bushfire & Drought Community Hub. This section of Sydney’s MindBodySpirit Festival will showcase businesses and community initiatives from a range of industries from affected areas. This allows those communities to receive some much-needed trade and showcase that their towns are ready for visitors again. Bringing these businesses to Sydney means that they will be engaging with a large audience; the Sydney MindBodySpirit Festival attracts around 19,000 visitors over the four days of trade. The Bushfire & Drought Community Hub will also be coming to Melbourne's events later in the year. This will help support to the Victorian communities affected by bushfire and drought, particularly the region of East Gippsland. - ENDS - For all media enquiries, interviews, images, media passes and promotions, please contact: Alana Hawthorne - Marketing Manager 03 9276 5539 | alanahawthorne@eea.net.au Get ready to harness your inner goddess, celebrate yourself, expand your mind and energize your spirit at the MindBodySpirit Festival 2020-03-04T06:05:48Z get-ready-to-harness-your-inner-goddess-celebrate-yourself-expand-your-mind-and-energize-your-spirit-at-the-mindbodyspirit-festival The MindBodySpirit Festival celebrates self-love, advances in holistic health, spiritual awakenings and more with over 19,000 Sydneysiders looking for a healthier, more mindful lifestyle. The party starts from Thursday 12 to Sunday 15 March, held at iconic Darling Harbour in the state-of-the-art International Convention Centre! The event, which is free to attend, will bring together the very best of organics, natural skincare, complementary medicine, holistic therapies, new-age spirituality and personal growth. The 2020 Seminar and Workshop Series features an inspiring line-up full of guest speakers and facilitators who will share their expertise on self-development, spiritual matters, health and nutrition. Special guests include sexologist Dr Nikki Goldstein, modern witch Tamara Von Forslun, life coach Georgia Bamber and yoga workshops with Adette Kagan and Claire Cuneen. Find mesmerising performances and interactive and spiritual entertainment at the Main Stage each day including Native American Indian Red Horse, Lyra performance by The Porcelain Phoenix, special painting and dance performed by Nic Palmer, Tibetan healing sounds with Lama Tendar and singing meditation with Rukmini. For those looking to relax, unwind and take a break, the Meditation Room by Brahma Kumaris will feature free 30 minutes guided classes. Or for those looking to delve into their future or reflect on the past, nationally renowned psychics can be found in the Psychic Reading Room, featuring over 50 of Australia’s most talented readers. Exclusive to our Sydney Festival, experience the magic of sound in our immersive Sound Bath Sessions. Nestled underneath a Native-American Tipi, let the team from Singbowl guide you through a 10-minute transformative sound experience. Health foodies can take a juicing masterclass, learn to combat a fatty liver or understand nutritious and non-toxic meal preparation – all at the Soul Kitchen Cooking Stage! Hear from leading experts including holistic Health Coach Desiree Taylor, Nutritional Medicine master Kathy Ashton and Instagram sensation and author Sally O’Neil, aka The Fit Foodie! Sally will also be discussing her experience with orthorexia at the Seminar and Workshop Series. It’s an exciting day out, filled with shopping, new experiences, entertainment, learning and expert advice. We all want to live a healthier more wholesome life and the Festival is a great way to discover how. Held annually since 1989, the MindBodySpirit Festivals are Australia’s longest running and most respected wellbeing events, attracting over 91,000 visitors nationwide. The 2020 Festival will be held at the International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour. Doors open 10am daily. - ENDS - For all media enquiries, interviews, images, media passes and promotions, please contact: Alana Hawthorne - Marketing Manager 03 9276 5539 | alanahawthorne@eea.net.au Starting a renovation or home improvement project? The Sydney HIA Home Show is the place for you! 2020-02-27T03:28:41Z starting-a-renovation-or-home-improvement-project-the-sydney-hia-home-show-is-the-place-for-you Starting a renovation or home improvement project? The Sydney HIA Home Show is the place for you!   Sydney’s largest home improvement, renovation and building expo is back again in 2020! The Sydney HIA Home Show will be returning to the International Convention Centre Sydney in Darling Harbour from the 13th – 15th March, 2020.   The Sydney HIA Home Show is gigantic and packed to the rafters with the best products and new releases from around the world. You’ll meet over 200 of Australia’s premier suppliers all under one roof, ranging from kitchens, bathrooms, interiors, outdoor living, smart home automations and so much more.   Tickets to the Sydney HIA Home Show are now FREE! All you need to do is register your details online at sydneyhomeshow.com.au and you’ll get sent an email with your tickets.   Expect to see some big-name exhibitors at the show, including Colorbond Steel, Bora, Harvey Norman, Reece Bathrooms, Domayne, Jetmaster Fireplaces, Stratco, Tesla and many more.   Get inspired at the HIA Home Show and inspect a 2 bedroom house that has been built by today’s youth! Provident Project Management – The House That Youth Built is an exciting new feature/initiative at the 2020 Sydney HIA Home Show. Provident Project Management are working with staff and students from TAFE NSW and Western Sydney University to design & build the house, and have also partnered with PBS Building, the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation, various design consultants, Exhibitions & Events Australia (organisers of the Home Shows) and McGrath Partners. The finished property will be auctioned off live at the HIA Home Show at 3pm on the Sunday by Chief Auctioneer of McGrath Estate Agents; Scott Kennedy Green, also recognised as one of Australia’s finest auctioneers, and auctioneer on the hit television series The Block. Proceeds raised will go to purchase vital signs monitors for the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation.   Take a stroll along the Street of Houses and immerse yourself in some of Australia’s best small and tiny homes. The area will be landscaped to recreate a real-life street. Visitors will have space to explore, learn about tiny homes and get to speak to experts face to face about their products.   HIA Ask an Expert is back again for you to get exclusive access to some of Australia’s top building experts. HIA are offering FREE 20-minute consultations with their experts, simply bring along your plans and designs for personalised advice. Visitors will be able to book in with a builder, bathroom expert, kitchen expert and architect at the Show!   Head on over to the Renovate, Design + Inspire Stage to hear from a range of experts and special guests, including Jamie Durie and Kyal & Kara from The Block! Learn about a wide range of topics, from kitchens and bathrooms, sustainable design, smart home automation, interior styling and more!   Take advantage of the exhibitors’ exclusive specials and discounts only available at the Sydney HIA Home Show. You can download the eShowbag prior to the show to plan ahead and access thousands of dollars’ worth of savings!   By attending you can enter to WIN some incredible prizes, including a washer and dryer, delivered and installed from Speed Queen, valued at $4,790, and one of three $1,000 Visa gift cards, supplied by Natural Gas.   The Sydney HIA Home Show is Sydney’s largest building and home improvement consumer expo - don’t miss this chance to see everything for your home under one roof in one weekend!   - ENDS –  For all media enquiries, interviews, images, media passes and promotions, please contact: Laura White – Marketing Manager 03 9276 5531 | laurawhite@eea.net.au Harness your inner goddess, celebrate yourself, expand your mind and energize your spirit at Australia’s largest health, wellbeing and spiritual event. 2020-02-25T07:44:29Z harness-your-inner-goddess-celebrate-yourself-expand-your-mind-and-energize-your-spirit-at-australias-largest-health-wellbeing-and-spiritual-event Home improvement enthusiasts rejoice, The Brisbane Home Show returns in February! 2020-02-20T03:44:14Z home-improvement-enthusiasts-rejoice-the-brisbane-home-show-returns-in-february Starting a renovation or home improvement project? The Brisbane Home Show is the place for you! Tens of thousands of Brisbane and Queensland homeowners and renovators are set to flock to the Brisbane Home Show later this month. Returning to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from Friday 28th February to Sunday 1st March, with over 200 exhibitors, expect the latest and greatest in home-improvement and renovation products and services.  The popular Eco Town feature will be back again for a second year at The Brisbane Home Show. Visitors to the Eco Town zone can learn about how to live a more environmentally friendly lifestyle. There will be a broad range of industry experts from kitchen accessories to composting and local council to beekeeping. Eco Town Ambassador Wombat (Clint Price) from The Block 2017 will be available to assist visitors in making choices to live a more sustainable lifestyle.  Get First Home Ready is a brand new interactive and educational series focussing on equipping first home buyers with all the essential information they need. On Saturday 29th February the Seminar Stage will transform into a hub of learning for first home buyers, with sessions covering a range of topics such as preparing for a home loan and the pitfalls to watch out for when buying your first home. Tess and Luke from 2019’s The Block will be there to talk through their experience of buying their first home.  Be inspired in the kitchen at the Stocks Appliances – SMEG Cooking Stage! Chef Judy Keays will be demonstrating a range of tantalising recipes while highlighting the benefits of cooking with SMEG appliances. Judy will be sharing tips on how to care for and maintain your kitchen appliances. For those considering a bathroom or kitchen renovation, the KBDi Ask an Expert Zone is a must, offering FREE 20-minute consultations with a KBDi professional. Visitors can bring their plans and design ideas for a personalised consultation with an industry expert. The Brisbane Home Show offers to opportunity to discover new brands and products, with exclusive specials and prizes only available at The Show. A few exhibitor highlights include Bluescope Steel, Brisbane Spa Super Centre, Domayne, Jetmaster Fireplaces, Kitchen Connection and many more! The Brisbane Home Show is Brisbane’s favourite building and home improvement event - don’t miss this chance to see everything for your home under one roof in one weekend. - ENDS -  MindBodySpirit Festival returns to Brisbane 2020-02-12T04:03:03Z mindbodyspirit-festival-returns-to-brisbane Australia’s largest health, wellbeing, spiritual and natural therapy event returns to Brisbane in February and March for three amazing days! The first MindBodySpirit Festival of 2020 is set to welcome over 14,000 Brisbanites. From Friday February 28 to Sunday March 1, the local community can discover, educate and stimulate their senses in search of a more holistic lifestyle for free! The Festival will bring together the very best of speakers and performers, holistic products, shopping, health and skincare, therapies, meditation, psychic readers, personal growth, workshops, seminars and more. The Seminar series, interactive Workshops and Speaker’s Lounge will feature an inspiring line-up of more than 50 guest speakers and presenters who will share their International and Australian expertise on self-development, spiritual connections, health, nutrition and more. Special guest speakers include Olympic star and owner of Happy Health You; Lisa Curry, renowned psychic mediums Jason McDonald and Scott Alexander King, nutritionist Katherine Maslen and VIP Wildlife’s Lester Trenkamp! On the Performance Stage, visitors will be treated to musical journeys, interactive bellydancing, psychic mediumship and more. Headlined by Sound Healing meditation with Katie Underwood, Steps Dance Academy, Lou Van Stone’s Sound Healing Journey and more are sure to leave a lasting impression. For those looking to relax, unwind and take a break, the Meditation Room will feature free guided sessions. For those looking to delve into their future or reflect on the past, nationally renowned psychics can be found in the Psychic Reading Room, featuring over 50 of Australia’s most talented readers. If that wasn’t enough, the Soul Kitchen will also satisfy the health conscious with a range of demonstrations from experts, covering a range of raw, vegan, nutritious and intolerance conscious discussions and recipes. Find founders of Wellness In Real Life, Alicia and Bree with their passion for healthy food and good nutrition, plus nutritional medicine practitioner Kathy Ashton with foods that prevent inflammation and boost gut health. It’s a fun day out, filled with new experiences, entertainment, learning and expert advice. We all want to live a healthy, holistic and wholesome life and the Brisbane MindBodySpirit Festival is the best place to find it! Held annually since 1989, the MindBodySpirit Festivals are Australia’s longest running and most respected wellbeing events, attracting over 90,000 visitors nationwide. The 2020 Festival will be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. Doors open 9am daily. - ENDS - Melbourne, don't miss the final MindBodySpirit Festival of the year! 2019-10-29T23:36:02Z melbourne-dont-miss-the-final-mindbodyspirit-festival-of-the-year Australia’s largest health, wellbeing, spiritual and natural therapy event is celebrating 30 years of sharing love & light this year! The Melbourne MindBodySpirit Festival, a FREE event, is celebrating the final stop on its 30th birthday tour for the year on Friday 22 to Sunday 24 November. Across three fabulous days, the MindBodySpirit Festival is set to enrich the lifestyles of over 14,000 Melbournians looking to become healthier and happier. The event, which is free to attend, will bring together the very best of organics, natural skincare, complementary medicine, holistic therapies, new-age spirituality and personal growth. The 2019 Seminar & Workshop Series will feature an inspiring line-up of more than 30 guest facilitators who will share their International and Australian expertise on self-development, spiritual matters, health and nutrition. Special guests include naturopath, nutritionist and author Katherine Maslen, professional hula hooper Donna Sparx, Medical & Executive Director of the Australian Women’s Health Advisory Service Dr Sandra Cabot and yoga workshops with Claire Cunneeen and Lee Harold. Find mesmerising performances and interactive and spiritual entertainment at the Main Stage each day. Featuring special International guest Helen Parry Jones - one of the UK’s most renown Clairvoyant Mediums and Medical Intuitive Spiritual Healers, Sound Meditation with Katie Underwood and Totem Spirit Animal Readings by Scott Alexander King. For those looking to relax, unwind and take a break, the Meditation Room by Brahma Kumaris will feature free guided classes. Or for those looking to delve into their future or reflect on the past, nationally renowned psychics can be found in the Psychic Reading Room, featuring over 50 of Australia’s most talented readers. Health foodies can learn to cook for their body type, how to detox, destress & recharge or understand the magic of spices - all at the Soul Kitchen Cooking Stage! Hear from leading experts including Nutritional Medicine master Kathy Ashton and Holistic Health and Mindset Specialists Penelope Jayne and Sean Beveridge of Global Recharge!It’s an exciting day out, filled with shopping, new experiences, entertainment, learning and expert advice. We all want to live a healthier more wholesome life and the Festival is a great way to discover how. Held annually since 1989, the MindBodySpirit Festivals are Australia’s longest running and most respected wellbeing events, attracting over 91,000 visitors nationwide. The 2019 Festival will be held at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Doors open 10am daily. Tickets are FREE online at mbsfestival.com.au, and are available at the door on the day. - ENDS - For all media enquiries, interviews, images, media passes and promotions, please contact:Alana Hawthorne - Marketing Manager03 9276 5539 | alanahawthorne@eea.net.au Don't miss the final Sydney Home Show of the year! 2019-10-14T00:19:29Z don-t-miss-the-final-sydney-home-show-of-the-year Tens of thousands of Sydney home owners, renovators and local trade are set to flock to the Sydney Home Show this October, returning to the International Convention Centre Sydney, Darling Harbour.  Held over three days from Friday 18 - Sunday 20 October, over 180 exhibitors will showcase the latest products for kitchens, bathrooms, interiors, outdoor living, smart home automation and more.  A few stand/exhibitor highlights include: Harvey Norman, with a huge showcase of furniture, bedding and an outdoor living showcase taking up an impressive 144 square metre space! You’ll also find other big brands such as Hafele Home, Tucker BBQ’s, Domayne, Jetmaster Fireplaces, Samsung Digital Door Locks, BORA, Alinta Energy, Vergola and more!  Visitors can get inspiration for their renovation and landscaping project at the Green Living & Design Seminar Stage, sponsored by Myard.  Myard is a a passionate and innovative family owned landscaping company that began its journey in 1991. Hear all the best tips, tricks, trends and advice about landscaping and elevating your outdoor areas with informative talks from Myard. The schedule is jam packed with leading industry experts including celebrity interior designers James Treble from 9GEM Open Homes and Fiona Parry-Jones from Foxtel’s Love it or List it. They’ll be giving you the best tips, tricks and secrets from their incredible careers that take them all over Australia.  Also on stage you’ll also find House Rules season 7 favourites Katie & Alex from NSW, and Pete & Courtney from VIC. Drop into a topic focused talk from the couples about renovating on a budget, or stop by when we tackle a Q&A live on stage! Darren Palmer from The Block will be on stage on Saturday talking all things Clever Kitchen Storage, as a brand ambassador for Hafele Home.  He will also be on the Hafele stand throughout the Saturday for meet and greets!  Visitors can also drop by the Designer Furniture Showcase, featuring unique, local and modern pieces from some of the best in the business offering inspiration for every aesthetic and room in the house! The Sydney Home Show has a brand new feature this year; as we bring you the Connected Living,  AI Smart Home Hub. Find a range of specialists in the smart home automation industry ready to help you with all your smart home, smart secuirty and smart entertainment needs! You’ll also find a seminar stage here with hourly talks from the experts, allowing for your questions right after! For visitors seeking expert advice for their projects, the KBDi Ask an Expert area will feature free 20-minute consultations with Kitchen and Bathroom designers. Make an appointment at the Show. Walk-ins only. The Home Show is a great place to start your renovation or home improvement project. Getting around the Show in 2019 is easy - the comprehensive Show website features a full list of exclusive savings and prizes, a searchable exhibitor list, stage timetables and a Home Ideas Hub blog to help visitors get the best out of their projects. Find exciting new products from companies including Highgrove Bathrooms, Samsung, Bobbio, NexGen Decking, iHeath Saunas, Australian Outdoor Living and more!  The Sydney Home Show is Sydney’s favourite building and home improvement event - don’t miss this chance to see everything for your home under one roof in one weekend..  Find out more at sydneyhomeshow.com.au.  - ENDS - For all media enquiries, interviews, images, media passes and promotions, please contact: Laura White - Marketing Manager 03 9276 5531 | laurawhite@eea.net.au MindBodySpirit Festival returns to Sydney in October 2019-09-11T05:49:15Z mindbodyspirit-festival-returns-to-sydney-in-october The MindBodySpirit Festival is continuing to celebrate 30 years of self-love, advances in holistic health, spiritual awakenings and more with over 19,000 Sydney-siders looking for a healthier, more mindful lifestyle. The party starts Thursday 17 to Sunday 20 October in the iconic Darling Harbour’s state-of-the-art International Convention Centre! The event, which is free to attend, will bring together the very best of organics, natural skincare, complementary medicine, holistic therapies, new-age spirituality and personal growth. The 2019 Seminar & Workshop Series will feature an inspiring line-up of more than 60 guest facilitators who will share their International and Australian expertise on self-development, spiritual matters, health and nutrition. Special guests include clairvoyant, medium and spiritual healer Helen Parry Jones, psychic medium Jason McDonald, naturopath and author Katherine Maslen and yoga workshops with Adette Kagan and Claire Cunneen. Find mesmerising performances and interactive and spiritual entertainment at the Performance Stage each day including celebrity spiritual medium Natalee Flinn and Animal Spirit Mystic Scott Alexander King, a sound healing journey with Lou Van Stone and bellydancing from Sophie Alize and Seda Star. For those looking to relax, unwind and take a break, the Meditation Room by Brahma Kumaris will feature free guided classes. Or for those looking to delve into their future or reflect on the past, nationally renowned psychics can be found in the Psychic Reading Room, featuring over 50 of Australia’s most talented readers. Health foodies can take a juicing masterclass, learn to combat a fatty liver or understand how to quit dairy - all at the Soul Kitchen Cooking Stage! Hear from leading experts including Health Coach Kris Goetz, Nutritional Medicine master Kathy Ashton and renowned health and medical expert Dr Sandra Cabot! It’s an exciting day out, filled with shopping, new experiences, entertainment, learning and expert advice. We all want to live a healthier and more wholesome life and the Festival is a great way to discover how. Held annually since 1989, the MindBodySpirit Festivals are Australia’s longest running and most respected wellbeing events, attracting over 91,000 visitors nationwide. The 2019 Festival will be held at International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour. Doors open 10am daily. Tickets (valued at $20) are FREE by registering online at mbsfestival.com.au. Renovate with confidence at the 2019 Perth Home Show! 2019-07-23T01:17:04Z renovate-with-confidence-at-the-2019-perth-home-show Over ten thousand Perth home owners, renovators and local trade are set to flock to the Perth Home Show when it opens for inspection this August at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. Now FREE to attend, the Perth Home Show will be held over three days from Friday 9 - Sunday 11 August.  Visitors will be spoilt for choice with over 120 exhibitors, showcasing the latest products for kitchens, bathrooms, interiors, outdoor living and smart home automation. Quality brands will fill the Show floor including, Siemens, Stratco, Granite Transformations, Australian Outdoor Living and Carpet Call to name a few! Homeowners can clarify their renovation direction at the Colour Your World Stage. Industry experts will showcase the latest ideas in interior design, bathrooms, planning, outdoors and much more. “The Perth Home Show makes updating the home easy,” Exhibition Director, Shane Kenealy says. “It’s a unique opportunity for homeowners and trade to source the latest products and services for their   project, all under the one roof”, Kenealy explains. For visitors looking to make a splash in their kitchen or bathroom, the KBDi Kitchen and Bathroom Advice Centre will feature free 20-minute consultations with leading kitchen and bathroom designers. Make an appointment online or at the Show. The 2019 Show also sees the inclusion of the SIEMENS Cooking Stage hosted by MasterChef contestant Josh Catalano, who will be preparing a range of fresh meals including quality seafood dishes. Getting to the Show couldn’t be easier. The Perth Home Show is located at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, in the heart of Perth’s central business district, conveniently within walking distance of public transport. Tickets are FREE, register online at perthhomeshow.com.au.  Helping thousands of Victorians with their home building and renovation projects. 2019-07-16T06:31:28Z helping-thousands-of-victorians-with-their-home-building-and-renovation-projects Australia’s longest running building and renovation event, The Melbourne Home Show, is set to inspire and assist thousands of Victorian homeowners, builders, renovators and local trade over three days from 16 - 18 August at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre, South Wharf. With over 250 leading brands under one roof, The Melbourne Home Show will be packed to the rafters with the latest building products, kitchens and cabinetry, bathroom fixtures and fittings, heating and cooling, interior and outdoor solutions, free seminars and expert advice! Visitors will be inspired to ‘live a little’ as they take a walk down the inaugural Tiny Houses Expo, where the latest compact and tiny homes will be on display. Whether you’re on the hunt for a cost-effective new home, looking to reduce your carbon footprint, tight on space or simply on the search for a simpler life, a stroll through the Tiny House Expo is sure to inspire. For those looking for outdoor inspiration, a visit to the Open Garden designed by Full Potential Landscapes and FormBoss, is a must. With a theme of Australian Made and Built to Last, the garden display is energy efficient, water conscious, spacious and smart. With flowing lines, this practical and functional design adheres to Australian climates and conditions and will showcase just how you can utilise Australia’s best in your backyard. Visitors can also learn to bring their bathroom to life or create their dream cooks kitchen with a FREE 20-minute design consultation with one of the Kitchen & Bathroom Designers Institute’s very best designers at the KBDi Ask an Expert hub. Visitors are encouraged to bring their plans and design ideas for a personalised consultation with the experts. Pre-bookings can be made online and walk-ups are welcome. Find new products, great savings and the biggest names in renovating and building including Australian Outdoor Living, Bora, BlockOut Blinds, Clover Kitchens, European Kitchen Group, Melbourne Polytechnic, Mondella, NextGEN Decking, Spa World, Stratco, Tesla, Vergola, Victoria Government and more. Discount tickets are available to purchase online at melbournehomeshow.com.au. Kids under 14 are free. - ENDS - For all media enquiries, interviews, images, media passes and promotions, please contact: Alana Hawthorne - Marketing Manager 03 9276 5539 | alanahawthorne@eea.net.au Harness your inner goddess, celebrate yourself, expand your mind and energise your spirit at Australia’s largest health, wellbeing and spiritual event. 2019-05-24T04:51:37Z harness-your-inner-goddess-celebrate-yourself-expand-your-mind-and-energise-your-spirit-at-australia-s-largest-health-wellbeing-and-spiritual-event The Melbourne MindBodySpirit Festival, a FREE event, is also celebrating its birthday this Queen’s birthday long weekend from Friday 7 to Monday 10 June. We’re turning 30 and we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate! Across four fabulous days, the MindBodySpirit Festival is set to enrich the lifestyles of over 25,000 Melburnians looking to become healthier and happier. The event, which is free to attend, will bring together the very best of organics, natural skincare, complementary medicine, holistic therapies, new-age spirituality and personal growth.  The 2019 Seminar & Workshop Series will feature an inspiring line-up of more than 60 guest facilitators who will share their International and Australian expertise on self-development, spiritual matters, health and nutrition. Special guests include self directed healing practitioner Claire Besley, award winning psychic medium Rene Barics, Childosophy practitioner Dr Maxine Therese and yoga workshops with Varsha Sutrave, Daniel Cuming & Active Yoga Sanctuary. Find mesmerising performances and interactive and spiritual entertainment at the Performance Stage each day including celebrity spiritual mediums Natalee Finn & Florence King, sound healing journey with Lou Van Stone and Anne Ridgeway, and Native American Mescalero Apache Red Horse. For those looking to relax, unwind and take a break, the Meditation Room by Brahma Kumaris will feature free guided classes. Or for those looking to delve into their future or reflect on the past, nationally renowned psychics can be found in the Psychic Reading Room, featuring over 50 of Australia’s most talented readers. Health foodies can learn to cook for their body type, how to combat a fatty liver or understand detoxing with whole foods - all at the Soul Kitchen Cooking Stage! Hear from leading experts including holistic Health Coach Desiree Taylor, Nutritional Medicine master Kathy Ashton and Holistic Health and Mindset Specialists Penelope Jayne and Sean Beveridge of Global Recharge! It’s an exciting day out, filled with shopping, new experiences, entertainment, learning and expert advice. We all want to live a healthier more wholesome life and the Festival is a great way to discover how. Held annually since 1989, the MindBodySpirit Festivals are Australia’s longest running and most respected wellbeing events, attracting over 91,000 visitors nationwide. The 2019 Festival will be held at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Doors open 10am daily.  Tickets (valued at $20) are FREE by registering online at mbsfestival.com.au. - ENDS -  Smart Home Automation at the 2019 Melbourne HIA Home Show 2019-04-30T03:55:03Z smart-home-automation-at-the-2019-melbourne-hia-home-show Thousands of Melbourne home owners, renovators and local trade are set to flock to the Melbourne HIA Home Show this May at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre, South Wharf.  Held over four days from Thursday 2 - Sunday 5 May, over 270 exhibitors will showcase the latest products for kitchens, bathrooms, interiors and outdoor living.  Whether you’re looking for lighting, intelligent security, smart toilets or fully automated connected living, the Smart Home Hub at the Home Show is a must-see for all home automation enthusiasts. Featuring a variety of home automation product and service providers, the Smart Home Hub will centre around a seminar stage offering educational presentations on the technology of today and tomorrow, and factors you should consider when making your smart home technology investment.  The Kitchen, Cook & Design Theatre will bring together the best kitchen designers and chefs to help you turn your dream kitchen into a reality. Whether small or large, the kitchen is the hub of any home. It needs form and functionality paired with timeless design, finished off with energy efficient and smart appliances.  For visitors seeking expert advice, the HIA Ask an Expert Hub will offer free 20-minute consultations with leading experts in home building, design, kitchens and bathrooms. Visitors can also bring their plans and design ideas for a personalised consultation with the experts. Pre-bookings can be made online.  The Melbourne Home Show, proudly supported by the Housing Industry Association (HIA) is set to be a popular destination for renovators and builders looking to find expert advice, new products, Show specials and inspiration all under one roof.  Getting around the Show in 2019 is easy thanks to the comprehensive Show website, featuring an exhibitor list, seminar timetables, new products, exclusive savings, prizes to be won and more. The HIA Home Show is Australia’s leading and most trusted building and home improvement event and a great day out for the whole family.  Tickets available to purchase at the door or online at melbournehomeshow.com.au. Entry for kids under 14 and members of the trade are FREE. Meet Wombat, the Ambassador for the Eco Town feature at the Perth HIA Home Show! 2019-03-13T03:22:30Z meet-wombat-the-ambassador-for-the-eco-town-feature-at-the-perth-hia-home-show The Perth Home Show will be returning to the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre from Friday 29 - Sunday 31 March 2019. Proudly supported by the HIA, the Home Show continues to be the premier destination for West Australian homeowners and trade who are looking for the latest in building and renovation products, with exciting exhibitors showcasing the latest products and trends for kitchens, bathrooms, interiors and sustainable living.  The 2019 Perth HIA Home Show is excited to present Eco Town, an interactive and educational feature focusing on sustainability and making homes more eco-friendly! Eco Town will be solar powered with thanks to OneTide. Residents within Eco Town will include Tiny Homes Perth (who will be bringing in a fully functional Tiny Home), Strawbale Housing Strawtegic Concepts, New Earth Living and Perth Aquaponics. The City of Gosnells will be showcasing their Switch Your Thinking initiative and the Tesla Owners Club of WA will be bringing in some privately owned Teslas! Visitors can walk through this feature as our residents share their expert tips on how you can make your home more eco-friendly. They can even stop by the Solar Tree Charging Stations from Specialised Solutions and charge their phone! The brand ambassador for Eco Town will be Clint Price, who is more famously known as Wombat from The Block. Whether you’re building, renovating or redecorating, you can visit the Colour Your World Seminar Series for inspiration and ideas. Transform your home with tips, trends and advice including landscape design for the WA climate, where to start with your interior design project and moving to a more sustainable lifestyle. The popular NEFF Cooking Stage will inspire clever cooking with MasterChef contestant Josh Catalano demonstrating a range of tantalising recipes, focusing on simple, yet creative meal preparations.  For the renovation rookie or design novice, the HIA Ask an Expert feature will offer FREE 20-minute consultations with a HIA professional. Visitors can bring their plans and design ideas for a free consultation with an expert.  Find new products, great savings and the biggest names in renovating and building including NEFF, Escea, CurtainWorld, Flexi Home Offices & Wardrobes and many more! The HIA Home Show is Perth’s longest running and most trusted building and home improvement event, and a great day out for the whole family.  Register for FREE tickets online at perthhomeshow.com.au.  KEY EVENT FACTSDates: Friday 29 - Sunday 31 March 2019 Times: Open 10am - 5pm daily Tickets: FREE online registrations *Kids under 14 do not need a ticket. perthhomeshow.com.au For all media enquiries, interviews, images, media passes and promotions, please contact: Samantha Todd - Marketing Manager Exhibitions and Events Australia  03 9276 5539 |samanthatodd@eea.net.au