HGTV's Masters of Flip
Appearance sponsored by Kichler Lighting
Kortney is the co-host and lead designer of HGTV's hit TV show, MASTERS OF FLIP. Kortney started a successful real estate team in Nashville, TN and manages to be hands on when it comes to everything she gets behind. When she's not wearing the title of Homeschooling Mom, Award Winning Realtor, or TV Show Host , Kortney loves traveling, trying new restaurants, volunteering for several charities, and throwing parties of her own. Kortney's no stranger to success but credits her biggest accomplishment as tackling motherhood and juggling life one day at a time. Kortney will be appearing Friday, February 3rd, and Saturday, February 4th.
HGTV's Income Property
Appearance sponsored by Cambria
One part savvy real estate investor, one part skilled contractor and one part accomplished entrepreneur, Scott McGillivray is a triple threat. Best known as the host of the award winning HGTV series, Income Property, McGillivray has taken home renovation television to the next level, helping cash-strapped homeowners choose their perfect investment property and renovate it to generate maximum rental income. Now in its 10th season, Income Property has helped over 140 homeowners secure their financial future. Scott will be appearing on Saturday, February 11th at 2:00 p.m.
Appearance sponsored by American Family Insurance
Founded in 1993, the kathy ireland® Worldwide brand,celebrates a lifestyle. The mission of
“...solutions." Est.1998, translate to all kiWW® collections, including: fashion, fine jewelry, intimate apparel, skincare, accessories, weddings, home, office and more. kiWW’s unique capability to design and translate fashion trends for all markets and price points allows it to develop product for a wide variety of customer tastes. Kathy and kiWW® support many non-profits including: YWCA Greater Los Angeles for which she is an Ambassador, Dream Foundation, Providence Educational Foundation, 911 for Kids/AEF, and the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Kathy was recently named an Ambassador for the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.
Kathy will be appearing Saturday, February 4th at 1:00 p.m.
Appearance sponsored by Nature Stone
Stop by Nature Stone's booth #398 to see Mixed Martial Arts Heavyweight Chamption Stipe Miocic. Stipe Miocic was born and raised in Euclid, Ohio to Croatian parents and is the current Mixed Martial Arts heavyweight Champion. Stipe played baseball, football and wrestled while at Eastlake North High School and received interest from Major League Baseball teams during his collegiate years at Cleveland State University and Trevecca Nazarene University. Stipe is 6’5’ and weighs 240 lbs.
Stipe will be signing autographs and taking pictures Sunday, February 5th from 12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.
A show favorite, Matt Fox will be returning as this year’s Main Stage emcee where he will delight show visitors with his quick wit, home improvement knowledge and special educational presentations. Fox is best known for creating and co-hosting the first and longest-running show to air on HGTV, “Room by Room,” as well as hosting and producing the public television series “Around the House with Matt and Shari.” Learn more from his website, mattandshari.com.
Stefanie started her career in a very non-culinary manner as an Assistant Prosecutor for both Lake and Geauga counties after graduating from Wittenberg University in 1997 with a Bachelor’s Degree in English and a Minor in Theater Performance. Stefanie joined the family business after attending the Pastry Arts Diploma Program at ICASI, the International Culinary Arts and Sciences Institute.
Stefanie also does free lance work as a food stylist including for Dr. Agatston creator of the South Beach Diet, Athens Foods, Ohio Magazine, Driscoll Berries, VitaMix Blenders, and the Fabulous Food Show 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 for the Food Network Stars including Guy Fieri, Martha Stewart, Paula Dean, Duff, Bobby Flay, Sandra Lee, Giada De Laurentiis, Ann Thorton and TLC’s Curtis Stone.
Stefanie was a contestant on the Food Network’s second season of Sweet Genius. Stefanie currently has a weekly radio segment on WNWV’s morning show.
ANGELO & AJ PETITTI
Angelo Petitti started landscaping to work his way through Kent State University. The demand for Angelo’s plants grew and in 1971, he opened the first Petitti Garden Center in Oakwood Village. His son AJ has been in the family business since childhood. He attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio studying marketing and finance, graduating in 1999. Currently, AJ oversees the retail operations for Petitti Garden Centers.
The Petitti’s now have a total of nine retail store locations throughout Northeast Ohio. In addition to the retail stores, the Petitti’s have a 34 acre state-of-the-art of greenhouse facility in Columbia Station, and over 1,000 acres of nurseries and farms in Madison, Ohio allowing them to grow the highest quality annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs.
Both Angelo and AJ regularly appear on local newscasts and television programs sharing gardening tips and information as well as hosting a weekly gardening show on the Fox affiliate morning newscast. Petitti’s has been awarded and named as the Independent Garden Centers Retailer of the Year, Today’s Garden Center’s Revolutionary 100 National Award and the ARTS Award for Outdoor Lifestyle Store of the Year East/Atlantic.
Note: Celebrities will greet as many guests as possible; however, due to demand and presentation schedule time constraints, everyone in line may not be able to be accommodated. Ticket admission does not guarantee a meet-and-greet, photos or autographs with celebrities.