Perth Home Show 2016 Review

Posted 2016-03-17 by Terryfollow

Showcasing the latest kitchen, bathroom and interior decoration products, the Perth Home Show is Perth’s top building and renovation expo. On display were hundreds of styles and designs for renovating home interiors and exteriors. More than 150 leading suppliers from Western Australia gathered under one roof giving advice on renovating and building stunning properties.

About the Show

First organised in 1979, the Perth Home Show attracted more than 20,000 homeowners looking to build or renovate properties. Showcasing the latest trends and products, the event is designed for serious home builders and renovators that have high disposable incomes. It is supported by Master Builders Western Australia and the Housing Industry Association (HIA), which is the Perth Home Show’s main sponsor. The show is put on by EEA, one of Australia’s largest home show organisers and marketers. According to organisers, approximately $11.4 million in business is generated at or after the show and $5 million in immediate sales are made at the event.

Show Highlights

The Build & Design Stage showcases the latest trends in the home building and renovation industry. Leading experts also shared practical renovation and DIY ideas that will help transform properties, both inside and outside. All areas of the home were covered, from creating stunning gardens and landscaping to stylish bathroom and kitchen designs. Sessions were free to attend with addition to the Perth Home Show.

Ask an Expert

The HIA Ask an Expert area was a free opportunity to have a no obligation consultation with a leading industry professional. For 20 minutes, visitors were able to speak to a kitchen, bathroom or building design expert and discuss their home renovation ideas. The 2016 Building Design Expert was Kris Aird from Designer Homes Perth who was on hand on all four days of the show to provide free advice on a range of home design topics.


More than 150 exhibitions converged at the Perth Home Show to showcase their latest kitchen and bathroom products. There were also leading builder and renovation suppliers as well as outdoor and interior design product suppliers and experts. Visitors were able to bring along their ideas to get advice and quotes from exhibitors. Most companies at the show also provided special discounts for visitors. From cleaning products and decorative mouldings to home heating and cooling solutions, virtually every aspect of home building and renovation was covered by the exhaustive list of vendors exhibiting at the Perth Home Show.

New build and renovation products also featured at the Perth Home Show. Highlights in 2016 included HMT Natural Laminated Panels from GeoSource. These hand-crafted decorative panels are made from raw materials such as bamboo, nuts, palm, coco bark and shells, vines and other indigenous materials from the Philippines. Trex exhibited Transcend Island Mist, a new colour in the company's range of weathered timber-looking composite decking. The manufacturer also provided visitors with an opportunity see and buy its new Text Contour range, a low-maintenance composite decking option available in five realistic colours. HydroChill showcased its new all-seasons synthetic turf, while Laurastar presented its new Magic S6a home ironing system.

The 2016 Perth Home Show ran from March 4 to 7, opening daily at 10 a.m. and closing at 6 p.m. The popular show was held at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre, which is located at 21 Mounts Bay Road in the heart of Perth’s central business district.


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