Laurence Llewelyn-bowen, Alan Titchmarsh , Katie Piper - Britain's largest home inspiration event, the Ideal Home Show sponsored by Zoopla opened to the public today at Olympia London. The UK's biggest consumer home show welcomed visitors to launch the 17 day run. The ribbon cutting was held by the Ideal ambassadors: TV presenter and inspirational author Katie Piper, along with our other fabulous celebrities who include TV presenter and architect George Clarke, gadget expert Suzi Perry, food critic Gregg Wallace, interiors icon Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, and gardening favourite Alan Titchmarsh. Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis also made a special appearance. The show is set to be bigger and better than ever before with bigger brands, inspiring discussions and three stunning full-scale show homes all under one roof. Lee Newton, CEO of Ideal Home Show organisers Media 10, said, "Our award winning home show has always been at the forefront of British home trends and inspiration. We love that we are able to provide a space for people to visit and visualise different aspects of their home aspirations. Being able to interact with different products and processes in person makes it much easier for people to bring to life their dream homes." The exhibition is to feature seven dedicated sections, which include: the flagship Ideal Show Homes Ideal Home Improvements sponsored by Express Bi-folding Doors, Ideal Interiors sponsored by Thomas Sanderson, Ideal Gardenssponsored by Hydropool, Ideal Technology powered by Virgin Media, Ideal Food & Housewares sponsored by Thirst Pockets, as well as Ideal Shopping and Ideal Fashion & Beauty, this year's Ideal Home Show is set to be bigger and better than ever before. Ideal Show Homes - The centrepiece of this year's show is a series of Show Homes built in Olympia London for visitors to explore, including: o The Time Saving House sponsored by Barclays o A Traditionally British Home sponsored by Thomas Sanderson o The Arc by Green Unit sponsored by Thermoprotect o The virt at Olympia London - London, United Kingdom - Friday 18th March 2016
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