Tips for Visitors
The Home Guide / Wednesday, 23 November 2016 / Categories: News, Wellington Show, Wairarapa Show

Tips for Visitors

Tips to make your visit a success

Home & Interiors will offer a wealth of fun and fabulous exhibits and features you won’t find anywhere else. It will showcase ideas for your home and garden and offer an opportunity to save money on almost any project.

You can see, feel and listen to the products you are considering and there will be plenty of experts on hand to give free advice.  You can also save time by visiting many companies in one place without having to drive around the country or spending hours on the internet.

If you have challenges with any of your living spaces, you can find solutions because the Home & Interiors event offers hands-on exhibits relating to kitchens, bathrooms, interior design, furniture, bedding, landscaping, a great selection of building/remodelling products, and green products.

Sometimes it can be hard to visualise what a product would look like in your home and we can help bridge that gap because our exhibitors will display and showcase examples of what their products actually look like when they are in place.


Before the Show

Make travel and accommodation bookings early to maximise on discounted rates.

Stay at accommodation close to the venue to save on travelling and to give you a place to rest, sort through information gathered, and refocus your energy.

Obtain a map and bus or train timetables for Wellington and know how to get to the venue.

Be prepared with a pen and notepad to jot down important notes for the many new ideas and products you will see.

If you’re contemplating a particular upgrade, bring along the plans or even a sketch of your proposed project to discuss with the experts.

Take colour swatches, measurements of spaces and walls so that when you see the perfect piece you will know instantly if it fits.

Pack comfortable shoes and clothing to wear at the event. Walking can be tiring, try insoles for extra comfort.

Take a light and comfortable carry-all for accumulated materials.

Choose the seminars that are relevant to you and allow enough time to sit in (half an hour each) and follow up with the presenter afterwards if you have more questions. Split sessions with your colleagues to maximise data gathering.

Take plenty of business cards to avoid filling out forms.

Take advantage of the special show prices while you’re there.

Spend time on the home show’s website. Home & Interiors has a VIP Club you can join and receive ticket discounts and special offers in advance.

Home & Interiors will have a show supplement available in the days prior to the show opening. Watch the newspaper for this valuable guide.


At the Show

Come early in the day if you have house plans, sketches, colour matching and product measuring to do.  This way the exhibitor can devote more time to you.

Our friendly team will offer to check coats and bags so you don’t have to drag them around with you.

Take a break after a few hours to refresh and get some fresh air.

A Café located in the middle of the TSB Arena will be open all day providing scrumptious food and excellent coffee & tea.

Drink water regularly to avoid dehydration.

Attend the event with a list of questions you need answered. The industries top experts will be available to answer these questions. Face to face contact is one Home & Interior’s most valuable resources.


After the Show

  • Plan how you are going to implement information gathered.
  • Write ‘Home & Interiors’ and date on the brochures you collect.
  • Be prepared to follow-up after the event for literature and samples requests.



  • Save time by meeting hundreds of companies under one roof
  • Discover new and interesting products and services for your home
  • Shop, compare and save. Ask exhibitors about their show specials
  • Get inspired and excited about your home and the countless possibilities
  • Find the best resources in home improvement, new build, landscaping, and design services
  • Meet face to face with home improvement and building professionals
  • Get expert advice and tips

We hope these tips for attending Home & Interiors are helpful as you proceed with your next remodel or building project!


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Visitor Guide Download 

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