Category Archives: Home Shows

News about home show visits by Paul Lafrance and Paul Lafrance Design.

Public Speaking [Featured]

Paul Lafrance, Public Speaker

Paul Lafrance, host of hit shows on HGTV Canada, loves letting his unusual perspectives on the world loose on stage!  When you’re planning an important event, choosing the right public speaker is vitally important to connect and inspire your guests.  Whether it’s a corporate retreat, home and garden show, fundraiser, or school event, your speaker has the role of engaging their audience and bringing them together.

For many years, Paul has become known internationally as “The Deck Guy”, guided by his powerful design philosophy that allows him to connect deeply with his clients on a meaningful level.  “Most people in the world believe that not only do others not know them or their personal story, but they don’t care to,” he says.  As a result, his whole-home cutting edge designs not only reflect the unique interests and family life of the homeowners in truly remarkable ways, but by incorporating peoples’ personal stories into his designs, they become timeless!

As a public speaker, Paul’s passionate belief that everyone has a story leads him to forge a connection with his audience in pursuit of that story.  Helping others to discover what truly makes them come alive and to find their own unique abilities to impact the world around them is a constant theme when he speaks.  He has built a reputation for speaking with an undeniable mix of the deep and ridiculous, and he has proven to be both a dynamic and motivating force on stage and off.

Some of Paul’s most powerful topics include:

  • How to succeed when you don’t fit the mould
  • The importance of women in the trades
  • Why investing money and time to create places of rest at home is crucial
  • Discovering your keys for living a life without fear

Get in touch with us today to discuss booking Paul Lafrance to speak at your event.  We can’t wait to see what we can build together as we continue on an unforgettable journey!

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Outdoor Living Conference (Blog)

Are you a Design Professional who would like to learn more about Outdoor Living?

Reserve your spot at the Outdoor Living Conference today, and come out to see our very own Paul Lafrance as a speaker and celebrity guest!

Happening on February 3rd and 4th 2016, this is going to be a fantastic two days jam-packed with learning and networking opportunities to advance your business.  Taking place in association with SOFA (Source of Furniture + Accessories!) at the International Center in Mississauga, your tickets will include coffee, tea and lunch on both days.

Plus, there is a special deal for followers of the Outdoor Living Conference on Facebook and Twitter to save $30 on their tickets.  See you there!

VIP Evening with HGTV Star, Paul Lafrance

VIP Evening w/Paul LafranceDon’t forget to purchase your tickets for the upcoming VIP Evening with HGTV Star, Paul Lafrance, happening in only three days on Friday March 28th from 6:30 – 9:30pm, at the CLE Coliseum in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Brought to you by the Canadian Lakehead Exhibition and Soroptimist International, the event is taking place in support of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation.  Attendees will be treated to an inspiring and educational session with information about the newest, latest & best in home design, renovations and landscaping.  Included is a VIP reception with cocktails, refreshments and a chance for networking.

Tickets are $50, and available online or at  the CLE Main Office.  Come on down!

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Woodstock & Thunder Bay Appearances!

March has been a busy month here at Paul Lafrance Design and it’s not over yet!  Paul‘s travels will next be taking him to Woodstock and Thunder Bay.

Paul will be presenting at the Woodstock Home Show on Saturday March 22nd at 12:00pm Noon and again at 3:00pm!  The show will be taking place in Woodstock Ontario, west of Toronto.  Other seminars include “Powertools for the Handyman” and “Sanding Techniques for your Antiques” by Lou Peeters, and there’s even a Handyman Team Challenge to participate in!  It’s going to be a fun show.

For a VIP Evening With HGTV Star, Paul Lafrance, Paul will be traveling north to Thunder Bay Ontario.  The event will take place on Friday March 28th from 6:30pm – 9:30pm.  The event will involve a VIP reception with cocktails. refreshments and a chance for networking, followed by a keynote from PaulClick here to order your tickets online!

That’s all for now!

26th International Home & Garden Show

Thank you to everyone who came to visit us at the 26th International Home & Garden Show this year!  We had a blast and met lots of wonderful people over the course of the show.  Check out some highlights from Paul’s appearance and photos of some of his lovely fans below!

If you’re planning an upgrade to your yard, why not have Paul Lafrance custom design a deck just for you?  We’d love to help!  Hurry before the spring season starts!

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International Home & Garden Show (blog)

Home & Garden Show – Booth Location Update

Last week, we posted about the upcoming 26th International Home & Garden Show.  We will now be at a different booth than previously announced.  You can find us at booth #1521.  That’s in Hall B of the convention centre, near the gardening stage.

We’re very excited about the show and look forward to meeting you!  It’s a perfect opportunity to talk to us about getting your very own Paul Lafrance Design for your outdoor living space.

International Home & Garden Show (blog)

26th International Home & Garden Show

Mark your calendars!  The 26th International Home & Garden Show 2014 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre is coming in just under two weeks, from March 6th to 9th.  Paul Lafrance will be making an appearance on Friday March 7th at 12:00pm at the Celebrity Superhouse Theatre, where he will help you “Get Decked OUT”!

Have any questions about your yard renovation plans?  Want to talk to Paul’s design department in person about getting your own Paul Lafrance Design deck?  We’ll be present at all four days of the Home & Garden Show, at booth #1521.  That’s in Hall B of the convention centre, near the gardening stage.

Come on by and say hello!

Edited March 4th: Updated booth number & location