HGTV’s Property Brothers Hit the Stage and Meet Fans at Third Annual BOOKCON

Jan 26, 2016

HGTV’s PROPERTY BROTHERS HIT THE STAGE AND MEET FANS AT THIRD ANNUAL BOOKCON

Television Stars and Brothers Jonathan and Drew Scott Bring their Home Improvement Know-How to Chicago for Panel and Autographing Session for Their New Book Dream Home

NORWALK, CT – January 26, 2016 – Whether a home owner, renter or just someone dreaming of the perfect house, Fans will not want to miss seeing the Property Brothers in person as they share their years of experience turning drab properties into stunning dream homes. Today BookCon announced that HGTV stars Jonathan and Drew Scott are taking the stage on May 14 for a Panel titled "Dream Home on a Budget: Find it, Fix it, Live it" to share tips from their new book Dream Home. The Scott brothers will walk the audience through their method – from selling and buying, to working with pros and bringing your vision to life – all within budget. In addition to their Panel, the Scott brothers will meet with Fans during an Autographing Session.

The Scott Brothers are just the latest additions to a roster of best-selling authors and Hollywood heavyweights including Samantha Bee, Chris O’Dowd, Danielle Paige, Sabaa Tahir and Meg Cabot with many others to be announced up until the Show.

Jonathan Scott, a renowned designer, and Drew Scott, a seasoned REALTOR®, star in HGTV's hit series Property Brothers, Property Brothers at Home, Buying & Selling and Brother vs. Brother. The brothers have worked in real estate for more than 15 years and have a rare knack for finding fixer-uppers and turning them into perfect properties. They founded Scott Brothers Entertainment and have launched the Scott Living Collection, a growing line of indoor and outdoor furniture and décor combining quality, luxury and affordability. They appear regularly on the Today Show to share their home improvement tips. Together they serve as global ambassadors for World Vision, working to improve child protection domestically and abroad.

Dream Home is the first time the popular twins have collected their expertise on buying, selling and renovating houses into a beautiful book, packed with hundreds of photos, for eager Fans around the world. It covers topics such as deciding which renovation jobs you can do yourself, determining your home must-haves, understanding the hidden costs of moving, staging your home before putting it up for sale and setting the right price. Written in the same witty but informative style the brothers are known for, the book is a treasury of information for attaining the home you’ve always wanted – on time and on budget.

"For years our Fans have been asking us to publish a book and I can't think of anywhere better to celebrate the launch than BookCon," says Drew Scott. "Dream Home is the next best thing to having us personally renovate your house."

"Through Property Brothers, Jonathan and Drew Scott have transcended the real estate and home improvement business to become pop culture icons," states BookCon's Show Manager, Brien McDonald. "We know Fans will be lining up to hear how to attain the home of their dreams from the Scott Brothers."

An original consumer extension of BookExpo America, North America’s largest gathering of book industry professionals from around the globe, BookCon is the ultimate Fan event where storytelling and pop culture collide.

BEA and BookCon are the event destinations for the publishing industry and booklovers worldwide. BEA is widely known as the leading business Show for publishers, booksellers, digital content creators, traditional and self-published authors, media, rights professionals and movie and television executives who attend to discover new voices, learn about trends shaping the book industry, and network with those who have a passion for books and reading. BookCon offers Fans unprecedented access to Authors, Publishers, Celebrities and Creators of content that influence everything we read, hear and see.

Tickets for BookCon are on sale now. Additional exciting details about BookCon Exhibitors, Guests and Sponsors will be revealed in the coming weeks. For more information and to purchase Tickets, please visit TheBookCon.com or BookCon’s social media pages (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).

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