Spring Home & Garden Show


You’re invited to the Standard Examiner Spring Home and Garden Show February 28 through March 2 at the Golden Spike Event Center! This annual event provides vendors with the opportunity to display products and services to over 10,000 people in three days. This year, the Standard Examiner is excited to feature local celebrity guest, Mike Baird  who will be providing home remodeling tips! Mike Baird is the creator of Spike TV's "Flip Men" and is an international real estate and design educator. He has been featured in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Huffington Post. Join Mike Baird on Friday, February 28 and Saturday, March 1 as he shares his principles of real estate and design. Baird will present at 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on stage both days.

This year, Mike Baird will be providing the exciting opportunity for one lucky person to win a 12 x 15 room remodel valued at $2,000. You can enter the Flip This Room contest on Standard Examiner's Facebook page between February 14 and February 28. For official rules and regulations and to enter to win, please visit

The 2014 show features over 150 vendor booths, daily demonstrations on the hour, new home improvement products and accessories and landscape and garden displays. Come see all of our demonstrators and presenters on stage daily Friday, Saturday and Sunday and enter to win daily prizes!! Our exhibitors will feature: kitchen and bath construction/remodel, spas and pools, interior/exterior doors, interior/exterior glass and windows, landscaping and lawn maintenance, roofing, heating and air, fencing, interior painting and wall design, concrete specialists, Internet and utility, central air, and home remodel. 

The first 100 people to enter the Home and Garden Show on Friday, Saturday and Sunday will receive a Home Show gift bag valued at over $100 and loaded with promotional items and merchandise discounts! Admission costs $5 per person or two for $5 with a Standard Examiner coupon found in your paper.

Vendors – Reserve your space today! Last year’s show sold out! Call today – 801.625.4375.

 The Standard Examiner is committed to market and promote the Spring Home and Garden Show through a comprehensive campaign that includes newspaper ads, special sections, online, social media, television and promotional signage.


Bridal Gathering

You’re invited to the finest bridal event in the Top of Utah! The Standard Examiner Bridal Gathering will be held on Friday, January 10 from 4 pm to 8 pm and Saturday, January 11 from 11:00 am to 5 pm at Ogden’s Historic Union Station. With admission, brides and grooms can come to gather all of the information that they will need to help plan their most memorable occasion – their wedding day.

The Bridal Gathering will have valuable resources to help you plan for your big day including formal wear, photography, flowers, wedding cakes, reception planning and venues, honeymoons and so much more! Don’t miss one of our exciting events, including the Almost Newlywed Game on Friday at 6:00 pm, a fashion show by David’s Bridal on Saturday from 12 to 2 pm, and horse-drawn carriage rides on Saturday.

Brides can pre-register online or at the event. Brides who pre-register online will qualify for a drawing that will provide the winning bride with a complete wedding package and photography session from Tuscany Garden and Masterpiece Images. The first 100 brides to attend the event both days will also receive a gift bag valued at more than $200.

Bridal vendors will have a fantastic opportunity to display all that your businesses have to offer in weddings, receptions, catering, honeymoon plans and more. In addition to business promotion during the event, the Standard Examiner will have access to all SE services and products and social media plugs as well as additional resources for your participation.

If a wedding is in your future, you won’t want to miss the Standard Examiner Bridal Gathering.  Held in Historic Union Station in Ogden, the Bridal Gathering has over 50 area businesses ready to help you plan your perfect day.  The first 100 brides each day will receive a bridal FREE gift bag.  Register online today! 


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Fall Home Show

The Standard Examiner’s Fall Home Show features over 80 indoor vendor booths. The two-day event features hourly speakers and demonstrations. Seminars will offer helpful ideas and information on everything home related.

The Fall Home Show is heavily promoted in the Standard Examiner, the paper’s direct mail publication and online banners. This event will be the perfect place for all home related businesses to display their products and services. It will be a great opportunity to jump start your business.

All Contracts and Certificates of Liability need to be turned in with payment for the booth no later than Friday, October 25, 2013.

2013 Show Features:

  • TV Host of HGTV’s Design on a Dime, Frank Fontana, Saturday, November 2, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Over 80 inside booths
  • Daily demonstrations on the hour
  • New home improvement products and accessories

Exhibitors include: Accent Windows, Advanced Windows, Aerus, Aluminum Builders, Artistic Bath, Avon, Bath Fitter, Bright Concepts, Bullfrog Spas, CCR Roofing & Remodeling, Century Link, CK Builders, Comcast, Comfort Solutions, Cool Covers, Costco, Denco Security, Dream Maker Kitchen & Bath, Emergency Preparedness, Farm Bureau Financial Services, Global Travel Network, Green Home Specialties, Happy Feet, Health Solutions Chiropractic, HearingLife, IntelliBed, IQ Massager, Jill Butler Products/Track Cars, Kitchen Craft, KME, Leavitt’s Mortuary, Leisure Pool and Spa, Life Builders, Linquist Mortuary, Liquid Wall Design & Graphic Décor, Living Trust, Mary Kay, Myers Mortuary, North Davis Cabinet/Surface Stone, Norwex, Precision Chiropractic, Prudential, Rand’s Roofing, ReBath, Red House Remodeling, Rentmeister, Rocky Mountain Penetrx, Sand n Swirl, Satellite Services Utah, Scentsy, Sears home Services, Select Comfort, Standard Examiner, Structural Body Therapies, The Piano Gallery, The Vac Guy, Wasatch Peaks Credit Union, Water Doctor, Winder Farms and Wise Company Food Storage. 

Battle of the Bands

It’s time to rock! The Standard Examiner, Weber State University’s 88.1 radio station and the Newgate Mall are proud to once again sponsor the annual High School Battle of the Bands. This year’s competition will be held Friday, May 10 at the Ogden Ampitheater at 343 25th Street, Ogden.

As in years past, one band from each local high school will compete. High school from Box Elder to Davis will all be represented. Participating bands are chosen by their school in a variety of ways including individual high school battles, auditions, talent shows, etc. The battle gives bands a chance to represent their school, perform on stage in front of a great crowd, work with sound and stage professionals and win some great prizes. Bands will be judged by music professionals.

This year’s winning band will walk away with a great prize package worth $1000! Prize package includes $500 cash and $500 gift certificate to the Newgate mall (to be shared between band members). The winning band will also do a studio interview and performance to be aired live on 88.1 FM.

The second place band will receive a $250 gift certificate to the Newgate Mall (to be shared between band members).

The third place band will receive a $100 gift certificate to the Newgate Mall (to be shared between band members).

Over the years, the Standard Examiner’s Battle of the Bands has become a popular event, not only for the high school bands, but for the entire community.

Come enjoy a night of great music and cheer your favorite band on to victory! Admission is only $5.

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