19 Nov 2019 By By Yasmin Gibson – HSA

Home Staging Forum & Awards 2019

This year’s Home Staging Forum was an outstanding success for the second year running. The 2019 event was held on the 16th November 2019 at the magnificent Waldorf Hilton Hotel in London, UK.

Led by HSA Founder Paloma Harrington-Griffin, the event saw over 100 participants from the home staging community across Europe visiting to show their support, network, and be in with the chance of winning a prestigious Home Staging Association UK & Ireland award.

During the event, we were joined by guest speakers Hayley Smith, Duncan Gunn, Alex Willcocks, Teresa Ling, Anita Richardson, James Turner, Peter Bauman and Natalie Evans who shared their advice on topics surrounding what they look for in a stager, marketing, and photography as a sales tool. There was also an opportunity to network with fellow home stagers and watch presentations.

This year was also a very exciting one, as it was the first year of The Home Staging Awards. This is where home staging professionals and companies had the opportunity to nominate themselves for a series of awards prior to the event, judged by a line up of industry experts handpicked by the HSA UK & Ireland:

Anita Richardson - House Wow®
Richard Chaplin - Milc Style
Claire Norwood - Claire Norwood Property Development
Jennie Norris - IAHSP® / Stagedhomes.com

Jennifer Morgan - The Former Editor
Amit Dixit - Amit Dixit Design

Samantha Bell - Portico

On the day, we revealed the judging panel's decisions and announced the winners for the following awards:

*Best Bedroom Project:

HSA Member: Zest Home Staging

Non-Member: Maxana

*Best Reception Room Project

HSA Member: EHG Home

Non-Member: K3 Interior Design

*Best Transformation - Before & After (Occupied Property)

HSA Members: Chezame Home Staging, The Home Styling Company

*Best Transformation - Before & After (Vacant Property)

HSA Member: Burbeck Interiors

Non-Member: Paul Tobin Estate Agents

*Best Customer Service

HSA Member: Instant Home

Non-Member: MM Interior Design

*Best Staging Project:

HSA Member: The Property Presenters

Non-Member: K3 Interior Design

*Best Service Provider to Home Stagers

HSA Member: Davis & Mac


We would like to say a big thank you to everyone who attended the event and showing their support for the growing community. Also, a very big thank you to all our sponsors, partners, speakers and judges that were present who made the event all come together.

Following the event’s success, you can most definitely expect the same event next year. 


Please see below some images of the day, or click HERE to see the highlights.


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