Vitamix® Announces Sponsorship of HGTV® Dream Home 2013

Innovative, stylish Vitamix product featured in South Carolina Dream Home kitchen 01.31.2013

CLEVELAND — Vitamix®, the world leader in high-performance blending equipment for home and commercial use, is proud to announce its sponsorship of the HGTV® Dream Home 2013. This year’s HGTV Dream Home is a custom-built, 3,000-square-foot home on Kiawah Island, just outside of Charleston, S.C. One lucky HGTV viewer will be selected in March as the winner of the HGTV Dream Home 2013.

The recently introduced Vitamix Professional Series 750 is featured in the Home's large, gourmet kitchen. The machine delivers advanced, high-performance blending in an attractive, timeless design – a perfect complement to the sleek and sophisticated, “Low Country Zen”-style Dream Home kitchen. An indispensable culinary tool for any dream kitchen, the Professional Series 750 offers pre-programmed settings, quieter blending, a compact container, full variable speed, and a pulse feature.

"Vitamix is thrilled to be part of the HGTV Dream Home 2013," said Karen Haefling, Vice President of Marketing, Vita-Mix Corporation. "At Vitamix, our goal is to design products that can virtually turn anyone’s home into a ‘dream home’ – so our sponsorship with the HGTV Dream Home is a natural fit.”

A virtual tour of the home, including the Vitamix Professional Series 750, can be viewed online at www.HGTV.com/dream-home. For more information on the featured Vitamix Professional Series 750 and all other Vitamix products please visit www.vitamix.com.

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About the HGTV® Dream Home 2013 Giveaway

The HGTV® Dream Home 2013 Giveaway is open for entries through 5 p.m. EST on February 15. The fabulous HGTV Dream Home 2013 will make dreams come true for one winner, who’ll claim a grand prize package that includes the home, a 2013 GMC© Acadia© Denali© and $500,000.

During the giveaway period, U.S. residents, 21 or older can enter twice online per day: once at HGTV.com and once at FrontDoor.com. HGTV Facebook and Twitter fans can elect to receive ongoing updates and new details. See HGTV.com/dreamhome for Official Rules.

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About Vitamix®

Vitamix, privately owned and operated by the Barnard family since 1921, manufactures and markets superior blending and mixing products directly to the public and the restaurant/hospitality industry. Vitamix is recognized as a leader in innovation in the direct marketing industry, having created the infomercial genre in the late 1940s and developed the first true commercial blender in the early 1990s. The company’s commercial customer list reads like a “Who’s Who” of major restaurant chains, and gourmet chefs worldwide say their Vitamix machines are more important to them than their knives. Nestled in the valley of picturesque Olmsted Falls, Ohio, the company employs more than 700 people, assembles all products in NE Ohio, has a global presence in more than 100 countries and continues to win awards for product innovation. For more information, visit vitamix.com.