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 Sweepstakes Entry Begins August 18 for HGTV Urban Oasis

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August 12, 2011

Sweepstakes Entry Begins August 18 for HGTV Urban Oasis


Home located at the Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago


Dalton, Ga. - August 12, 2011- In less than one week, HGTV and Shaw fans can begin registering online for a chance to win a stunning 1,000-square-foot condominium. Participating in the second annual HGTV Urban Oasis, Tuftex, the premier carpet division of Shaw, is a sponsor of the modern, custom-designed residence located on the 35th floor of the Trump International Hotel & Tower® in Chicago. The residence will be the grand prize of the HGTV Urban Oasis Giveaway, in which viewers can enter online daily at www.HGTV.com. or HGTV's www.FrontDoor.com.

for a chance to win, starting August 18 at 9 a.m. ET and continuing through October 7 at 5 p.m. ET. The winner will be announced in December.

HGTV viewers and Shaw fans can take a virtual tour of the residence now at www.HGTV.com. and see all this beautiful apartment has to offer.

Showcasing an array of hardwood, tile and cut-and-bound rugs from the HGTV HOME Flooring by Shaw collection, the residence will be completely furnished and includes one bedroom, 1½ baths, a gourmet kitchen, and breathtaking views of the Chicago skyline. Among the HGTV HOME Flooring by Shaw products that will be used are Campbell, a Shaw 5" engineered hardwood plank floor, which will be installed in the living room; Mixed Up mosaic slate in a backsplash in the kitchen and on the walls of the powder room; Domus floor tile in the master bathroom; and several cut-and-bound rugs made from carpet styles manufactured by Tuftex. The stunning Tuftex styles include Snap Shot in the living room and bedroom sitting area and High Style Texture in the bedroom.

"We are absolutely ready to kick off this highly-anticipated HGTV Urban Oasis Giveaway. Through partnering with HGTV, we've come to truly appreciate and understand the value our consumers find in exploring specially-designed homes," said Kathy Young, director of marketing for Shaw Floors. "By marrying the premier Trump brand with trusted HGTV expertise, we know that this Urban Oasis will provide another unmatched visualization of a beautiful home, complete with stunning Shaw floors and the Chicago skyline."

About HGTV

HGTV, America"s leader in home and lifestyle programming, is distributed to more than 99 million U.S. households and is one of cable's top-rated networks. HGTV's website, www.HGTV.com., is the nation's leading online home-and-garden destination and attracts an average of 5 million unique visitors per month.

About Trump International Hotel & Tower

Designed by the noted architectural firm of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago is the tallest residential building in North America, offering 486 luxury residences located on floors 29 through 89, as well as 339 award-winning hotel condominiums on floors 14 to 27M. Residential condominiums include studios, one- to three-bedroom plans, and four- and five-bedroom penthouses and range in size from 580 to 14,000 square-feet. Homes showcase floor-to-ceiling windows that afford unparalleled views of the Chicago River, Lake Michigan and the city skyline, as well as gourmet kitchens, custom baths and state-of-the-art appliances. Residents experience world-class living in opulent surroundings and benefit from five-star amenities including Sixteen, a Michelin-rated fine dining restaurant; The Spa at Trump®; Rebar, a chic cocktail lounge; The Terrace at Trump; and the River Walk, a 1.2-acre, three-level riverfront space. For more information, please visit www.trumpchicago.com or call (312) 644-0900.

About Shaw

Shaw Industries Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., is the world's largest carpet manufacturer and a leading floorcovering provider with more than $4 billion in annual sales and approximately 25,000 associates worldwide. Headquartered in Dalton, Ga., the company manufactures and distributes carpeting, rugs, hardwood, laminate and ceramic tile for residential and commercial applications worldwide. A recognized leader in environmental stewardship, Shaw has implemented hundreds of sustainability initiatives and Cradle to Cradle design solutions, collectively termed the Shaw Green Edge. For more information, visit shawfloors.com.