Your convention registration includes: opening reception, two
dinners and various entertainment and activities; including
access to the raffle room, competition room, presentations, live
auction, admittance to the salesroom; convention-provided
souvenirs and the souvenir doll; option to participate in
workshops, competition room, as well as the opportunity
to be a table host.
Conventioneers must wear name badges at all times to gain
admittance to any and all functions.
A fee of $20.00 will be charged to replace each lost or
misplaced name badge.
ACCESS TO CONVENTION EVENTS
Only individuals registered for the convention are permitted at
the convention functions. An exception to this rule is made for
a convention dealer’s non-registered helper who only has access
to the salesroom.
ALL CANCELLATIONS MUST BE IN WRITING VIA MAIL AND POSTMARKED NO
LATER THAN JUNE 25, 2013. A cancellation fee of $40.00 will be
charged. Cancellations must be sent to:
18 Jonathan Drive
19702. Any cancellation request postmarked after June 25,
2013, will not be entitled to a refund or a convention package.
Registrations are not transferable.
ON-SITE REGISTRATION DEADLINES AND ID REQUIREMENTS
All attendees must register in person at the registration booth
before 10:00 a.m. on October 11, 2013, or the attendee’s
registration will be forfeited and non-refundable. Any forfeited
registration space will be offered to those on the waiting list.
Proper Photo ID will be required upon registration. Proper Photo
ID includes, but is not limited to, a driver’s license and/or
Conventioneers must be at least 13 years of age on or prior to
October 10, 2013. Please have appropriate proof of age with
photo, or another ID which would prove the age of the child.
There is an immediate, non-refundable termination of the
conventioneer’s registration if the age requirement is violated.
Children under 13 years of age will only be allowed in the
salesroom on public day.
In order to receive convention package souvenirs, including but
not limited to the convention doll, attendees must be present at
the convention event at the time souvenirs are distributed.
Pets are not permitted at any convention function. The only
exception is for service animals required for assistance.
DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATIONS AND/OR MOBILITY ASSISTANCE
If you will be using a wheelchair or cane or have other mobility
assistance needs and did not check it on your registration form,
please write to: 2013 Ken®vention,
18 Jonathan Drive,
Newark, DE 19702
VEGETARIAN MEALS OR FOOD ALLERGIES
If you have not noted on your registration form that you require
a vegetarian meal or have food allergies, please write to
18 Jonathan Drive,
Newark, DE 19702
We cannot guarantee availability of alternate meals; we will do
our best to accommodate your request.
CAMERAS AND RECORDING DEVICES
Taking photographs and video is encouraged in the competition
room, as well as of the stunning live auction
one-of-a-kind creations. Please note that photographs, video and
audio recording devices are prohibited during the viewing of any
other movies, slide presentations or live entertainment.
All other photographs, video or audio recordings of the
2013 Ken®vention are for your personal and private use only and
may not be otherwise shown publicly or offered for sale. Your
entry into the convention shall constitute your agreement and
acceptance of these terms.
JOIN THE YAHOO CONVENTION GROUP
Our online Yahoo Group has been set up for the 2013
Join in on the fun and meet people, banter about the upcoming
convention and share the excitement with fellow conventioneers.
So, join in on the discussion of 2013 Ken®vention at:
DRESS THE PART
Dress as your favorite suspect or sleuth or just be comfortable
in your favorite collegiate look. It’s all about having fun. We
will have a theme at each event for you
to accent your wardrobe. Dressing to the theme is a fun way to
get into the spirit of the convention.
Each table has one assigned “host” who is in charge of the table
and extends hospitality to all of the table guests. The host
distributes official convention gifts at each event. If you are
interested in being a table host, submit your host sign-up
information early to assure that you will get a spot.
You’ll be sitting at the same assigned table of 10 at the two
convention meal events.
This gives you the opportunity to socialize and get to know your
tablemates better. Each table has one assigned “host” who is in
charge of the table and extends hospitality to all of the table
guests. If you are looking for a table seating assignment,
consider joining the online convention Yahoo Group to find
tablemates to sit with or sign up for a table when you’re at the
The Salesroom will have an incredible collection of items from
dealers, amazing doll artists and individual collectors thinning
their own collections. You may just find exactly what you have
been looking for all year long. So save your pennies! The
Salesroom will open Friday to conventioneers only and will open
to the public on Saturday. To be a dealer in the Salesroom, send
in your sales room contract.
The Raffle Room features an extravaganza of dolls, outfits,
accessories, gift baskets and unique items. Raffle tickets will
be sold beginning Wednesday and also in the Raffle Room. Make
things easier for yourself: pre-order your raffle tickets or
bring your own address labels that include your registration
number to place on the back of your raffle tickets.
HesADoll.com/2013.htm FOR THE LATEST CONVENTION INFORMATION
The official website for the convention is
We will have all the relevant forms and schedules available on
The official email contact for the convention is
Other chair email contact information is listed on the
respective chair’s page.
Room shopping will be open in the days before the convention and
ending Thursday night. We will attempt to group the majority of
people selling from their rooms on several floors as a
convenience for shoppers as well as other guests of the hotel.
Check the bulletin boards in the lobby to see who is selling
where. Hotel security will be present to make sure only
conventioneers are selling from their rooms and that no further
room sales are being held after Thursday night.
ROOM SALES SIGNS/ADVERTISEMENTS
Do not post sales information on walls or elevators. Bulletin
boards placed in the hotel lobby will be available for anyone
wishing to post advertisements. Posting of sales information
anywhere except designated bulletin boards may result in removal
and/or damage charges to the advertiser.