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Your convention registration includes: opening reception, two dinners and various entertainment and activities; including access to the raffle room, competition room, presentations, live auction; convention-provided souvenirs and the souvenir doll; option to participate in workshops, competition room, sales floor as well as the opportunity to be a table host.

 

NAME BADGES

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.

 

CANCELLATIONS

ALL CANCELLATIONS MUST BE IN WRITING VIA MAIL AND POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN MAY 25, 2015. A cancellation fee of $40.00 will be charged. Cancellations must be sent to: N67 W 29280 Richter Rd., Hartland, WI 53029. Any cancellation request postmarked after May 25, 2015, 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 September 18, 2015, 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 passport.

 

AGE REQUIREMENTS

Conventioneers must be at least 13 years of age on or prior to September 17, 2015. 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.

 

CONVENTION SOUVENIRS

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

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: 2015 Ken®vention, N67 W 29280 Richter Rd., Hartland, WI 53029 or email: Kenvention@hesadoll.com.

 

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 2015 Ken®vention, N67 W 29280 Richter Rd., Hartland, WI 53029 or email: Kenvention@hesadoll.com. 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 2015 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 2015 Ken®vention. 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 2015 Ken®vention at:  https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/2015Kenvention/info

 

DRESS THE PART

Dress in your favorite 1950's vintage fashions...couture to casual.  It’s all about having fun. We will have a theme at each event for you to accent your wardrobe, so check out the 2015 Kenvention Countdown page. Dressing to the theme is a fun way to get into the spirit of the convention.

 

TABLE HOSTING

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 2015 Table Host Sign-Up Form information early to assure that you will get a spot.

 

TABLE SEATING

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 Registration Desk.

 

SALES FLOOR

The Sales Floor 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 Sales Floor will be open during the duration of the 2015 Ken®vention We are also including four advertised public sales day time periods—Wednesday evening and Thursday, Friday and Saturday afternoons; with no fees associated to the public to come and shop! We will attempt to group the majority of people participating 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 a Department Tag is posted.  To participate in the Sales Floor, you must sign-up for the Sales Floor Department Tag.

 

SALES FLOOR 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.

RAFFLE ROOM

The 2015 Kenvention 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/2015.htm FOR THE LATEST CONVENTION INFORMATION

The official website for the convention is http://www.hesadoll.com/2015.htm. We will have all the relevant forms and schedules available on this site.

CONTACT

The official email contact for the convention is Kenvention@hesadoll.com. Other chair email contact information is listed on the respective chair’s page.

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All Rights Reserved. This convention is not sponsored by, or affiliated with Mattel, Inc.