Your convention registration includes: opening reception, two
dinners and various entertainment and activities; including
access to the raffle room, competition room, presentations, live
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.
ALL CANCELLATIONS MUST BE IN WRITING VIA MAIL AND POSTMARKED NO
LATER THAN MAY 25, 2016. 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, 2016, 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 desk
before 10:00 a.m. on October 7, 2016, 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 6, 2016. 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.
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: 2016 Ken®vention,
N67 W 29280 Richter Rd., Hartland, WI 53029
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
N67 W 29280 Richter Rd., Hartland, WI 53029
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
2016 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 2016
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 2016 Ken®vention at:
DRESS THE PART
Dress in your favorite fashions...steampunk couture to
western 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
2016 Kenvention Countdown
page. 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
2016 Table Host
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 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
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 Mercantile Tag
is posted. To participate in the Sales Floor, you must
sign-up for the
Sales Floor Mercantile 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.
The 2016 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/2016.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.