The 2015 Ken®vention will be held in
Chicago, Illinois, at the
CHICAGO O’HARE AIRPORT HOTEL,
from September 17, 2015, through September 19, 2015.
As an official conventioneer (and employee) we are
certain you will enjoy joining Barbie® and Ken®
as they open 1950's newest brand luxury department store in
visit different departments in our store through our daily
operations (that will surely bring back memories and your inner
vintage fashionista). A GREAT
way to become involved with our department managers is to
Ken®vention website and Yahoo group (so please join!)
Your adventure really begins as
an attendee of the 2015
Ken®vention…when our department counters are open for business.
In our fourth year, the Ken® doll will accompany 150
conventioneers on this exclusive adventure. The
convention events officially start on Thursday evening with
The Grand Opening Welcome Reception,
then it's business as usual with
The Men’s Department Trunk Show Dinner Event Friday evening, and finally,
The Women’s Department Showroom Couture Dinner Event
Saturday evening. We’ve planned fabulous
food, souvenirs and fantastic entertainment and events!
While at convention enjoy browsing our Cosmetic Counter
Workshops which are fun, informative and will make you feel
beautiful! Test your luck in our Receiving Dock Raffle Room and
the Sales Audit Department Casino. Showcase your creative
side in our Showroom Competition and make sure to join us in the
Fine Jewelry Department for our Live Auction to benefit Be Like
The Live Auction will feature items for every budget.
100% of the proceeds from the Live
Auction will be donated to the charity.
Join us for an extraordinary convention adventure,
as we showcase the height of post war fashion with the ladies
"New Look"--basques, petticoats, corolla skirts, pointed shoes,
bright-coloured floral and striped prints, wasp-waist suits with
straight skirts, strapless sheath dresses, cocktail dresses and
rock crystal embroidery. And for our gentlemen, the "Bold
Look"--wide shoulders, broad lapels, turn-ups and an emphasis on
bold, coordinated accessories.
Registration includes: Welcome event
and two dinners. With entertainment, activities, access to
the raffle room, sales floor, competition room, guest speaker, live auction,
silent auction and our late night lounge. There will be table gifts from the
convention, a chance to win centerpiece exclusives and of
course, a souvenir Ken®
doll. You also have the option to
participate in competition, workshops and the
opportunity to be a table host.
The 2015 Ken®vention is sponsored by the
He's A Doll! Club. We invite you to join us for
Registration Step Fee
is as follows:
January 11 – June 6, 2015
Regular Fee $335.00
June 7 – September 17, 2015
Late Fee $385.00
KEN® and associated trademarks and trade dress are owned by and used
under license from Mattel, Inc. ® and ™ designate U.S. trademarks of
Mattel, Inc. ©2014 Mattel, Inc.
All Rights Reserved. This convention is not sponsored by, or affiliated
with Mattel, Inc.