The official website of the
2015 National Barbie® Doll
Collectors Convention!

To be held at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport
July 29 - August 1, 2015

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TENTATIVE CONVENTION SCHEDULE

TUESDAY, July 28

         
9:00am - 11:00am   Early Registration
9:00am 11:00am   Pre-Order BROADWAY BOUND Souvenir Pick Up
9:00am 11:00am   THE PLAY’S THE THING Raffle Room Drop Offs
5:00pm 7:00pm   Early Registration
5:00pm 7:00pm   Pre-Order BROADWAY BOUND Souvenir Pick Up
5:00pm 7:00pm   THE PLAY’S THE THING Raffle Room Drop Offs
         

WEDNESDAY, July 29

         
9:00am 11:00am   Steering Committee Meeting
9:00am 12:00pm   Registration
9:00am 12:00pm   Pre-Order BROADWAY BOUND Souvenir Pick Up
10:00am 12:00pm   THE PLAY’S THE THING Raffle Room Drop Offs
10:00am 12:00pm   “Enter Stage Left” Workshop
10:00am 12:00pm   “Thanks for the Memories” Workshop
10:00am 12:00pm   “Silkstone® Giftset in 1:6 scale” Workshop
10:00am 12:00pm   “Backstage Broadway” Workshop
10:00am 12:00pm   “A Star’s Dressing Table” Workshop
11:00am 12:15pm   Host/Hostess Meeting
12:30pm 1:00pm   BACKSTAGE VIP Entrance to THE PLAY’S THE THING Raffle Room
1:00pm 5:00pm   BROADWAY BOUND Souvenir Shop Open
1:00pm 3:00pm   DREAM DOLL Drop Off
1:00pm 5:00pm   THE PLAY’S THE THING Raffle Room Open
1:00pm 2:30pm   PROGRAM - First-Timers Orientation by Robin Goglas
1:30pm 3:00pm   “How to Do That Up-Do” Workshop
1:30pm 3:00pm   “Couture Details” Workshop
1:30pm 3:30pm   “A Star’s Dressing Table” Workshop
2:30pm 3:30pm   PROGRAM - Platinum Editions & Modern Rarities by Robin Goglas
3:30pm 4:30pm   PROGRAM - The Mystery of Halina Of Chicago by Jenny Jenkins
3:30pm 5:00pm   Steering Committee Meeting
4:00pm 7:00pm   Registration
6:30pm 7:00pm   BACKSTAGE VIP & Special Needs Admittance
7:00pm 9:30pm   OPEN AUDITIONS Welcome Reception/
DREAM DOLLS Silent Auction & Live Auction Meet & Greet
9:30pm       Host/Hostess Meeting (if necessary)
         

THURSDAY, July 30

         
8:00am 9:30am   CURTAINS UP Competition Room Entry Check In and Set Up
8:00am 10:30am   Dealers Set Up in THE GREAT WHITE WAY Salesroom
9:00am 10:30am   “Lip Service” Workshop
9:00am 11:00am   THE PLAY’S THE THING Raffle Room Open
9:00am 11:00am   BROADWAY BOUND Souvenir Shop Open
9:00am 11:00am   “Backstage Broadway” Workshop
9:30am 11:00am   “Footloose” Workshop
9:30am 11:00am   “How to Do That Up-Do” Workshop
9:30am 11:15am   CURTAINS UP Competition Room Judging
10:00am 11:00am   Late Registration
11:00am 12:00pm   Host/Hostess Set Up
11:30am 12:00pm   BACKSTAGE VIP & Special Needs Entrance
12:00pm 2:00pm   DRESS REHEARSAL Luncheon & Mattel Presentation
2:30pm 3:00pm   BACKSTAGE VIP CURTAINS UP Competition Room Viewing
3:00pm 6:00pm   CURTAINS UP Competition Room Viewing
2:30pm 3:00pm   Dealers Enter THE GREAT WHITE WAY Salesroom
3:00pm 6:00pm   THE GREAT WHITE WAY Salesroom Open
6:30pm 8:30pm   COSTUME DESIGNER Fashion Show Rehearsal
6:30pm 7:30pm   CURTAINS UP Competition Room Pickup/Breakdown
6:30pm 7:30pm   Trivia Night - Barbie & Broadway
6:30pm 8:00pm   Dinner On Own
7:30pm 9:30pm   Broadway Movie Night
10:00pm 1:00am   Sardi’s After-Hours (Cash Bar)
         

FRIDAY, July 31

         
8:00am 9:30am   Steering Committee Meeting (if necessary)
9:30am 10:00am   Dealers Enter THE GREAT WHITE WAY Salesroom
10:00am 12:00pm   THE GREAT WHITE WAY Salesroom Open
10:00am 12:00pm   THE PLAY’S THE THING Raffle Room Open
10:00am 12:00pm   BROADWAY BOUND Souvenir Shop Open
12:00pm 1:00pm   COSTUME DESIGNER Fashion Show Rehearsal (if necessary)
12:00pm 1:30pm   “Lip Service” Workshop
12:00pm 2:00pm   “Enter Stage Left” Workshop
12:00pm 2:00pm   “Silkstone® Giftset in 1:6 scale” Workshop
12:00pm 2:00pm   “Thanks for the Memories” Workshop
12:00pm 2:00pm   Lunch On Your Own
12:30pm 1:30pm   PROGRAM - Japanese & Foreign Exclusives by Igeana Gober and John Corso
2:00pm 3:30pm   COSTUME DESIGNER Fashion Show
4:00pm 5:00pm  

PROGRAM - Ask the Experts with Marl Davidson, Joe Blitman and Gene Foote

6:00pm 6:45pm   Host/Hostess Set Up
6:45pm 7:00pm   BACKSTAGE VIP & Special Needs Entrance
7:00pm 10:00pm   OPENING NIGHT Dinner/Barbie® Best Friend Award & Live Auction
10:00pm 1:00am   Sardi’s Open (Cash bar)
         

SATURDAY, August 1

         
8:00am 9:30am   Steering Committee Meeting (if necessary)
9:00am 9:30am   Dealers Enter THE GREAT WHITE WAY Salesroom
9:00am 11:00am   THE PLAY’S THE THING Raffle Room Open (last chance!)
9:30am 10:00am   THE GREAT WHITE WAY Salesroom Open - Conventioneers Only
9:30am 3:00pm   BROADWAY BOUND Souvenir Shop Open (in Salesroom – last chance!)
10:00am 11:30am   “How to Do That Up-Do” Workshop
10:00am 3:00pm   THE GREAT WHITE WAY Salesroom Open to Public & Conventioneers
12:00pm 1:30pm   THE PLAY’S THE THING Raffle Tickets Drawn
3:00pm 5:00pm   THE PLAY’S THE THING Raffle Room Pick Up
3:00pm 5:00pm   THE GREAT WHITE WAY Salesroom Breakdown
4:00pm 5:00pm   PROGRAM - Ask The Experts
5:45pm 6:45pm   Host/Hostess Set Up
6:45pm 7:00pm   BACKSTAGE VIP & Special Needs Entrance
7:00pm 7:30pm   Ballroom Doors Open/Mingle
7:30pm 10:00pm   GALA CAST PARTY Dinner/Presentation of Convention Doll & Registration

 

 
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THIS CONVENTION IS NOT SPONSORED BY, OR AFFILIATED WITH, MATTEL, INC.