On the Avenue with Barbie®

2018 National Barbie® Doll
Collectors Convention

NBDCC Schedule

Schedule is tentative and subject to change - please check the official convention schedule upon arrival.

Printable Schedule

Tuesday, July 10   
9:00am - 11:00am   Early Registration
9:00am - 11:00am   Pre-Order Souvenir Pick-Up
9:00am - 11:00am   The Bazaar Raffle Room Drop-Offs & Preorder Ticket Pick-Up
5:00pm - 7:00pm   Early Registration
5:00pm - 7:00pm   Preorder Souvenir Pick-Up
5:00pm - 7:00pm   The Bazaar Raffle Room Drop-Offs & Preorder Ticket Pick-Up
Wednesday, July 11
9:00am - 11:30am   Steering Committee Meeting
9:00am - 12:00pm   Registration
9:00am - 12:00pm   Preorder Souvenir Pick-Up
9:00am - 12:00pm   The Bazaar Raffle Room Drop-Offs & Preorder Ticket Pick-Up
10:30am - 11:30am   Workshop: Doll Flower Arrangements
11:00am - 12:00pm   Concierge New Conventioneer Orientation & Welcome
11:45am - 12:15pm   Table Host/ Hostess Meeting
1:00pm - 3:00pm   Silent Auction Drop-Off
1:00pm - 3:00pm   Workshop: High Fashion Paper Dolls
1:00pm - 5:00pm   Boutique Souvenir Shop Open
1:00pm - 5:00pm   The Bazaar Raffle Room Open
1:30pm - 2:30pm   Workshops: Doll Flower Arrangements & Picture Hats
3:00pm - 4:00pm   Workshop: Picture Hats
3:00pm - 5:00pm   Steering Committee Meeting
4:00pm - 6:00pm   Registration
7:00pm - 10:00pm   Reception Line Opening/Silent Auction & Live Auction/Meet & Greet
9:30pm - 10:00pm   Table Host/Hostess meeting (as necessary)

 

Thursday, July 12
8:00am - 9:30am   Museum District Competition Room Entry Check-In and Set-Up
8:00am - 10:30am   Dealers set up in Fashion Avenue Salesroom
9:00am - 11:00am   The Bazaar Raffle Room Open
9:00am - 11:00am   Boutique Souvenir Shop Open
9:30am - 11:15am   Museum District Competition Room Judging
10:00am - 11:00am   Late Registration
10:45am - 11:45am   Host/Hostess Set-Up
11:45am - 12:00pm   Special Needs Entrance/VIP Admission
12:00pm - 2:00pm   High Tea Luncheon & Mattel Presentation
2:30pm - 4:30pm   Workshop: Paper Miniatures
2:30pm - 6:00pm   Museum District Competition Room Viewing
2:30pm - 3:00pm   Dealers enter Fashion Avenue Salesroom
3:00pm - 4:30pm   Workshop: Embellished Shoes
3:00pm - 6:00pm   Fashion Avenue Salesroom open
5:00pm - 6:30pm   Workshop: Electrostatic Flocking
6:00pm - 7:00pm   Program: Travel Adventures with Barbie®
6:15pm - 7:45pm   Fashion Show Rehearsal
6:30pm - 7:30pm   Museum District Competition Room Pickup/Breakdown
6:30pm - 8:00pm   Dinner on your own
10:00pm - 1:00am   Lounge Kitties Parlor Open (Cash Bar)
Friday, July 13
8:00am - 9:30am   Steering Committee meeting (if needed)
9:30am - 10:00am   Dealers enter Fashion Avenue Salesroom
10:00am - 12:00pm   Fashion Avenue Salesroom Open
10:00am - 12:00pm   The Bazaar Raffle Room Open
10:00am - 12:00pm   Boutique Souvenir Shop Open
10:00am - 12:00pm   Workshops: Paper Miniatures, High Fashion Paper Dolls
10:30am - 12:00pm   Workshops: Pipe Cleaner Poodles, Electrostatic Flocking
10:30am - 12:30pm   Workshop: Boutique Display
12:00pm - 1:00pm   Fashion Show Rehearsal (if necessary)
12:00pm - 2:00pm   Lunch on your own
1:45pm - 2:00pm   Special Needs Entrance/VIP Admission
2:00pm - 3:30pm   Fashion Week Collection, Fashion Show
4:30pm - 5:30pm   Program: The Designers of Barbie®
6:00pm - 6:45pm   Host/Hostess Set-Up
6:45pm - 7:00pm   Special Needs Entrance/VIP Admission
7:00pm - 10:00pm   Benefit Ball/ Live Auction
10:00pm - 1:00am   Lounge Kitties Parlor Open (Cash bar)

 




Saturday, July 14
8:00am - 9:30am   Steering Committee Meeting (if needed)
9:00am - 9:30am   Dealers enter Fashion Avenue Salesroom
9:00am - 11:00am   The Bazaar Raffle Room Open (last chance!)
9:30am - 10:00am   Fashion Avenue Salesroom Open - Conventioneers Only
9:30am - 3:00pm   Souvenir Shop Open (in Fashion Avenue Salesroom)
10:00am - 11:00am   Program: Carol Spencer, Chief Barbie® Designer: Mattel 1963-1999
10:00am - 3:00pm   Fashion Avenue Salesroom Open to Public & Conventioneers
10:30am - 12:00pm   Workshops: Embellished Shoes, Pipe Cleaner Poodles
10:30am - 12:30pm   Workshop: Boutique Display
12:00pm - 1:30pm   Raffle Tickets Drawn
2:00pm - 3:30pm   The Bazaar Raffle Room Pick-Up
3:00pm - 5:00pm   Fashion Avenue Salesroom Breakdown
5:45pm - 6:45pm   Host/Hostess Set-up
6:45pm - 7:00pm   Special Needs Entrance/VIP Admission
7:00pm - 7:30pm   Ballroom Doors Open/Mingle In Room/Cocktails (Cash bar)
7:30pm - 10:00pm   Dinner at Eight/Awards/Doll Presentation
10:00pm - 11:30pm   Convention Doll Artist Signing




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