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1993 Kansas City KOCC Conventions

The 1993 Keepsake Ornament Collectors Club Event

EVENT DATES: July 8-10, 1993 (first convention)
                           September 2-4, 1993 (second convention)


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LOCATION: Kansas City, MO

ATTENDANCE: 1,000 - 1,500 (first convention)
                           450 - 700 (Second convention)

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REGISTRATION

     Mail in only (Registration fees had to be included with
     registration form.)

     Event Fee

     Early Registration:
$195 per person

     Fee included meals (except Friday night), tours, materials and
     admission to all seminars and workshops plus many, many
     surprises and extras! It did not include hotel accommodations
.

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TRAVEL/HOTEL


  • Westin Crown Center Hotel
    1 East Pershing Rd.
    Kansas City, MO 64108


    reservation line:
    (800) 937-8461
    Hotel: (816) 474-4400


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EVENT GIFT

K.C. ANGEL
Silver-Plated

By Duane Unruh. 2½" h. QXC5445

NOTE: A Gold-Plated version of the K.C. Angel (the first known colorway piece) was given to Clara Johnson Scroggins as a "Thank You" during the 1993 KC Convention. (Edition size: 10)


ON THE BILLBOARD
Personalized Keepsake ornament
Personalization of 1993/1994 ornament
Features an elf painting a message on a billboard.
Message: A Keepsake Welcome to Kansas City
(attendees first name)
By Ken Crow. 2¼" h. x 3" w.
QP6022


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AGENDA

OVERVIEW OF ACTIVITIES

  • COSTUME CONTEST

    Grand Prize Winners:

    - First convention: Jim Reed of San Francisco, CA - 1989
      "Busy Beaver"

    - Second convention: Rhonda Maurer of Valmeyer, IL - 1984
      "Victorian Dollhouse", 1st in the Nostalgic Houses and
      Shops series.


    NOTE: As their prize each of the two costume contest winners was flown back to Kansas City to meet with a Keepsake Artist (Linda Sickman - Jim and John "Collin" Francis - Rhonda) and the Keepsake Ornament staff to collaborate on a Keepsake Ornament based on their fondest holiday memories.

    The two ornaments that came out of these collaborations were "Treasured Memories" (QLX7384), released in 1996 and "Christmas Morning" (QX5997) released in 1995.


    TREASURED MEMORIES
    This design represents the 22-foot Christmas tree at the home of collector Jim Reid. Attach to a light string for optional light effect. By Linda Sickman.
    $18.50 USA QLX7384


    CHRISTMAS MORNING

    Represented the treasures and memories Rhonda Maurer.
    By John "Collin" Francis. 3⅜" h.
    $10.95 QX5997



  • ARTISTS' AUTOGRAPH SESSIONS

  • TOURS
    Hallmark facilities

    Decorated homes

  • GUEST SPEAKERS

    Clara Johnson Scroggins

    Dean Genth
    (columnist)

    Keepsake staff members and other notable collectible authorities

  • PRODUCT SHOP - Purchase ornaments and other product created exclusively for the event

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PRODUCT SHOP


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