Dozens of news stories, coverage by three major television networks – the 2013 National Barbie Doll Collectors Convention was the talk of New Orleans last week! Check out some of the top stories in this special installment of Hot Off the Barbie Press.
Barbie Celebrated At New Orleans Convention
CBS Dallas-Fort Worth, 8/9/13
“Wearing a purple, green and gold dress with a plunging neckline and full skirt festooned in colorful Carnival masks, Barbie has arrived in New Orleans…”
The National Barbie Doll Collectors Convention in New Orleans [Video]
“Wild Bill” Wood, WGNO (ABC), 8/10/13
“From around the world, fans of Barbie have arrived for their yearly National Barbie Doll Collectors Convention. There’s a Barbie sold every 3 seconds someplace in the world…”
Barbie celebrated Mardi Gras-style in New Orleans
Bayou Buzz, 8/7/13
“Hundreds of Barbie doll lovers are flocking to a downtown hotel this week for festivities that included a Mardi Gras-themed opening reception held Wednesday night, as well as live entertainment, auctions, workshops and a fashion show…”
Barbie Convention Draws Collectors to New Orleans Saturday
WWLTV (CBS New Orleans), 8/10/13
“More than 800 Barbie collectors and sellers are in New Orleans for their annual national convention, which was held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The event was opened to the public on Saturday…”
Barbie celebrated Mardi Gras-style in N.O.
WBRZ (ABC New Orleans), 8/8/13
“Barbie is being celebrated Mardi Gras-style at the 2013 National Barbie Doll Collectors Convention in New Orleans…”
2013 National Barbie Doll Collectors Convention, New Orleans [Video]
Doug McCash, New Orleans Times-Picayune, 8/12/13
“Pay a visit to the 2013 National Barbie Doll Collectors Convention in New Orleans, which was [open to the public] on Saturday, Aug. 10…”
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