MommyCon 2013 and Babywearing World Record Attempt
Now that summer is over, baby event season will be in full swing. Next up, MommyCon and the Babywearing World Record attempt. I will also be checking out the latest toddler gear and getting advice on dealing with Baby Buck’s Terrible Twos. If you are a parent and live in the Los Angeles area, here’s more info for you.
MOMMYCON LOS ANGELES HOPES TO SET ‘BABYWEARING WORLD RECORD’
Los Angeles, CA (August 26, 2013) –MommyCon is one of the fastest growing conventions targeting ‘natural’ minded parenting. On Sunday, October 6th from 10:00am-5:00pm, MommyCon will make its final stop of 2013 at the Los Angeles Convention Center (1201 S Figueroa Street) in downtown LA. Modern parents and mothers-to-be are invited to come together to learn and see the latest in natural child rearing practices.
MommyCon LA will feature something that’s not been done at any other event…the attempt to set the ‘Babywearing World Record.’ MommyCon is setting out to set this record with upwards of 1500 people. This will take place at 11:00am at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Following the record setting, attendees can check out the boutique style event whose focus is all things organic and pure. Jamie Grayson (TheBabyGuyNYC) will host some friendly competition with the “Stroller Folding Challenge,” “Car Seat Trivia with Clek,” and “Beco Baby Carrier Pursuit.” Guest speakers include Dr. Bob Sears, Jessica Martin-Weber (The Leaky Boob), Abby Theuring (The Badass Breastfeeder) and January Harshe (Birth Without Fear).
Event elements include the Beco and Ergobaby Babywearing Lounge with over three dozen different carriers for attendees to try on from mei tai’s to wraps to soft structured carriers and more. The Stroller Test Track will give attendees the chance to test out strollers on a variety of surfaces. Clek’s Car Seat Connection will have over a dozen of the best car seats on the market available for live installs. The Happy Family Baby Food Court will have yummy sampling from MommyCon’s favorite organic baby food company. The Nuna LEAF Lounge is where babies can sway and relax in Nuna’s signature LEAF. Attendees get to experience all of this on top of amazing shopping and so much more!
“We are thrilled to be hosting MommyCon in Los Angeles and really want to set the ‘Babywearing World Record’ while we are in town! “explains founder Alexzandra Higgins. “We look forward to sharing our knowledge of natural parenting philosophies with families throughout the Southern California area.”
MommyCon is transforming the way enterprises do business with consumers by providing an ideal setting for communicating new and existing products directly to the consumer. MommyCon events enable companies, big and small, to showcase their products directly to parents. Events target middle to upper income demographic with a heavy influence on the 24-40 year old moms and mothers-to-be.
This year, MommyCon is being held in eight cities throughout the US: Las Vegas, Chicago, Phoenix (Mesa), Austin, Philadelphia, Portland, Kansas City and Los Angeles.
General admission is $35 per person ($25 if you register by August 31st) and includes the ‘Babywearing World Record’ and MommyCon. Tickets are available online at www.mommy-con.com or can be purchased day of in-person beginning at 9:00am at Concourse Hall inside the Los Angeles Convention Center. Children 17 and under are free.
VIP admission grants attendees access to everything on Sunday, October 6th, in addition to VIP exclusive events on Saturday, October 5th and is $100-$150 per person depending on the chosen package. All VIP events take place at Luxe City Center across from the Los Angeles convention center, tickets must be purchased in advance.
Sloomb VIP ($150) From Womb to Sloomb is an hour long meet-up for cloth diaper enthusiasts. Attendees will receive an incredible gift bag stuffed with cloth diapering products and accessories in addition to a Beco Baby Carrier.
Motherlove VIP ($150) Motherlove Meet and Greet is an intimate meet-up for breastfeeding mothers with a very special surprise guest. All attendees will receive a gift bag stuffed with over $150 worth of breastfeeding related products and accessories in addition to a Beco Baby Carrier.
Beco VIP ($100): includes a hands-on baby carrier fitting and meet-up with babywearing lovers from across the country. Attendees will receive a brand new Beco Baby Carrier and a gift bag from MommyCon partners.