PNW BJD Getaway

 Pacific NorthWest Ball-Jointed Doll Expo & Retreat

Salesroom * Panels * Workshops * Contests * Prizes * Roundtable Discussions * Banquet
Theme: Myths & Legends

An international event where collectors, artists and manufacturers can enjoy 2 days of soaking up the creative atmosphere of these highly customizable dolls. Click this link to find out more about scheduled activities.

This just in!  Love Love Australian artist extraordinaire, Kay Wiggs! It is really exciting to announce that Kay is introducing an industry first 14″ BJD doll at our PNW  BJD Expo in May 2017! Laryssa is a mini BJD fawn doll. Both registrant and absentee orders are being accepted now. The first 20 PNW registered attendees to order the doll will receive the dress, handmade by Kaye. Details, click here .

Clearwater Casino Resort
15347 Suquamish Way NE
Suquamish, WA 98393

Join us at this luxury waterfront resort that pampers guests with rustic elegance and a wide array of well-appointed amenities that include a full service spa, 5 restaurants, award winning golf course, live entertainment, casino and a park-like setting on the waterfront.  The museum quality art and artifacts on display tell the story of the Suquamish people throughout the centuries. 

To make reservations, call the resort’s toll-free line, 1-866-609-8700, and tell them you are with the Pacific Northwest Ball-Jointed Doll Expo group to receive the special room rate of $124.00 per night.  To reserve online click here .  You will be asked for our group id: 10148 and the group password: 37001169. All reservations must be made by May 1, 2017.

Arriving by Air?  The closest airport is Seatac. There is hourly transportation from the airport to Poulsbo on the Bremerton/Kitsap Airporter for $27.00 one-way or $49.00 roundtrip. Click here to review the transportation times. PNW BJD staff will be available between 8AM and 8PM to pick you up from the Poulsbo stop and bring you to the hotel (a 10 minute drive) between with 72 hour prior notice.

Meet our Sponsors:  

 The Uncanny Dreams Diorama contest is back hosted by Jpop Dolls

The Uncanny Dreams gallery area will feature BJD dioramas. Artists are invited to create fantasy world displays, interpreting the broad theme of Myths and Legends with backdrops, dolls and their own costuming and/or customization.  Entries will be judged with cash prizes of $1,000.00 (1st prie), $500.00 (2nd prize) and $100.00 (3rd prize) awarded to the winners.  Details are available here!

The PNW BJD Expo gallery will also include contest entry displays that you can take pictures of your dolls in, costume contest and a face-up/mod area.

The STAND Lookbook is the brainchild of brilliant photographer, Sharon Wright. In addition to being a sponsor of the PNW BJD Expo, the magazine will sponsor the photo contest.  As an added bonus, winners of the contest will be published in the July issue of the STAND Lookbook.  Find out how to enter, here.

At the Expo, you will meet an international group of dealers with dolls, accessories, supplies clothes and more.  Below is a sample of who you will find.

If you would like to join us in the salesroom, click here for an interactive PDF form.  As of January 2017 we are 2/3 booked – I hope you are making plans to join us.

Our Salesroom

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