Calling all budding artists

by baby & child fest on September 23, 2016

young-rembrandts-art-classes-2016Young Rembrandts- Southeast Louisiana will offer art classes at New Orleans Baby & Child Fest on Saturday, 10/1 at the Pontchartrain Center.

$8/child and they will leave with a masterpiece. Register in advance or register the day of the expo at the Young Rembrandts booth #215.

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Swag for 2016 Baby & Child Fest Swag Bags

by baby & child fest on September 21, 2016

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We’re excited to announce the SWAG for our 2016 Baby & Child Fest Swag Bags.

From coveted Haydel’s Bakery hand pies to free passes for the Audubon Nature Institute (Zoo/Aquarium/Insectarium), City Putt at New Orleans City Park and Palm Tree Playground! Plus, books, gift cards, a nola embroidered towel from Monogram Express and more.

The Swag Bags are given to the first 50 moms with young children or moms-to-be through the doors, plus we have two extra Swag Bags this year to give as door prizes that all attendees who enter get a chance to win.

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It’s Baaaack! 7th Annual Cutest Bump, Baby & Child Contest

by baby & child fest on September 16, 2016

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**THE ENTRY PERIOD HAS ENDED. VOTING IS UNDERWAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY, 9/28 at 1PM CT.**

Our always popular Cutest Bump, Baby & Child Contest is back for a 7th year! If you are pregnant or have a child 0-8 and live within a 100 mile radius of New Orleans, you are eligible to enter. Check out the amazing grand prizes for each category.

f-11-57-9443076_c4retzpd_vintage_photography_version_1_non-editable_web-ready_fileCutest Bump: Grand Prize Sponsored by Portraits by Amber
Photo session and one 8×12 print
1-2 hours at location of choice
Hard cover book and USB of edited images with print release
Online gallery for viewing and sharing
unnamedCutest Baby: Grand Prize Sponsored by Nola West Photography
1-2 Hour Studio Session
Five 5×7 Prints
One 11×14 Print
f-11-57-9635983_nhpb469l_christie_froom_studios5 Cutest Child: Grand Prize Sponsored by Christie Froom Studios
1 hour of shooting
New Orleans/Metairie Location (or in-studio)
20 edited images (chosen by photographer)
Includes digital gallery for downloading/sharing
(1) 8×10 print of client’s choice

DATES:

  • SUBMIT PHOTOS NOW through Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at Midnight (CST) 
  • ONLINE VOTING will take place Friday, September 23, 2016 – Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 1:00pm (CST).
  • WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED online by Friday, September 30 and PRESENTED ON STAGE at New Orleans Baby & Child Fest Saturday, October 1 at the Pontchartrain Center.

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Thank you to our amazing & loyal sponsors

by baby & child fest on September 16, 2016

2016-new-orleans-postcard-copySpecial thanks to our amazing & loyal sponsors for the 7th Annual New Orleans Baby & Child Fest presented by Ochsner Health System on Saturday, October 1 from 10am – 4pm at the Pontchartrain Center.

Presenting Sponsor:
Ochsner Health System (7-year sponsor)

Platinum Sponsors:
Cox Communications {3-year sponsor}
Tanger Outlets, Gonzales {5-year sponsor}

Gold Sponsors:
Walgreens {3-year sponsor}
Touro Infirmary {4-year sponsor}
Nola Family Magazine {7-year sponsor}
City of Kenner {3-year sponsor}
– Big Easy Air Solutions/Rainbow Distributor {1-year sponsor; 2-year exhibitor}

Thank you!

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Kid Chef Eliana cookbook signing at Baby & Child Fest

by baby & child fest on September 15, 2016

chopped-eliana16-year-old Kid Chef Eliana (Eliana de Las Casas), award-winning chef, cookbook author, and radio show host, will be signing her cookbooks at New Orleans Baby & Child Fest! The expo is Saturday, 10/1 from 10am – 4pm at the Pontchartrain Convention & Civic Center and Eliana will be at the Pelican Publishing Company, Inc. booth #204 from 10-11:30am.

Kid Chef Eliana is a competitor on Food Network‘s Chopped Teen Tournament. The tournament has 16 teens battling for a cash prize of $25,000. Kid Chef Eliana won Battle 4 of the series and moves on to the finale, which airs on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 9pm CDT.

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Just a few available booths remain

by baby & child fest on September 15, 2016

floor-plan-revised-for-shadingJust a few available booths remain for the 7th Annual New Orleans Baby & Child Fest presented by Ochsner Health System on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at the Pontchartrain Center! And these will go quickly in the next few days.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to put your business in front of 3,000+ attendees, plus the year-round marketing that Baby & Child Fest offers to our partners.

Register online today or contact us for more information.

 

 

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Marketing Opportunity: 52 VIP Swag Bag Items

by baby & child fest on September 13, 2016

swag-bags-baby-child-fest-jw-one-sheet-smWe invite you to provide 52 items for our VIP Swag Bags for the 7th Annual New Orleans Baby & Child Fest on 10/1/16. Each year, the VIP Swag Bags we give out to the first 50 moms or moms-to-be are highly coveted. This year, we are giving out those 50 swag bags + 2 additional bags as giveaways that all expo attendees will be entered to win. The Swag Bags and contents get lots of promotions on social media and interviews, plus there is signage with swag participants’ logos at the expo entrance.

We ask that the items are a minimum $5 value or a gift card with a minimum $5-$10 value (no coupons please). The Swag Bag participation is at no cost to you.

Please let me know if you would like to participate and what item you will be providing 52 of to us. We ask that the swag be delivered to us by 9/23 for pre-expo exposure and potential TV appearances or by 9/28 at the latest to be included in the Swag Bags. Email us {babyandchildfest[at]gmail.com} to commit to the Swag Bag Promotion.

 

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Ticket sales are live!

by baby & child fest on September 7, 2016

screen-shot-2016-09-06-at-10-42-25-pmDiscounted admission tickets for the 7th Annual New Orleans Baby & Child Fest presented by Ochsner Health System are now available online.

$5 in advance ($8 cash at the door). Children 12 and under get in FREE and free parking. Click the link then click on the green TICKETS button to purchase.

100 vendors and activities throughout the day. Learn, Shop & Play at a very reasonable price.

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2016 Ochsner Release (1)New Orleans, LA (Aug. 22, 2016) – New Orleans Baby & Child Fest, the largest pregnancy and parenting expo in the Southeast, is proud to announce that Ochsner Health System is returning as the event’s presenting sponsor.

“At Ochsner Health System, we feel that it is important for women of all ages to connect to the expert care they need for themselves and their families,” said Lisa Pellerin, Vice President of Women’s Services for Ochsner Health System. “New Orleans Baby & Child Fest is the perfect opportunity to educate the community on what is available to them and we are proud to be a part of that.”

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Floor Plan Revised for shading jpgJust 1 month until the 7th Annual New Orleans Baby & Child Fest presented by Ochsner Health System. This is the time when registrations come in daily so the booths are reserved daily too. Register now to guarantee your preferred spot based on the remaining booths.

Check out our registration page for more details including the updated floor plan with available booths remaining.

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