IDEX Premiere 2011

Orlando, Florida

A World of Quality Collectibles & Playthings

January 26 - 29, 2012
Renaissance at Seaworld in Orlando, Florida

For information on exhibiting in 2012, please contact Kathy Dolly at 617-706-9091 or

Additional information on IDEX 2012 events and workshops will be forthcoming, so please check back.

 Welcome to IDEX 2011!

Celebrate "20 years of friendship"

IDEX brings together manufacturers, artists, retailers, buyers and collectors from all corners of the globe who share a love of dolls, plush and other quality playthings. IDEX is the premier gathering place for doing business and having fun.

Don’t miss the fabulous and exciting workshops and sponsored events planned throughout the show!

At IDEX, you can be one of the first to see the year’s newest doll and bear lines, perfect your skills at one of the many teaching seminars offered, or simply mix and mingle with fellow enthusiasts who love the world of playthings.

Highlights of IDEX 2011 include:

  • The Debut of Dolls/DOTY Event .  Join Doll Reader magazine for a magical evening! See the newest dolls and meet the artists behind them. Receive your collector edition of Doll Reader's Debut of Dolls issue and have it signed by your favorite artists and designers who create the dolls we love.  Enjoy dinner and the presentation & of the 2011 Dolls Of The Year® Industry Choice Awards. Gregg Ortiz, our Debut of Dolls Event and Show Director is helping us to make this a memorable evening for all.
  • BJD Mixer & Meet-Up. A casual evening of fun with other BJD lovers.  There will be raffles, special table favors, door prizes, contests, raffles, and much more along with light fare and cash bar.  You will also be given as well as have an opportunity to purchase the centerpiece doll designed by Connie Lowe & Val Zeitler.
  • Charity Events. Support raffles being hosted by the Belles & Beaux Doll & Toy Guild (UFDC Club) and Good Bears of the World.

Registration Information & Fees

  • BJD Mixer & Meet-Up Registration - $60.00.  Includes admission to BJD Mixer & Meet-Up on Saturday, January 29th at 6 pm and IDEX Main Show Floor & Retail Alley on Saturday, January 29th and Sunday, January 30th during public hours. EVENT is Sold Out!
  • Collector Registration - $20.00.  Includes admission to IDEX Main Show Floor & Retail Alley on Saturday, January 29 & Sunday, January 30th during pubic hours.

  • Buyer/Retailer Registration - Free to bonafide buyers and retailers.  Credentials are requried for admission.  Please refer to Exhibitor/Buyer Tab for a list of credentials required.
  • Press - Free to members of the press with proper editorial credentials.  Credentials include business card and name on masthead.  Sales management staff must register as collectors.
IDEX 2011 Show Hours:

January 27:  8 am - 6 pm • Exhibitor Set-up & Workshops.
January 28:  9 am - 5 pm • Trade floor open - Retailers only.
& Events for all.
6 pm - 9 pm • 5th Annual Debut of Dolls/DOTY Awards Event &
                                         IDEX's 20th Anniversary Party.
January 29:  9 am - 5 pm • Trade Floor Open - Retailers only
                                         Workshops & Events for all.  Retail Alley open to public
                   1 pm - 5 pm • Collectors permitted onto trade floor.
                   6 pm - 9 pm • IDEX's 2nd Annual BJD Mixer & Meet-Up Event.
January 30: 10 am -3 pm • IDEX Main Show Floor & Retail Alley open to Public.
                                         Workshops & Events for all.
DISCLAIMER:  IDEX is the premiere trade show for exhibitors, trade buyers, and collectors in the doll, bear and collectible industry.  IDEX also promises to provide a professional and safe environment in which to conduct business, and as such, will not tolerate disorderly conduct or harassment at IDEX aimed at employees, exhibitors, or attendees.  Anyone who violates these rules will be asked to leave the show and may be banned from future shows and/or company sponsored events.  IDEX, Doll Reader and Teddy Bear & friends remain unbiased in industry disputes.
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