San Francisco Event Details: Giveaways, Gift Bags, Schedule, Parking and More!
We will have a dedicated gift bag room where you can collect your gift bags between 11am-5pm on the event day. This option allows you to pick up your bag when you feel like it without the need to lug it around all day.
What’s a great event without some amazing giveaways?! We will have prizes from many of our sponsors ranging from car seats, strollers, baby carriers and more! Listen for your name during seminars, during the car seat safety session we will giveaway lots of amazing car seats! We also give items away by asking questions to our audience so listen up and help us answer pertinent parenting questions!
Raffle Items for Charity
For the first time ever, we will have a life raffle with tickets for purchase. 100% of the proceeds will go to Waves for Water to further their work in providing clean water in Uganda. Raffle tickets will be $5 each or 5 tickets for $20. They will be for sale at the registration desk. Prizes include a Clek Oobr high back booster, Joovy Qool Stroller, Ergobaby 360 Carrier and Beco Soleil.
Our lunch break is from 12-1pm, by clicking here, you can view tons of lunch spots within a short walking distance. Everything from vegan to seafood to burgers and more! There is a huge food court in the Westfield San Francisco Centre which is right across the street from the hotel. The food court has tons of great options and is very family friendly and quick moving for minimal wait times.
PARC 55 WYNDHAM HOTEL**
55 Cyril Magnin Street
Telephone: 415-392-8000 x6702
|30 Minutes $ 4.00
One Hour $10.00
1.5 Hour $14.00
2 Hours $20.00
2.5 Hours $24.00
3 Hours $30.00
3.5 Hours $34.00
5 Hours – 24 Hours $49.00 all night
Oversized vehicles additional $10.00
(Maximum) In/out privileges for hotel guests only.
FIFTH AND MISSION GARAGE
Fifth and Mission Garage/
Rates based hourly
12:00 am – 9:00 am $ 2.00/hour
9:00 am – 12:00 pm $ 3.00/hour
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm $3.50/hour
6:00 pm – 12:00 am $1.50/hour
24 Hours/Lost Ticket: $32.00
DOWNTOWN CENTER GARAGE
325 Mason and
(near Union Square)
|Early Bird Special: $17.00 (In by 10:00am/Out by 7:00pm)
Standard Fee: $ 8.00 one hour
$ 4.00 each ½ hour
Maximum of 4.5 hours: $35.00 Total
Evening rate: $22.00 Total (12:00 am–9:30 am)
Parking w/ in & out privileges
$35.00 – see cashier for offer
400 Taylor Street
Corner of Taylor & O’Farrell
across from the Hilton)
|Price includes tax
12 hours $25.00
24 hours w/ in & out privileges $39.00
Oversized vehicles $58.00/day
Add-On’s + Sign-Up Sheets
Project: Breastfeeding: Join the movement moms and DADS! Take a stance in your support of breastfeeding by taking part in Hector Cruz’s internationally recognized project. Thanks to the generosity of Beco Baby Carrier we are able to offer a Beco Breastfeeding Package that includes a Beco Soleil in either Levi or Ellie in addition to a standard Project Pass. Register Here.
99% of our seminars and workshops are open to all attendees, but for certain sessions we have limited product and space available. One of those sessions is Wrapping 101 with Alisa DeMarco. This 45 minute session features hands on wrapping instructions. Those that applied for spots will receive an email confirmation tomorrow.
Sleep Consultations with Rebecca Michi are currently on a wait list. You can Sign Up Here for the wait list or drop by the day of the event for a possible opening.
Descriptions of Sessions
Babywearing 101: A comprehensive overview of baby carrier safety, and assortment of carriers including; the Mei Tai, Soft Structured Carrier, Woven Wrap, Stretch Wrap, Hybrid Wrap, Ring Sling, Wrap Conversion and Custom Carrier Options.
The Badass Breastfeeder: I Don’t Need Your Authority: Abby Theuring isn’t just a mom from Chicago, she is a badass breastfeeding mommy from Chicago who is about to be a mother to two! Abby will share her personal experience in breastfeeding in public and honing in on your inner badass.
I Support You: What happens when the Time Magazine Cover-Mom, Jamie Lynne Grumet, The Fearless Formula Feeder, Suzanne Barston and Kimberley Simon team up on a campaign about empowering mothers? Join in on the #ISupportYou campaign to find out.
The Honest Toddler’s: Parents Who Mean Business. An engaging panel with; Chris Lumley, President of Clek, Kim Graham-Nye, President of gDiapers, Whitney McCollum, Attorney at Morrison & Foerster, Meg Collins, Creator of Lucie’s List and Heather Rider, Owner of Monkey Bars Shop.
The Leaky Boob: A community of over 100,000 breastfeeding and supportive women, The Leaky Boob aims to normalize breastfeeding in this inspiring discussion about ways we can ban together to encourage and support a mothers breastfeeding goals.
Car Seat Safety: Learn, and discover new car seat safety tips, laws and information with Alyssa Majko-Ruben, CPST. This incredibly informative topic gives you all the facts behind why rearfacing is important, when a booster should be used, and great seats for every budget.
Everything but the Kitchen Sink: A Conversation with Jamie Lynne Grumet, of Time Magazine fame, and Dr. Jay Gordon, world renowned attachment parenting friendly-pediatrician.
Alanis Morissette: As our keynote speaker, Alanis will share her parenting philosophy, her struggles with postpartum depression and an honest look at her role as mother, philanthropist and attachment parenting advocate.
Workshop Room 1
Essential Oils 101: An introduction to transforming your medicine cabinet one bottle of Essential Oils at a time with DoTerra.
Q&A with The Baby Guy NYC: Whether you are a first time mom or have a brood of twelve, join Jamie as he helps you navigate all things baby gear while consuming copious amounts of coffee.
Cloth Diapering 101: An introduction to cloth diapering from the experts at Cotton Babies. Topics discussed will include types of diapers, accessories and detergents.
Workshop Room 2
Birth Panel: An engaging discussion about achieving the birth you desire. The discussion will include information on formulating your birth plan, and creating the right birth environment for your family.
Skin-to-Skin: An introduction to the benefits of skin-to-skin and kangaroo care from the experts behind the Nuroo line of products.
The Healing Properties of Amber: You have seen Amber necklaces around lots of little necks, now find out why they are beneficial, and what to look for when purchasing Amber and Hazelwood.
If I Could, I Would: Dad created organization, Project: Breastfeeding, founder, Hector Cruz will be speaking to dads and moms regarding normalizing breastfeeding and providing support for their significant other in their breastfeeding journey.
Wrapping 101: From stretchy wraps to woven wraps, Alyssa shows you how to front wrap cross carry, back carry and more!
Navigating the Crunchy Mom: This “dude friendly” seminar will address everything from your wife telling you she wants an Igloo Birth to where to find the $40,000 car seat she picked out for less than the cost of a fishing cabin.
Baby Sign Language: An introduction to Baby Sign Language with Erika Vetter of Rise & Sign – Sign Language Academy.
Breastfeeding Support Group: Join IBCLC, Wendy Wright, for a safe place to speak discuss breastfeeding, latch difficulties and the journey that lactation takes us on as mothers.
Slumber Time: Rebecca Michi is pleased to join us in the Sleep Consultation Area at MommyCon in 2014. Stop by the area for your free infant sleep consultation with Rebecca and walk away with great tips for getting your little one to sleep with ease with Rebecca’s gentle tips.
Bottle Feeding Support Group: Join fellow bottle feeding mothers discuss the challenges they face as a bottle feeder regardless of whether breast milk or formula is being used, you are welcome to attend.
Postpartum Depression and Anxiety: Mother-to-Mother support group for mothers experiencing PPD/A.
The Babywearing Lounge: Enjoy over two dozen different carriers in the Babywearing Lounge presented by Ergobaby and Beco Baby Carrier. With carriers ranging from woven wraps to soft structured carriers to ring slings, and just about everything in between, if you cannot find your perfect carrier here, it just might not exist!
Car Seat Connection: Presented by Clek, this area showcases seats from a variety of manufacturers, and is staffed with Child Passenger Safety Technician’s to assist you in finding the perfect seat for your child.
The Cloth Diaper Resource Center: Join the Sloomb team in the Cloth Diaper Resource Center and find out all there is to know about cloth diapering from prefolds to wool to pockets and even AI2’s!
The Nursing Lounge: Sit back and enjoy a lactation cookie, and take some quiet time with your little one. Sponored by; Milkin’ Cookies, Itzy Ritzy, Molly’s Suds and 16 Minute Club.
Changing Stations: Whether you use cloth, disposables or hybrid diapers, stop by the gDiapers changing stations. Complimentary inserts will be provided to all gPants users!
Baby Food Court: Sit back while your little sits comfortably on the Nuna Zaaz highchair and enjoy some Happy Family Foods!
Love To Shop?
We have teamed up with Babylist on a shopping list designed specifically for MommyCon attendees! Buy your favorite MommyCon items, create a wish list, or build your registry with the BabyList iPhone app. Here’s how to get the MommyCon Product Guide on your phone:
- Download the BabyList iPhone/iPad app (Android coming soon)
- Create BabyList account
- Click on “Web” tab at bottom, then you’ll see the MommyCon Guide!
You can purchase items right then & there, add items to your BabyList to buy later, or build your registry or wish list. If you have any questions, BabyList has some of the best customer support on the planet – email@example.com
For your convenience attached is your general admission event registration, VIP registration emails will go out at a later date.
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If you have any questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
How registration works: The day of the event please bring a copy of your registration – comes in the form of an e-ticket. If your ticket is unavailable, please bring your ID to the MommyCon registration desk to receive your MommyCon Wristband that gains you in-and-out access to the event.
What do you need to bring: yourself, your bump, your baby and even your kindergartner! We plan around the growing family and offer a changing room, plush nursing area and even a play area.
Stroller Policy: We recommend that you leave the stroller at home. If this is not an option, please be mindful of crawling toddlers and do not block the aisles. The hotel offers a baggage check through the bell men, and can check your stroller, but they are not responsible for lost or stolen items.