Chicago National College Fair


 Location & Hours

Navy Pier
Festival Hall Complex, Hall A
600 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
312/595-PIER (7437) or 800/595-PIER (7437)

Estimated Attendance: 10,000

Fair Hours:
Saturday, September 28, 2013
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Fair Set-up Hours:
Friday, September 27, 2013
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 28, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

List of Colleges Attending as of September 19

Directions and Parking*:
Directions and Parking information for the Navy Pier
The recommended lot to park in is the East Parking Garage, at 60 East Grand Ave.  Parking is $25/day*, without in/out privileges.  There should be signs leading you from the garage to the Exhibit Hall.

*Rates and availability are subject to change without notice. Please contact the Navy Pier for current rates.

Flying into Chicago? Book your Super Shuttle transportation online using the discount code: NACAC and save 10%.

 For Exhibitors

Follow the Navy Pier parking signs to the North dock drive of Navy Pier. There will be a ramp leading up to the loading and unloading area from the North dock for those who need assistance unloading their vehicle. If you plan on loading and unloading materials, please park in the east garage and access Festival Hall A via the elevators.

Exposition Services Provided by:  Valley Expo and Displays, 877/332-4292.

Authorized Shipping Address:
Your Name/Institution
Booth Number
NACAC - Chicago National College Fair 2013
YRC Freight
c/o Valley Expo and Displays
2000 Lincoln Highway
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

Shipping Deadline:
All materials must be received between August 30, 2013 and  September 24, 2013.

Material Handling Charge:*
Please refer to the Valley Expo and Displays Exhibitor Kit for Material Handling Rates.
*Rates are subject to change without notice. 

Electrical Services:
Electrical services are supplied through Prime Electrical & Exhibition Services.  You can order your electricity online.

Host Hotel:
Doubletree–Magnificent Mile
300 East Ohio St.
Chicago, IL 60611

Rate:  $195 Single/Double

Deadline:  Monday, September 9, 2013
The Doubletree is about a mile from Navy Pier.
Call in reservations to receive the NACAC rate or reserve online.

Need more information?
E-mail or or call: 703/299-6823.

Event Manager Information:
Stephanie Moore - 703/299-6823.