Cincinnati National College Fair

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Attendance at NACAC College Fairs is free and open to the public!


 Location & Hours

Duke Energy Convention Center
Exhibit Hall B and C
525 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Fair Hours:
Sunday, September 11, 2016
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Transportation, Directions and Parking:
Directions and Parking information for the Duke Energy Center, Click Here

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

Need more information?
E-mail or or call: 800/299-6851.


 For Exhibitors

Fair Set-up Hours:
Saturday, September 10, 2016
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, September 11, 2016
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Estimated Attendance: 3,500

The loading dock entrance is located at 6th Street and Plum Street, directly under the skywalk on 6th Street.  It is the large orange door on your left.

Exposition Services Provided by:
Fern Exposition, 513/333-7060
Exhibitor Service Kit

Advance Shipping Information:
Advance Warehouse Authorized Shipping Address:
(Your Name/Institution)
(Booth Number)
Cincinnati National College Fair
September 11, 2016
c/o Fern Exposition
645 Linn Street
Cincinnati, OH 45203

Advance Shipping Material Handling Charge:*
Shipping charges are $30.00 per carton and there is a $60 minimum.  
*Rates are subject to change without notice. Contact Fern Exposition for current rates.

Advance Shipping Deadline: All materials must be received by Friday, September 9, 2016. 

Electrical Service:
The Duke Energy Convention Center is the exclusive provider of electric.  Service forms may be completed online or downloaded.  For questions, call Exhibitor Services at 513-419-7317 or

Host Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Cincinnati
151 W Fifth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
The Hilton Cincinnati is located 12 miles from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport and is connected to the Duke Energy Center by the city’s skywalk system. 

Rate: $145 Single/ Double
Deadline: Friday, August 19, 2016
A limited number of rooms are available at the NACAC rate.  For call-in reservations, please call 513.579.1234 and reference National Association for College Admission Counseling when making your reservation to ensure you receive the negotiated rate or book online using NACAC's personalized reservation link.

NACAC has a long standing relationship with the Cincinnati Business Courier, the printer of our onsite guide.  This guide is distributed to their readership community, as well as made available for the attendees at the fair.  If you would like to purchase an ad in this supplement, please contact Bill Schneider at  The deadline for submission is August 18, 2016.

Contact Information:
For more information regarding this National College Fair, email Jessica Volley or call at 703/299-6851.


 Promote this Fair!

​​Thank you for your interest in NACAC’s National College Fairs. Help us promote this fair far and wide! Newsletters and posters​ are available for wide distribution. We encourage you to share these materials on your websites, social media (#nacacfairs) and in person with the students and families you serve. Thank you for your support! ​​

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