Portland National College Fair


 Location & Hours

Exhibit Hall A-A1
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Portland, OR 97232
800/791-2250 or 503/235-7575

Fair Hours: 
Friday, October 23, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Saturday, October 24, 2015
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Transportation, Directions and Parking: 
Find Directions, Parking information, and Maps for the Oregon Convention Center online

Need more information?:
E-mail collegefairs@nacacnet.org or info@nacacnet.org or call: 703/299-6851.

 For Exhibitors

Fair Set-up Hours: 
Thursday, October 22, 2015
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, October 23, 2015
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Saturday, October 24, 2015
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Estimated Attendance: 14,000

Exhibitor and freight entry to Oregon Convention Center is via the main loading dock off First Avenue. Vehicles may not park in the loading area at any time.

Exposition Services Provided by: Triumph Expo and Events, 206/431-1010
Exhibitor Service Kit

Shipping Information: 
Authorized Shipping Address: 
(Your Name/Institution)
(Booth Number)
Portland National College Fair
October 23 – 24, 2015
c/o UPS and Triumph Expo and Events
1025 NE Columbia Boulevard
Portland, OR 97211     

Material Handling Charge*:
Cost is $97 per 100lbs. (cwt), minimum charge $194. Small packages (not to exceed 20lbs.) each are $50 per carton. Materials delivered to the authorized shipping address above will be delivered to your booth. 
Contact Triumph Expo and Events, Inc. to request an exhibitor kit. Refer to exhibitor kit for detailed information and additional services.

Shipping Deadline: All materials must be received by Monday, October 19, 2015.

Electrical Service: 
Electrical services are supplied exclusively through OCC. For questions, call the Operations Department at 503.235.7578. 

Host Hotel: 
1000 NE Multnomah Streeet
Portland, OR 97232

The Doubletree by Hilton is located 3 blocks from the Oregon Convention Center. The NACAC rate includes free hot breakfast buffet coupons for up to two (2) guests per room. 

In House Reservations: 
Guests can make reservations by calling the hotel directly at 503-281-6111 and asking for in house reservations. Our reservations department is open Monday – Friday from 8AM to 4PM.

DoubleTree by Hilton Central Reservations Office: 
Guests can make reservations by phone 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through the DoubleTree by Hilton Central Reservations office by calling toll free 1 (800) 996-0510.

Rate: $169 Single Queen/ $179 Double Queen
Deadline: Tuesday, September 22, 2015.

Call in reservations to receive the NACAC rate or make your reservation using the Portland NCF Personalized Reservation Link.

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


 Workshop Information

Portland National College Fair
Workshop Schedule

Writing the College Essay
Room A105
Friday: 9:30a.m., 10:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Saturday: 1:45 p.m., 2:45 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.

Financial Aid 101
Room A106
Friday: 9:30a.m., 10:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Saturday: 1:45 p.m., 2:45 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.

Five Steps to Save, Plan and Pay for College
Room A107
Friday: 9:30a.m., 10:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Saturday: 1:45 p.m., 2:45 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.

College Admission, Where do I Start?
Room A108-109
Friday: 9:30a.m., 10:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Saturday: 1:45 p.m., 2:45 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.


 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! ​​