Seattle National College Fair

 

 Location & Hours

 

Location:
Washington State Convention Center
Hall 4AB
800 Convention Place
Seattle, WA 98101
206/694-5000

Fair Hours:
Friday, November 8, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 9, 2013
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

List of colleges attending as of October 24
More colleges and universities are expected to register prior to the fair.

Transportation, Directions and Parking*:
Directions and Parking information for the Washington State Convention Center.

Flying into Seattle? Book your Super Shuttle transportation online.

 

 For Exhibitors

 

Estimated Attendance: 15,000

Fair Set-up Hours:
Friday, November 8, 2013
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Loading/Unloading:

The loading/unloading entrance to the Washington State Convention Center is the area referred to as the “South Hand Carried Freight/Small Vehicle Delivery”. South Hand Carried Freight (HCF) is located on aisle “G” of the main garage. Maximum height is 6’5”. The Hand Carried Freight elevator will be operated only during the published Exhibitor Set-up and Dismantle hours.

To expedite your work: The Convention Center has a limited number of flatbeds available. Carts are checked out of the HCF zone in the garage. Complimentary parking is available for loading/unloading in the garage only if you enter and exit within one hour. You may have your parking ticket validated at the HCF Service Desk.

Exposition Services Provided by: GES Exposition Services, 800-475-2098

Authorized Shipping Address:
(Your Name/Institution)
(Booth Number)
Seattle National College Fair
November 8-9, 2013
c/o GES Exposition Services
4060 Lind Avenue SW
Renton, WA 98057

Shipping Deadline: Advance Shipments to the GES Warehouse should arrive on or between October 7th – November 5th, 2013.

Material Handling Charge:*
Cost is $46.41 per carton, minimum of two cartons, or $92.82. Make check payable to: GES Exposition Services. Please contact GES directly to arrange shipping. *Rates are subject to change. Contact GES Exposition Services for current rates. The Washington State Convention Center will not accept any exhibitor packages for the Seattle National College Fair. All materials must be sent to GES.

Electrical Service:
Electrical services are supplied exclusively through Edlen Electrical Exhibition Services. Order forms are available by calling 206/781-2411.

Host Hotel:
Hilton Seattle
1301 Sixth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
206/624-0500
Rate: $139 Single/ Double
Deadline: Monday, October 15, 2013

Parking:

The Hilton is 13 miles from the airport and is connected to the Washington State Convention Center by an underground concourse. Some of the perks of staying with the host hotel include: Discounted parking for $15 for overnight guests*; complimentary wireless internet; 10% discount on F & B outlets for overnight guests. *Parking rates subject to change without notice.  Please contact the Hilton Seattle for current rates.

Call in reservations to receive the NACAC rate or reserve your room online using the Seattle NCF Personal Hilton Webpage .  When calling, please reference “National College Fair” to get the rate.

Need more information?
E-mail collegefairs@nacacnet.org or info@nacacnet.org or call: 703/299-6856.

Event Manager Information:
Jason Smith - 703/299-6856.

 

 Workshop Information

 
​Friday, November 8, 2013
 9:15 a.m.         
Room: 4C2             
Writing the Admission Essay - Know What You Are Doing!  
                        
Room: 4C3             
Selective College Admission - What Are They Looking For?  
                        
Room: 4C4             
How to Choose a College
 
10:15 a.m.       
Room: 4C2             
Financing Your Education 
                        
Room: 4C3             
The Student Athlete and the NCAA  
                        
Room: 4C4             
STEM – Is This the Way Forward to the Future 
 
11:15 a.m.       
Room: 4C2            
Financing Your Education
                        
Room: 4C3             
SAT? ACT? Subject Tests? – What Do I Need to Take? 
                        
Room: 4C4             
Is there value in Liberal Arts Education? 
 
Saturday, November 9, 2013
12:30 p.m.       
Room: 4C2             
SAT? ACT? Subject Tests? – What Do I Need to Take?
                        
Room: 4C3             
Selective College Admission - What Are They Looking For?  
                        
Room: 4C4             
Is there value in Liberal Arts Education?  
 
1:30 p.m.         
Room: 4C2             
Financing Your Education 
                        
Room: 4C3             
The Student Athlete and the NCAA   
                
Room: 4C4             
STEM – is this the way forward to the future 
 
2:30 p.m.        
Room: 4C2            
Financing Your Education 
                        
Room: 4C3            
Selective College Admission - What Are They Looking For? 
                        
Room: 4C4            
Writing the Admission Essay - Know What You Are Doing!