Minneapolis Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

 

 Location & Hours

 
Location:
1301 2nd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612/335-6000

Fair Hours:

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Set-up Hours:
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

 

 For Exhibitors

 
Exposition Services Provided by: Global Experience Specialists, 800/475-2098

Advance Shipping Information:
Authorized Shipping Address:
(Your Name)
(Your Institution)
Minnesota Performing and Visual Arts College Fair – October 13, 2015
c/o Global Experience Specialists
7624 Boone Ave North
Minneapolis MN 55428

Material Handling Charge*:
Small Package: $60.00 for the first piece and $25.85 for each additional piece. Maximum weight is 50lbs per shipment per delivery. Shipments over 50lbs will be charged $85.00 per hundredweight with a 200lbs minimum charge at ST/ST.  Payment must be received in advance by check or credit card (preferred method).
* Rates are subject to change.
Be sure to use the routing labels that are inside the exhibitor kit.

Shipping Deadline: Shipments must arrive by Monday, October 5, 2015.


Exhibitor Parking:*
There are four main public entrance rotundas located on 2nd Avenue S. & Grant Street, labeled "Ballroom Entrance," "Plaza 1," "Plaza 2" and "Plaza 3." Designated handicap-accessible entrances (power assisted doors) are adjacent to Plaza 3 (entrance closest to Wesley Church), and the 12th Street Entrance.

Exhibitor parking is available in the 3rd Avenue Ramp or Plaza Ramp - both adjacent to the Convention Center.

Recommended Hotels:
1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612/370-1234
(4 minutes/.9 miles from fair facility)

1101 4th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
612/339-6633
(2 minutes/.2 miles from fair facility)

225 South Eleventh Street
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612/341-3300
(2 minutes/.2 miles from fair facility)
 

 Directions

 
​From the West (I-94)
Take the 4th Street exit from I-94 and proceed to 2nd Avenue South. (Do NOT turn right onto 2nd Avenue North.) Turn right on 2nd Avenue South and go 8 blocks to Convention Center.

From the West (I-394)
Take Downtown exit (12th Street): follow 12th Street South to 2nd Avenue South and turn right. The Convention Center is on your left.

From the East (I-94)
Take the 11th Street exit: follow 11th Street South until you reach 2nd Avenue South, turn left onto 2nd Avenue South and cross 12th Street South. The Convention Center is on your left. The Underground Plaza Parking Ramp is on your right.

From the South (I-35W)
Follow downtown exit signs to the 11th Street exit and follow 11th Street to 2nd Avenue South. Turn left on 2nd Avenue South and go 1 block to Convention Center.

From the North (I-35W)
Take I-35W to Highway 280. Follow Highway 280 to I-94 west. Follow I-94 to the 11th Street exit (NOT 11th Avenue exit). Follow 11th Street to 2nd Avenue South. Turn left on 2nd Avenue South and go 1 block to the Convention Center.

From the Airport Main Terminal
Take Highway 55 exit from the airport. Follow Highway 55 west to Minneapolis. This will become Highway 62 west. Follow Highway 62 to I-35W north to Minneapolis downtown exits. Then take the 11th Street exit. Follow 11th Street South to 2nd Avenue South. Turn left on 2nd Avenue South and go 1 block to the Convention Center.

Entrances/Exits to Underground Plaza Parking Ramp
Enter either on 2nd Avenue South, or on 12th Street South. The Plaza Ramp has handicap parking – elevators and a skyway connect the Ramp to the Convention Center, allowing easy access for wheelchairs.



 

 Promote this Fair!

 
​​Thank you for your interest in NACAC’s Performing and Visual Arts 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! ​