Washington D.C. Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

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Attendance at NACAC's Performing and Visual Arts College Fairs is free and open to the public!

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 Location & Hours

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Fair Hours:
Sunday, November 6, 2016
1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Set-up Hours:
Sunday, November 6, 2016
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Need more information?
E-mail collegefairs@nacacnet.org or info@nacacnet.org or call: 703/299-6827.

 For Exhibitors

Exhibitor Parking:*
A complete list of parking in the area surrounding the convention center is available online. There are several parking facilities surrounding the convention center and their rates vary.
*Rates and availability subject to change without notice.
Shipping Address:
If as an exhibitor you choose to bring your items with you on the day of the event, the Facility has a "one trip hand carry rule."  If you can carry your item into the building in one trip you may do so utilizing the 9th and Mount Vernon Place Entrance.  This door is located on 9th Street at the corner of Mt. Vernon Pl. NW.                                                                     

Shipping Information:
Authorized Shipping Address:
(Your Name/Institution)
Washington, D.C.  NACAC Performing and Visual Arts Fair
Sunday, November 6, 2016 
c/o Reber-Friel Company
1900 South Drive
Oaks, PA 19456
Shipping Deadline: All materials must be received by Friday, October 28, 2016.

Recommended Hotels:

Embassy Suites Hotel- Convention Center
900 10th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 739-2001

Hampton Inn Washington-Downtown-Convention Center

901 6th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 842-2500

Courtyard Washington Convention Center
900 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 638-4600

NACAC has a long standing relationship with The Washington Times, the printer of our onsite guide.  This guide is distributed to their readership community, as well as made available for the attendees at the Greater Washington DC Performing and Visual Arts College Fair.  The deadline for space reservations is Friday, October 7, 2016. If you would like to sponsor space in the guide, please contact Doug Alexander at dalexander@washingtontimes.com or 202-636-4847.

Contact Information:
For more information regarding this Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, email Lara Kanitra or call at 703/299-6827.


Transportation and Directions:          
Directions to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center are available online.

By Subway / Metro: The closest metro stop is Mount Vernon Square/7th Street Convention Center on the Yellow or Green Line. Gallery Place/Chinatown metro stop on the Yellow, Green and Red line is also close by the Convention Center.


 Workshop Information

Workshop: College Admissions 101 for the Performing and Visual Artist
12:10 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Meeting Room 102 B

 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! ​