Boston National College Fair

 

 Location & Hours

 
​Location:
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
Hall C
415 Summer Street 
Boston, Massachusetts 02210  
617/954-2000 

Fair Hours:
Sunday, May 22, 2016
2:00p.m - 5:00p.m.
Monday, May 23, 2016
8:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

Transportation, Directions and Parking*:
Find Directions and Parking information for the Boston Convention Center:
Directions
Parking
*Rates are subject to change.


Need more information?
E-mail collegefairs@nacacnet.org or info@nacacnet.org or call 571-551-5277. 
 

 For Exhibitors

 
​Between May 11 and May 23, we will be updating our administrative system. During this time online registration for the Boston National College Fair will not be available. Registration should be completed by submitting a paper registration form during this time.  On line Registration will be available on May 24. 

Fair Set-up Hours:

Saturday May 21
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday May 22 
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Estimated Attendance: 16,000

Loading/Unloading:
Exhibitors that have a large amount of freight that cannot be personally carried or hand-carted into the exhibit hall may use the loading dock behind Hall C.  
Additional information on loading and unloading is available on the convention center website
Please reference a pdf map of the Loading Dock

Exposition Services Provided by:
Freeman
Exhibitor Service Kit

Shipping Information:
NACAC - Boston national College Fair
(School Name)  AND  (Booth Number)
Freeman Transportation
C/O Freeman           
25 Doherty Avenue
Avon MA  02322
Phone 508-894-5100

PLEASE NOTE: The warehouse is open from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday.  Exceptions are noted below.
Freeman will accept crated, boxed or skidded materials beginning Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the above address.
Materials arriving after Friday, May 13, 2016 will be received at the warehouse with an additional after deadline charge.

Please Note: All warehouse freight will have overtime charges applied.

Shipping Deadline: All materials must be received by May ​13, 2016 to avoid late charges.

Electrical Service:
Electrical services are supplied exclusively through MCCA. Rigging services at the BCEC are provided exclusively through the MCCA.

Host Hotel:
The Westin Boston Waterfront
425 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210
1-888-627-7115
The Westin Boston Waterfront is connected, via skywalk, to the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.
Rate: $265 Single/ Double
Deadline: Friday, April 20, 2016
Please call in reservations to receive the NACAC rate or use the NACAC personalized reservation webpage.

Contact Information:
For more information regarding this National College Fair, email John Hamel or call 571-551-5277.
 

 Information for Schools/Groups

 
 

 Workshop Information

 
​WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
Sunday May 22, 2016

Financial Aid Workshop
2:30 p.m. - Room 050
Five Steps to Save, Plan, and Pay for College
Presented by Wells Fargo

Financial Aid Workshop
4:00 p.m. - Room 050
College Financing and the College Financial Aid Process
Financial Aid Journey
Presented by MEFA
Massachusetts Educational Finance Authority
 
Monday, May 23, 2016

Financial Aid Workshop
9:00 a.m. – Room 050
Financial Aid Journey
Presented by MEFA
Massachusetts Educational Finance Authority

Financial Aid Workshop
11:00 a.m. room 050
Five Steps to Save, Plan, and Pay for College
Presented by Wells Fargo


WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

Sunday May 22, 2016

2:30 p.m. - Room 051
Highly Selective College Admissions
Harvard University
Tim Smith Admission Officer
Yale University
Moira Poe Senior Assistant Director Admission
 
Highly Selective College Admissions
3:15 p.m. - Room 051
Harvard University
Tim Smith Admission Officer
Yale University
Moira Poe Senior Assistant Director Admission

Everything You Need to Know about the SAT
4:00 p.m. - Room 051
Presented by the College Board

Monday May 23, 2016
10:00 a.m. - Room 051
Everything You Need to Know about the SAT
Presented by the College Board
 

 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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