Charlotte National College Fair


 Location & Hours

The Park Expo and Conference Center
Independence Hall
2500 East Independence Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28205

Fair Hours:
Sunday, March 8, 2015
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Directions and Parking:
Find Directions to The Park online.

Exhibitors can park in the main parking lot. The main parking lot is cash only and the current daily parking rate is $7.00. *Rates and availability are subject to change without notice. Please contact the conference center for current rates.

Need more information?
E-mail or call 703/373-2421.

 For Exhibitors

​Fair Set-up Hours:
Saturday, March 7, 2015
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 8, 2015
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Estimated Attendance: 7,500

Follows signs to Independence Hall Loading Area or come to Mart Main Lobby for directions.

Exposition services Provided by: Fern Exposition & Event Services. If you plan on shipping materials please contact them directly at 704/398-7440.
Exhibitor Service Kit

Shipping Information:
Authorized Shipping Address:
(Your Name/Institution)
(Booth Number)
Fern Charlotte
2310 Old Steele Creek Road
Charlotte, NC 28208

Material Handling Charge*:
Refer to the Fern Exposition & Event Services exhibitor packet for deadline dates, material handling information, transportation, and any additional equipment orders. Make checks payable to Fern Exposition & Event Services. Indicate the carrier (i.e. UPS, Federal Express, etc.), so that shipment may be tracked. Materials shipped to the authorized shipping address will be delivered to your booth. *Rates are subject to change. Contact Fern Exposition & Event Services for current rates.

Shipping Deadline: Shipments must arrive by Friday, March 6, 2015.

Electrical Service:
Electrical service forms will be included in the service kits mailed by Fern Expo Company, but are billed by The Park Expo Center. Please contact Fern Exposition & Event Services for more information, 704/398-7440.

Recommended Hotels:
Hampton Inn Charlotte-Uptown
530 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Charlotte, North Carolina, 28202
Distance to the Park Expo Center: 3 miles

Omni Downtown Charlotte
132 E. Trade St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
Distance to The Park Expo Center: 5 miles

Charlotte Marriott City Center
100 West Trade St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
Distance to The Park Expo Center: 5 miles

Contact Information:
For more information regarding this National College Fair, email Ann Nelson or call at 703/373-2421.