Columbus National College Fair


 Location & Hours

Greater Columbus Convention Center
Exhibit Hall C
400 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215-2099

Fair Hours:
Saturday, April 11, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Directions and Parking:

Directions and Parking information for the Greater Columbus Convention Center available online.
The West and South garages are closest to Hall C.
*Rates and availability are subject to change without notice. Please contact the Greater Columbus Convention Center for current rates.

Need more information?

E-mail or or call 703/373-2421.


 For Exhibitors

​Fair Set-up Hours:
Saturday, April 11, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Estimated Attendance: 3,000


The loading dock is strictly an area to load and unload. Any vehicles left on the loading dock without dock passes outside of set-up and move-out times run the risk of being towed at the owner’s expense. Carts and dollies are not provided. Dock #6 provides access to Hall C. Directions to the loading dock are available online.

Exposition Services Provided by: 
ACT, Inc
4185 Janitrol Road
Columbus, OH 43228
Exhibitor Service Kit

Shipping Information:

Authorized Shipping Address:
(Your Name/Institution)
(Booth Number)
2015 NACAC - Columbus National College Fair
April 11, 2015
c/o ACT, Inc
4185 Janitrol Road
Columbus, OH 43228

Shipping Deadline: Advanced shipment deadline Friday, March 27, 2015.

Material Handling Charge:
Advanced shipment cost $58 for each 100lbs, 200lbs minimum. Please contact ACT, Inc. directly to arrange shipping and for current rates.

Electrical Service:
Electrical services must be ordered in advance through the Greater Columbus Convention Center Client Utilities Department. Orders may be placed online or by completing the Electrical Service Order From.

Host Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Columbus
350 N. High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
*The Hyatt Regency Columbus is connected to the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
Rate: $139 Single/Double (includes complimentary guestroom internet and discounted guest parking in the Chestnut Street Garage)
Deadline: March 20, 2015
Please use the NACAC personalized reservation webpage to receive the NACAC rate.

NACAC has a long-standing relationship with the Columbus Business First, the publisher for our onsite guide.  This guide is distributed in Columbus Business First to their paying subscriber base, as well as made available for the attendees at the fair.  To purchase an ad and/or column in the this supplement for your school, please contact Sara Neidenthal at The deadline for submission is March 6, 2015.

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

 Workshop Information

Saturday, April 11, 2015
1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.             
Understanding the Financial Aid Process- Room C110/111

1:30 p.m.- 2:15 p.m.             
The College Search Process: From College Visits to Writing Your Essay- Room C114

2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.          
Standardized Tests in the Admission Process- Room C113

2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.            
Athletic Recruitment- Room C112

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.          
Understanding the Financial Aid Process- Room C110/111

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.            
Everything You Need to Know about the SAT- Room C114