Hartford National College Fair


 Location & Hours

Connecticut Convention Center
Exhibit Hall A
100 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103

Fair Hours:
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Transportation, Directions and Parking*:
For directions and parking information for the Connecticut Convention Center click here.

*Rates are subject to change. 

Need more information?
Email collegefairs@nacacnet.org or info@nacacnet.org or call 703/299-6824.

 For Exhibitors

Fair Set-up Hours:
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Estimated Attendance: 6,500

The loading dock is accessible from the rear of the convention center, via Sheldon Street, off Columbus Boulevard. When you arrive at the Loading Dock security gate, use the call box and speak with one of our security personnel who will verify your move-in time and ask you to proceed to the top of the loading dock ramp. At the top of the loading dock ramp, a member of the CTCC Logistics staff will remind you of the following move-in procedures before designating a parking space for move-in:
-Exhibitors are given 30 minutes to unload.
-Once unloaded, your vehicle must be removed from the loading dock.
-Personal vehicles have the option of parking in the Connecticut Convention Center Parking Garage at prevailing rates.

Exposition Services Provided by:  SER Exposition Services, PH: 508/757-3397; FAX: 508/757-9136. If you plan on shipping material please contact them directly.
Exhibitor Service Kit

Shipping Information:
Authorized Shipping Address:
C/O SER Exposition Services
35B New Street
Worcester, MA 01605
(Your Name/Your Institution Name)
(Booth Number)
Hartford National College Fair

*Rates are subject to change. Contact SER Exposition Services for current rates.

Shipping Deadline: All materials must be received by Monday, March 16, 2015.   

Material Handling Charge:*
Cost is $30 per carton, minimum $60. Please contact the decorator directly to arrange shipping. Make check payable to SER Exposition Services.

Electrical Service:
Electrical services are supplied exclusively through the Connecticut Convention Center. Contact the Electrical Services Department at the Connecticut Convention Center at 860/728-2640 or download the order online.

Host Hotel:
Marriott Hartford Downtown
200 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103

The Marriott Hartford Downtown hotel is located directly across from the Connecticut Convention Center and is 15 miles from Bradley International Airport.

Rate: $199 Standard Double/ Standard King
Deadline: Tuesday, February 24, 2015
To reserve, call 1-866-373-9806 and request the Nacac or Hartford National College Fair group block or reserve online here.

Contact Information:
For more information regarding the Hartford National College Fair, email Michael Hoggard or call 703/299-6824.


​If your school plans to bus students to the fair, please RSVP here.