Hartford National College Fair


 Location & Hours

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

Fair Hours:
Thursday, April 3, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Friday, April 4, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Transportation, Directions and Parking*:
Find directions and parking information for the Connecticut Convention Center online.
*Rates are subject to change. 

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

 For Exhibitors

Fair Set-up Hours:
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 3, 2014
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Estimated Attendance: 7,000

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.

Shipping Information:
Authorized Shipping Address:
(Your Name/Your Institution Name)
(Booth Number)
Hartford National College Fair
April 3 and 4, 2013
C/O SER Exposition Services
35B New Street
Worcester, MA 01605

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

Shipping Deadline:
All materials must be received by Wednesday, March 26, 2014.

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 form.

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: $159 Single/Double
Deadline: Wednesday, March 19, 2014
To receive the NACAC rate, call reservations at 1-866-373-9806 and request the group block.

Contact Information:

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


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