Greater Los Angeles National College Fair

 

 Location & Hours

 
​Location:
Pasadena Convention Center
Exhibit Hall A & B
300 East Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101
626/793-2122

Fair Hours:
Thursday, April 30, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Transportation, Directions and Parking*:
Find Directions and Parking information for the Pasadena Convention Center online.

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Need more information?
E-mail collegefairs@nacacnet.org or info@nacacnet.org or call 703/299-6856.
 

 For Exhibitors

 

​Fair Set-up Hours:
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Estimated Attendance: 10,000

Loading/Unloading Entrance:
Exhibitors who need to unload materials should do so at the loading dock off Marengo Avenue on the west side of the facility. 

Exposition Services Provided by:  Total Expo, Inc., 310/320-4203
Exhibitor Service Kit

Shipping Information:
Authorized Shipping Address:
(Your Name/Institution/Booth Number)
Greater Los Angeles National College Fair
Thursday, April 30, 2015
C/O Total Expo
1161 Sandhill Ave.  Unit D
Carson, CA 90746

Material Handling Charge:*
Shipping is $112.00 per 100 lbs. (minimum is 200 lb). Small packages (3 pieces max, 50lbs max combined weight) are $60 for the 1st package and $20 for the second and third.  All information regarding shipping and material handling needs will be found in the exhibitor kit that will be sent out to exhibitors by Total Expo.
*Rates are subject to change. Please contact Total Expo, Inc. for current rates.

Shipping Deadline: All materials must be received by Monday, April 27, 2015.

Electrical Service Provided By:
Electrical Services are supplied exclusively through Edlen Electrical Exhibition Services.  Please order online.

Host Hotel:
Hilton Pasadena
168 South Los Robles Ave.
Pasadena, California 91101
626/577-1000
Rates: $153 Single/Double*
Deadline: Sunday, March 29, 2015
Please call in reservations to receive the NACAC rate or you may make your reservation using NACAC’s personalized reservation page here.
The Hilton is a five minute walk from the convention center.

*The above room block has filled up.    The hotel has added a limited amount of rooms, but the rate is now $269.00 per night.    You may still use the reservation link above to make your reservation. 


Contact Information:  
For more information regarding this National College Fair, email Jason Smith or call at 703/299-6856.

 

 Workshop Information

 
NACAC Greater Los Angeles National College Fair
Thursday, April 30, 2015         
 
Morning Workshops   
​Time ​Room A ​Room B ​Room C ​Room D
​9:15 a.m.-10:00 a.m. ​"Making College Affordable One Family at a Time
(Gary K. Bednorz, U of New Mexico)"   
​Student Althletes: How to Win the College Recruiting Game (David Stoeckel, College Recruiting Group)   
​How to Interview with a College Admission Officer (Grant Cushman, Chapman U)   
​How to Discover Amazing Extracurricular & Summer Opportunities - and Why You Should (David Han, Elite Prep)
​10:15 a.m. -11:00 a.m. ​Financial Know-How for College Students (Anthony Smith, Pasadena City College)   
​Community College Transfer Options: At $46/Unit, the Best Deal in America! (Tamika Lewis, Next Generation Graduate)   
​Find Your College Essay Topic in 30 Minutes (Ethan Sawyer, College Essay Guy, Elite Prep)   
​Secrets to Increasing Your ACT/SAT Score (David Han, Elite Prep; Sarai Koo, Ph.D, Project SPICES, MAPS 4 College)
​11:15 a.m. -12:00 p.m.    ​Art + College: All You Need to Know About Applying to Visual and Performing Arts Schools (Rebeka Kim, Otis College of Art & Design; Claire Joy, CalArts; Nick Soper, Creative College Prep)    ​Finding Money for College: Tools & Tips for the Smart Shopper (Tamika Lewis, Next Generation Graduate)   
​Four Amazing College Essays (Ethan Sawyer, College Essay Guy, Elite Prep)   
​The Most Important Information You Need to Prepare for College and Life (Sarai Koo, Ph.D, Project SPICES)
 

Evening Workshops   
​Time ​Room A ​Room B ​Room C ​Room D
​6:15 p.m.-7:00 p.m. ​Community College Transfer Options: At $46/Unit, The Best Deal in America!!
(Dan Nannini, Santa Monica College)   
​Student Althletes: How to Win the College Recruiting Game (David Stoeckel, College Recruiting Group)    ​How to Interview with a College Admission Officer (Grant Cushman, Chapman U)   
​Test Hacks: How to Increase Your SAT Scores by Doing Less (Ryan Kiick, Princeton Review)
​7:15 p.m.-8:00 p.m. ​Financial Aid Overview (Ellen Silverstrand, Saint Louis University)    ​Harvard, Berkeley or Bust? How to Pick the Right College (Arun Ponnusamy, Collegewise)    ​Find Your College Essay Topic in 30 Minutes (Ethan Sawyer, College Essay Guy, Elite Prep)    ​(SPANISH) Informacion de Ayuda Financiera; presentada en Español
(Dianne Hurtado, Youth Policy Institute)
​8:15 p.m.-9:00 p.m. ​Art + College: All You Need to Know About Applying to Visual and Performing Arts Schools (Rebeka Kim, Otis College of Art & Design; Claire Joy, CalArts; Nick Soper, Creative College Prep)    ​Harvard, Berkeley or Bust? How to Pick the Right College (Arun Ponnusamy, Collegewise)   
​Four Amazing College Essays (Ethan Sawyer, College Essay Guy, Elite Prep)   
​(SPANISH) Que pasa cuando mi hijo entra a la universidad? presentada en Español
(Dianne Hurtado, Youth Policy Institute)