Pittsburgh National College Fair

 

 Location & Hours

 
​Location:
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Hall B
1000 Fort Duquesne Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412/565-6000

Fair Hours:
Thursday, February 4, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Friday, February 5, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Transportation, Directions and Parking:
Find Directions and Parking information for the David L. Lawrence Convention Center online.

Information about what parking is available in the local area is available online, including the convention center garage.  It is updated to the minute and useful in case the garage becomes full.

Flying into Pittsburgh? Book your Super Shuttle transportation online using the discount code: NACAC and save 10%.

Need more information?
E-mail collegefairs@nacacnet.org or info@nacacnet.org or call 703/299-6857.
 

 For Exhibitors

 
​Fair Set-up Hours:
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 4, 2016
7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Friday, September 5, 2016
7:00a.m.-8:30 a.m.

Estimated Attendance: 11,500

Loading/Unloading:
All vehicles can access Ft. Duquesne Boulevard via the 10th Street bypass. The loading/unloading entrance is located on Ft. Duquesne Boulevard, between 9th and 10th Streets.

Exposition Services provided by: 
APA Exposition Services, 800/227-2746, info@apaexpo.com

Shipping Information:
Material Handling Form
Authorized Shipping Address:
Institution Name/Booth Number
Pittsburgh National College Fair
February 4-5, 2016
C/O APA Exposition Services
20 – 39th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201

Material Handling Charge:*
Shipping is $68.00 + PA sales tax, per 100 lbs (minimum is 200 lbs). Advanced freight will not be accepted without the Material Handling Authorization and Payment Policy Forms on file with APA, Inc. Tax-exempt organizations must have a PA tax exemption certificate on file for tax credits.
*Rates are subject to change. Contact APA Exposition Services for current forms and rates at 412/681-3110 or via email.

Shipping Deadline: All materials must be received by Monday, February 1, 2016.

Electrical Service:
Electrical services are supplied exclusively through the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Order forms are available.
Electric Order Form
Utility Grid

Host Hotel:
The Westin Convention Center Hotel
1000 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412/281-3700 or 800/WESTIN1
The hotel is located 17 miles from Pittsburgh International Airport. The Westin Convention Center Hotel is connected via enclosed skywalk to the convention center.

Rate: $174 Single/$184 Double
Deadline: Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Call in reservations or click on the link to receive the NACAC rate.

Advertising:
NACAC has a long standing relationship with Trib Total Media, the printer of our onsite guide.  This guide is distributed to their readership community, as well as made available for the attendees at the fair.  If you would like to purchase an ad in this supplement, please contact Sarah Cullen at scullen@tribweb.com.  The deadline for submission is January 8, 2016.

Contact Information: 
For more information regarding this National College Fair, email email Katie Choby or call at 703/299-6851.
 

 Workshop Information

 
Thursday, February 4, 2016
College Selection Process
9:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
6:45 p.m.
7:45 p.m.

Financial Aid Process
10:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
6:45 p.m.
7:45 p.m.

College Essay
10:30 a.m.
6:45 p.m.

“Been There, Done That: Recent Graduates’ Perspective on the College Search Process”
7:15 p.m.

Getting Ready for the SAT
10:00 a.m.

Friday, February 5, 2016
College Selection Process
9:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m.

Financial Aid Process
9:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m.

College Essay Writing
9:30 a.m.

Getting Ready for the SAT
10:00 a.m.
 

 Promote this Fair!

 
Thank you for your interest in NACAC’s National College Fairs. Help us promote this fair far and wide! Newsletters and posters are available for wide distribution. We encourage you to share these materials on your websites, social media (#nacacfairs) and in person with the students and families you serve. Thank you for your support!