Pittsburgh National College Fair


 Location & Hours

David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Hall B
1000 Fort Duquesne Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Fair Hours:

Thursday, February 6, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Friday, February 7, 2014
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. 

Need more information?
E-mail collegefairs@nacacnet.org or info@nacacnet.org or call: 703/299-6823.

 For Exhibitors

​Fair Set-up Hours:
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.

Estimated Attendance: 13,000

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
Exhibitor Service Kit

Shipping Information:

Authorized Shipping Address:
Institution Name/Booth Number
Pittsburgh National College Fair
February 6-7, 2014
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.

Shipping Deadline: All materials must be received by Wednesday, February 5, 2014.

Electrical Service:
Electrical services are supplied exclusively through the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Order forms are available on their website.

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: $164 Single/$174 Double
Deadline: Friday, January 22, 2014
Call in reservations or click on the link to receive the NACAC rate.
Flying into Pittsburgh? Book your Super Shuttle transportation online using the discount code: NACAC and save 10%.

NACAC has a long standing relationship with the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the printer of our onsite college fair 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 9, 2014.

Contact Information: 
For more information regarding this National College Fair, email Stephanie Moore or call at 703/299-6823.

 Workshop Information

​College Selection Process- Room 327
February 6: 9:30 a.m.; 10:30 a.m.; 6:15 p.m.; 7:15 p.m.
February 7: 9:30 a.m.; 10:30 a.m.

College Essay Writing – Room 328
February 6: 10:30 a.m.; 6:15 p.m.
February 7: 9:30 a.m.

“Been There, Done That": Recent Graduates’ Perspective on the College Search Process – Room 328
February 6: 7:30 p.m.

Financial Aid Process- Room 329
February 6: 10:00 a.m.; 11:00 a.m.; 6:15 p.m.; 7:15 p.m.
February 7: 9:30 a.m.; 10:30 a.m.