Greater Raleigh National College Fair


 Location & Hours

Raleigh Convention Center
Exhibit Hall C
500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

Fair Hours:
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Directions and Parking:
Find Directions and Parking information for the Raleigh Convention Center online.
Please note all parking is cash only upon entry.

Need more information?
E-mail or call 571/551-5275.

 For Exhibitors

​Fair Set-up Hours:
Monday, March 21, 2016
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Estimated Attendance: 4,500

Materials may be hand carted through the main entrance of Exhibit Hall C.  Larger items may be unloaded at the Exhibit Hall C loading dock off of Lenoir Street (which is also the entrance to the amphitheater).  Please note that there is no parking in the loading dock area

Exposition Services Provided by:
Fern Exposition & Event Services, 704/398-7440
Exhibitor Service Kit

Shipping Information:
Authorized Shipping Address:
(Your Name/Institution)
(Booth Number)
Fern Charlotte
Attn: NACAC-Raleigh
2310 Old Steele Creek Road
Charlotte, NC 28208

Material Handling Charge:*
Refer to the Fern Exposition & Event Services exhibitor packet for deadline dates, material handling information, transportation, and any additional equipment orders. Make checks payable to Fern Exposition & Event Services. Indicate the carrier (i.e. UPS, Federal Express, etc.), so that shipment may be tracked. Materials shipped to the authorized shipping address will be delivered to your booth. *Rates are subject to change. Contact Fern Exposition & Event Services at 704-398-7440 for current rates and further details.

Shipping Deadline: Shipments must arrive by Friday, March 17, 2016

Electrical Service:
Electrical service is provided exclusively through the Raleigh Convention Center. Visit the website for order forms or contact 919/996-8526.

Host Hotel:
Marriott Raleigh City Center
500 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
Rates: $169 Single/Double
To book your room, call the Marriott directly at 800/228-9290 or 919/833-1120 and ask for the NACAC rate or use the personalized reservation link.

The Marriott Raleigh City Center is connected to the Raleigh Convention Center via skywalk and is 14 miles from the Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

Contact Information:
For more information regarding this National College Fair, email Amber Nichols or call at 571/551-5275.

 Workshop Information

2016 Raleigh Workshop Sessions

4:45 p.m.
Paying for College
Room 305A

Truth about College Admissions
Room 305B

Community College Options
Room 306A

Essay Writing and Interviewing
Room 306B

5:45 p.m.
Paying for College
Room 305A

Planning for College
Room 305B

2016 SAT Changes
Room 306A

Essay Writing and Interviewing
Room 306B

6:45 p.m.
A Guide to Highly Selective Colleges
Room 305A

Planning for College
Room 305B

2016 SAT Changes
Room 306A

How to Choose a Major
Room 306B

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