Greater Raleigh National College Fair


 Location & Hours

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

Fair Hours:
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Directions and Parking:
Find Directions and Parking information for the Raleigh Convention Center online

Need more information?
E-mail or call: 703/299-6824.

 For Exhibitors

​Fair Set-up Hours:
Monday, March 10, 2014
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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)
Greater Raleigh National College Fair-3/10/14
c/o Fern Exposition & Event Services
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 7, 2014

Electrical Service:

Electrical service is provided exclusively through the Raleigh Convention Center. Download the order form online or contact 919/996-8526.

Host Hotel:
Marriott Raleigh City Center:
500 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
800/228-9290, 919/833-1120
To book your room call the Marriott directly 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 Michael Hoggard or call at 703/299-6824.

 Workshop Information

​Session A
3:30-4:15 – Navigating the College Fair (Room 305A)
3:45-4:30 – Navigating the College Fair (Room 305B)

Session B
4:45-5:30 – Paying for College (Room 305A) 
4:45-5:30 – Planning for College (Room 305B)
4:45-5:30 – To Test or Not to Test, Everything You Need to Know about Standardized Testing (Room 306A)
4:45-5:30 – Transferring to a Four Year College (Room 306B)

Session C
5:45-6:30 – Paying for College (Room 305A)
5:45-6:30 – The Truth About the College Admissions Process for First Generation/Multicultural Students (Room 305B)
5:45-6:30 – Essay Writing/Interviews (Room 306A)
5:45-6:30 – How to Choose a Major (Room 306B)

Session D
6:45-7:30 – A Guide to Applying to Highly Selective Colleges & Universities (Room 305A)
6:45-7:30 – Planning for College (Room 305B)
6:45-7:30 – To Test or Not to Test, Everything You Need to Know about Standardized Testing (Room 306A)
6:45-7:30 – College Bound Athletes (Room 306B)