Rochester National College Fair


 Location & Hours

Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Empire Hall
123 East Main Street
Rochester, NY 14604

Fair Hours:
Sunday, March 15, 2015
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Monday, March 16, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Directions and Parking:
Rates vary, please visit the convention center’s website for more information on rates.

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

 For Exhibitors

​Fair Set-up Hours:
Saturday, March 14, 2015
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 15, 2015
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Estimated Attendance: 6,000

The loading dock is located on South Avenue. Check in with Security Officers inside the loading dock area and they will direct you where to unload once in the loading dock. Materials are to be hand carried or carted in by the exhibitors into the exhibit hall. Vehicles may not park in the loading area after unloading or loading materials.

Exposition Services Provided by: Great Lakes Events, 585/458-2200
Exhibitor Service Kit

Shipping Information:
Authorized Shipping Address:
(Your Name/Institution)
(Booth Number)
Rochester National College Fair
C/o Great Lakes Events
100 Bickford Street
Rochester, NY 14606

Material Handling Charge:
The cost to ship materials is $59.00/cwt, with a 200lb. minimum.  Please contact Great Lakes to arrange shipping. 

Shipping Deadline: All materials must be received by Wednesday, March 11, 2015.

Electrical Service:
Electrical services are supplied exclusively through Rochester Riverside Convention Exhibition Services. Please contact Great Lakes Events at 585/458-2200 to place your order.

Host Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Rochester
125 East Main Street
Rochester, NY 14604
The Hyatt Regency is connected to the Rochester Riverside Convention Center via skywalk and is 7 miles from the Greater Rochester International Airport.
Rate: $123 Single/ Double
Deadline: Saturday, February 21, 2015

Book your reservation by calling 1-888-421-1442 and ask for the NACAC or Rochester National College Fair rate. You can also book online here.

NACAC has a long standing relationship with the Democrat and Chronicle, 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 Bethany Baller Donoghue at, (585)258-2752.  The deadline for submission is March 01, 2015.

Contact Information:
For more information regarding this National College Fair, email Michael Hoggard or call at 703/299-6824.


For all busing inquiries please contact the Rochester National College Fair Chair, John Serafine.

 Workshop Information

March 15, 2015

Highland Room B
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
How to Choose a College Major/Career

Highland Room A
1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Conquering the SAT and ACT

2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
An Overview of the Financial Aid Process