San Francisco National College Fair


 Location & Hours


Cow Palace
North Hall and Arena Floor
2600 Geneva Ave.
Daly City, CA 94014

Fair Hours:

Saturday, May 2, 2015
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Transportation, Directions and Parking:

Parking at the Cow Palace is $15.00 CASH ONLY.   However, exhibitors and attendees of the event may present their paid parking ticket to the Box Office (which is located in the Box Office Ticket Lobby – the first area you will enter when coming into the Arena) where they can receive a $5.00 refund on their parking fee.

Find Directions and Parking information for the Cow Palace online.

Directions to Cow Palace:
Highway 280 North
“Geneva Avenue” Exit, right onto Geneva Avenue. Cow Palace will be 2-3 miles down on the right.

Highway 280 South
“Geneva Avenue” Exit, left onto Geneva Avenue. Cow Palace will be 2-3 miles down Geneva on the right.

Highway 101 North
“Bayshore Blvd/Cow Palace” Exit, exit to the right, continuing North on Bayshore Blvd.  Follow Bayshore Blvd., turning left onto Geneva Avenue.  Cow Palace will be up Geneva Avenue on the Left.
Highway 101 South
“Cow Palace/Third Street” Exit, exit to the right, continuing South on Bayshore Blvd.  Turn right onto Geneva Avenue, Cow Palace will be up Geneva Avenue on the left.

19th Avenue
South on 19th Avenue past San Francisco State University.  Bear to the right on 19th Avenue.  Take the Alemany/Cow Palace” Exit, exiting to the right, curving under 19th Avenue.  Continue down Alemany Blvd. To Geneva Avenue.  Turn right onto Geneva Avenue, cross Mission Street.  Continue down Geneva Avenue, Cow Palace will be on the right.

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Need more information?
E-mail or or call 703/299-6856.

 For Exhibitors


​Fair Set-up Hours:
Friday, May 1, 2015
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 2, 2015
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Estimated Attendance:


All load-in and load-out of materials should be loaded through auto gates 10 and 4 behind the North Hall – Please see Cow Palace site map here.

Exposition Services Provided by:  Total Expo, Inc., 310/320-4203
Exhibitor Service Kit

Shipping Information:

Authorized Shipping Address:
(Your Name/Institution/Booth Number)
San Francisco National College Fair
Saturday, May 2, 2015
YRC C/O TotalExpo
201 Haskins Way, South
South San Francisco, CA 94080

Material Handling Charge:*

Shipping is $112.00 per 100 lbs. (minimum is 200 lb). Small packages (3 pieces max, 50lbs max combined weight) are $60 for the 1st package and $20 for the second and third.  All information regarding shipping and material handling needs will be found in the exhibitor kit that will be sent out to exhibitors by Total Expo.
*Rates are subject to change. Please contact Total Expo, Inc. for current rates.

Shipping Deadline: A
ll materials must be received by Wednesday, April 29, 2015.

Electrical Service:

Unfortunately, the Cow Palace does not provide electrical service for exhibitors.

Recommended Hotels:
Alpine Inn & Suites
560 Carter Street,
Daly City, CA 94014
Phone: 415/334-6969
Miles from venue: 0.4 miles

Courtyard San Francisco Airport/Oyster Point Waterfront
1300 Veterans Blvd
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Phone: 650/871-4100
Miles from venue: 4.6 miles

Hampton Inn San Francisco-Daly City
2700 Junipero Serra Blvd
Daly City, CA 94015
Phone: 650/755-7500
Miles from venue: 4.8 miles

NACAC has a long standing relationship with the San Francisco Examiner, 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 David Lee at  The deadline for submission is April 17, 2015.

Contact Information:
For more information regarding this National College Fair, email Jason Smith or call at 703/299-6856.