Tuesday, September 19, 2023

9am – 12pm (CT) and 6pm – 8pm (CT)

Raising Cane’s River Center
Exhibition Hall 1 (West) & Exhibition Hall 2 (East)
Meeting Room 1-4
275 South River Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(225) 389-3030

Fair Hours:

Monday, September 18, 2023
Decorator Move-In: 7:00am – 3:00pm
Exhibitor Move-In: 3:00PM-5:00PM

Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Exhibitor Move-In: 7:30AM – 8:30AM
Fair Show: 9:00AM-12:00PM
Fair Show: 6:00PM-8:00PM
Exhibitor & Decorator Move-Out: 8:00pm – 11:59pm

Transportation, Directions, and Parking:

For parking and directions visit here. A parking map is located on the Raising Cane’s River Center website.

Parking Garage Cost:
$10 parking fee (cashless) – managed by LAZ parking

Estimated Attendance:

The loading dock for Exhibition Hall 1 is accessible via Government Street between the West River Center Garage and the Raising Cane’s River Center Exhibit Hall. Turn left of St. Phillip’s Street, and the loading dock is on the left-hand side. A member of the Raising Cane’s River Center will be in place to help direct traffic and show you where to park and load-in.

Exposition Services Provided by:

Gulf Coast Event Services
17257 LA-44
Prairieville, LA 70769
(800) 488-3836

Exhibitor Services Kit

Advance Warehouse Shipping:
Gulf Coast Event Services
C/O NACAC Booth # __________
17257 Hwy 44
Prairieville, La. 70769

Advance Shipping Deadline: All Materials must be received by Thursday, September 7, 2023

Note: All pre-shipped items must be paid for in advance. Please obtain tracking numbers for all shipped items.

Direct Show Site Shipping:
Raising Cane’s River Center
C/O GCES / NACAC Booth # _______
275 South River Road
Baton Rouge, La. 70802

Shipments must arrive on Move-In day only: Monday, September 18, 2023 (any shipment arriving before move-in date will be refused).

NACAC is not responsible for lost, missing, or damaged items.

Material Handling Charge

*See Material Handling Resource Guide for Pricing, Terms & Conditions

Electrical and Wi-Fi Services

Telephone and internet are not currently offered service for exhibitors. All electrical must be placed through Raising Cane’s Convention Center.

Electrical Order Form

Order deadline is five (5) days prior to the first day of move-in for the event  

Host Hotel:

Courtyard Baton Rouge Downtown
260 3rd St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
(225) 831-4646

Rate: $139.00 per night + tax & fees

Reservations Deadline: Monday, September 4, 2022 (“the cut-off date”)

NACAC’s personalized reservation link

Marketing Opportunities:

As part of our National College Fair Program, NACAC provides attendees with a locator guide that includes the list of all institutions present. This year, the local newspaper, The Advocate, is providing the event guide. The Advocate also provides advertising opportunities in both their printed newspaper and online resources. If interested, please review the flyer and contact Jill Dryden, Senior Multimedia Sales Representative at 785/865-8335 or jdryden@theadvocate.com.

Contact Information:

For more information regarding this fair, email the Meeting & Event Manager, Jada Penn – Jpenn@nacacnet.org