Fair Location

The Park Expo and Conference Center
800 Briar Creek Road
Charlotte, NC 28205

Exhibit Hall A (Independence Hall)

Fair Schedule

Saturday, March 18, 2023
Exhibitor Move-In (Optional) – 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Sunday, March 19, 2023

Exhibitor Move-In – 10:00am – 11:30am
Fair Show – 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Exhibitor & Decorator Move-Out – 3:01pm – 11:59pm

Estimated Attendance: 2,500+

Transportation, Directions, and Parking

General Parking is $10 per car, per entry
Exhibitor Parking is $5 per car, per entry (directly behind Independence Hall)

Public Transportation is not available.


Exhibitors may unload/load vehicles via the loading dock behind Independence Hall. Vehicles must then be moved to parking lots.

Exhibition Service Information

Service Provided by: Smith Expo

Exhibitor Service Kit

Authorized Advance Warehouse Shipping Address:

Company Name, Booth #
Charlotte NCF
c/o Smith Expo
1173 Airport Parkway, Suite C
Greenwood, IN 46143

Direct to Show Site Shipping Address: Not available for this property.

Shipping Deadline: March 15, 2023 at 3:00pm (EST)

Material Handling Charge: All material handling fees are calculated per hundredweight, per shipment, per day, and the rate charged will depend on the type of shipment and when received. Please “Exhibitor Service Kit” for specific pricing details.

For all related question, please call (317) 362-6890

Internet and Electrical Services

Please contact Jeannet Boston – jboston@upbc.org

Host Hotel

Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte – Uptown
508 E Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28202

Rate: $199.00 per night + tax & fees

Reservation “Cutoff Date” – Friday, March 3, 2023

NACAC’s personalized reservation link

Contact Information

For more information regarding this National College Fair, contact Jada Penn – Jpenn@nacacnet.org .