Connecticut Convention Center
Exhibit Hall A
100 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103

Fair Hours

Thursday, March 30, 2023
9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Friday, March 31, 2023
9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Transportation, Directions and Parking

Directions and parking information for the Connecticut Convention Center *

*Rates are subject to change.

Exhibitor Set-up Hours

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Thursday, March 30, 2023
7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Estimated Attendance: 5,000


The loading dock is accessible from the rear of the convention center, via Sheldon Street, off Columbus Boulevard. When you arrive at the Loading Dock security gate, use the call box and speak with one of our security personnel who will verify your move-in time and ask you to proceed to the top of the loading dock ramp. At the top of the loading dock ramp, a member of the Marshalling staff will remind you of the following move-in procedures before designating a parking space for move-in:

Exhibitors are given 30 minutes to unload.

Once unloaded, your vehicle must be removed from the loading dock.

Personal vehicles have the option of parking in the Connecticut Convention Center Parking Garage at prevailing rates.

Exposition Services provided by  

Demers Exposition Services, Ph: 860-882-0003, Fax: 860-579-3976, Email: or info@demersexpo.com

Please view the EXHIBITOR KIT for other booth decorating orders.  Please note that the standard booth package of a skirted table, 2 chairs, a wastebasket and ID sign is included with your booth registration.

Shipping Information 

Authorized Shipping Address:

(Exhibitor Name and Booth Number)
NACAC – Hartford
c/o Demers Exposition Services, Inc.
151a Park Ave
East Hartford, CT 06108

Material Handling Charge:

For prices and information, please view the Exhibitor Kit. Payments must be made prior to receiving. Rates are subject to change.

Shipping Deadline:

Advance shipments to the Demers warehouse must arrive by Wednesday, March 15, 2023.*

*Please note, shipments arriving after this date will incur late charges. Contact Demers for rates.

Electrical Service

Electrical services are supplied exclusively through the Connecticut Convention Center. Contact the Electrical Services Department at the Connecticut Convention Center at 860/728-2640 or download the order form online.

Host Hotel

Hilton Hartford
315 Trumbull St.
Hartford, CT 06103

The hotel is roughly 14 miles from Bradley International Airport and 0.9 miles from the Connecticut Convention Center.

Rate: $199 Standard Double/ Standard King

Deadline: Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Reservations can be made by using NACAC’s personalized reservation link.

Contact Information

For more information regarding the Hartford National College Fair, email Jason Smith at jhsmith@nacacnet.org or call 703/299-6856.