March 20, 2024
9:00am – 11:30am (ET) and 6:30pm – 8:30pm (ET)
March 21, 2024
9:00am – 11:30am (ET)

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

Transportation, Directions and Parking:

Please see the Connection Convention Center website regarding details on directions and parking. Please note rates are subject to change.

Driving Directions

The Connecticut Convention Center’s main lobby is located on Columbus Blvd. It is accessible from Level P1 of the parking garage. Level P5 of the garage tower provides an alternate entrance, along an outdoor esplanade, to the Center’s riverside entrance.

Exhibitor Set-up Hours:

Tuesday, March 19, 2024
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Estimated Attendance:



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.

Please also read the CTCC Exhibitor Rules and Regulations for more details.

Exposition Services provided by: 

Demers Exposition Services
Ph: 860-882-0003
Fax: 860-579-3976

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:

(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 Tuesday, February 20, 2024. Please note, shipments arriving after this date will incur late charges. Contact Demers for rates.

The Connecticut Convention Center cannot accept shipments of freight or materials, including overnight or C.O.D. services, prior to the commencement of the Term.

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.


There are two blocks for the NCF Hartford located at the Hartford Marriot Downtown and the Hilton Hartford. Please note that there is very limited space at both hotels and is on a first come, first serve basis.

Hilton Hartford
315 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103

Guest room rate: $209 plus tax

Please use this link to reserve your room by February 18, 2024.


Hartford Marriot Downtown
200 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT 06103-2807

Guest room rate: $289 plus tax

Please use this link to reserve your room by March 5, 2024.

Contact Information:

For more information regarding this National College Fair, email Virginia Falgoust ( or call 703/299-6844.