David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Hall A (floor plan)
1000 Fort Duquesne Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Fair Hours

Wednesday, February 8, 2023
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 9, 2023
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Transportation, Directions and Parking

Transportation, directions and parking information for the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

Additional information about Convention Center parking.

Visit ParkPGH.org for real time parking availability in the downtown area. Information updated to the minute about what parking is available in the local area, including the convention center garage.

Information about public transportation can be found on the Port Authority’s website.

Fair Set-up Hours

Tuesday, February 7, 2023
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Wednesday, February 8, 2023
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Estimated Attendance: 6,000


All vehicles can access Ft. Duquesne Boulevard via the 10th Street bypass. The loading/unloading entrance is located on Ft. Duquesne Boulevard, between 9th and 10th Streets.

IMPORTANT: You may not park in the loading zone for any time. You will drop your materials off with a laborer, move your car and come back. The laborer will help take your materials to your booth.

If you are walking or not driving, you may hand carry or bring a small roller bag through the East Lobby entrance.

Exposition Services

Provided by APA Exposition Services, 412/681-3110, info@apaexpo.com

Please view the exhibitor kit for other booth decorating orders.

Shipping Information

Authorized Shipping Address:

(Booth Name and Booth Number)
C/O APA Expo
204A Schreiber
Industrial Park
New Kensington, PA 15068

Shipping Deadline: All materials must be received by Monday, February 6, 2023 during receiving hours. To receive the advanced shipping rate, materials must be received by Wednesday, February 1, 2023. Please keep all tracking numbers of your packages.

Material Handling Charge: Please view the exhibitor kit for prices for various weights. Advanced freight will not be accepted without the Material Handling Authorization and Payment Policy Forms on file with APA, Inc. Tax-exempt organizations must have a PA tax exemption certificate on file for tax credits. Payments must be made prior to receiving. Rates are subject to change.

Contact APA Exposition Services for current forms and rates at 412/681-3110 or email (info@apaexpo.com). 

Electrical Service

Electrical services are supplied exclusively through the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Please visit the Convention Center’s Exhibitor Services webpage for order forms and inquiries, if needed.

Host Hotel

The Westin Convention Center Hotel
1000 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412/281-3700 or 800/WESTIN1

The NACAC negotiated rate is $199/night plus tax, and the cutoff date to make your reservation is Friday, January 27, 2023.

Reservations can be made online by using the NACAC personalized reservation link.

Contact Information

For more information regarding the Pittsburgh National College Fair, email Laura Fagan (Lfagan@nacacnet.org).