Austin National College Fair

  • Event Details:

    Palmer Events Center

    900 Barton Springs Rd
    Austin, TX 78704

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  • Fair Hours:

    Tuesday, April 10, 2018

    April 10, 2018
    5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Contact Us:

    Need more information?
    E-mail or call: 703/299-6851.

Exhibitor Information

Palmer Events Center
Exhibit Hall 1-2
900 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78704

Fair Hours:
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Transportation, Directions and Parking:
Find Directions and Parking information for the Palmer Events Center here.

Need more information?
E-mail or or call: 703/299-6851.

Fair Set-up Hours:
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Estimated Attendance: 4,300

The loading dock is located just east of the South Lobby of the Palmer Events Center main entrance on Barton Springs Road. Please note that there are limited parking spaces in the service yard and the service attendant will direct you to the Palmer Events Center garage if the service yard is full. Long term parking is prohibited in the service yard.

Exposition Services Provided by:
SES Exhibitor Services, 972/271-7444.

Shipping Information:
Advance Shipping Address:
YRC Freight
c/o NACAC - Austin - National College Fair
Booth Name & #____
9018 Tuscany Way
Austin, TX 78754

Superior Expo Services will accept crated, boxed or skidded materials, at the above address up to thirty (30) days prior to Friday, April 4, 2018. The warehouse will accept freight shipments from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday through Friday. To check on your warehouse shipment, please call our Exhibitor Services Department at 972/271-7444. Shipments arriving at the warehouse after Friday, April 4, 2018 will be charged a late to warehouse fee of $150.00 in addition to any other charges incurred.

Material Handling Charge: *
First carton is $45.00 and each additional carton is $20.00 (maximum weight is 35 lbs. per shipment). Payment must be received in advance, by check, purchase order, or credit card (Discover, Mastercard, Visa or American Express).
*Rates are subject to change. Please contact Exhibitor Services Department at 972/271-7444 for current rates.

Shipping Deadline: All materials must be received by Friday, April 4, 2018 by 3:30pm. No shipments will be received at the warehouse on weekends or holidays.
*Advance shipments may arrive 30 days prior to Friday, April 4, 2018.
Discounted Deadline: Tuesday, March 27, 2018.

Electrical Service: Electrical Services are supplied through the Austin Convention Center Department. Orders can be placed online. Please note - orders will not be taken for our event until eight weeks prior to fair day.

Host Hotel:
Embassy Suites Austin-Downtown/Town Lake
300 South Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78704

Rate: $219 king suites/ $239 queen suites
Deadline: Monday, March 19, 2018
Call in reservations at 800/362-2779 and asking for the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) group rate. Group Code NAC.
You can also use NACAC's Personalized Reservation link to make your reservation online.

Contact Information:
For more information regarding this National College Fair, email Jessica Volley at  or call at 703/299-6851.

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