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Baton Rouge National College Fair

  • Event Details:

    Location:
    Raising Cane’s River Center
    275 South River Road
    Baton Rouge, LA 70802

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  • Fair Hours:

    Wednesday, October 02, 2019

    October 02, 2019
    9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    October 02, 2019
    6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Contact Us:

    Email collegefairs@nacacnet.org or call 703/836-2222 ext. 14.

Exhibitor Information

Location:
Raising Cane’s River Center
Exhibition Hall 1
275 South River Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
225/389-3030

Fair Hours:
Wednesday, October 02, 2019
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Transportation, Directions, and Parking:
The Raising Cane’s River Center is in downtown Baton Rouge, overlooking the Mississippi River. The venue is easily accessible, located just off 1-110.
For those traveling south on I-110 S, take exit 1A, Government St. to S River Road. Continue .7 mi until you arrive at Raising Cane’s River Center.
For those traveling north on 1-110 N, take exit 1A, Government St. to S River Road. Continue .8 mi until you arrive at Raising Cane’s River Center.
Find a full map of the area around the Raising Cane’s River Center online.

There are two convenient parking garages run by the city of Baton Rouge- the West River Center Garage and the East River Center Garage. Both are connected to the Raising Cane’s River Center by a pedestrian walkway located on the Third Level. The West River Center Garage is located adjacent to the Raising Cane’s River Center campus. The East River Center Garage is located directly across Saint Louis Street from the West River Center Garage. Parking rates are $5.00 per day but are subject to change by the facility. Find additional parking information.

Fair Set-up Hours:
Tuesday, October 01, 2019
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday, October 02, 2019
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Estimated Attendance:
4,000

Loading/Unloading:
The loading dock for Exhibition Hall 1 is accessible via Government Street between the West River Center Garage and the Raising Cane’s River Center Exhibit Hall. Turn left off St. Phillip’s Street, and the loading dock is on the left-hand side. A member of the Raising Cane’s River Center will be in place to help direct traffic and show you where to park and load-in.

Access the loading dock map 

Exposition Services Provided by:
Gulf Coast Event Services
office@gcevents.biz
800/488-3836

EXHIBITOR KIT

Shipping Information:
Freight will not be accepted unless properly labeled with the following address:
Gulf Coast Event Services
C/O Baton Rouge National College Fair
Institution Name and Booth Number
17257 Hwy 44
Prairieville, LA 70769

Shipping Deadline:
Gulf Coast Event Services will store shipments up to 30 days prior to the fair, but please contact them directly should you need to ship materials earlier than Monday, September 2, 2019. All shipments must be received by Thursday, September 26, 2019.

Material Handling Charge:
Please see the Gulf Coast Event Services exhibitor kit for information, order forms, and rates. Shipping information begins on page 10 of the exhibitor kit, and forms must be completed before any shipments are accepted. *Rates are subject to change. Contact Gulf Coast Event Services (office@gcevents.biz or 800-488-3836) for questions and current prices.

Electrical Service:
Exhibitors must obtain electrical, telephone, and internet services directly from the Raising Cane’s River Center. Service order forms are available online. All electrical orders must be placed five (5) days prior to the first day of move-in.

Host Hotel:
Hotel Indigo Baton Rouge Downtown 
200 Convention Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
225/343-1515

A limited number of rooms are available at the NACAC rate.
Rate: $129 / night
Hotel Deadline for Group Rate: September 10, 2019
To receive the NACAC rate, reservations can be made by calling 866-215-6975 or by using NACAC’s personalized reservation link.

Authorized Media:
NACAC has an exciting new relationship with The Advocate, the printer of our onsite guide. This guide is distributed to their readership community, as well as made available for the attendees at the fair. If you would like to purchase an ad in this supplement, please contact Jill Dryden at (785) 865-8335 or jdryden@theadvocate.com.

Contact Information:
For more information regarding this fair, email Elizabeth Hudnall or call 703/299-6825.

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