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Chicago National College Fair

  • Event Details:

    Location:
    McCormick Place
    2301 S King Dr
    Chicago, IL 60616

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  • Fair Hours:

    Saturday, October 14, 2017

    October 14, 2017
    11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Directions and Parking:

    Other Parking Options:


    Reserve your parking in advance and get there on time, stress free!

    SpotHero is the nation’s leading parking reservation app to book convenient and affordable parking, whether it’s for an event, commute to work or even airport parking.

    To reserve your parking spot for the Chicago National College Fair, visit the McCormick Place SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.

    New to SpotHero? Download the SpotHero iPhone | Android app and enter promo code NACACCHI for an extra $5 off your first park!

  • Contact Us:

    E-mail collegefairs@nacacnet.org or call 703/299-6856.

Exhibitor Information

Location:
McCormick Place
Hall C1 – North Building
2301 S. King Dr.
Chicago, IL 60616
312/791-7000

Fair Hours:
Saturday, October 14, 2017
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Directions and Parking*:
Find Directions to McCormick Place located here , parking information and map located here and public transportation information located here. Exhibitors bringing their own vehicles should plan on parking in Parking Lot A.

Other Parking Options:


Reserve your parking in advance and get there on time, stress free!

SpotHero is the nation’s leading parking reservation app to book convenient and affordable parking, whether it’s for an event, commute to work or even airport parking.

To reserve your parking spot for the Chicago National College Fair, visit the McCormick Place SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.

New to SpotHero? Download the SpotHero iPhone | Android app and enter promo code NACACCHI for an extra $5 off your first park!

Fair Set-up Hours:
Friday, October 13, 2017
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, October 14, 2017
9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Estimated Attendance: 10,000

Loading/Unloading:
Exhibitors that have more materials that can be self-carried or brought in by small hand cart should use the loading dock. The McCormick Place has an Automobile and Small Utility Vehicle (ASUV) program in place to allow exhibitors easier access to the show floor. If you are planning on using the loading dock, please visit their website to familiarize yourself with this program. Additional information about this program will be provided soon.

Exposition Services Provided by: J&J Exhibitor Service, Inc., 312/225-3323

Authorized Shipping Address:
Your Name/Institution
Booth Number
2017 National College Fair – October 14, 2017
c/o J&J Exhibitors Service, Inc.
2338 South Indiana Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616

Shipping Deadline:
All materials must be received by Friday, October 6, 2017.

Material Handling Charge:*
Please refer to the J&J Exhibitor Service, Inc. Exhibitor Kit for Material Handling Rates.
*Rates are subject to change without notice.

Electrical Services:
Electrical services are supplied through Edlen Electrical Exhibition Services. You can order your electricity online. The order forms are also located in the J&J Exhibitor Service, Inc. Exhibitor Kit.

Host Hotel:
Hyatt Centric- The Loop Chicago
100 W. Monroe St.
Chicago, IL 60603
312/236-1234
Rate: $229.00 Single/Double
Deadline: Friday, September 15, 2017
Please call in reservations to receive the NACAC rate or use the NACAC personalized reservation webpage.  

Advertising:
NACAC has a long standing relationship with the Chicago Sun-Times, 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 Mary Lou Davis at mldavis@suntimes.com.  

Contact Information:
For more information regarding this National College Fair, email Jason Smith or call 703/299-6856.

Promote This Fair!

Thank you for your interest in NACAC’s National College Fairs. Help us promote this fair far and wide! Newsletters and posters​ are available for wide distribution. We encourage you to share these materials on your websites, social media (#nacacfairs) and in person with the students and families you serve. Thank you for your support! ​

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