Cincinnati National College Fair

  • Event Details:

    Duke Energy Convention Center
    525 Elm St
    Cincinnati, OH 45202

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  • Fair Hours:

    Saturday, September 14, 2019

    September 14, 2019
    2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Directions and Parking:

    We recommend booking convenient and affordable parking in advance through SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation app.

    To reserve your parking spot for the Cincinnati National College Fair, visit the Duke Energy Convention Center SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.

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  • Contact Us:

    Email or call 703/836-2222 ext. 14.

Exhibitor Information

Duke Energy Convention Center 
Exhibit Hall B & C
525 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Fair Hours:
Saturday, September 14, 2019
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Transportation, Directions and Parking:
Directions and Parking information for the Duke Energy Center

Fair Set-up Hours:
Friday, September 13, 2019
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday, September 14, 2019
12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Estimated Attendance: 2,000

The loading dock entrance is located at 6th Street and Plum Street, directly under the skywalk on 6th Street. It is the large orange door on your left.

Exposition Services Provided by:
Smith Expo LLC

Contact: Heather Smith


Shipping Information:
(College / University Name) and (Booth #)
Cincinnati NCF (NACAC)
c/o Smith Expo
5810 Sly Fox Ln,
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Shipping Deadline:
All materials must be received by Wednesday, September 11, 2019.

Material Handling Charge:*
Shipping charges are $55 per shipment.
*Rates are subject to change without notice. Contact Smith Expo for current rates.

Electrical Service:
The Duke Energy Convention Center is the exclusive provider of electric (2019 National College Fair Fall Show.pdf). Service forms may be downloaded. For questions, call Exhibitor Services at 513-419-7317 or

Host Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Cincinnati
151 West Fifth Street,
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Rate: $199.00
Deadline: August 14, 2019
A limited number of rooms are available at the NACAC rate. Call in reservations to receive the NACAC rate. Please reference “NACAC Cincinnati National College Fair” when making your reservation to ensure you receive the negotiated rate. Reservations can also be made online.

Authorized Media:
NACAC has a long-standing relationship with the Cincinnati Business Courier, 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 Richard Porter at

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

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