Columbus National College Fair

  • Event Details:

    Greater Columbus Convention Center
    400 N High St
    Columbus, OH 43215


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  • Fair Hours:

    Sunday, March 24, 2019

    March 24, 2019
    1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Contact Us:

    E-mail or call: 703/836-2222 ext. 14.

Exhibitor Information

Greater Columbus Convention Center
Exhibit Hall D
400 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215-2099

Fair Hours:
Sunday, March 24, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Directions and Parking:
Directions and Parking information for the Greater Columbus Convention Center 
The Goodale Garage is the closest parking area to Exhibit Hall D. To view parking availability in all four of the convention center lots, please go here.
*Rates and availability are subject to change without notice. Please contact the Greater Columbus Convention Center for current rates.

Fair Set-up Hours:
Sunday, March 24, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Estimated Attendance: 3,000

Exhibitors that have more materials than can safely be carried into the building by hand or small handcart should use the loading dock. The loading dock is strictly an area to load and unload. Any vehicles left on the loading dock without dock passes outside of set-up and move-out times run the risk of being towed at the owner’s expense. Carts and dollies are not provided. Please refer to the link and follow directions for the North Facility Loading Dock (enter at North Entrance).

Exposition Services Provided by:
Fern Exposition
1500 Old Leonard Avenue
Columbus, OH 43219

Shipping Information:
Authorized Shipping Address:
(Exhibiting Company Name)
c/o Fern Exposition
1500 Old Leonard Avenue
Columbus, OH 43219
Columbus National College Fair 2019 (Booth #)

Shipping Deadline: Advanced shipment deadline Thursday, March 22, 2019.
Discounted Deadline: March 15, 2019.

Material Handling Charge:
Advanced shipment cost $50 for packages under 50 lbs and $30 each additional. Please contact Fern Expo directly for any pricing questions on packages over 50 lbs.

Electrical Service:
Electrical services must be ordered in advance through the Greater Columbus Convention Center Client Utilities Department. Orders may be placed online or by completing the Electrical Service Order Form.

Host Hotel:
Courtyard by Marriott Columbus Downtown 
35 West Spring Street
Columbus, OH 43215
1-800-MARRIOTT (627-7468)
*The Hyatt Regency Columbus is connected to the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

Rate: $144 Single/Double
Deadline: Thursday, February 21, 2019
You may make your reservation by calling Marriott's main reservation line (1-800/321-2211) and referencing the "NACAC" group or you may make your reservation online by using NACAC's Personalized Reservation Link.

Authorized Media:
NACAC has a long standing relationship with the Columbus Business First, 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 Sara Neidenthal at

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

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