Greater Washington, DC National College Fair

  • Event Details:

    Walter E. Washington Convention Center
    801 Mt Vernon Pl NW
    Washington, DC 20001

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  • Fair Hours:

    Sunday, October 27, 2019

    October 27, 2019
    1 p.m. to 4 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 Greater Washington DC National College Fair, visit the Walter E. Washington 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

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Exhibit Hall C
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW
Washington, DC 20001

Fair Hours:
Sunday, October 27, 2019
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Exhibitor Set-up:
Saturday, October 26, 2019
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday, October 27, 2019
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Estimated Attendance: 1,400

Transportation, Directions and Parking:
Transportation, Directions, and Parking Information 

Exhibitors may unload and load vehicles via the loading dock or main entrances. Vehicles must then be moved to parking areas.

Exposition Services Provided by:
Arata Expositions, Inc.
15928 Tournament Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Exhibitor Services Kit

Shipping Information:
Advance Warehouse Shipping:
College/University Name and Booth #
NACAC Washington, DC 2019
C/O Arata Expositions, Inc.
15928 Tournament Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Advance Shipping Deadline: Shipments should arrive between Friday, September 27, 2019 and Friday, October 18, 2019.
Note: All pre-shipped items must be paid for in advance. Please obtain tracking numbers for all shipped items.
NACAC is not responsible for lost, missing, or damaged items.

Material Handling Charge:
Rates are subject to change. Please contact Arata Expositions, Inc. for current rates at 301/921-0800.

Audio-Visual Service:
Need to order A/V for your booth?
Contact Projection Presentation Technology at 202/249-3713

Electrical Service:
Need to order electric for your booth?
Contact Hi-Tech Electric, LLC. at 202/249-3600.

Internet and Telephone Service:
Need to order Internet and/or Telephone for your booth?
Complete the form below and contact Smart City at 202/249-3800.

Internet and Telephone Order Form

Nearby Hotels:
Courtyard by Marriott Washington Downtown/Convention Center
901 L St NW
Washington, DC 20001

Marriott Marquis Washington, DC
901 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

The Westin Washington, D.C. City Center
1400 M St NW
Washington, DC 20005

Contact Information:
For more information regarding this fair, email Belinda Levert or call at 703/299-6857.

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Thank you for your interest in NACAC’s National College Fairs. You can now download NACAC College Fairs promotional materials here. We encourage you to share these materials on your websites, Social Media (Facebook and Twitter Hashtag: #nacacfairs) and in-person with the students and families you serve. Thank you for your support! ​​

Workshop Information

Greater Washington DC National College Fair
Workshop Schedule

Room 152A
1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.
“Writing a Stellar College Essay” presented by C2 Education
How to write a strong, amazing college essay. The seminar also includes C2's unique writing process that students can utilize for any writing task.

Room 152B
1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.
“Financial Aid Workshop” presented by Mr. Larry Davis from The College Board
The Financial Aid Workshop will cover the following: Financial Aid Basics (key terms, types of FA, Independent status, etc.), Sources of Financial Aid, FSA ID, Loans and Award Letters.

Room 160
1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.
“What to Know Before You Go” presented by Dr. Ezeze
If you are an 8-12 grade student who wants to get into your DREAM COLLEGE or proud parents looking to help your teen pursue his or her educational dreams do not miss this important interactive workshop.
Participants will explore the specific curricula necessary for sound pre-college planning by exploring topics ranging from course selection and college entrance exams to extra-curricular activities and summer enrichment.
In addition, this workshop offers a comprehensive overview of the college application process while also introducing issues informing retention once enrolled in college.
Together we will explore WHAT WE NEED TO KNOW BEFORE WE GO.

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