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Indianapolis National College Fair

  • Event Details:

    Location:
    Indiana Convention Center
    100 S Capitol Ave
    Indianapolis, IN 46225

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  • Fair Hours:

    Thursday, September 20, 2018

    September 20, 2018
    9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    September 20, 2018
    6 p.m. to 8 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 Indianapolis National College Fair, visit the Indiana Convention Center SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.

    New to SpotHero? Click here to download the SpotHero app.

  • Contact Us:

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

Exhibitor Information

Location:
Indiana Convention Center
Exhibit Hall A&B
100 S. Capitol Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46225
317/262-3400

Fair Hours:
Thursday, September 20, 2018
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. – 8p.m.

Transportation, Directions and Parking:
Directions and Parking information for the Indiana Convention Center
is available online.

The Downtown Parking Map is located online.
*Rates and availability are subject to change without notice. Please contact the Indiana Convention Center for current rates. On average the cost will be $15 for the day.

Fair Set-up Hours:
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 20, 2018 7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Estimated Attendance: 3,000

Loading/Unloading:
There will be Indiana Convention Center dock guards and tarmac guards available to direct loading and unloading. There will also be assistance with exhibitor load-in and load-out.

Exposition Services Provided by:
National Expo Inc.
217/636-8178

Find the Exhibitor Kit here.

Shipping Information:
(College/ University and Booth Number)
NACAC – Indianapolis National College Fair
C/O National Expo, Inc.
2363 E Perry Road, Suite 101
Plainfield, IN 46168

Shipping Deadline:
All materials must be received by September 5, 2018.

Material Handling Charge:
Please reference Exhibitor Kit  or contact the decorator directly for pricing and shipping arrangements.

Electrical Service:
The Indiana Convention Center is the exclusive provider for electrical services.
Orders may be placed online or by completing the electrical order form.

Host Hotel:
Omni Severin Hotel
40 West Jackson Place
Indianapolis, IN 46225
317/634-6664
Rate: $179
Deadline: Monday, August 20, 2018
Please make a reservation online using our Personalized Reservation Link or call 1-800/THE-OMNI (800/843-6664) and let the reservation agent know you are with the NACAC room block.

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

Workshop Information

ROOM 127
9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Prospective Student Athletes:
Your Game Plan for Success

10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
What You Need to Know About Paying for College:
Understanding Types & Sources of Financial Aid

6:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
What You Need to Know About Paying for College:
Understanding Types & Sources of Financial Aid

7 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Prospective Student Athletes:
Your Game Plan for Success

7:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
What You Need to Know About Paying for College:
Understanding Types & Sources of Financial Aid

 


ROOM 128
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Does the Essay Really Matter? (Spoiler Alert: YES!!!)

11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
The Art and Science of Application Review:
Understanding How Colleges and Universities Make Admission Decisions

6:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Adding Value to Your Degree - Enhancing Your Placement Opportunities When You Graduate

7 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
The Art and Science of Application Review:
Understanding How Colleges and Universities Make Admission Decisions

7:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Adding Value to Your Degree - Enhancing Your Placement Opportunities When You Graduate

Promote This Fair!

Thank you for your interest in NACAC’s National College Fairs. 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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Onsite Locator Guide

Download the onsite locator guide. This guide includes the colleges and universities that will be attending the fair and an exhibit hall map of where you can find them.