Long Island National College Fair

  • Event Details:

    NYCB Live, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
    1255 Hempstead Turnpike
    Uniondale, NY 11553

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  • Fair Hours:

    Sunday, September 23, 2018

    September 23, 2018
    11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Contact Us:

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

Exhibitor Information

NYCB Live, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Exhibition Hall
1255 Hempstead Turnpike
Uniondale, NY 11553-1200

Fair Hours:
Sunday, September 23, 2018
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Transportation, Directions and Parking:
Directions to the Nassau Coliseum can be found here .

Parking information can be found online here  along with a map of the parking lot. The parking lot rate for the day of the fair is $5.00. Please see your exhibitor details email for a parking pass to PRINT and SUBMIT upon entry to waive the parking fee. 

Exhibitors should park in Lot 1 and use Gate 5 if setting up on Friday, see information below under Loading/Unloading. On the day of the fair, exhibitors and attendees can park in any of the lots.

*Rates and parking availability are subject to change. Please visit the Coliseum’s website for information.

Fair Set-up Hours:
Please note, there is no set up or access on Saturday, September 22, 2018.

Friday, September 21, 2018
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, September 23, 2018
9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Estimated Attendance: 10,000

If setting up during Friday’s exhibitor hours, park in Lot 1 and use Gate 5. Gate 5 will be the only open entrance on Friday. You must tell security you are with the National College Fair or you will be turned away.
There are no set up hours or access to the Coliseum on Saturday, September 22.
If you set up Sunday before the fair, you can park in any of the lots and use the main entrances. Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum has entered into agreements with all building unions. Exhibitors may hand carry one carton or roller bag within reason through the main entrances of the exhibition hall.

Exposition Services Provided by:
Long Island Exposition

Please find exhibitor kit here.

Shipping Information:

Authorized Shipping Address:
Long Island Exposition
100-B Cabot Street
West Babylon, NY 11704

Long Island National College Fair
(Institution Name) / (Booth #)

Materials Handling Charges:*
Please view exhibitor kit for additional information and rates. *Rates are subject to change. Contact Long Island Expo, 631-608-3210 for current prices and questions.

Shipping Deadline:
All materials must arrive between Friday, September 7 and Wednesday, September 19, 2018.

Electrical Service:
Electrical services are supplied exclusively through Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Please use their online form  for all orders.

Nearby Hotels:
Long Island Marriott (.3 mile)
101 James Doolittle Boulevard
Uniondale, NY 11533

Hyatt Place Garden City (3.4 miles)
5 North Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530

Hampton Inn Garden City (3.4 miles)
1 North Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530

Contact Information:
For more information regarding the Long Island National College Fair, email Sarah Smith or call at 703-299-6853.

Workshop Information

All workshops will take place in the VIP Lounge next to the Lobby

11:15 a.m. – 12 p.m.
The Top Ten Mistakes Students Make on Their College Application Essays

12:15 p.m. – 1 p.m.
10 Application Tips to Get into the School of Your Dreams 

1:15 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Differentiating Yourself from the Applicant Pool

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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.

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