Greater Los Angeles National College Fair

  • Event Details:

    Pasadena Convention Center
    300 E Green St
    Pasadena, CA 91101


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  • Fair Hours:

    Tuesday, April 09, 2019

    April 09, 2019
    9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    April 09, 2019
    6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

  • Directions and Parking:

    Directions and Parking:
    Directions and parking information for the Pasadena Convention Center.

    Additional Parking Options
    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 Los Angeles National College Fair, visit the Pasadena 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 or call 703/836-2222 ext. 14.


    If you are busing students, you MUST complete the Busing Form by Monday, March 25.


Exhibitor Information

Fair Location:
Pasadena Convention Center
Exhibit Halls A & B
300 East Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101

Fair Hours:
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Directions and Parking:
Directions and parking information for the Pasadena Convention Center.

There are two entrances to the underground parking garage: Marengo Avenue and Euclid Avenue, both between Green Street and Cordova. Garage is shared with the Sheraton Hotel. Map of area with parking and loading docks here.

Use this address for the most direct route to the parking garage using GPS: 175 South Euclid Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101

There are multiple parking lots in the area within walking distance to the Convention Center. The underground lot is the closest but will be the busiest. Walking or using Ride Apps is recommended. Please allow enough time.

Parking Rates are $15 per day for up to 16 hours; $21 per day for in and out privileges.
Rates subject to change.

Fair Set-up Hours:
Monday, April 8, 2019
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Estimated Attendance: 8,000

You may use the main entrances off Green Street if you are carrying boxes or have small roller suitcases. Use the doors closest to the Exhibit Halls and Ballrooms. Map of Convention Center here. You may not park in front of the Convention Center at any time.

Exhibitors with larger materials should use the loading dock off Marengo Avenue on the West side of the facility. Map of the loading docks found here. The loading dock off Marengo Avenue is closest to the exhibit hall. You may park for up to 30 minutes while you unload your materials. There is limited parking in the loading dock area.

Exposition Services Provided by:
TotalExpo, Inc., 310/320-4203.

Please view the exhibitor kit  for other booth decorating orders.

Shipping Information:
Please make sure to include the fair city on all items being shipped in addition to your booth number and institution name.

Authorized Advance Shipping Address:

(Booth Name and Booth Number)
NCF Los Angeles 2019
C/O TotalExpo
1161 Sandhill Ave., Unit A
Carson, CA 90746

Shipping Deadline:
All materials must be received between Tuesday, February 26 and Tuesday, April 2, 2019 during office hours from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Please keep all tracking numbers of your packages.

Material Handling Charge:
For prices and information, please view the exhibitor kit. Payments must be made prior to receiving. Rates are subject to change.

Contact TotalExpo Inc. directly by email at or phone, 310/320-4203, for questions and current rates.

Electrical Service:
If you have individual electric needs for your booth, please complete Edlen Electric’s ordering form and submit to them. Please contact Edlen directly at or 626/844-0785 for questions and more information.

Host Hotel:
Hilton Pasadena
168 South Los Robles Ave
Pasadena, California 91101
Rate: $179.00 / night

To receive the NACAC rate, you may make reservations online using our personalized link  or by calling 800/445-8667 and referencing our group code NACAC.

Cutoff date for the group rate: Friday, March 23, 2019.

The Hilton Pasadena is a five-minute walk to the convention center.

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

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! ​​

Fair Poster (English)   Fair Poster (Spanish)

Regional Poster (English)   Regional Poster (Spanish)

Fair Postcard

Busing Information

If you are busing students, you MUST complete the Busing Form by Monday, March 25. The busing coordinator will send you a confirmation email with a designated time to arrive at the fair along with additional details and logistics.

You are responsible for funding and organizing your own bus transportation. For those seeking partial bus funding, please complete the Bus Reimbursement Scholarship Form. The deadline for the scholarship application is Friday, February 22, 2019 at 5:00 pm PST.

If you have any questions about busing, please contact the local busing coordinator, Maggie Landeros.

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