Los Angeles National College Fair

  • Event Details:

    Pasadena Convention Center
    Exhibit Hall A & B
    300 E Green St
    Pasadena, CA 91101


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  • Fair Hours:

    Thursday, April 20, 2017

    April 20, 2017
    9 a.m. to noon

    April 20, 2017
    6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

  • Directions and Parking:

    Directions and parking information for the Pasadena Convention Center is available online.

    Parking Rates:
    $12 per day for up to 16 hours; $18 per day for in and out privileges
    *Rates subject to change.


    Bus Registration:

    Please complete the Bus Registration Form if you will be busing students to the fair.

  • Contact Us:

    E-mail or or call 703/299-6857.

Exhibitor Infromation

Fair Set-up Hours:
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Thursday, April 20, 2017
7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Estimated Attendance: 9,000

Loading/Unloading Entrance:
Exhibitors who need to unload materials should do so at the loading dock off Marengo Avenue on the West side of the facility.  

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

Exhibitor Services Kit

Advance Shipping Information:
College/University Name (Booth #)
Greater Los Angeles National College Fair 2017
C/O TotalExpo
1161 Sandhill Ave Unit A
Carson, CA 90746

Advance Shipping Deadline:
All materials and payment must be received between Friday, March 17, 2017 and Friday, April 14, 2017 from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Material Handling Charge*:
Reference the Exhibitor Kit or contact TotalExpo Inc. by email or by telephone 310/320-4203 for more information and for current rates.
*Rates are subject to change.

Electrical Service Provided by:
Edlen Electrical Exhibition Services is the exclusive provider.
Order online

Host Hotel: 

**Please note that the NACAC room block has filled up at the Hilton Pasadena.  Please visit the Pasadena CVB website for additional hotel options in the Pasadena area.**

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

Promote this Fair!

Thank you for your interest in NACAC’s National College Fairs. Help us promote this fair far and wide! Newsletters and posters​ are available for wide distribution. 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! ​​

English Newsletter

English Poster

Spanish Newsletter

Spanish Poster

Workshop Schedule

2017 Greater Los Angeles National College Fair

Workshop Schedule


Morning Session

Ballroom A

9:15 a.m. – 10 a.m. - Making College Affordable One Family at a Time

Gary K Bednorz, Univ. of New Mexico


10:15 a.m. – 11 a.m. - How to Write an Amazing Common App Personal Statement

Ethan Sawyer, College Essay Guy


11:15 a.m. – noon - How to Write the UC Personal Insight Questions

Ethan Sawyer, College Essay Guy



Ballroom B

9:15 a.m. – 10 a.m. - College Sports Recruiting 101

Julian Jenkins, NCSA


10:15 a.m. – 11 a.m. - The Secret Entrance to UCLA and Berkeley: Community College Transfer Options Tamika Lewis, Next Generation Graduate


11:15 a.m. – noon - What Does a Trump Presidency Mean for Undocumented Students?

Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles

Los Angeles NCF Sponsors