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Miami National College Fair

  • Event Details:

    Location:
    DoubleTree by Hilton Miami Airport and Convention Center
    West Hall
    711 NW 72nd Ave
    Miami, FL 33126

    305/261-3800

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  • Fair Hours:

    Sunday, February 25, 2018

    February 25, 2018
    12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Directions and Parking:


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  • Contact Us:

    Need more information?
    E-mail collegefairs@nacacnet.org or call: 703/299-6821.

Exhibitor Information

Location:
DoubleTree by Hilton Miami Airport Hotel and Convention Center
West Hall
711 N.W. 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33126
305/261-3800

Fair Hours:
Sunday, February 25, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Transportation, Directions, and Parking:
To access the DoubleTree by Hilton Miami Airport Convention Center shuttle, go to the main level of the airport. The shuttle runs every half hour. DoubleTree by Hilton Miami Airport Convention Center shuttles does not pick up on the baggage claim level. For driving directions, airport information, and door-to-door directions, please visit: Directions, Transportation, and Maps.

Parking is available at the DoubleTree by Hilton Miami Airport Convention Center. Self-parking is $7.00 (overnight with in and out privileges) and $12.00 per day for Valet parking (with in and out privileges). Self-parking rate for the fair is $4.00. *Rates and availability are subject to change without notice.

Need More Information?
E-mail collegefairs@nacacnet.org or call: 571/551-5275.

Fair Set-up Hours:
Saturday, February 24, 2018
3:00pm-5:00pm
Sunday, February 25, 2018
8:00am-11:30am

Estimated Attendance: 10,000

Loading/Unloading Entrance:
Exhibitors should use the DoubleTree by Hilton Miami Airport Convention Center entrance off 7th Street. Go straight to the back of the building and a facility control officer will direct you to the loading dock. Signs pertaining to move-in will also be posted.

Exposition Services Provided by: Vista Convention Services South, 305/673-1123.

Shipping Information:
Authorized Shipping Address:
(Your Name/Institution)
(Booth Number)
Miami National College Fair
Sunday, February 25, 2018
c/o Vista Warehouse
6901N.W. 26th Avenue
Miami, FL 33147
305/836-4010

Shipping Deadline:
All materials must be received by Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Materials Handling Charge:
For crated and/or skidded floor load shipments, the warehouse rate is $62.48 per cwt., with a minimum charge of 200 lbs. Rates include all labor and equipment required to unload shipment, storage up to 30 days in advance at the warehouse address, delivery to booth, handling empty containers to and from storage, and removing shipment from booth for reloading onto outbound carriers.

Payment must be received in advance, either by check or credit card. Make check payable to: Vista Convention Services South. Please indicate the carrier (i.e., UPS, Parcel Post, Federal Express, etc.) so that shipment may be tracked. Materials shipped to the authorized shipping address will be delivered to your booth. For inquiries, please contact Vista directly at 305/673-1123 or via email at vistasouth@vistacs.com

Electrical Service:
The DoubleTree by Hilton Miami Airport Convention Center is the exclusive contractor for electrical services. Please call 305/261-3800 or 305/260-8906 to make arrangements with the DoubleTree by Hilton Miami Airport Convention Center directly.

Host Hotel:
DoubleTree by Hilton Miami Airport Convention Center
711 N.W. 72nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33126
888/353-1995
Hotel Reservations
Please call in reservations to receive the NACAC rate.
Rate: $196 single/double
Deadline: January 24, 2018


Contact Information:
For more information regarding this National College Fair, please email Sylvia Karpf or call 703-299-6821.

Workshop Information

2018 Miami Workshop Schedule

ACT vs SAT: Which Test Is Best?
Language: English
Room #: 104
Session(s): 
1:10 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Presenter(s):  
Franklin Rabon 
Outreach Manager
Princeton Review

Applying to Selective Schools
Language: English
Room #: 210
Session(s): 
2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Presenter(s):  
Maria Mendoza 
CAP Advisor 
M-DCPS - G. Holmes Braddock Senior High School 
Gabriel Mendoza
CAP Advisor 
M-DCPS - John A. Ferguson Senior High School

Are You Ready for the University?/¿Estamos listos para la universidad?Language: English & Spanish
Room #: 113
Session(s): 
1:10 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Presenter(s):  
Elizabeth Carrillo 
Program Director, Exploratory Advising Center 
Florida International University

Donde Encontrar Becas
Language: Spanish
Room #: 101
Session(s): 
1:10 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Presenter(s):  
Ileana Rodriguez 
CAP Advisor 
M-DCPS - Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Senior High School

Enhance College Opportunities by Earning FREE College Credits through Career Technical Education (CTE) Programs
Language: English & Spanish
Room #: 100
Session(s): 
1:10 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Presenter(s):
Lupe Ferran Diaz, Ph. D. 
Executive Director 
Gayla S. Sutton-Williams 
Curriculum Support Specialist
Cynthia Guillama 
Curriculum Support Specialist
M-DCPS - Department of Career & Technical Education

FAFSA/Bright Futures
Language: English
Room #: 102
Session(s): 
1:10 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Presenter(s):
Julie Vivian
CAP Advisor
M-DCPS - TERRA Environmental Research Institute

FAFSA/Bright Futures
Language: Spanish
Room #: 103
Session(s): 
1:10 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Presenter(s):
Raquel Cruz 
CAP Advisor 
M-DCPS - Hialeah Miami Lakes Senior High School

How to Prepare Smart for College 
Language: English
Room #: 112
Session(s): 
1:10 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Presenter(s):
Robert Roddy 
CAP Advisor 
M-DCPS - Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School

Kijan Pou Prepare pou kolèj 9th-12th
Language: Haitian-Creole
Room #: 107
Session(s): 
1:10 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Presenter(s):
Dominique Benoit 
School Counselor 
M-DCPS - North Miami Senior High School

My CareerShines - Navigator
Language: English
Room #: 105
Session(s): 
1:10 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Presenter(s):
Paula Crutchley 
Certified Career Advisor - Florida Field Trainer
Kuder, Inc

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Guide for the Student Athlete
Language: English
Room #: 108
Session(s): 
1:10 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Presenter(s):
Alexia Rolle, Ed.D. 
School Counselor, NCAA Advisor M-DCPS - Miami Jackson Senior High School

Creating a Powerful College Application 
Language: English & Spanish
Room #: 106
Session(s): 
1:10 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:10 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Presenter(s):
Maria Sahwell 
CAP Advisor 
M-DCPS - Miami Beach Senior High School

Transitioning Students with Disabilities from High School to College - What You Need to Know
Language: English
Room #: 109
Session(s): 
1:10 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Presenter(s):
Vivian Nunez 
Instructional Supervisor
Nick Chang 
Transition Specialist
Antoinette Cooper
Student Education
M -DCPS - Division of Exceptional Student Education

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