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Pittsburgh National College Fair

  • Event Details:

    Location:
    David L. Lawrence Convention Center
    1000 Fort Duquesne Boulevard
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222

    412/565-6000

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  • Fair Hours:

    Thursday, February 06, 2020 to Friday, February 07, 2020

    February 06, 2020
    9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    February 06, 2020
    6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    February 07, 2020
    9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Directions and Parking:

    Public Transportation:

    Information about public transportation can be found on the Port Authority’s website.

    Parking Options:

    Transportation, Directions and Parking Information for the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

    Additional information about Convention Center parking.

    For a parking option other than the convention center garages, 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 Pittsburgh NACAC National College Fair, visit the David L. Lawrence Convention Center 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:

    E-mail collegefairs@nacacnet.org or call: 703/836-2222 ext. 14

Exhibitor Information

Location:
David L. Lawrence Convention Center 
Hall D/E
1000 Fort Duquesne Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412/565-6000

Fair Hours:
Thursday, February 6, 2020
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Friday, February 7, 2020
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Transportation, Directions and Parking:
Transportation, Directions and Parking Information for the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

Additional information about Convention Center parking.

Visit ParkPGH.org for real time parking availability in the downtown area. Information updated to the minute about what parking is available in the local area, including the convention center garage.

Information about public transportation can be found on the Port Authority’s website.

Fair Set-up Hours:
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday, February 6, 2020
7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Estimated Attendance: 9,000

Loading/Unloading:
All vehicles can access Ft. Duquesne Boulevard via the 10th Street bypass. The loading/unloading entrance is located on Ft. Duquesne Boulevard, between 9th and 10th Streets. Stay to the left as the docks for Hall D/E are located at ground level.
IMPORTANT: You may not park in the loading zone for any time. You will drop your materials off with a laborer, move your car and come back. The laborer will help take your materials to your booth.

If you are walking or not driving, you may hand carry or bring a small roller bag through the West Lobby entrance.

Exposition Services provided by:
APA Exposition Services, 412/681-3110, info@apaexpo.com

Please view the exhibitor kit for other booth decorating orders.

Shipping Information:
Authorized Shipping Address:

(Booth Name and Booth Number)
NACAC
C/O APA Expo
204A Schreiber
Industrial Park
New Kensington, PA 15068

Shipping Deadline: All materials must be received by Monday, February 3, 2020 during receiving hours from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. EST, Monday – Friday. Please keep all tracking numbers of your packages.

Material Handling Charge:
Please view exhibitor kit for prices for various weights. Advanced freight will not be accepted without the Material Handling Authorization and Payment Policy Forms on file with APA, Inc. Tax-exempt organizations must have a PA tax exemption certificate on file for tax credits. Payments must be made prior to receiving. Rates are subject to change.

Contact APA Exposition Services for current forms and rates at 412/681-3110 or email.

Electrical Service:
Electrical services are supplied exclusively through the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Please visit the Convention Center’s Exhibitor Services webpage for order forms and inquiries, if needed.

Host Hotel:
The Westin Convention Center Hotel 
1000 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412/281-3700 or 800/WESTIN1
Rate: $169 / night

To receive the NACAC rate, use our personalized link to make reservations.

Cutoff date for the group rate: Wednesday, January 24, 2020 at 5 p.m. EST

The Westin Convention Center Hotel is connected via enclosed skywalk to the convention center.

Contact Information:
For more information regarding the Pittsburgh National College Fair, email Sarah Smith.

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! ​​

Pittsburgh National Fair Poster (English)   

Pittsburgh National Fair Poster (Spanish)

Workshop Schedule

2020 Pittsburgh NCF Workshop Schedule

Thursday, February 6 – Morning Sessions

Write Better College Essays – Room 328

10:45 a.m.

Tips for a Successful College Application Process – Room 329

10 a.m.

Financial Aid Process – Room 330

9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

Thursday, February 6 – Evening Sessions

Tips for a Successful College Application Process – Room 329

7 p.m.

Financial Aid Process – Room 330

6:30 p.m.

Friday, February 7 – Morning Sessions

Write Better College Essays – Room 328

10:45 a.m.

Tips for a Successful College Application Process – Room 329

10 a.m.

Financial Aid Process – Room 330

9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

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