Pittsburgh In-Person National College Fair

Exhibitor Information

David L. Lawrence Convention Center 
Hall B
1000 Fort Duquesne Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Fair Hours:
Thursday, March 17, 2022
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Friday, March 18, 2022
9 a.m. – 1 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 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, March 16, 2022
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday, March 17, 2022
7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Estimated Attendance: 9,000

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 B 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,

Please view the exhibitor kit for other booth decorating orders.

Shipping Information:
Authorized Shipping Address:

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

Shipping Deadline: All materials must be received by Monday, March 14, 2022 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 the 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: $189 / night

To receive the NACAC rate, use our personalized link.

Cutoff date for the group rate: Wednesday, February 23, 2022 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 Jason Smith.

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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