Pittsburgh National College Fair

  • Event Details:

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


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  • Fair Hours:

    Thursday, February 07, 2019 to Friday, February 08, 2019

    February 07, 2019
    9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    February 07, 2019
    6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    February 08, 2019
    9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Contact Us:

    E-mail or call: 703/836-2222 ext. 14

Exhibitor Information

David L. Lawrence Convention Center 
Halls DE
1000 Fort Duquesne Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Fair Hours:
Thursday, February 7, 2019
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Friday, February 8, 2019
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Transportation, Directions and Parking:
Find Directions and Parking information for the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.  Additional parking information can be found here. This site provides information about what parking is available in the local area, including the convention center garage. It is updated to the minute and useful in case the garage becomes full.

Fair Set-up Hours:
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday, February 7, 2019
7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Estimated Attendance: 11,500

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.

Exposition Services provided by:
APA Exposition Services, 412/681-3110,

Shipping Information:
Authorized Shipping Address:
Institution Name/Booth Number
Pittsburgh National College Fair
February 7-8, 2019
C/O APA Exposition Services
204A Schreiber Industrial Park
New Kensington, PA 15068

Material Handling Charge: *
Shipping is $68.00 + PA sales tax, per 100 lbs (minimum is 200 lbs). 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.
*Rates are subject to change. Contact APA Exposition Services for current forms and rates at 412/681-3110 or email.

Shipping Deadline: All materials must be received by Tuesday, February 5, 2019.

Electrical Service:
Electrical services are supplied exclusively through the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Online ordering is available here.

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

The hotel is located 17 miles from Pittsburgh International Airport. The Westin Convention Center Hotel is connected via enclosed skywalk to the convention center. Westin recently merged with Marriott hotels and Marriott reward points can be earned by booking at this hotel.

Rate: $169 Single/Double
Deadline: Friday, January 18, 2019 at 5 p.m. EST
Call in reservations or click on the link to receive the NACAC rate.

Authorized Media:
NACAC has a long standing relationship with Trib Total Media, the printer of our onsite guide. This guide is distributed to their readership community, as well as made available for the attendees at the fair. If you would like to purchase an ad in this supplement, please contact Sarah Cullen at or 724/853-5052.

Contact Information:
For more information regarding this National College Fair, email Amber Nichols or call at 571/551-5275.

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)

Fair Postcard

Busing Information

We are excited to invite you to the NACAC Pittsburgh National College Fair on Thursday, February 7th and Friday, February 8th, 2019. Given the large number of schools attending the college fair, we will be communicating electronically. If you complete and submit this form, consider yourself registered. You will see a short confirmation that you are registered. On February 4, 2019, you will receive an official final confirmation of your attendance. This confirmation will include directions and parking information for you buses/vans. If you have any questions/concerns, please contact Michael D. White at 724.738.2111 or We look forward to your school's participation at our upcoming college fair.


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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