Portland National College Fair

  • Event Details:

    Oregon Convention Center
    777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
    Portland, OR 97232

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  • Fair Hours:

    Sunday, October 29, 2017 to Monday, October 30, 2017

    October 29, 2017
    1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    October 30, 2017
    9 a.m. to noon

  • Contact Us:

    E-mail or call: 703/299-6856.

Exhibitor Information

Oregon Convention Center 
Exhibit Hall D
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Portland, OR 97232

Fair Hours:
Sunday, October 29, 2017
1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday, October 30, 2017
9 a.m. – noon.

Transportation, Directions and Parking:
Find Directions, Parking information, and Maps for the Oregon Convention Center online.

Fair Set-up Hours:
Saturday, October 28, 2017
3 p.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, October 29, 2017
11a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Estimated Attendance: 7,000

Exhibitor and freight entry to Oregon Convention Center is via the main loading dock off First Avenue. Vehicles may not park in the loading area at any time.

Exposition Services Provided by:
Triumph Expo and Events, 503/417-8000 

Exhibitor Kit

Shipping Information:
Advance Shipping Address:
Company Name and Booth Number
2017 Portland National College Fair
October 29-30, 2017
Triumph Expo and Events
330 SE Division Place
Portland, OR 97202

Shipping Deadline: All materials must be received by Wednesday, October 25, 2017.

Material Handling Charge:
Drivers with inbound shipments must check into the Triumph warehouse by 3:30 pm to guarantee same day unloading. Warehouse
receiving hours are Monday - Friday, 8 am - 3:30 pm; Closed weekends & holidays:
Small Package- $65.00 (0-20lbs.)
Crated Materials- $180.00 (21-200lbs) .90 each additional lb. over 200
Materials w/ Special Handling- $216.00 (21-200lbs.) $1.08 each additional lb. over 200

Materials delivered to the authorized shipping address above will be delivered to your booth.

Electrical Service:
Electrical services are supplied exclusively through OCC. Order online, or call the Operations Department at 503/235-7578.

Host Hotel:
Courtyard Portland Downtown/Convention Center
435 NE Wasco St.
Portland, OR 97232

Rate: $144/night*
Deadline: Monday, October 9, 2017

*The room block with this rate has been filled.  However, NACAC was able to add some additional rooms at a rate of $169/night.   The deadline to book under this new block is still 10/9 and you can make your reservations using this Portland NCF Personalized Reservation Link

NACAC has a long standing relationship with the Pamplin Media Group, 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 Christine Moore at  

Contact Information:
For more information regarding the Portland National College Fair, email Jessica Volley or call 703/299-6851.

Workshop Information

College Admissions, Where Do I Start?
Room D135
Sunday: 1:45 pm, 2:45 pm, 3:45 pm
Monday: 9:30 am, 10:15 am, 11:00 am
Financial Aid 101
Room D137/138
Sunday: 1:45 pm, 2:45 pm, 3:45 pm
Monday: 9:30 am, 10:15 am, 11:00 am

Writing the College Essay
Room D136
Sunday: 1:45 pm, 2:45 pm, 3:45 pm
Monday: 9:30 am, 10:15 am, 11:00 am

Five Steps to Save, Plan and Pay for College
Room D133
Sunday: 1:45 pm, 2:45 pm, 3:45 pm
Monday: 9:30 am, 10:15 am, 11:00 am

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! ​

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