Rochester National College Fair

  • Event Details:

    Rochester Riverside Convention Center
    Empire Hall
    123 E Main St
    Rochester, NY 14604


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  • Fair Hours:

    Sunday, March 18, 2018 to Monday, March 19, 2018

    March 18, 2018
    1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    March 19, 2018
    9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Contact Us:

    Need more information?
    E-mail or call: 571/551-5275.

Exhibitor Information

Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Empire Hall
123 East Main Street
Rochester, NY 14604

Fair Hours:
Sunday, March 18, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Monday, March 19, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Directions and Parking:
Please visit the convention center’s website for information on parking rates and directions.

Need more information?
E-mail or or call 571/551-5275. 

Fair Set-up Hours:
Sunday, March 18, 2017
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Estimated Attendance: 5,000

The loading dock is located on South Avenue. Check in with the security officers inside the loading dock area and they will direct you to where to unload. Materials are to be hand carried or carted in by the exhibitors into the exhibit hall. Vehicles may not park in the loading area after unloading or loading materials.

Exposition Services Provided by: Great Lakes Events, 585/458-2200
Exhibitor Kit

Shipping Information:
Authorized Shipping Address:
(Institution/Booth Number)
Great Lakes Events
100 Bickford Street
Rochester, NY 14606

Material Handling Charge:
The cost to ship materials is $59.00/cwt, with a 200lb. minimum ($118 minimum charge). Please refer to the exhibitor kit or contract Great Lakes Events to arrange shipping.

Shipping Deadline: All materials must be received by Friday, March 9, 2018.

Electrical Service:
Please use the Great Lakes Exhibitor Kit (page 22) to place orders for Electric.

Host Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Rochester
125 East Main Street
Rochester, NY 14604
The Hyatt Regency Rochester is connected to the Rochester Riverside Convention Center via skywalk and is 7 miles from the Greater Rochester International Airport. Recently renovated, the Hyatt Regency Rochester now houses a Starbucks and Morton’s Steakhouse.

Rate: $135 Single/ Double
Deadline: Monday, February 19, 2018.

Book your reservation by calling 1-888/591-1234 and ask for the NACAC or Rochester National College Fair rate. You can also book online using NACAC's personalized reservation page.

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

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Workshop Schedule

2018 Rochester Workshop Schedule

Sunday, March 18th

1:45 - 2:30 p.m. - Conquering the SAT and ACT
John Serafine, Lead Counselor, Fairport High School

2:45 - 3:30 p.m. -  An Overview of the Financial Aid Process
Janice Scheutzow, Director of Financial Aid, Nazareth College

2:45 - 3:30 - An Overview of the Financial Aid Process
Verna Hazen, Associate Vice-President and Director of Financial Aid, Rochester Institute of Technology

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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