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Seattle National College Fair

  • Event Details:

    Location:
    Washington State Convention Center
    705 Pike St
    Seattle, WA 98101

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  • Fair Hours:

    Friday, November 01, 2019 to Saturday, November 02, 2019

    November 01, 2019
    9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    November 02, 2019
    12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Directions and Parking:

    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 Seattle National College Fair, visit the Washington State Convention Center SpotHero 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:

    Email collegefairs@nacacnet.org or call 703/836-2222 ext. 14.

Exhibitor Information

Location:
Washington State Convention Center
Hall 4AB
800 Convention Place
Seattle, WA 98101
206/694-5000

Fair Hours:
Friday, November 1, 2019
9 a.m.– 12 p.m.
Saturday, November 2, 2019
12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Transportation, Directions and Parking*:
Find Directions, Parking information, and Maps for the Washington State Convention Center. The Washington State Convention Center recommends parking in one of the two WSCC parking garages: WSCC Main Garage (On 8th Avenue, between Pike & Seneca Streets) or Freeway Park Garage (On Hubbell Place, between Pike & Seneca Streets).

Fair Set-up Hours:
Thursday, October 31, 2019
3 p.m.- 5 p.m.
Friday, November 1, 2019
7 a.m.- 8:30 a.m.

Estimated Attendance: 10,000

Loading/Unloading:
The loading/unloading entrance to the Washington State Convention Center is the area referred to as the “South Hand Carried Freight/Small Vehicle Delivery”. South Hand Carried Freight (HCF) is located on aisle “G” of the main garage. Maximum height is 6’5”. The Hand Carried Freight elevator will be operated ONLY during the published Exhibitor Set-up and Dismantle hours. To expedite your work, the Convention Center has a limited number of flatbeds available. Carts are checked out of the HCF zone in the garage. Complimentary parking is available for loading/unloading in the garage only if you enter and exit within one hour. You can have your parking ticket validated at the HCF Service Desk.

Map and Directions for South Hand Carried Freight Entrance

Exposition Services Provided by: GES Exposition Services, 800-475-2098

EXHIBITOR KIT

Shipping Information:
Authorized Shipping Address:
(Your Name/Institution)
(Booth Number)
Seattle National College Fair
November 1 – November 2, 2019
c/o GES Exposition Services
4060 Lind Avenue SW
Renton, WA 98057

Material Handling Charge:*
Cost is $58.54 per carton, minimum of two cartons, or $117.08. Make check payable to: GES-Global Experience Specialists. Please contact GES directly to arrange shipping.
*Rates are subject to change. Contact GES Exposition Services for current rates. The Washington State Convention Center will not accept any exhibitor packages for the Seattle National College Fair. All materials must be sent to GES.

Shipping Deadline: Advance Shipments to the GES Warehouse should arrive on or between September 27th – October 28th, 2019.

Electrical Service:
Electrical services are supplied exclusively through Edlen Electrical Exhibition Services. You can place your order online or you may ask for order forms and rates by calling 206/694-5015.

Host Hotel:
Crowne Plaza Hotel – Seattle 
1113 - 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
206/464-1980
Rate: $179 Single/Double
Deadline: Friday, October 4, 2019
Call 888/233-9527 to receive the NACAC rate (Please reference the “2019 Fall College Fair” if calling in) or reserve your room online by using our Seattle NCF Personalized Reservation Link.

Contact Information:
For more information regarding this National College Fair, email Jason Smith or call at 703/299-6856.

Promote this Fair!

Thank you for your interest in NACAC’s National College Fairs. You can now download NACAC College Fairs promotional materials here. We encourage you to share these materials on your websites, Social Media (Facebook and Twitter Hashtag: #nacacfairs) and in-person with the students and families you serve. Thank you for your support! ​​

Workshop Information

Seattle National College Fair
Workshop Schedule

Friday, November 1st

9:15 a.m.
Coalition Application and Free College Planning Tools – Room 4C-1
Testing Basics – ACT, SAT, Test Optional – Room 4C-2
Financing Your Education – Room 4C-3
Critical Considerations for STEM Students – Room 4C-4

10:15 a.m.
College Fit Factors – How & What to Look For – Room 4C-1
Testing Basics – ACT, SAT, Test Optional – Room 4C-2
Financing Your Education – Room 4C-3
Selective College Admission – What Are They Looking For? – Room 4C-4

11:15 a.m.
The Student Athlete and the NCAA – Room 4C-1
Great Expectations: Panel Discussion for Low-Income, First Generation and/or Students of Color – Room 4C-2
Building Blocks for Writing an Effective College Admission Essay – Room 4C-3
Developing the Skills to Land Your Dream Job – Room 4C-4

Saturday, November 2nd

12:30 p.m.
Testing Basics – ACT, SAT, Test Optional – Room 4C-2
Selective College Admission – What Are They Looking For? – Room 4C-3
Coalition Application and Free College Planning Tools – Room 4C-4

1:30 p.m.
The Student Athlete and the NCAA – Room 4C-1
Testing Basics – ACT, SAT, Test Optional – Room 4C-2
Financing Your Education – Room 4C-3
Critical Considerations for STEM Students – Room 4C-4

2:30 p.m.
College Fit Factors – How & What to Look For – Room 4C-1
Building Blocks for Writing an Effective College Admission Essay – Room 4C-2
Financing Your Education – Room 4C-3
Developing the Skills to Land Your Dream Job – Room 4C-4

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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