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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, October 27, 2017 to Saturday, October 28, 2017

    October 27, 2017
    9 a.m. to noon

    October 28, 2017
    noon to 4 p.m.

  • Directions and Parking:

    Other Parking Options:


    Reserve your parking in advance and get there on time, stress free!

    SpotHero is the nation’s leading parking reservation app to book convenient and affordable parking, whether it’s for an event, commute to work or even airport parking.

    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? Download the SpotHero iPhone | Android app and enter promo code NACACSEATTLE for an extra $5 off your first park!

  • Contact Us:

    E-mail collegefairs@nacacnet.org or call: 703/299-6856.

Exhibitor Information

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

Fair Hours:
Friday, October 27, 2017
9 a.m.– Noon
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Noon – 4 p.m.

Transportation, Directions and Parking*:
Find Directions, Parking information, and Maps for the Washington State Convention Center.

Other Parking Options:


Reserve your parking in advance and get there on time, stress free!

SpotHero is the nation’s leading parking reservation app to book convenient and affordable parking, whether it’s for an event, commute to work or even airport parking.

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? Download the SpotHero iPhone | Android app and enter promo code NACACSEATTLE for an extra $5 off your first park!

Fair Set-up Hours*:
Friday, October 27, 2017
7 a.m.- 8:30 a.m.

*PLEASE NOTE:  Due to events going on at the convention center, we can not offer setup hours on Thursday, October 26th.   

Estimated Attendance: 12,000

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.

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
October 27 – October 28, 2017
c/o GES Exposition Services
4060 Lind Avenue SW
Renton, WA 98057

Material Handling Charge:*
Cost is $53.15 per carton, minimum of two cartons, or $106.30. 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 22nd – October 24th, 2017.

Electrical Service:
Electrical services are supplied exclusively through Edlen Electrical Exhibition Services. Order forms and rates are available by calling 206/781-2411.

Host Hotel:
Crowne Plaza Hotel – Seattle
1113 - 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
206/464-1980
Rate: $199 Single/Double
Deadline: Extended to Monday, October 2nd 
Call 888/233-9527 to receive the NACAC rate 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 703/299-6856.

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! ​

English Poster

Spanish Poster​

English Newsletter

Spanish Newsletter

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.

Workshop Schedule

Seattle National College Fair
Workshop Schedule

Friday, October 27th

Workshop Room 2A
SAT vs. ACT – Which Test is Right for You?
10:15 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.

Workshop Room 2B
Writing the Admission Essay – Know What You Are Doing!
9:15 a.m.

Financing Your Education
10:15 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.

Workshop Room 3A
Selective College Admission – What Are They Looking For?
9:15 a.m.

The Student Athlete and the NCAA
10:15 a.m.

Is There Value in a Liberal Arts Education?
11:15 a.m.

Workshop Room 3B
STEM – Is This the Way Forward to the Future?
9:15 a.m.

Free College Planning Tools with MyCoalition
10:15 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.


Saturday, October 28th

Workshop Room 2A
SAT vs. ACT – Which Test is Right for You?
1:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.

Workshop Room 2B
Financing Your Education
12:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.

STEM – Is This the Way Forward to the Future?
1:30 p.m.

Workshop Room 3A
Is There Value in a Liberal Arts Education?
12:30 p.m.

The Student Athlete and the NCAA
1:30 p.m.

Selective College Admission – What Are They Looking For?
2:30 p.m.

Workshop Room 3B
Free College Planning Tools with MyCoalition
12:30 p.m. & 1:30 p.m.

Writing the Admission Essay – Know What You Are Doing!
2:30 p.m.

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