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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 02, 2018 to Saturday, November 03, 2018

    November 02, 2018
    9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    November 03, 2018
    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 4E
800 Convention Place
Seattle, WA 98101
206/694-5000

Fair Hours:
Friday, November 2, 2018
9 a.m.– 12 p.m.
Saturday, November 3, 2018
12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Transportation, Directions and Parking*:
Find Directions, Parking information, and Maps for the Washington State Convention Center here. 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, November 1, 2018
3 p.m.- 5 p.m.
Friday, November 2, 2018
7 a.m.- 8:30 a.m.

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.

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 2 – November 3, 2018
c/o GES Exposition Services
4060 Lind Avenue SW
Renton, WA 98057

Material Handling Charge:*
Cost is $55.75 per carton, minimum of two cartons, or $111.50. 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 October 1st – October 30th, 2018.

Electrical Service:
Electrical services are supplied exclusively through Edlen Electrical Exhibition Services. Rates are available by calling 206/781-2411. You can also find ordering information in their exhibitor kit

Host Hotel:
Crowne Plaza Hotel – Seattle 
1113 - 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
206/464-1980
Rate: $175 Single/Double
Deadline: The originial cutoff was October 4th, but the Crowne Plaza has extended it to Thursday, October 11th, 2018.  
Call 888/233-9537 to receive the NACAC rate (Please reference the “2018 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. 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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Workshop Information

2018 Seattle NCF Workshop Schedule

Friday, November 2nd

9:15 a.m.
College Fit Factors – How & What to Look For – Tahoma Room 1
Critical Considerations for STEM Students – Tahoma Room 2
Writing the Admission Essay - Know What You Are Doing! – Tahoma Room 3
Selective College Admission – What are they looking for? – Tahoma Room 4

10:15 a.m.
Free College Planning Tools with MyCoalition – Tahoma Room 1
SAT vs. ACT - Which Test Is Right for You? – Tahoma Room 2
Financing Your Education – Tahoma Room 3
The Student Athlete and the NCAA – Tahoma Room 4

11:15 a.m.
Free College Planning Tools with MyCoalition – Tahoma Room 1
SAT vs. ACT - Which Test Is Right for You? – Tahoma Room 2
Financing Your Education – Tahoma Room 3
The Value of a Liberal Arts Education – Tahoma Room 4

Saturday, November 3rd

12:30 p.m.
Free College Planning Tools with MyCoalition – Tahoma Room 1
College Fit Factors – How & What to Look For – Tahoma Room 2
Financing Your Education – Tahoma Room 3
The Value of a Liberal Arts Education – Tahoma Room 4

1:30 p.m.
Critical Considerations for STEM Students – Tahoma Room 1
SAT vs. ACT - Which Test Is Right for You? – Tahoma Room 2
Financing Your Education – Tahoma Room 3
The Student Athlete and the NCAA – Tahoma Room 4

2:30 p.m.
Free College Planning Tools with MyCoalition – Tahoma Room 1
SAT vs. ACT - Which Test Is Right for You? – Tahoma Room 2
Writing the Admission Essay - Know What You Are Doing! – Tahoma Room 3
Selective College Admission – What are they looking for? – Tahoma Room 4

 

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