Springfield National College Fair **CANCELED**
**NACAC is monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus threat. At this time, NACAC has made the decision to cancel the Springfield National College Fair. Please monitor this page for additional updates and information about a possible rescheduled date. Registered exhibitors and attendees of this program, please know that you will receive an email notification regarding the cancelation with additional details. **
Eastern States Exposition
Better Living Center
1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
Monday, April 6, 2020
9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
** The Eastern States Exposition Center requires that all banners and other large cloth materials be flame resistant or flame retardant. You must be able to show proof of this on the tag of the banner, through a letter from the manufacturer, or by applying a topical spray and bringing that spray with you to the College Fair.
Transportation, Directions and Parking:
The City of Springfield is convenient to get to, and the Eastern States Exposition provides driving directions from several major cities in the New England area. If flying, the closest major airport is the Bradley International Airport located in Windsor Locks, CT. There is no major public transportation system once in the Springfield area.
If you are entering the address directly into your GPS or using RideShare App drop-off locations, please use the following addresses accordingly:
Gate 9: 875 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA
For Gate 1: 1761 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA
Executive Offices of Eastern States Exposition: 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA. Please note: This location has parking for Administration Building only – does not allow admission onto fairgrounds.
NACAC and the Eastern States Exposition strongly encourage all exhibitors to enter at Gate 9 for the fastest experience.
There is ample parking available. All parking is $5, cash only. More information on directions and parking.
Fair Set-up Hours:
Sunday, April 5, 2020
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday, April 6, 2019
7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Estimated Attendance: 4,000
Enter at Gate 9 and proceed down the road. The unloading area is at the second building on your right, the Better Living Center.
Exposition Services provided by:
SER Exposition Services
Springfield National College Fair 2020
Company Name/ Booth #
c/o SER Exposition Services
SER Exposition Services
35b New Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 01605
SER Exposition Services will accept materials between Friday, February 28 through Friday, March 27, 2020.
Material Handling Charge:
Please refer to the Exhibitor Kit or contact SER Exposition Services (email@example.com or 508/757-3397) directly for current pricing.
Electrical Services are not available at the Eastern States Exposition Center.
Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel
One Monarch Place
Springfield, MA 01144
413/781-1010 or 1-800/426-9004
Deadline: Friday, March 13, 2020 at 5 p.m. EST.
Call in reservations at 413/781-1010 and ask for the NACAC rate or use the personalized reservation link.
For more information regarding this fair, contact Elizabeth Hudnall or 703/299-6825.
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Springfield NCF Poster (English)
Springfield NCF Poster (Spanish)
The National College Fair Committee encourages schools to bus their students to the fair as an opportunity to explore postsecondary options. To ease congestion and facilitate bus parking we ask that all schools planning to bus their students provide their date and time on arrival and departure.
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