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West Michigan National College Fair

  • Event Details:

    Location:
    DeVos Place Conference Center
    303 Monroe Ave. NW
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    616/742-6500

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  • Fair Hours:

    Monday, April 22, 2019

    April 22, 2019
    8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    April 22, 2019
    6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Contact Us:

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

Exhibitor Information

Fair Location:
DeVos Place Conference Center
Steelcase Ballroom (this is a change from previous years)
303 Monroe Avenue, Northwest
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Fair Hours:
Monday, April 22, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Transportation, Directions and Parking:
Directions and Parking information for DeVos Place.

Fair Set-up Hours:
Sunday, April 21, 2019
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday, April 22, 2019
7 a.m. – 8 a.m.

Estimated Attendance: 2,500

Loading/Unloading:
Please note that the fair is in the Steelcase Ballroom this year (not the exhibit hall as in previous years).
If you have small roller bags or carts or carry boxes, you may use the main entrances that are open during loading/exhibitor set up hours. The Lyon Street entrance is closest to the Steelcase Ballroom.

If needed, you may use the loading docks located on Lyon Street during exhibitor set up hours. You will need to check in with the security guard on-duty, let them know what event, and they will direct you to which dock to use. You may not park at the loading docks at any time.

Exposition Services Provided by:
Art Craft Display, Inc., 616/791-8024, grandrapids@artcraftdisplay.com

Please view the exhibitor kit  for other booth decorating orders.

Shipping Information:
Authorized Shipping Address:

(Booth Name and Booth Number)
West Michigan National College Fair /April 22, 2019
DeVos Place
c/o Art Craft Display, Inc.
303 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Shipping Deadline:
All materials must be received between Monday, March 25 and Friday, April 19, 2019 at 12 p.m.

Materials received before March 25 will incur additional charges. Packages received after 12 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2019 may not be delivered to the show or your booth.

Material Handling Charge:
For prices and information, please view the exhibitor kit. Payments must be made prior to receiving.

Contact Art Craft Display directly by email at grandrapids@artcraftdisplay.com  or phone, 616/791-8024, for questions and current rates.

Electrical Service:
Electrical service is supplied exclusively through DeVos Place. To place an electric order, please use their online form or for additional information about services contact DeVos Place at 616/742-6534.

Host Hotel:
Amway Grand Plaza
187 Monroe Avenue, Northwest
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
NACAC group rate: $144 / night

To receive the NACAC rate, you may make reservations online using our personalized link  or by calling 616/774-2000 and asking for our group rate.

Reservation rate cutoff date: March 31, 2019

The Amway Grand Plaza is connected via skywalk to DeVos Place.

Contact Information:
For more information regarding this National College Fair, email Elizabeth Hudnall or call at 703/299-6825.

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! ​​

Fair Poster (English)   Fair Poster (Spanish)

Regional Poster (English)   Regional Poster (Spanish)

Fair Postcard

Busing Information

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.

REGISTER YOUR BUS(ES) NOW

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