Boston Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

  • Event Details:

    Emmanuel College
    400 Fenway
    Boston, MA 02115

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  • Fair Hours:

    Monday, September 18, 2017

    September 18, 2017
    6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

  • Contact Us:

    E-mail or call 703/299-6853.

Exhibitor Information

Fair Hours:
Monday, September 18, 2017
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Emmanuel College – Yawkey Center  
400 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115

Set-Up Hours:
Monday, September 18, 2017
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Transportation and Directions:
The Performing and Visual Arts Fair will be held in the gymnasium at the Yawkey Center on Emmanuel College’s campus.

Emmanuel's campus is between Brookline Ave. and Avenue Louis Pasteur in Boston, and is easily accessible by car, bus or subway. For directions to Emmanuel College, please click here.

Exhibitor Parking:
DO NOT park on Emmanuel College’s campus BEFORE 5 p.m. Parking before 5 p.m. is restricted and they will tow vehicles without proper passes or permits.

Exhibitors may park for free in the Simmons College parking garage, which is next to Emmanuel’s campus and close to the entrance of the Yawkey Center where the PVA Fair will be located. The parking garage address is 80 Avenue Louis Pasteur.   You will need to take a ticket to enter the garage and will be given a validation ticket inside the fair to exit the garage.  You will need both tickets to exit the garage for free.

The Fenway neighborhood and Longwood Medical and Academic Area is home to many on-street metered spots and privately-owned garages and lots.

Please visit Emannuel’s parking webpage for more information.

Please make sure to label each of your boxes PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS FAIR as materials for the Boston PVA will be delivered at the same time as the NACAC National Conference and the NACAC National College Fair.

Advance shipping address:
(Your institution and name)
Performing and Visual Arts Fair
c/o The Expo Group
95 Concord Street
North Reading, MA 01864

You may not ship directly to Emmanuel College or they will be refused.

Designated labels for the Performing and Visual Arts Fair from the Expo Group found here.
*There are two different labels with different addresses for warehouse shipping and convention center shipping. Please make sure to use the correct location label and follow the corresponding shipping deadlines for each address.

Shipping Deadlines:
All materials shipped to the warehouse must be received between August 14, 2017 and September 8, 2017. Materials arriving after September 8, 2017 will incur additional surcharges.

The warehouse will accept boxes Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The warehouse will be closed Monday, September 4 for Labor Day.

Materials being shipped directly to the Convention Center may not arrive before September 13 or after September 16, 2017 or they will be refused.

Material Handling Charge:
Current shipping and handling fees can be found here.
All charges must be paid in advance to The Expo Group. Payment form found here.

Recommended Hotels:
There are several hotels within walking distance to Emmanuel College and many others a short distance from the campus. Please view Emmanuel College’s list of recommended hotels for hotel information and applicable discounts.

Please note that we provide water for exhibitors at the Performing and Visual Arts College Fairs. We encourage you to bring your own snacks and beverages as needed.


Workshop Information

Navigating Fine & Performing Arts Admissions
Monday, September 18
5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

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