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Jacksonville National College Fair

  • Event Details:

    Location:
    Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center
    1000 Water St
    Jacksonville, FL 32204

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  • Fair Hours:

    Saturday, October 13, 2018

    October 13, 2018
    9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Contact Us:

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

Exhibitor Information

Location:
Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center
Hall A
1000 Water Street
Jacksonville, FL 32204
904/630-4000

Fair Hours:
Saturday, October 13, 2018
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
(workshops begin at 8 a.m.)

Transportation, Directions and Parking:
Find directions and parking information for the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center here.

Flying into Jacksonville? Book your Super Shuttle transportation online using the discount code: NACAC and save 10%.

Fair Set-up Hours:
Friday, October 12, 2018
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday, October 13, 2018
7 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Estimated Attendance: 5,000

Loading/Unloading:
Take West Bay Street and make a left into the parking lot adjacent to Hall A. Use door 1. Vehicles may not park in the loading area at any time.

Exposition Services Provided by: Reber-Friel Company, 610/676-0470
Exhibitor Service Kit 

Shipping Information:
Authorized Shipping Address:
(Institution) Jacksonville National College Fair (Booth Number)
c/o Reber-Friel Company
Convention & Exposition Service
422 Business Center
1900 South Drive
Oaks, PA 19456

Shipping Deadline:
All materials must be received by Friday, October 5, 2018

Material Handling Charge: *
Cost is $62.50 per carton, minimum $125. Please contact the decorator directly to arrange shipping. Make check payable to Reber-Friel Company.
*Rates are subject to change. Contact Reber-Friel for current rates.


Electrical Service:
Electrical services are supplied exclusively through the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center. Contact the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center at 904/630-4010 and ask for event services.

Host Hotel:
Omni Jacksonville Hotel 
245 Water Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
904/355-6664
The Omni Jacksonville Hotel is located 14 miles from Jacksonville International Airport and one half mile from the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center.
Rates: $128 Single/ Double
Deadline: Friday, September 21, 2018
Call in reservations to receive the NACAC rate or reserve online using the personalized reservation link.

Contact Information:
For more information regarding this National College Fair, email Amber Nichols or call at 571/551-5275.

Workshop Schedule

Boardroom B
FAFSA Completion Lab 
9:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m.

Room 101
Bright Futures Scholarship Program 
9:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m.

Room 102
How to Pay for College: Federal Financial Aid
9:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m.

Room 103
Countdown to College: A Year by Year Plan
9:00 a.m.

NCAA Eligibility for the High School Athlete
10:00 a.m.

College and Careers: Building Blocks for the Future! (Session for middle school students only)
11:00 a.m.

Hot Jobs and Majors in the 21st Century
12:00 p.m.

Room 104
How to Maximize Your Experience at the Fair
8:00 a.m.

Scholarship Search Tips: Local and National 
9:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m.

Room 105
How to Maximize Your Experience at the Fair
9:00 a.m. 

Writing the College & Scholarship Essay
10:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m.

Room 106
Oh the Places You’ll Go: Selecting the Right College
9:00 a.m.

Accessibility, Diversity and Inclusion Resources for Students
10:00 a.m.

College and Careers: Building Blocks for the Future! (Session for middle school students)
11:00 a.m.

Ayudas Financiera (Spanish workshop)
12:00 p.m.

Room 107
How to Maximize Your Experience at the Fair
8:15 a.m.

Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy: Raising Confidence and Scores
9:00 a.m.

Historically Black Colleges and Universities
10:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. 

Paving the Way: Easing the Transition to College
12:00 p.m.

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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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.

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