See below for answers to frequently asked questions about the NACAC National Conference.
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Who should attend NACAC’s National Conference?
Anyone in the counseling and/or admission community who would like to stay up-to-date on industry trends. The conference brings together more than 6,500 secondary and postsecondary college admission counseling professionals to exchange ideas, hear from experts and learn more about the products and services that will enable them to accomplish their goals.
What are the official dates of the conference?
Sept. 23 – 25View Future Dates
How do I register?
Registration will open April 2021.
Are any meals included in the registration rate?
There are no full meals included in the conference registration. NACAC provides snacks in the morning and the afternoon in the exhibit hall. There is also light hors d'oeuvre served at the conference welcome reception and conference social.
What is included in my registration fee?
Registration for the National Conference includes all educational sessions and learning lounge sessions, our welcome reception, opening and closing main stage, first timers’ orientation, access to the exhibit hall, the Access College Fair, the Counselors’ College Fair, and a ticket to the Conference Social.
How do I make a hotel reservation?
You must be a registered attendee, paid in full, in order to book housing in the NACAC block. A link to access the housing system will be included in your conference confirmation email. Housing reservations received without corresponding conference registrations will be canceled.
How do I contact the housing bureau for questions about hotels?
If you have any questions about the housing reservation process, please contact Maritz Global Events customer service toll free at 800-967-8852 or email email@example.com. International attendees can call 847-996-8852.
What is the exact location of the conference?
Washington State Convention Center, 705 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101
What is the recommended arrival airport?
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)
Where can I find more information about Seattle?
Visit Seattle's visitors website for more information about where to eat, what to do, and general city information.Seattle's Website
What is the recommended attire?
Attire at the National Conference is business casual. Wear comfortable shoes. We recommend dressing in layers as air conditioning is difficult to regulate in large facilities. Rooms may be overly warm or cool.
Will childcare be provided?
NACAC does not provide childcare services during the National Conference. Attendees requiring assistance with childcare should contact their hotel concierge.
Who can I contact with registration questions or issues?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-836-2222 ext. 2000
How do I book meeting or event space during the conference?
Event organizers are required to inform NACAC's conference and meetings staff of the intended date/time of the event at least 30 days prior to the event and prior to booking. No organization is permitted to schedule functions (including transportation to/from the event) that conflicts with NACAC's official and published meeting and event times. To submit your event details, complete the events request/approval form released that will be released in December.
What are the future dates and locations of the Conference?
NACAC has determined dates and locations for all national conferences leading up to 2024.View Future Dates