NACAC Conference FAQ

See below for answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the premier event for college admission counseling professionals.

NACAC Conference 2024 will bring over 6,000 attendees from all college admission counseling arenas to Los Angeles to share best practices, inspirational ideas, cutting-edge research, and professional stories.

This year’s event will feature over 200 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services in the Expo Hall.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) § 36.203(a) states that “A public accommodation shall afford goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages, and accommodations to an individual with a disability in the most integrated setting appropriate to the needs of the individual.” NACAC strives to go above and beyond these requirements. Learn more.

Sept. 26-28, 2024 in Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Registration for NACAC Conference 2024 is now open! Register soon to take advantage of the best available rates.

No meals are included in NACAC Conference 2024 registration. However, we serve refreshments during Expo hours in the mornings and early afternoons Thursday through Saturday. During the Opening Reception (Thursday evening) and Closing Celebration (Saturday night) we serve beverages and light hors d’oeuvres.

Conference registration benefits include:

  • Unlimited networking with 7,000+ college admission counseling professionals, sponsors, and exhibitors.
  • In-person access to 100+ education sessions, preconference seminars, workshops, and more. Please note that some workshops and seminars require an additional registration fee.
  • Access to the recordings, including PowerPoint slides, for 100+ education sessions via the On Demand platform.
  • The opportunity to view new products and do business with 200+ exhibiting organizations in the Expo Hall.
  • In-person access to each of the 2024 Main Stage sessions, including the NACAC State of the Association/Membership Meeting.
  • And much more!

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.

Yes, the National College Fair (NCF) will occur on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

The nearest airports to downtown Los Angeles:

Hawthorne – HHR (10.5 miles)
Los Angeles – LAX (11.5 miles)
Burbank – BUR (12.3 miles)
Long Beach – LGB (16.6 miles)
Santa Ana – SNA (33.6 miles)

NACAC Conference 2024 will take place in Los Angeles, California. To find out more information about where to eat, shopping, historical monuments, and more, visit the Discover Los Angeles website. 

Business casual is recommended. Please note, the climate inside the convention center will be cooler than outdoors. Comfortable walking shoes are strongly recommended.

NACAC will not provide childcare services during NACAC Conference 2024 in Los Angeles. Attendees requiring assistance with childcare should contact their hotel concierge.

NACAC will not provide transportation services between the hotels and the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Getting Around Los Angeles

  • Rail and Bus Transit The Los Angeles Metro is affordable, relatively easy to use, and services most of Los Angeles County. The public transit system consists of Metro Buses, DASH Buses, and Metro Rail Trains. To ride these buses, trains, and subways, we recommend purchasing a reusable TAP Card. It’s the fastest and most convenient way to pay a fare. For more details, visit the Ride Metro page.
  • Rideshare — We recommend downloading the Uber and/or Lyft apps.
  • Metro Bike Share — Download the Metro Bike app or check the station map for station locations and real-time bike and dock availability.

Please email or call 703-836-2222 and press 1 for further assistance. Alternatively, you can contact us using the website’s LiveChat feature.

To request space in a NACAC contracted venue, please submit the event and meeting form. NACAC spaces are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are interested in reserving space at an outside venue (i.e., restaurant, bar, campus, etc.), you will need to contract with the venue directly. For additional information, please visit the hosting an Event and Meeting page.