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Washington, DC

Instructions specific to this fair

  • The Washington Convention Center will charge a fee for receiving and handling packages for this fair. If you prefer not to incur charges, we suggest shipping packages to your hotel instead.
  • Please note, any outstanding handling fees will need to be paid in full by 4pm on the fair day, in order for your boxes to be released to you. This can be handled through the Metropolitan Pavillion event manager.
  • The Washington Convention Center will only accept packages from September 26 to 30, 2013. Packages delivered before or after these dates will be refused.
  • We suggest travelling with extra materials as, on the rare occasion, a package or two can get lost in the mail. Idealist is not responsible for lost materials.
  • If you plan on sending materials back to your school after the fair, come prepared with payment information - either a courier account or credit card number.
  • In addition to filling out your preferred couriers's shipping form, please print and attach this address label to your package/s.

Shipping and handling fees

1 to 8 boxes = $25 per box
9 or more boxes = $20 per box

Before mailing your packages

  1. Fill out a shipping and credit card authorization form
  2. Fax it to Rodney Keller at 202.289.0299.

Shipping address

Rodney Keller
Capital Business Center
801 Mount Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC 20001

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