NPN's Annual Preschool & Elementary School Fair 2019

Chicago, Illinois
Saturday, September 14, 2019
NPN's Annual Preschool & Elementary School Fair 2019
Saturday, September 14, 2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Central Time)

UIC Student Center East
(312) 413-5100
750 South Halsted Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607
United States

Please note our new school fair venue! Enjoy air conditioning, garage parking, and a central location at UIC Student Center East!

As a non-profit 501(c)3 organization NPN is proud to help Chicago families with their school search. In 2019 our annual preschool & elementary school fair provides new opportunities for businesses, non-profits, schools, and parents! 

Annual Preschool & Elementary School Fair Exhibitor Types & Fees:
School exhibitors who register on or after 8/15/19 may not be listed in the school fair program due to design and printer deadlines.

Chicago Public Schools:
  • Free
Private Preschools & Elementary Schools:   
  • $150 on or before June 1
  • $175 after June 1
Business Exhibitors:
  • $400

NPN's Annual Preschool & Elementary School Fair Standard Exhibit Space includes:
  • (1) 6 foot table
  • (2) Chairs
  • (2) Name tags
  • School Name listed in Printed Event Program (if registered by 8/15/19)
  • School Name & Website listed in Online Exhibitor Directory
  • Review Fair Rules for terms and conditions for exhibiting
Note: Please bring your own tablecloth. Wifi is tentatively available but access to electrical outlets is not. We suggest you arrive with a fully charged laptop.


What is the NPN Preschool & Elementary School Fair (NPN School Fair)?
NPN’s Annual Fair is an event dedicated to providing Chicagoland families with access to information on school choices.  Families attending the event tend to include expectant parents, new parents, parents approaching preschool application time, and parents approaching elementary school application time.  Families are looking for information about public and private school options across the city. Exhibitor spaces are made available for sponsors.

How many people attend NPN's School Fair?
NPN's membership continues to grow each year.  We now reach 5,000 active member families. We recommend bringing 300 copies of promotional material to distribute from your exhibitor table. Making additional copies during the event will not be available. 

What is the media summary and audience reach?
Each year NPN School Fairs garner extensive media coverage reaching over 30,000 email and social media contacts. Event will be promoted in NPN's Parent to Parent Newsletter (8,000 printed issues per season) and NPN Calendar. Media alert and press release distribution to local media.

When is the registration deadline?
Registrations are due by August 15th. Any exhibitor who registers after August 15 will not be included in the printed program (but will be listed in the online program). When the Exhibit space is sold out, we will note on the website that any new applications received will be put on a waiting list. If you have questions, please contact us at:

Am I an appropriate exhibitor for NPN's School Fair? 

Our target attendees are parents of children pregnancy to 8th grade in the Chicagoland area. Appropriate exhibitors include private preschools and elementary schools and public preschools in Chicago.

Can I sell product at NPN's School Fair?

How is booth space assigned?
In most cases space assignments are alphabetical, as that is the easiest way for parent attendees to locate the schools they have come to talk to.

Is WI-FI and electricity available? 
Wifi access is available. Access to electrical outlets is not.

Are there any other advertising or sponsorship opportunities? Yes! See the "Sponsorship" and "Marketing Opportunities"tabs. Or contact

Can I join NPN or renew my NPN School Membership? 
Yes! Please click here!

If you have any other questions please contact us at:


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