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Event: March 3-7 | Trade Show: March 5-7 | Salt Lake City, UT | Produced and Hosted by the National Association of College Stores

Special Learning Opportunities

Special Learning Opportunities

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Max Your CAMEX with Unique Pre-/Post-conference Experiential Learning

Thursday, March 2 | 1:00-5:30 p.m.
Come see what’s new as we visit BYU Bookstore and University of Utah Campus Store. Explore new concepts and gain ideas from your peers.
Program fee: NACS member $55, non-member $85

Thursday, March 2 | 1:00-5:30 p.m.
Join us as we visit SLCC College Bookstore, Wildcat Store at Weber State, and Campus Bookstore LDSBC at LDS Business College. Gain ideas, check out new products, and learn from your peers.
Program fee: NACS member $55, non-member $85

Tuesday, March 7 | 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Pass the wetlands habitat, see the beautiful lake from look-out point, and then walk in the water known for its many rejuvenating health benefits.
Registration Required; Cost $30

Get Engaged and Get More with Special Networking Events

Friday, March 3 | 7:00-7:50 a.m.
Start your CAMEX off right with some morning java and networking. This early opportunity to meet colleagues from your geographic area and beyond is offered knowing that some of you will be up early given our Mountain Time conference location!

To register for and attend this program you must also have a Value, First-Timer, Exhibitor, or Non-exhibiting Vendor registration.
Pre-registration required; Cost: FREE

Complements of program sponsor: Certified Collegiate Retailer (CCR) Program Certified Collegiate Retailer (CCR) Program

Thursday, March 3 | 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Join us for this onboarding program designed to prepare you for the CAMEX experience! Available at no cost to all attendees new to CAMEX.
Cost: FREE

Underwritten by NACS Foundation

Monday, March 6 | 7:30-9:00 a.m.
Enjoy breakfast with community college store peers and sponsoring vendor partners. Share ideas with each other and give us your thoughts on how NACS can enhance programs and services for you!
Cost: FREE

Enhance Your CAMEX Learning with Special Conference Programs

Saturday, March 4 | 12:00-12:50 p.m.
Join your colleagues for our Eighth annual CAMEX Book Talk Luncheon! Meet Thought Leader Denise Lee Yohn and receive a copy of her book, What Great Brands Do, to read before CAMEX.

To register for and attend this program you must also have a Value, First-Timer, Exhibitor, or Non-exhibiting Vendor registration.
Pre-registration required; Cost:$25 Member; $45 Non-member

Underwritten by NACS Foundation

Friday, March 3 | 1:15-3:15 p.m.
The changing course materials landscape requires new partners, new approaches, and new ways of thinking. Store leaders must step up to the plate and go to bat for students to ensure the availability of the right materials, at the right time, in the right formats, and at affordable prices. Be a part of this facilitated conversation on the increasingly important role campus store leaders must play in the campus and higher education dialogue on maximizing the affordability of course materials.
Cost: FREE

Saturday, March 4 | 1:00-5:30 p.m.
A 2nd chance to visit the BYU Bookstore and University of Utah Campus Store—in case you missed it on Thursday.
Program fee: NACS member $55, non-member $85

Thursday, March 2 | 7:30 a.m.-Noon
Certified Collegiate Retailer (CCR) Program Earning the CCR demonstrates your professionalism, calls attention to your expertise, and recognizes your experience. The exam is offered on the pre-conference day at CAMEX for your convenience. Candidates must apply and be approved to sit for the exam prior to CAMEX. Program and application details are online at www.nacs.org/ccr. Pre-registration required. Get distinguished. Get the designation.

Friday, March 3 | 2:25-5:00 p.m.
Take control of your destiny. Master the art and science of managing inventory to increase customer satisfaction, improve store performance, and increase net revenue. This intensive workshop combines theory and application through the artful teaching of RMSA expert Paul Erikson and tactical experts from indiCo’s consulting team. Inventory should never have a birthday.

To register for and attend this program you must also have a Value, First-Timer, Exhibitor, or Non-exhibiting Vendor registration.
Pre-registration required; Cost: FREE

indiCo RMSA

Reflect and Refine for Greater ROI
Designed for store leaders that want to get the most out of the sessions—these facilitated discussions will help you dig deeper into what you heard from the morning Thought Leader sessions and conclude your conference learning with an intentional debriefing and strategy-setting event. Gain additional perspectives from your peers, capture the best take-away thoughts, and document what you want to do to leverage your new knowledge. Find them on the conference schedule and attend one or all.

Friday, March 3 | 1:15–3:15 p.m.
Risk tolerance, category management, cross-selling techniques, and benchmarking are some of the topics that will be covered in the Tech Buyers Institute. There will be valuable information for seasoned buyers as well as those new to the product category.

To register for and attend this program you must also have a Value, First-Timer, Exhibitor, or Non-exhibiting Vendor registration.