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

What's New

Your CAMEX Communications

Preview Pullouts
In the September/October, November/December, and January/February issues of The College Store magazine, you will find pullouts with CAMEX pre-show information that is timely and important for your planning. Plus, you can view each preview online: www.camex.org/preview.

Preview Pullout Prizes
A CAMEX Value Registration will be given to one lucky winner for each issue of the pullouts. Be sure to check the cover of each insert for a winning sticker!

CAMEX Program is Now: CAMEX Session & Event Guide
The on-site CAMEX Program is transforming into a more manageable size! In the new CAMEX Session & Event Guide, session titles and events will be listed by day and by track for easy reference. All conference details will be continuously updated on the CAMEX website, CAMEX Connect, and the CAMEX Mobile App.

September October Preview
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Still want printed materials? Download all session descriptions at www.camex.org/sessions

Your CAMEX Experience

Back-to-School Style Gear Up
Get schooled in this year’s rising trends in fashion, accessories, and merchandise. Better together! Our popular What’s Hot session and the 22nd Annual Fashion Show Sponsored by MV Sport/The Game collaborate to provide attendees with an exciting reveal of all things “en vogue” in the upcoming year. Attend both and kick off your Trade Show buying with stylish inspiration!

Fashion Show

Student Engagement
Get your student employees—who can offer valuable input on products your customers want—to CAMEX with our new and affordable Student Registrations.

CAMEX Coffee Club
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!

Set the Pace at CAMEX!
Join us as we Rock the Salt and step up to support our industry through the NACS Foundation’s Set the Pace Step Challenge. Donate $10, pledge your steps, and be entered to win prizes. Stop by the NACS Foundation Lobby Booth or #2525 to sign up.

Your CAMEX Education

Workshops, Mini Shows, and More
The 2017 CAMEX educational conference has been streamlined in organization yet re-conceived and enhanced in content. Ten blocks of concurrent, flash, and idea exchange sessions will offer a variety of learning formats to get the right content to you in the right way. www.camex.org/education

Course Materials eXperience (CM-X)
Held as part of CAMEX, this program is for course materials specialists that want to dig deep into the core of the course materials business. Learning sessions, strategy discussions, and networking events will elevate your thinking, enhance your store strategies, and create collaborations among stores and vendors that will make a difference to your store and students. Whether you attend all of CAMEX or come solely for the CM-X program, registration is required and attendance at all CM-X program components is expected! CM-X begins with a Kick-off during the Opening Night event, includes a Saturday luncheon, and concludes with participation in the Trade Show. www.camex.org/cm-x

Tech Buyers Institute
Risk tolerance, category management, cross-selling techniques, and benchmarking are some of the topics that will be covered in the Tech Buyer’s Institute. There will be valuable information for seasoned buyers as well as those new to the product category. Free, but registration required.

Tech Vendor Connection
It’s a trade show preview open to all CAMEX store attendees! Hear the latest from participating vendors and then browse their tabletop displays. The CCRA VIPs will share details of the services they provide. Cultivate your vendor relationships and refine your trade show plan.

CAMEX Strategic Dialogue: Maximizing Course Materials Affordability—A Leadership Imperative
The cost of higher education and course materials continues to be a challenge for students. Join this conversation with industry and other stakeholder leaders to discuss trends, implications, and how your store can be part of the solution. Free, but registration required.

Igniting Store Innovation
Get new ideas—fast! Join the Igniting session set that matches your store size—small, medium, or large—so the takeaways will easily adapt to your store.

Inventory Management Workshop: Become an Inventory Ninja!
Master the art and science of managing inventory to increase customer satisfaction, improve performance, and increase net revenue. RMSA expert Paul Erikson and tactical experts from indiCo’s consulting team combine theory and application in this workshop. Inventory should never have a birthday. Free, but registration required.

Strategic Reflection Sessions and Conference Wrap-up
Get the most out of your conference experience with these facilitated discussions. Dig a bit deeper and gain ideas and perspectives from your colleagues. Conclude the two days of sessions with an intentional debriefing and strategy-setting event. Find these sessions on the conference schedule and attend one or all.

Your Trade Show

CAMEX Theater
A place to take a break from shopping and enjoy a quick-take educational session on the trade show floor. Come away re-energized with great ideas and information! www.camex.org/connect

Course Materials Pavilion, Theater, and Lounge
In these focused destinations on the show floor, you can visit publishers and other course materials suppliers, explore what’s new, and make connections that will lead to success for your course materials strategy. www.camex.org/cm-x