OBERLIN, OHIO, March 3, 2016 – CAMEX 2016 , the campus retail industry’s largest educational conference and buying expo, opens Friday, March 4, and runs through Tuesday, March 7, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. CAMEX or CAmpus Market Expo, attracts an estimated 2,000 attendees from nearly 1,000 campus stores as well as more than 650 exhibiting companies.
CAMEX, produced by the National Association of College Stores (NACS), begins with two days of comprehensive educational sessions about issues facing the campus store industry. Session topics range from the move towards digital textbooks and course materials to Amazon’s presence on campus.
CAMEX wraps up with a three-day trade show featuring the latest merchandise from more than 650 companies that appeals to the campus consumer, whether student, alumni or fan.
This year, CAMEX is co-locating with Art Materials World, hosted by The International Art Materials Association (NAMTA).
Additional information can be found at www.CAMEX.org.
About The National Association of College Stores
The National Association of College Stores (NACS) is the professional trade association representing the $10 billion collegiate retailing industry. NACS represents nearly 4,000 campus retailers and approximately 1,000 industry-related companies that supply course materials and other merchandise and services to campus stores. NACS provides education and other resources that help its member stores support student success, the campus experience, and the academic missions of higher education institutions. NACS is headquartered in Oberlin, Ohio. Additional information can be found online at www.nacs.org.
Produced and hosted by the National Association of College Stores (NACS), CAmpus Market Expo (CAMEX) is campus retailing industry’s largest educational conference and buying expo, attracting more than 2,250 attendees from nearly 1,000 campus stores as well as 650+ exhibiting companies. CAMEX was named one of the fastest-growing tradeshows in the U.S.
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Jennifer Libertowski, APR
National Assn. of College Stores
(800) 622-7498 ext. 2249