Campus Retail's Ultimate Educational Conference and Buying Expo
Educational Conference - CAMEX is Campus Retail's largest educational event, with more than 120 educational sessions, keynotes, learning tours, and workshops lead by professional speakers, industry experts, and your store colleagues.
CAMEX generally has between 6,000 and 7,000 attendees. There are generally about 2,000 to 2,200 buyers representing an average of 1,000 stores.
CAMEX is for YOU!
Campus Store Buyers, Managers, and Directors
Retailers Serving a Campus Community
Course Materials Specialists
Auxiliary Services Professionals
Why You Should Attend
Shop diverse 650+ exhibitors who know CAMPUS RETAIL!
Attend cutting-edge, high level educational sessions designed specifically for your needs. 90% found CAMEX education relevant to the campus retail market.
Create MEANINGFUL CONNECTIONS with your peers—SHARE experience and store strategies. Attendees come back year after year. 50% come back five times or more.
New Exhibitor Pavilion
Placement in the New Exhibitor Pavilion is available only to first-time exhibitors on a first-come, first-served basis. Request placement in this destination area on the exhibit application.
Bonus: Exhibitors in this area are provided hardwall instead of pipe and drape. Get FREE graphics on the back 3 panels of hard wall if ordered by the January deadline.$300 value!
Technology Pavilion (CCRA)
The CAMEX trade show floor will include a Technology Pavilion focused on technology products brought to you by CCRA (Campus Computer Resellers Alliance). If you are interested in being a part of this exciting area on the trade show floor, be sure to include your product categories on the exhibit application and check the Technology Pavilion box.
Bring a Buyer to CAMEX!
NACS Foundation’s Bring a Buyer to CAMEX program provides grants to cover the full registration fee and housing expenses for buyers to attend CAMEX. Your company will receive recognition in the CAMEX program, at the NACS/NACS Foundation CAMEX trade show booths, at CAMEX Mega Sessions, on special signage provided for your booth, in the NACS Foundation e-newsletter and website, and through the NACS Foundation CAMEX promotional materials. Just check the box on the exhibit application to support this important effort to bring even more buyers to CAMEX!
The ConTEXT Pavilion is a focused space for publishers/course content providers and related course materials technology and other services providers. To be part of this highly anticipated area for course materials and digital strategy needs, check the ConTEXT Pavilion box on the exhibit application.
Placement in the Destination Connect2One aisle(s) is available ONLY to authorized Connect2One Vendor Partners on a first-come, first-served basis. Request placement in this area on the exhibit application Robb Faust, Connect2One Program Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
The National Association of College Stores (NACS) is a not-for-profit trade association representing the $10 billion campus retailing industry.
More than 3,000 stores serving colleges, universities, and K-12 schools in the United States, Canada, and around the world are members of NACS, along with more than 1,000 companies supplying goods and services to campus stores. NACS members also include higher education professionals, organizations, associations, and others interested in the industry’s vitality.
CCRA is a special interest group of the National Association of College Stores.
Since 1990, CCRA has provided members with the resources they need to enhance performance and ensure continued growth and success.
Connect2One is the largest and most comprehensive buying group in the college bookstore industry. Our mission is to connect our stores with the resources they need to operate successfully. Originally founded as a buying cooperative in 1988, and now powered by indiCo, Connect2One is dedicated to the goal of helping college stores stay independent and compete in today’s marketplace.
The International Art Materials Association (NAMTA) is dedicated to promoting the art/creative materials industry. Members include retailers, manufacturers, distributors, importers, and independent reps from around the world. Our mission is to provide members with the products, services and information needed to grow and prosper.
Co-located with NAMTA's Art Materials World