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Event Overview:

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
    Technology Resellers
    Campus Administrators
    Auxiliary Services Professionals
    Student Employees

Why You Should Attend!

92% say it is highly valuable to their store.

Shop exhibitors who know your market! See 650+ CAMEX exhibitors AND, new for 2016, 150 art supply exhibitors at NAMTA’s Art Materials World.

Discover your next hot product!

Great deals! Save with Show Specials and low minimums.

Targeted education designed for campus retailers.

Connect with your community! Share ideas and best practices.

Exhibitor Information:

Secure Your Space for the Campus Retailing’s Ultimate Event!

Why Exhibit @ CAMEX?

    $10.28 billion campus market!
    2,250+ buyers from nearly 1,000 stores who WANT to buy
    99% of buyers felt the products were relevant to their stores' needs
    $33,940 average spend per store
    Access to future orders
    New for 2016! CAMEX welcomes 550+ Art Materials World buyers

About NACS:

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.

About CCRA:

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.

About Connect2One:

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.

About NAMTA:

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 Events: CAMEX, CCRA Conference, Connect2One, NAMTA's Art Materials World

Don't wait to register for the CAMEX 2016 - Campus Market Expo. You'll meet influential people and maximize your opportunities for success. Start now by accessing the information below.

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Conference/Event Dates: 03/04/2016 - 03/08/2016
Conference/Event Hours: Friday 7:30am-8:30pm; Saturday 7:30am-7pm; Sunday 7:30am-9:30pm; Monday 7:30am-5:30pm; Tuesday 8:30am-2pm
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 03/06/2016 - 03/08/2016
Expo/Exhibit Hours: Sunday 8:30am-5:30pm; Monday 8:30am-5:30pm; Tuesday 8:30am-2pm
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Education Events
Other Industries: Associations: Trade / Professional, Business, Education, Education Events, Miscellaneous, Technology, Wholesale / Retail
Estimated Attendance: 6,500
Cost to Attend:
Audience: Campus Store Buyers, Managers, and Directors
Retailers Serving a Campus Community
Course Materials Specialists
Technology Resellers
Campus Administrators
Auxiliary Services Professionals
Student Employees
Venue: George R. Brown Convention Center
Venue Phone: (713) 853-8000
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Official Conference Hotel:Hotel Information:
Conference Hotel URL:
Number of Exhibitors:800+
Event Square Footage:600,000 gross sq. ft. (2014)
Exhibit Floorplan:Click Here
Show Owner:National Association of College Stores (NACS)
Show Manager:NACS
Sponsorship: Yes
Sponsorship Details: Securing your sponsorship early means you get maximum exposure for your product. If you would like to sponsor something we haven't mentioned, please give us a call. Let us customize a sponsorship for you.

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
10' x 10' $2,625   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
Corner Additional $300   Water: n/a
  Generator: n/a
  Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a

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2016 Exhibitor List:

Exhibit Contacts:

Mary Adler-Kozak

NACS Director of Expositions

500 E. Lorain St.

Oberlin, OH 44074

(800) 622-7498, ext. 2265

Linda Vargo

NACS Event Sales and Service Representative

(800) 622-7498, ext. 2302

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