Event: Feb. 20-24
Trade Show: Feb. 22-24
Georgia World Congress Center | Atlanta, GA
An accomplished adventurer and New York Times best-selling author, Alison Levine successfully completed the Adventure Grand Slam—climbing all seven summits and treks reaching the North and South Poles—a feat heightened by the fact that she lives with a chronic heart condition. Not one to shy away from risk, "Levine uses her amazing experiences to relate remarkable insights while revealing how leadership skills can be learned in any kind of challenging environment—whether it be in the corporate world or climbing peaks in sub-zero temperatures," notes Mike Abrashoff, former navy commander, author of It's Your Ship, and CAMEX '14 Mega Speaker.
Having spent months at a time in some of the world's most dangerous and extreme environments, Levine focuses on creating cohesive teams, taking responsible risks, and developing no-nonsense leaders. Levine's brand of leadership is readily adaptable to our ever-changing and challenging campus retail marketplace.
Ranked as a Top 10 Social Media blog by PC Magazine, Erik Qualman's socialnomics.com shares social and mobile statistics, studies, and know-how. The blog spawned from his best-selling international book, Socialnomics: How Social Media Transforms the Way We Live and Do Business—widely recognized as a benchmark book on the effects and implications of social media on our daily lives, and how businesses
can harness its power to transform their relationships with customers.
Touted as a Top 100 Digital Influencer by Fast Company, it's been said that "Qualman is to digital what Deming is to quality and Drucker to management." For the past 18 years, Qualman has helped grow the digital capabilities of many companies including Cadillac, Yahoo, Travelzoo, and AT&T. He will share his success secrets to help you and your store build relationships with your student shoppers through engaging social media.
Join us at the College Football Hall of Fame to enjoy the company of friends and colleagues and applaud the grand opening of the 92nd Campus Market Expo (CAMEX). There will be appetizing food selections, networking, and an opportunity to enjoy the venue through interactive experiences and exhibits highlighting the history of college football. It's an event you won't want to miss!
New York Times best-selling author, artist, and entrepreneur Erik Wahl has become a catalyst for inspiring professionals to achieve extraordinary levels of performance and breakthrough success.
On a mission to inspire and challenge, Wahl illustrates the possibility of unexpected solutions and new ways of thinking. His dramatic on-stage painting seamlessly becomes a visual metaphor for his message—we are all capable of so much more than we've been conditioned to believe. We have the talent needed to embrace change and address industry challenges. We simply need to rediscover the keys to unlock it and paint our own future—brilliant and full of promise!
Leaving behind his prized artwork, Wahl offers us a reminder for breakthrough thinking. Visit The NACS Foundation Silent Auction, Booth #5447, to place
Get ready for fall! See what's hot in youth fashion. From the catwalk to your campus—
view top trends in a showcase of collegiate style during our annual runway event. NACS volunteers and 20/30 Club members enter through the VIP entrance for special seating.
Formerly the CAMEX Closing Reception, the CAMEX Networking Reception is just that—an opportunity for friends and colleagues to connect and share with one another. Come enjoy good company, conversation, and tasty hors d'oeuvres.