Contact: Charles Schmidt
National Assn. of College Stores
(800) 622-7498 ext. 2351
(216) 255-0744 (cell)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Big Names to Educate and Entertain at CAMEX
February 4, 2013 (OBERLIN, OHIO)—
Attendees of the largest event in collegiate retailing will be entertained and educated during the five-day event.
Produced by the National Association of College Stores (NACS)
attracts thousands of college store buyers and vendors each year. CAMEX 2013 takes place Feb. 22 - 26 at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, MO
This year’s event features the following:
- During the Opening Mega Session on Feb. 22 at 9:45 a.m., attendees will hear from Jeremy Gutsche, MBA, CFA, author of Exploiting Chaos: 150 Ways to Spark Innovation During Times of Change and founder of TrendHunter.com. Gutsche shares his perspective on how to unleash innovation within a business context and determine emergent trends.
- Author of Cooked: My Journey from the Streets to the Stove and Executive Chef of Café Bellagio, “Chef Jeff” Henderson shares his personal message on overcoming obstacles, believing in oneself, and maintaining a passion for achievement. Attendees will discover how to use the power of potential to overcome barriers of success during the Mega Session on Feb. 22 at 4:00 p.m.
- During the Mega Session on Feb. 23 at 9:45 a.m., attendees will hear critically acclaimed and best-selling author Susan Cain share the value of introverts’ quiet reflection and introspection to idea generation and other organizational leadership activities. Author of Quiet, The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking, Cain encourages everyone to take more time in finding and visiting their quiet place for independent thought and reflection.
Produced by the National Association of College Stores (NACS), CAMEX is the largest trade show and educational event for the collegiate retailing industry. Each year, CAMEX attracts approximately 7,000 exhibitors and attendees and recently was named one of the fastest-growing tradeshows in the U.S. CAMEX 2013 will be held in Kansas City, MO, Feb. 22 - 26. For more information, visit www.camex.org.
Headquartered in Oberlin, Ohio, the National Association of College Stores (NACS)
is the professional trade association representing the $10 billion collegiate retailing industry. NACS represents more than 3,100 collegiate retailers and approximately 1,000 associate members who supply books and other products to college stores. NACS member stores serve America’s college students while supporting the academic missions of higher education institutions everywhere. Additional information on NACS can be found online at www.nacs.org