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2014 Call for Proposals

Submit a Proposal Online.

CAMEX is the premiere educational event of the collegiate retailing industry. This combination of professional education, networking opportunities, and the most extensive trade show in the industry is designed specifically for you.

The 2014 CAMEX Program Committee invites college store professionals, campus administrators, NACS committees, and industry suppliers to submit presentation proposals for NACS' 91st CAMEX to be held in Dallas, Texas, March 7-11, 2014.

The CAMEX educational program consists of approximately 100 educational sessions that are each 20-60 minutes in length.

Submit a proposal...if your session is selected, you will:
  • Gain visibility, recognition of your expertise, and credibility within the industry.
  • Participate in the growth of your profession by sharing your expertise with others.
  • Benefit from the experience of making a presentation.
  • Develop new networking opportunities as your peers acknowledge your expertise.

At CAMEX 2014 it is our goal to “raise the bar” and address the most critical groups of issues facing our industry today. Sessions proposed should address one of the “

Requested Presentation Topics or a similar topic or emerging trend.

CAMEX education ensures participants are current on trends, informed about new business models and strategies, and infused with a renewed passion for the profession. If you have an idea for a session, we encourage you to submit a proposal.


Presentation proposals must be submitted online by Monday, June 24, 2013 to be considered. Acceptance will occur no later than the week ending August 23, 2013.

The Checklist for Submitting Your Proposal will help you prepare before beginning the online submission process.

Review Procedures and Notification

The CAMEX Program Committee reviews all session proposals and evaluates them according to specific criteria. The review criteria include:
  • Overall quality of the proposed session (content and delivery method)
  • Timeliness and alignment with requested presentation topics
  • Relevance of content to the collegiate retail industry
  • Session focus as outlined in the learning objectives
  • Presentation experience of presenters
  • Planned engagement of participants
  • Adaptability of session content
Industry suppliers submitting proposals should be aware that these sessions are not for company promotion. Presentations MUST be strictly educational in nature and industry suppliers are strongly encouraged to involve store members.
Take a look back at CAMEX 2013 in Kansas City.