Collegiate Retailing's Largest Trade Show Opens in Houston on Friday

Feb 24, 2011, 09:46 ET from National Association of College Stores

OBERLIN, Ohio, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CAMEX 2011, the higher education retail industry's largest trade show and educational event, opens Friday, Feb. 25 and runs through Tuesday, March 1, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX.  Produced by the National Association of College Stores (NACS), CAMEX attracts thousands of college store buyers and vendors to the lucrative collegiate marketplace.  


CAMEX begins with two days of comprehensive educational programming consisting of sessions, workshops, tours, and other learning experiences that will keep attendees current on industry practices and emerging trends.

The educational program is followed by a three-day trade show. From apparel to pencils, candy to temporary tattoos, the CAMEX trade show features items in more than 90 product categories targeted to the college student consumer from over 700 exhibitors. A lot of business is conducted during the three-day show—more than 90% of CAMEX 2010 attendees took advantage of vendors' trade show specials.

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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 more than 7,000 exhibitors and attendees. CAMEX 2011 will be held in Houston, TX, Feb. 25-March 1. For more information, visit

About NACS

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 3,000 collegiate retailers and approximately 1,000 associate members who supply books and other products to college stores. NACS member stores daily serve America's college students while supporting the academic missions of higher education institutions everywhere. Additional information on NACS can be found online at

SOURCE National Association of College Stores