Workshops, Mini Shows, and More
The 2017 CAMEX educational conference has been streamlined in organization yet re-conceived and enhanced in content. Ten blocks of concurrent, flash, and idea exchange sessions will offer a variety of learning formats to get the right content to you in the right way.
Course Materials eXperience (CM-X)
Held as part of CAMEX, this program is for course materials specialists that want to dig deep into the core of the course materials business. Learning sessions, strategy discussions, and networking events will elevate your thinking, enhance your store strategies, and create collaborations among stores and vendors that will make a difference to your store and students. Whether you attend all of CAMEX or come solely for the CM-X program, registration is required and attendance at all CM-X program components is expected! CM-X begins with a Kick-off during the Opening Night event, includes a Saturday luncheon, and concludes with participation in the Trade Show. www.camex.org/cm-x
Tech Buyers Institute
Risk tolerance, category management, cross-selling techniques, and benchmarking are some of the topics that will be covered in the Tech Buyer’s Institute. There will be valuable information for seasoned buyers as well as those new to the product category. Free, but registration required.
Tech Vendor Connection
It’s a trade show preview open to all CAMEX store attendees! Hear the latest from participating vendors and then browse their tabletop displays. The CCRA VIPs will share details of the services they provide. Cultivate your vendor relationships and refine your trade show plan.
CAMEX Strategic Dialogue: Maximizing Course Materials Affordability—A Leadership Imperative
The cost of higher education and course materials continues to be a challenge for students. Join this conversation with industry and other stakeholder leaders to discuss trends, implications, and how your store can be part of the solution. Free, but registration required.
Igniting Store Innovation
Get new ideas—fast! Join the Igniting session set that matches your store size—small, medium, or large—so the takeaways will easily adapt to your store.
Inventory Management Workshop: Become an Inventory Ninja!
Master the art and science of managing inventory to increase customer satisfaction, improve performance, and increase net revenue. RMSA expert Paul Erikson and tactical experts from indiCo’s consulting team combine theory and application in this workshop. Inventory should never have a birthday. Free, but registration required.
Strategic Reflection Sessions and Conference Wrap-up
Get the most out of your conference experience with these facilitated discussions. Dig a bit deeper and gain ideas and perspectives from your colleagues. Conclude the two days of sessions with an intentional debriefing and strategy-setting event. Find these sessions on the conference schedule and attend one or all.