Frequently Asked Questions

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Registration Questions

I am a company but I am not a member of the National Association of College Stores (NACS). How do I register?
A. Campus Market Expo (CAMEX) is a closed show. Non-member companies have access to the trade show floor only during our CAMEX Trade Show Walk-Through. For more information contact Mary Adler-Kozak, NACS Director of Expositions, at (800) 622-7498, ext. 2265 or via e-mail at madler-kozak@nacs.org.

My contact information is incorrect. How do I change it?
A. Send an e-mail to registration@nacs.org with the correct information and we will make the necessary changes.

How do I print a registration receipt?
A. CAMEX registration receipts are automatically e-mailed to you as soon as you complete your registration online. If you do not receive your e-mail confirmation, contact registration@nacs.org and the receipt will be resent to the e-mail listed on the registration.

How do I pre-register for CAMEX?
A. Click on the Registration & Housing link, select Registration, and follow the instructions.

Do I need to be a member of NACS to attend CAMEX?
A. Licensed retail buyers do not need to be members to attend CAMEX. You will need to submit a copy of your retail sales license or retail tax certificate upon request.

General Questions

Guidelines to Host Events During CAMEX (doc)

What are the fees for attending CAMEX?

To see the fee structure, go to Registration.

If I register for CAMEX and cannot attend, can I get a refund?
A. Refunds are issued only if you cancel in writing and return your badge and any tickets by Feb. 19, .

What are the dates of CAMEX?

Education will be held on March 4-5, the trade show takes place March 6-8. 

Where will CAMEX be held?
A. CAMEX takes place at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX.

How many people will attend CAMEX ?

CAMEX average total attendance is approximately 6,000 people. There are generally about 2,000 to 2,200 buyers representing an average of 1,000 stores.

How can I arrange for special assistance?
A. Please send a detailed email on your special needs to registration@nacs.org and a staff member will contact you.

Hotel and Travel Questions

Which hotels are being used for CAMEX?

For a list of official CAMEX hotels, go to Housing. Experient is the official CAMEX housing company. Do not be misled by emails from other sources claiming to represent CAMEX.

Do you have special hotel rates available to CAMEX attendees?

For details on hotel reservations refer to the Housing. Housing closes Jan. 31, 2016. All reservations made after this date must be made with the hotel directly and are subject to availability.

Why did I receive an email/phone call from a company representing CAMEX and offering lower rates than posted for the CAMEX hotels?
A. There is only one official CAMEX housing company – Experient. Do not be misled by “pirate” housing companies under any other name. They are often here today and gone tomorrow along with your money.

How do I get to CAMEX?

For information, go to Travel.

Are there shuttles from the CAMEX hotels to the convention center?

Shuttles will be offered for four of the seven CAMEX hotels. Please check back for additional details.

 Does NACS/CAMEX provide shuttles to and from the airport?


NACS/CAMEX does not provide shuttle service from the airport. For information on ground travel, go to the Travel.