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Press Release
Jennifer Libertowski, APR
National Association of College Stores
(800) 622-7498 x2249


Bestselling Authors to Speak on Leadership, Creativity and Social Media at CAMEX 2015

OBERLIN, OHIO – February 17, 2015 – Attendees of Campus Market Expo (CAMEX), one of the top 150 trade shows in the U.S., will be educated and entertained during the five-day event.

Produced by the National Association of College Stores (NACS), CAMEX is the largest educational and trade show event in collegiate retailing and attracts thousands of college store buyers and vendors each year. CAMEX 2015 will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA, with educational events Feb. 20-21 and the trade show Feb. 22-24.

This year’s Mega Sessions will feature:
  • At the opening Mega Session, Feb. 20 at 10:15 a.m., Alison Levine, extreme sports enthusiast and bestselling author of On the Edge: The Art of High-Impact Leadership, will present Leading in Times of Change and Uncertainty, which will highlight some of the experiences and insights from her book. Levine’s extreme experiences help her in dealing with a changing environment, taking risks, overcoming fear and building team dynamics, all of which enabled her to achieve success as a business leader.
  • The second Mega Session, Feb. 20 at 4 p.m., will be Erik Qualman’s presentation of Leadership in the Digital Age. Qualman, bestselling author of Socialnomics: How Social Media Transforms the Way We Live and Do Business and the founder of the socialnomics.net blog, will explain ways businesses can tap into social media as a marketing and brand-building tool without annoying customers. His latest book, What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube, has been nominated for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize.
  • The final Mega Session, Feb. 21 at 10:15 a.m., will be led by Erik Wahl, author of the bestseller UNthink: Rediscover Your Creative Genius. In his session, titled Creativity & Innovative Leadership, Wahl will explain how college stores can leverage creativity and he will craft an original painting during the presentation. In addition to the Mega Session, Wahl will be featured at the Book Talk Luncheon for a discussion of UNthink.

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 nearly 7,000 exhibitors and attendees and recently was named one of the fastest-growing tradeshows in the U.S. CAMEX 2015 will be held in Atlanta, GA Feb. 20-24 in conjunction with ED Expo, the national trade show of the Education Market Association. For more information, visit www.camex.org.

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 nearly 3,000 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.

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