Event: March 2 - 6 | Trade Show: March 4 - 6 | Dallas, TX
Produced and Hosted by the National Association of College Stores

Trade Show

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Trade Show Floor

NEW Categorized Trade Show Floor for CAMEX 2018!

From apparel to pencils, candy to temporary tattoos, the CAMEX trade show features items in more than 90 product categories targeted to college students of all ages, campus faculty and staff, plus parents and alumni.

You Asked for It! Now You've Got It!
NEW for CAMEX 2018
: Campus retailing’s largest show will seem more compact and more manageable! In an effort to save time, help you efficiently navigate the categories you purchase, and allow you to schedule more appointments with exhibitors, we've segmented the show floor by product category for 2018.

Exhibits will be organized by four product categories, allowing store buyers to easily browse, compare, and shop similar product lines:

  • Apparel
  • Boots
  • Handbags
  • Hats/Caps
  • Leggings
  • Licensing, Licensing Agent - Collegiate
  • Outerwear
  • Pants
  • Shoes
  • Shorts
  • Socks
  • Sweatshirts
  • Tees
  • Underwear
  • Athletic Equipment
  • Automotive
  • Awards/Plaques
  • Body Art
  • Decals/Stickers
  • Eyewear
  • Flags/Banners/Pennants
  • Frames/Grad Frames
  • Games/Toys
  • Gifts
  • Glassware/Mugs/China
  • Graduation
  • Greeting Cards/Gift Wrap
  • Jewelry
  • Novelty Items
  • Pets/Supplies
  • Rain Gear/Umbrellas
  • Tailgate Supplies
  • Consultants
  • Consumer Card
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Course Materials
  • Financial Services
  • Fixtures/Displays
  • Furnishings
  • Insurance
  • Internet
  • Label Equipment/Signs
  • Marketing
  • Packaging Materials
  • Security
  • Shipping/Transportation
  • Shopping Bags/Baskets
  • Shrinkwrap Systems/Supplies
  • Storage Bins/Containers
  • Store Designers
  • Store Systems
  • Study Aids
  • Technology Products
  • Technology Supplies & Accessories
  • Art Supplies
  • Backpacks/Technology Cases
  • Books
  • Calendars/Planners
  • Cameras/Photo Supplies
  • Food/Candy/Beverages
  • Greek Merchandise
  • Health/Beauty Products
  • Luggage/Briefcases
  • Magazines
  • Maps/Globes
  • Medical/Dental
  • Music
  • Office/School Supplies
  • Posters/Prints/Artwork
  • Stationery
  • Travel Accessories
  • Video/DVD
  • Writing Instruments
See the CAMEX 2018 Floor Plan for the lay of the land.


NACS Business Partners: Have products that students, alumni, and fans would love?


Meet key Campus Retail Buyers in Dallas at CAMEX 2018. Learn more.

Our Exhibitors are Helping Others!
CAMEX ’17 Exhibitors donated more than $53,000 worth of products to the Kids in Need Foundation (KINF), a nonprofit that provides supplies and materials to schools. The donations benefited Teacher EXCHANGE®, A Green Initiative of The Public Education Foundation. We greatly appreciate the generosity of our NACS Business Partners!


NEW Product Showcases & Lounges

Walk through the interactive product displays in the new category areas on the show floor. Network with peers and vendors while resting your tired feet.

  • Apparel Showcase and Lounge
  • Gift & Novelty Showcase and Lounge
  • Supplies Product Showcase and Lounge

NEW POP Display Competition

Check out great merchandising by vendors who understand that in-store space is a premium. Vote on your favorites using the CAMEX Mobile App.

NEW Hot Stuff Showcase & Competition

Scan this must-see area in the lobby Thursday-Tuesday for maximum browsing of the latest and greatest products. NEW for 2018: Vote on your favorites using the CAMEX Mobile App.