It's that time of year again: trade show season! Many of the RedShelf team members have been here and there with travels trailing across the country. Between Florida for ICBA (Independent College Bookstores Association) Conference and the First-Year Experience annual conference, and Campus Stores Canada Expo, we are looking onward to the next!
Last year, members from the RedShelf team traveled to Atlanta for the Campus Market Expo. You might remember our recap which you can get more juicy details on here. CAMEX 2015 was filled with momentum for lots of our team members in order to reach bookstores across the nation. This year, we are hoping for much of the same!
This year, RedShelf is having spring break down in Houston for CAMEX 2016! And yes, the trailer is coming with! With a weekend packed full of meetings and presentations and of course, Happy Hour's, 12 members from the RedShelf team have been busy prepping to ensure they are ready to tackle each day. So what are some of the things that the RedShelf team is partaking in during this year's CAMEX? Read along to find out!
1. RedShelf's Education Session Presentations
RedShelf is going to be presenting several times during the CAMEX tradeshow. Here is a brief description of each presentation and where you can find us!
Custom/Digital Content Solutions Showcase on Friday, March 4th at 2:30 pm in 361 ABDE:
This showcase presents the opportunity for attendees to get a quick intro to digital and custom course content solutions from partners, such as RedShelf, that offer them! You will learn about RedShelf's custom digital solutions for course materials on your campus and the value we provide students through digital.
Optimizing Your Bookstore's Transition to Digital on Saturday, March 5th at 1:00 pm in 351 CF
RedShelf is moderating and participating in a panel discussion on digital! Learn first hand from RedShelf and our publishing partners the opportunities around offering digital titles at your bookstore. Representatives from RedShelf, Cengage, Wiley, McGraw-Hill Macmillan, Pearson and Elsevier will engage with one another and the audience in a panel-like discussion around the transition to digital. In this panel, you will not only gain insights on the digital movement but you will also understand how partnering with content providers will increase your discoverability with faculty and students.
Flash Session: eTextbooks: The Trend is Happening NOW. Are You Ready? on Saturday, March 5th at 2:15 pm in 340 B
Will print die? What are the perceptions of digital for students? You have questions on digital and we have answers! With student experience as the core focus, digital is not only becoming increasingly popular on campuses across the nation, but also preferred! Gain insight on the movement to digital for the learning community and take action now by bringing digital options to your store! Hear motivations and advice from other bookstores who have successfully integrated digital in their store!
ConTEXT Theater: RedShelf's Inclusive Access Model on Sunday, March 6th at 11:15 am in Booth #4043
Learn about the new RedShelf Inclusive Course Materials program and how it connects students with discounted eTextbooks and other digital course materials through seamless integrations across campus systems. RedShelf's program equips 100% of students and faculty with materials prior to the start of classes, and provides innovative intuitive teaching and learning tools along with content.
2. Spring Break Happy Hour at the RedShelf Booth!
RedShelf is hosting Happy Hour again this year at our booth! Make sure to stop on by on Sunday, March 6th at 5:00 pm for conversation and drinks with acquaintances on the trade show floor! Get your Spring Break on and take a load off at our happy hour (booth #4031!).
3. Appointments in the RedShelf Booth
With 12 of our team members traveling to Houston, our days will be packed full of meetings located right in our booth! We will have plenty of seating to accommodate everyone's needs. If you are attending CAMEX 2016, be sure to schedule an appointment with a sales representative today!
4. Eating our way through Houston
When down south, the team wants to make sure we hit the best underrated spots to eat (and we are thinking bar-be-que is definitely on the menu! If you have any suggestions of must-stop places to eat, comment below and let us know!
5. Attending Partner and Association events
With so many of our partners all gathered in one place for CAMEX, it is a great time for everyone to get together! The weekend and show will be stacked with events and presentations to attend to in order to show RedShelf's support in our partners.