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Time for CAMEX

Posted by Rob Heller on 3/3/14 10:00 PM
Topics: college store stories, CAMEX

The following excerpt is from a blog post written by MBS Representative, Rob Heller. Check out his blog for more industry insight!

Time. It is too often measured in minutes and not experiences. Demand for time is often at a premium at trade shows. There are allotted times for education and networking; times for show specials and vendor presentations; time for strolling around the convention hall and taking it all in.

CAMEX, the Campus Market Expo, is the annual celebration of the higher education industry we uniquely call our own. It’s a time when our minds will be opened to new concepts. We will hear about the hot new colors for fall and exciting applications in management systems. There are times for this and that and, of course, times we are exhausted.

Hugs around the shoulders of renewed friendships lift our spirits. There are laughs we only share at CAMEX. We’ll also remember and miss attendees who aren’t at this year’s show; the ones who came with us, and before us, to create this special event.

Other friendships are through vendor relations and partnerships. It’s an opportunity for all of us at MBS to say “thank you,” and “how can we help you.” I hope you take the time to stop by our educational sessions, to recharge your training, and come see us in booth #1947. We understand your time is limited and value the moments you share with us. Come by for your free MBS-UPS box to send home all your trade show collections; we’ll even ship it home to you at no cost.

Value your time at CAMEX. Take the time to enjoy the journey, to learn from others and share your knowledge. Don’t count your minutes. Enjoy your experiences. It’s time for CAMEX!

Safe travels, my friends.

About Rob Heller

Rob Heller began work with MBS in the Wholesale Division in 2012, but his bookstore experiences stretch several decades. He began his career in the early 1990s with College Bookstores of America at their off-campus location serving Clemson University. Rob is also an accomplished sports broadcaster having announced nearly 2,500 games including the ACC and NCAA Tournaments. He has served as the home stadium announcer for Clemson University, Coastal Carolina University, and several professional baseball and soccer teams. He and his wife currently reside in Elgin, South Carolina, (near Columbia) along with their three boys.

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