C3X 2019 Conference & Expo
November 3-6, 2019 | Phoenix, Arizona


C3X 2019 Annual
Conference & Expo

Do campus business differently, smarter, and with more impact on student success.

C3X convenes over 650 leaders from more than 300 higher education institutions and 200 NACAS Business Partners to exchange the knowledge and connections that are paramount to their work. Travel outside your regional boundaries to C3X and learn how other auxiliary leaders are meeting student’s evolving needs, providing services that outpace their desires, and boosting their institution’s ranking. This year at the Phoenix Convention Center, you’ll be among the first to receive findings from field-altering research that unveils the impact of campus auxiliaries on student success and higher education as a whole.


Nurture your vision for how to best cultivate student experiences.



Discover and share innovative approaches that foster healthy
campus commerce.



Connect and partner with the right campus leaders and
business partners.



Break free from daily distractions and feed your vision for transforming campus commerce.

Experience the unexpected at C3X and find the business answers you were looking for from the people you didn’t have access to before. Content shared in keynotes and eXpress is inspiration injection you need, the fuel that ignites on-site collaboration, and the glue that bonds you to other attendees.


Over 60 educational sessions built for you.

Your road to campus service transformation starts at C3X. By attending any one of our popular education sessions, you’ll walk away with new models, approaches, and solutions to adapt and implement on your campus. Choose from breakout options that focus on all auxiliary service areas, from bookstores to parking to childcare and everything in between. Hear original ideas from industry colleagues, discover new trends from NACAS Business Partners, and find out what did and did not work on other campuses.


Enjoy an environment where it’s expected and celebrated to talk business.

At C3X, we make your hard work easier by delivering the best moment in time to break into your national network fast, establish partnerships on site, and walk away with the campus service solutions you didn’t even know you needed. C3X is the grand scale destination where higher education institutions and Business Partners collaborate. Whether you are showcasing a product or service, or you are looking for new pathways to activate your vision for campus transformation, this is where you’ll move forward.


View the C3X 2019 schedule of events.

Learn how you can customize your conference experience to make the most of C3X.

Special Events

Explore the Selection of Special Programs

Discover the interactive features and special events that C3X delivers to produce the campus auxiliary service industry’s can’t-miss conference and expo.


View hotels within walking distance of the Phoenix Convention Center.

Come to Phoenix, Arizona, a city rich with art and culture, resorts, shopping, nightlife, attractions and events, all surrounded by beautiful desert scenery. Explore a compelling collection of vibrant attractions, including Talking Stick Resort Arena, Arizona State University, CityScape, the Encanto Historic District, Chase Field and Heard Museum.

Registration Fees at a Glance

Institution Rate - Early Bird

$795 (9/27)

Institution Rate - Standard


BP Rate -
Early Bird

$1,200 (9/27)

BP Rate - Standard