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NACAS Central CX
Join us for a unique experience engaging your peers.
The NACAS Central CX conference provides the central region’s premier exchange of campus-centric ideas, solutions, and connections. Designed and delivered by your own professional peers, NACAS Central CX gives you the best opportunity to isolate your needs, nurture relationships, and easily seek out other campus service leaders that have similar interests, requirements, and visions for how to empower campus communities.
Apply for a NACAS Central Scholarship to help offset the cost of attendance!
Education, Special Events, and More!
CONNECT with other auxiliary service professionals through four days of keynote speakers, educational sessions, networking breaks, social events, and tours.
There will be sessions focusing on a variety of topics vital to auxiliary services. Conference planning will shift into high gear in early spring, so please check back for more information.
Call for Programs
Proposals currently being accepted!
EXCHANGE innovative solutions that have enriched the campus environment at your institution.
We invite you to submit a program proposal for NACAS Central CX 2018. This year’s theme is “Show me” your story. As Missouri is known as the “Show Me” state, we invite you to bring your experiences, insights and perspectives to Kansas City. “Show me” how you connect with students, “Show me” your strategic plan, “Show me” how you are creating a sustainable campus. All ideas and topics are welcome for programs. Whether this is your first presentation or you participate each year, we welcome you to share your ideas with us. Submit proposals to Ron Portwine (firstname.lastname@example.org). Business partners are welcomed to co-present in collaboration with a member school.
Session Proposals should include:
- Name of Presenter(s) and school/organization
- Session Title
- Session Description (100 words or less)
- Please list learning outcomes (up to 3)
- Please identify how you plan to engage your audience during your session: group work, Q&A, round table, other.
- Note: preferred time frame is 60 minutes including questions.
Submissions are due by Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
Proposals will be reviewed as they are received until all session blocks are full.
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Reserve your room today!
Situated in the heart of the city, the Kansas City Marriott Downtown places guests a short walk away from the Power & Light District, the area’s premier entertainment, nightlife and dining destination. Before venturing out, rest up in luxurious accommodations, all of which come equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi internet access. Fuel up at the various hotel restaurants, including MetropolitanKC, which serves fresh American fare. Busy travelers looking to break a sweat will love the modern fitness center and indoor lap pool, while entertainment enthusiasts will appreciate the proximity to attractions like Sprint Center, Kauffman Stadium and Arrowhead Stadium.
A room block at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown has been reserved for conference attendees. Room rates start at $194.00 per night.
Budget challenges? We may be able to help!
Three scholarships are available to current NACAS Central members who otherwise might not be able to attend this conference. Awards are based on financial need, membership status, past contributions to the field, and potential to give back to the profession. Scholarships are awarded to cover the full conference registration fee of $325 (including most meals), accommodations and transportation only up to $1500. The maximum amount of each scholarship is $1,825.
Apply by April 20th, 2018!
Registration Fees at a Glance