C3X 2017 Conference & Expo
November 5-8, 2017 | Colorado Springs, CO

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The pinnacle event for the campus auxiliary services industry.

Hosted annually, C3X convenes leaders from more than 700 higher education institutions and nearly 200 NACAS Business Partners to showcase the most inclusive and modern perspective of how auxiliary services enrich the campus experience. We invite you to connect with other strategic leaders and benefit from the must-attend event of high-level learning, idea generation, collaboration, and relationship building.


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.



Artful, signature moments brought to you by passionate keynotes.

These packed-house general sessions unite hundreds of attendees under one roof to hear unforgettable stories that emotionally touch and professionally inspire all who listen. Content shared in C3X keynotes is the fuel that ignites on-site collaboration and the glue that bonds attendees – helping to foster priceless, lifelong peer-to-peer relationships.


Over 80 educational sessions built for you.

Our educational sessions are the backbone of our conference. C3X educational sessions are thoughtfully developed to deliver a broad perspective on the power of progressive, effective, and indispensable campus service solutions. Breakout options 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.


Where campus commerce is born.

C3X is the premier destination where higher education institutions and Business Partners collaborate to develop meaningful campus solutions. Whether you are showcasing a product or service, or you are looking for new solutions to activate your vision for campus transformation, this is where the higher education industry moves forward.


Design Your Own Experience

View a day-by-day schedule to map out your personalized C3X experience.


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.


The Broadmoor welcomes guests to a legendary Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five-Diamond winning resort with impeccable service and distinctive amenities.

Here, the spirit of the West inspires the adventurer within, providing endless opportunities to explore the picturesque mountains, streams, and canyons that have inspired generations. Whether you are interested in ziplining adventures and horseback riding, Colorado fly fishing, or an indulgent day at the spa, you’ll find endless activities for every age in every season. Experience an iconic Colorado Springs resort where personalized luxury offers an escape from the ordinary and modern details blend seamlessly with the timeless European elegance of this historic hotel.

C3X 2018 Annual Conference & Expo

October 14-17, 2018



NACAS 50th Annual Celebration

Rosen Shingle Creek

Orlando, Florida

Registration Fees at a Glance


Early Bird: $695
After 9/15: $795


Early Bird: $910
After 9/15: $1010


Early Bird: $225
After 9/15: $275

Business Partner

Early Bird: $900
After 9/15: $1200

Business Attendee

Early Bird: $1050
After 9/15: $1350