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


Conference 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.

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Opening Reception

Presented by Steak 'n Shake

When you’ve settled into your destination after months of anticipation, there’s only one right way to highlight the occasion. It’s time to celebrate! Don’t miss the opening reception at C3X: the perfect way to recharge and reunite with your favorite industry peers. Ease into the C3X experience with food, friends, and festivities, and feed off the collective energy as NACAS kicks off the evolution of our historic annual conference & expo.

Attendees: Full registration and Opening Reception ticket holders
Food: Light hors d’oeuvres and beverages

Live Silent Auction

An online and in-person fundraiser hosted by the NACAS Education Foundation. Each year, numerous items are donated by Business Partners, NACAS members, and each NACAS region. In the past, these items have included Apple Watches, Flat Screen TVs, DJI Phantom Drone, Playstation 4, and conference registrations. The items are then auctioned off at C3X.

Wake Up With NACAS Series!

Presented by Dunkin' Brands

Get up early, for a fun start to each day of the conference!

  • Sunday – Canyon Hike
  • Monday – Gentle Yoga
  • Tuesday – 5k Fun Run/Walk

Join the annual 5k Fun Run/Walk for a free T-Shirt.

Campus Tours

See what the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado College, and the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs are doing to implement cutting-edge campus service solutions that enhance the student experience, streamline business processes, and increase revenue. Advance registration is required and attendance has been limited to 50 individuals per tour.

Annual Business Meeting

Open to all Institutional Members. Hear reports by the regional presidents, the NACAS Education Foundation, and the Certification Commission. One designee from each institution votes on the annual budget, any Constitution & By-Laws updates, and the incoming slate of officers.

Celebration Luncheon

Presented by Aramark

Celebrate the induction of the new incoming president for NACAS and recently awarded CASP designees, while getting a sneak peak at the 2018 C3X Conference & Expo.

Closing Ceremony

Just as C3X festively marks the arrival of the NACAS community, the finale event produces a night to remember on a grand scale. Join your professional friends – both old and new – on the grounds of the Colorado Springs Training Center, as we celebrate the many swift advancements made throughout the C3X experience, both individually as evolving leaders, and collectively as an enterprising industry. Wind down with peers and partners, and reward yourself and your community for a job well done. Embrace the global spirit of modern international sports competition by dressing to represent your favorite international team! The C3X Closing Ceremony is the ultimate, fun breather you deserve before heading back to business to activate all the amazing knowledge and connections you’ve gained.

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