2021 FALL CONFERENCE

It's a family reunion!

Join us for the 2021 Fall Conference this October 25–26 at Ashland University!

 

We have a full slate of education planned in addition to networking opportunities and an extended trade show. Plus, kick back on Monday night with our "cookout" and reunion games!

Registration is just $130 per person for stores and $150 per person for vendors.

Full schedule:

Time
Event
Presenter
Location
Monday, October 25th
9:00am- 10:00am
Registration
Lobby
9:00am- 2:00pm
Trade Show Registration
Lobby
10:00am-10:15am
Opening Remarks
Trustee
10:15am- 11:15am
All Attendee Session: NACS and Industry Update
Ed Schlichenmayer
Trustee
11:30am-12:30pm
All Attendee Choice A: Managing Student Employees
Heather Peterson, Kenyon College
Trustee
11:30am-12:30pm
All Attendee Choice B: Lean Process Management
Clay Ludlow, Cedarville University
Heritage
12:30pm- 1:45pm
Awards, Lunch, Business Meeting
Mike Nagle
Faculty
2:00pm- 6:00pm
Trade Show (Happy Hour 5-6pm)
Alumni
3:00pm- 4:00pm
Store Director Networking Meeting
Heritage
6:30pm- 9:00pm
Dinner & Entertainment
Alumni, Faculty, Trustee
Tuesday, October 26th
7:00am- 8:00am
Breakfast
Faculty
8:00am- 9:00am
All Attendee Session: Social Media—Tik Tok
NACS
Trustee
9:15am- 10:45am
Stores Only Roundtable #1: GM
Mike Nagle
Trustee
9:15am- 10:45am
Stores Only Roundtable #2: Text
Mike Brockfield
Heritage
9:15am- 10:45am
Stores Only Roundtable #3: Directors/Managers
Kevin Leitner
Faculty
10:45am- 11:30am
Store Tour and Break
Amanda Brown
AU Campus Store
11:30am- 12:30pm
All Attendee Session: Building Healthy Supplier Partnerships
ICBA
Trustee
12:30pm- 2:00pm
Lunch and Closing Remarks
Mike Nagle
Faculty

sPECIAL THANKS TO OUR GOLD SPONSORS!

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Hotel Reservations for Fall Conference can be made at the Hampton Inn in Ashland at 419-903-0900. You can book your hotel online with rates as low as $99 per night. 20 rooms will be held for OACS members at a $99 rate as long as you book at least one month in advance (fully refundable up to 24 hours advance notice of the date of arrival).

Vendors, if you need to ship supplies ahead of your arrival please use the following address:

Ashland University Campus Store

401 College Ave

Ashland, Ohio 44805

REGISTRATION IS OPEN NOW!