NACAS West Conf

2017 NACAS West Regional Conference
Orange County, June 4-6




Brea      Campus      Beach

Join us in Orange County for the West Regional Conference June 4-6, 2017.  Apply for a NACAS West Scholarship to attend.

Take the opportunity to hear great keynote speakers, participate in results-oriented sessions, network with colleagues and business partners, and create connections that will enhance your business/auxiliary services. The 2017 conference will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in the heart of Brea, California where you can enjoy fabulous shopping, colorful nightlife and fantastic dining.

A couple of fun facts:
* The conference will be held near the Cal State Fullerton Campus
* The Embassy Suites Hotel is less than 10 miles from Disneyland Resort and approx. 20 miles from Huntington Beach.
* This year's conference will feature the first NACAS West "Sock Swap" an opportunity to share/trade institutional/company branded socks.
To register socks please visit the Sock Swap Form.


Conference Agenda: NACAS West Conference Schedule

Conference Meals: NACAS West Conference Meals

Educational Session Information: Educational Session Information

Special Note: The closing dinner will be held at the Magic Castle in Hollywood, California.  There is a strict dress code enforced at the venue.  Please be sure to review the dress code on the website prior to the event: Magic Castle.


NACAS West Business Partners
Please note the shipping information for the conference:

***Do not arrive before 5/31.  A $5 per item fee applies if delivered early.


Lori High
Embassy Suites -North Orange County
900 E. Birch St.
Brea CA 92821
Please indicate NACAS-West and your name.

Registration Fees

Ticket Type Fee
Full Registration $325
First-Time Attendee $275
Retired $150
Guest $150
Day Registration: Member $200
Day Registration: Non-Member $250
Add-On Items  
Wednesday - Campus Tour of CSU Long Beach $10


Let us know you are going to be there: RSVP on Facebook


Past Conferences



Boulder, CO

Theme: Boulder Auxiliaries. Peak Successes.

Dates: June 12 - June 15, 2016

Keynote: Emergency Management, Safety, and the Role of Auxiliary Services - Roger Mason

Blog: What is This Doing in a Dorm Room - Roger Mason

Session: Thriving as a Leader

Session: Emerging Professionals - Networking, Connecting, and More

Session: Sustainability: Creating Solutions, Active Engagement, Change

Session: Performance Standards

Session: Enhancing the Retail Experience with Mobile

Session: Student Emergency Intervention Program

Session: Concept to Launch

Session: Improving Learning Outcomes and Student Retention



San Diego, CA

Theme: Ride the Waves of Change

Dates: May 31 - June 2, 2015

Keynote: Is your space a place and why should we care?

Session: Torero Store of the Future

Session: Conflict Management

Session: Inclusive Access

Session: Social Brands

Session: Transforming the Eastern Washington Univ. Bookstore

Session: USC Tapingo

Session: Parking Services

Session: Collaborating with Conferences



Portland, OR

Theme: The Rose City Awaits, Find Your Business Vibe

Dates: June 1-3, 2014

Keynote:     Ryan Turner

Session 1:  Assessment & Markting

Session 2:  The Art & Science of Negotiation

Session 3:  Leveraging Mobile Technology | Business Plans | Facilities Management

Session 4:  Organizational Climate

Session 5:  Bookstore Panel



Las Vegas, NV

Theme: Same Vegas All Business

Dates: June 2-4, 2013

Education Sessions:

Keynote:    The Importance of Building Bridges between Student Affairs and Auxiliary Services

Session 1:  The Technology You Don’t Need

Session 2:  10 Steps to Preparing a Successful Business Plan

Session 3:  Marketing and Sales for Auxiliary Services

Session 4:  Future of College Bookstores

Session 5:  Strategic Planning with Appreciative Inquiry



Albuquerque, NM

Theme: Spice Up and Launch Your Business Dream

Dates: June 3-5, 2012



Vancouver, BC, Canada

Theme:  Dare to Deliver

Dates:  June 5-7, 2011



Sonoma, California

Theme: Harvesting Great Ideas

Dates: April 25-27, 2010


The Millenial Generation Part I | Part II

Social Entrepreneurships and Sustainability

A Realistic Look in Going Sustainable in Dining Services



Fort Collins, Colorado

Theme: Powerful Partnerships in the Rockies

Dates: June 11-13, 2009



Cal Poly Pomona, California

Theme: Hollywood

Dates: April 27-29, 2008



Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Theme: From Here to There

Dates: June 2 -5, 2007



Portland, OR

Theme: Sustainable Development

Dates: May 31 - June 3, 2006



Tucson, AZ
Theme: Caliente
Dates: April 9-13, 2005



Las Vegas, Nevada
Theme: Building Better Business
Dates: April 4-7, 2004



San Diego, CA

Theme: Auxiliaries, Redefining Partnerships
Dates: April 10-13, 2003



Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Theme: The Business of Service, The Service of Business
Dates: April 25-28, 2002



Flagstaff, AZ



Salt Lake City, UT


1998 and 1999

Victoria, British Columbia


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