2019 Annual Conference

Join us October 1 – 4, 2019 for our annual conference at The Beach Cove Resort, North Myrtle Beach, SC.  This year’s theme will be “Changing Tides”. Our executive board is working on presenters for the educational sessions. Please mark your calendars for these dates.  We hope to see you at the South Carolina Association of College Stores 2019 Annual Conference.

2018 SCACS Speakers Announced

SCACS is proud to welcome Brittany Conley and Bryan Narcisse as speakers at our 2018 Annual Meeting.

Brittany Conley will be presenting on industry trends and the impact on your college store during her session on October 3rd.

Conley is the Research Analyst at OnCampus Research, the research division of the National Association of College Stores (NACS). She joined NACS in 2016, and manages the Student Watch and Faculty Watch studies as well as OnCampus Research’s student panel of more than 24,000 college students.

Conley graduated from Kent State University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Advertising, with minors in Marketing and Sociology. In her spare time Brittany enjoys trying out new recipes and visiting her home town of Akron, Ohio.

Bryan Narcisse will be the SCACS Motivational Breakfast speaker on Thursday, October 4th.

Narcisse was raised in North Augusta, SC.  He played in over 100 career games for Clemson University.  With a 7 foot wingspan, he was known as a dunking and rebounding specialist.  Narcisse appeared in 3 NCAA Tournaments was a key reason the Tigers defense was among the nation’s best.  He finished 3rd in the 2012 College Slam Dunk Championship before being drafted by the Harlem Globetrotters.  Once retiring from basketball, “B-Nice” began a career as a ministry coordinator with Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

2018 Summer Conference

On Wednesday, 6 June 2018, there will be a FREE conference focusing on the implementation, hurdles and benefits of digital platforms, concentrating on all-inclusive course material. Several panels will present including stores and vendors. If you wish to attend, either as a presenter or observer, more information will follow, but feel free to reach out to Suzanne Goodson, Adam Fenton, or Rob Heller for additional details.

Suzanne Goodson, USC Salkehatchie, <GOODSONS@mailbox.sc.edu>
Adam Fenton, RedShelf, <adam@redshelf.com>
Rob Heller, MBS, <rheller@mbsbooks.com>

Limestone College has graciously provided space in their Fontaine Center location off 277, near I-20 in Columbia, SC. A complimentary lunch will be provided by SCACS. The conference sessions will begin at 10:30am and conclude by 2:30pm. We will have access to the facility before and after to network among peers.

SCACS Summer Conference
June 6, 2018
10:30am – 2:30pm

Limestone College – Columbia, SC Location
Fontaine Business Center
400 Arbor Lake Drive, Suite 800
Columbia, SC 29223

This summer event is open to all college store and campus leaders wishing to attend as well as any industry vendors.

Hope to see you in June!

2018 Annual Meeting

Join us October 2 – 5, 2018 for our annual conference at The Beach Cove Resort, North Myrtle Beach, SC.  This year’s event features educational sessions relevant to the challenges facing college stores in an ever changing retail landscape.  It’s also an opportunity to partner with our vendors and network with peer leaders within the industry.  We hope to see you at the South Carolina Association of College Stores 2018 Annual Meeting.

Trooper Rebecca Winstead, 2017 Motivational Speaker

SCACS is honored to announce one of South Carolina’s finest as the 2017 Breakfast Motivational Speaker.  Highway Patrol Trooper Rebecca Winstead has recently been presented the 2017 Director’s Medal of Valor, the Crime Stoppers’ Russ Sorrow Award, and nomination for the SC Trooper of the Year Award.   Her heroism and dedication to serve has been documented on local and national news networks including ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and CNN with a feature from Ashleigh Banfield.

We hope you will join us at the 2017 SCACS annual meeting at the Beach Cove in North Myrtle Beach, SC, Thursday morning, October 5th at 7:30am, to hear Trooper Winstead’s story.