Look out Arlington, Texas…NACA Central is in town!

We’re ready for some amazing showcases and enlightening ed sessions this weekend.

Stop by BOOTH #216 and say “howdy!”


Here’s a look at our featured artists!



Thursday, October 4, 2018

Scheduled Time: 4:42 PM

Jinahie (“my wings” in Arabic) is an Egyptian-American performance artist, educator, and social justice activist. Now in the fifth year of her national tour, Jinahie performs at colleges and universities across the country. In the process, she has collected hundreds of Potluck Poems, a collaboration among strangers in which a poem is completed during live performances by the contribution of a line from each audience member. Jinahie has performed at TEDxFoggyBottom, Sundance Film Festival, the U.S. Department of Education, United Nations, Smithsonian Institution, the Kennedy Center, and was a featured performer during a showing of the Pulitzer-Prize winning drama, Ruined, during which she had the honor of performing for Michelle Obama. Jinahie has shared the stage with the likes of Lupe Fiasco, The Roots, Smokey Robinson, Russell Simmons, and Angela Davis. In Jinahie’s spare time, she enjoys learning useless facts, feeding her carnivorous plants, and people watching people who people watch other people.


Mike Debus – Performance Speed Painter








Sailesh, The Hypnotist

Special Event Alt #1

sailesh entertainer of the year








Ed Sessions

David Coleman, The Dating Doctor

Recruiting, Retaining and Motivating Exceptional Members!

Friday, October 5, 2018

Ed Session Start: 10:00 AM

David Coleman is known worldwide as The Dating Doctor.™ He has been honored 14 times as The National Speaker of the Year— 11 times by Campus Activities Magazine and 3 times by The National Association for Campus Activities. He is the only speaker ever to win the National Entertainer of the Year Award from the Campus Activities Magazine. The Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities (APCA) honored him with their Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Entertainment. David is a highly sought after coach, speaker, entertainer, radio and television personality and product endorser.  He was recently a featured speaker for TEDx.

Sailesh the Hypnotist

TWO Great Ed Sessions!

12 Steps to Social Media Marketing Success

Friday, October 5th at 10:00 AM


Diversity: Beyond the Buzzword

Saturday, October 6th at 10:00 AM

An experienced performer with more than 15 years under his belt, Sailesh The Hypnotist has performed at a staggering has performed at over 400 colleges and 5,000 shows globally while maintaining an astounding 95% rebooking average. He is the most sought after hypnotist and variety performer for orientations, family weekends, and late night events. Dubbed “The World’s Best Hypnotist,” his live show is a cross between a concert and the best party ever!

Most Booked Hypnotist in the College and University Market!

Sailesh makes audience members the stars of the show, taking the entire audience on an interactive journey using hypnosis, improv, and music to create a whole lot of laughter and a ton of fun!


Joshua Fredenburg


Saturday, October 6, 2018

Ed Session Start: 10:00 AM

Joshua Fredenburg is a Nationally Recognized Speaker, Author, Leadership Expert, and Television/Radio Commentator that is on a mission to empower at least 1 BILLION LEADERS WORLDWIDE with effective leadership, career, relationship, and success strategies that will enable them to make a positive impact in their community, nation, and world. During the past seven years, Joshua has appeared as a television guest on BET, the Wayne Brady Show, the KTLA Morning Show in Los Angeles, the Daily Buzz Nation Morning Show, and many other familiar radio and television programs throughout the country. He has also served as a dynamic speaker in 44 different states for non-profit organizations, lectures, leadership conferences, retreats, and trainings at high schools, colleges, and various corporate events.

Tish Norman

TishNormanAre We “WOKE” Yet: School Daze and Burning Sands 30 Years and Counting

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Ed Session Start: 03:45 PM

Tish Norman has been captivating and motivating audiences for over 15 years and is among the nation’s premier classroom, campus, and corporate™ keynote speakers. A former school teacher, Tish found her passion in life—educating and empowering others through her stirring keynote presentations.  Known for her wit and style, it is here that Tish delivers powerful messages in an approachable and practical fashion. She relates to and appeals to her audiences’ basic desire and common goal, to make the most of every leadership experience.

This award-winning speaker is the Executive Director of Transforming Leaders Now, Inc., an educational consulting company, providing memorable keynotes and engaging professional development seminars.  Tish is a contributing author of 2 books, Leading the Way and From Mediocre to Magnificent.  She was a finalist in Campus Activities Magazine’s 2012 Speaker of the Year and has articles featured in multiple higher education publications.

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