The 2011 Atlantic Coast Exposition (ACE) will showcase nearly 150 companies and brokers. The convention and exhibit show, the largest show of its kind on the East Coast, will be open Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21 to 22, 2011 at the Embassy Suites Hotel at Kingston Plantation in Myrtle Beach, S.C. in the Kensington Ballroom. Hundreds of participants are expected for this event in its 57th year.
The convention this year is under a new management company, TayCar, Inc.
On Thursday, prior to the exposition, meetings will be held by the three state vending associations that partner in ACE: The North Carolina Vending Association, the South Carolina Vending Association and the Virginia Automatic Merchandising Association. The educational sessions on Friday and Saturday will offer information on technology, hardware, software, and panels geared toward all operational levels. In addition, a special keynote speaker to be announced soon for Saturday morning and an exciting musical guest for the finale later that evening.
Other events that offer networking opportunities include a welcome event on Friday evening, and a Saturday Finale that follows a volleyball tournament.