Where the Vending Industry Meets on the East Coast

Operator Registration

Operators, thank you for making ACE 2019 a success, we look forward to seeing you all again next year!

ACE 2020 - October 8-10th
Embassy Suites Kingston Plantation

Updated 2020 information COMING SOON!

Large Groups (12+)

At this time our online registration form can only accept registrations for yourself and up to 10 additional registrants (11 registrants total, including yourself) at one time.

If you need to register more attendees than yourself, plus 10 additional registrants, please do NOT register online.

For groups larger than 11 please email the Assistant Show Director for assistance.

Michelle Thomsen


The following education sessions are included FREE in your ACE Registration.

Legislative Update

This training event takes place on

Friday, October 11, 2019


9:00 am - 9:45 pm (45 min)

Technology Session

This training event takes place on

Friday, October 11, 2019


10:00 am - 11:30 am (90 min)

Bootcamp/General Session/Ribbon Cutting

This training event takes place on

Friday, October 11, 2019


11:45 am - 1:00 pm (75 min)

OCS Technician Training*

This training event takes place on

Friday, October 11, 2019


8:00 am - 12:00 pm (4 hrs)

*Office Coffee Service (OCS) Equipment Training

The fastest growing channel in the refreshments industry is office coffee, and TODAY office coffee can be provided with traditional brewers, pod units, and single cup machines. This year’s 2019 Technician Training at ACE will focus on how to service all types of OCS Equipment. Come learn from the pros from Newco, Cafection, Azkoyen USA and others. This four-hour training will teach your technicians the Hows and Whys of this OSC equipment. Whether new to OCS or have been around for many years, there will be something for everyone at this school!


2019 Party

The ACE 2019 Party will be held on the night of Friday, October 11, 2019.

Awards Breakfast

The ACE Awards Breakfast will be on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 8:00 am to 9:45 am and is FREE to conference attendees.

Special annual awards to top vendors and suppliers of the year.

Corn Hole

The Corn Hole Party will be held on the afternoon of Saturday, October 12, 2019.

ACE Golf Tournament

It's back!

This year, the ACE Golf Tournament is back and being held at Myrtlewood Golf Course on October 10, 2019.

Golf will take place from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Registration Fee
$25.00 per player

To learn more, or to register for this event, please click the link below. The golf registration fee is NOT included in your Operator Registration.


(Full Convention)


An operator is an employee of a vending company, either full or part-time, including government attendees.

(of Operator Attendee)


A guest is anyone age 13 or older accompanying an operator, who is NOT in the vending industry and is NOT a customer. This option may NOT be used by a co-worker or an associate within the industry.

(Everyone Aged 2 - 12)


A minor is everyone aged 2 - 12 years, whether or not the person is employed by the company.

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Please Note: No refunds after September 12th. Refunds prior to that date will be subject to a $15 processing fee.

*By registering online you agree to the following waiver:

The registrant, in consideration of his/her registration at ACE 2019, releases, holds harmless and discharges the associations, sponsors, management staff and their agents from any and all actions, claims and demands which may arise out of an accident, casualty or occurrence during said convention. The planners/sponsors of this function claim no liability for the acts of any suppliers to this meeting or the safety of any attendee while in transit to and from this event. By registering online you acknowledge and accept this provision of registration for all those listed on the online registration form.

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