Where the Vending Industry Meets on the East Coast

Operator Registration

ACE 2021 - October 14-16th
Embassy Suites Kingston Plantation
Myrtle Beach, SC

Operator Pricing



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.

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 Michelle Thomsen 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 15, 2021


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


This training event takes place on

Friday, October 15, 2021


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

Inclusion & Diversity

This training event takes place on

Friday, October 15, 2021


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


2021 Rock 'n' Roll All Night Release Party

The ACE 2021 Party will be held on the night of Friday, October 15, 2021 from 6:30 pm to 9:45 pm.

Rock Star Awards Breakfast

The ACE Awards Breakfast will be on Saturday, October 16, 2021 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-Chella Tournament

The Corn Hole Party will be held on the afternoon of Saturday, October 16, 2020.

ACE Golf Tournament

It's back!

This year, the ACE Golf Tournament is back and being held at Myrtlewood Golf Course on October 14, 2021.

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

Registration Available HERE  

Registration Fee
$50.00 per player

The golf registration fee is NOT included in your Operator Registration.

Please Note: Refunds may be requested by October 13.

Attendee acknowledges the highly contagious nature of COVID-19 and its variants and voluntarily assumes the risk of exposure or infection by attending the ACE tradeshow. Attendee hereby releases, covenants not to sue, discharges, and holds harmless ACE, TayCar, Inc., North Carolina Vending Association, South Carolina Vending Association and Virginia Automatic Merchandising Association, its employees, agents, and representatives, of and from any  COVID -19 and/or its variants claims. The Attendee also agrees to comply with all COVID-related procedures that may be implemented by ACE and the event venues.

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