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VAMA
PO Box 4407
Cary, NC 27519-4407
Ph: 919-387-1221
admin@virginiavend.org

It’s time to Celebrate the VAMA Family - 
Nominate our special Vendors or Suppliers!

The VAMA 2017 Nominees should be individuals who have contributed over and beyond to promote, serve and proudly represent VAMA and the vending industry during this past year.  The recipient of each award must service the Virginia market and should be an individual who has excelled in promoting the industry in our state. 
 
Nominations are due Friday, Sept 15th

Click here for Nomination Form

Click here for Past Award Winners

Yee Haw!
ACE 2017 Registration OPEN!

October 12-14th, 2017
Myrtle Beach, SC

OPERATOR REGISTRATION:

ACE 2017's theme "Kick Up Your Spurs" will offer Operators a full line-up of quality educational sessions and networking events centered around our Old West.

Celebrate with a new twist on the popular Beer Garden - this year with the flavor of an authentic western saloon, Friday night Country Ho Down, and ACE Trailblazers Awards Breakfast with a Keni Thomas, Army Ranger in Black Hawk Down as our special keynote speaker. Round off the weekend by networking at our poolside corn hole tournament.

Check out the exciting new additions when you Kick up Your Spurs at ACE 2017 -  REGISTER TODAY!

Click here for ONLINE Registration

Click here for PRINTABLE Registration form

ACE Credit Card Authorization Form
Completed forms may be returned via fax 919-249-1394 or email info@atlanticcoastexpo.com.

Operator Registration Fees:
Operator: $99 per person
Guest: $50 per person
Minor: $10 per person (2-12 years of age)


EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION:

ACE 2017 has opened up Registration to ALL EXHIBITORS and we are excited to announce the THEME and SHOW LOGO for this year! “Kick Up Your Spurs at ACE 2017”

Click here to be directed to ONLINE REGISTRATION.

Click Here for PRINTABLE Exhibitor Registration

EXHIBITOR Registration Fees:

Pembroke/Winchester/Oxford/Eaton Booths: $850 each
6' deep x 10' wide

Required Association Fee $375
Ex: 6' x 10' = $1225, 6' x 20' = $2075


Cambridge & Westminster Hall Booths: $850 each - Sold Out!
6' deep x 10' wide
Required Association Fee $375
Ex: 6' x 10' = $1225, 6' x 20' = $2075

Kensington Ballroom Booths: $1125 each - Sold Out!
10x10 & 8x10
Required Association Fee $375
Ex: 10' x 10' = $1500, 20' x 10' = $2625

By registering online, by mail or via fax, you agree to the terms and conditions set forth in the ACE Exhibitor's Contract. Click here for the 2017 Exhibitor's Contract.

Educational Sessions:
A full line-up of educational sessions are included in your registration fee; Starting Friday 9am, join Eric Dell for a Legislative Update, at 10:15 check out the Vending Session "Vending Today, Tomorrow & Beyond", a panel will be presenting a Micromarket session "Keeping Markets FRESH: It's Been FIVE years...Now What?" Click here for more details!

Add-on Educational Programs
:
Leadership/Management Educational Session CLICK HERE for Information (Thursday 1-6pm):
*$99 per person
Nicole Greer, The Vibrant Coach


With the responsibilities of roping, riding, and wrangling the marketplace, Cowboys and Cowgirls must lead a VIBRANT LIFE pulsating with energy and purpose. Every ranch hand is responsible for delivering talents to the organization. The S.H.I.N.E. Coaching Methodology is a plan for goal setting through harnessing strategies, systems, and smarts. This program aims to release individual's talents through learning and applying coaching technique. The Vibrant Coaching Toolbox is an interactive, up and moving around session...Yeehaw! Attendees will learn to coach others to do Self-Assessment, take a hard look at Habits in the Work Place, explore what it really means to Be in Integrity, learn to Coach Others to Create Next Right Steps, and increase your team's energy.

Click here to view Nicole's YouTube video - a great sampling of her session content and energy!

"What's Perkin? The ART of Coffee" CLICK HERE for Information (Friday 8am-12pm):
*$99 per person
Michael Tompkins, President, Coffee Products Association
Moderator: Jonathan Childress
"Put Your Pot on the Fire" and gather ‘round to attend this FOUR-hour session to learn how to smell/taste/brew and learn about the supply chain, learning extraction technology and teach others how to do the same. Learn origins, quality control, blended recipes and roasting. Spend half a day with our ranch expert and mine these gems below…..all that in FOUR hours, PARD’NER!

*does not include full conference, seating is limited

ACE Show Schedule
ACE 2017 Floor Plan

ACE 2017 Exhibitor Listing

Operators:
PLEASE NOTE - No refund after Sept. 11th.  Prior to Sept 11th, subject to a $15 processing fee.

Hotel Information:

Embassy Suites Hotel at Kingston Plantation
9800 Queensway Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
Room Reservations:
800-876-0010

Click here for ONLINE HOTEL RESERVATIONS

Hotel Cut-Off Date: September 10th, 2017

Embassy Suites 2017 Rates
Oceanview Suite - $164.00

Kingston Plantation Rates
One Bedroom Villa - $128.00
Two Bedroom Villa - $161.00
Three Bedroom Villa - $184.00
Two Bedroom Oceanview Condo Brighton - $217.00
Three Bedroom Oceanview Condo Brighton - $249.00
Three Bedroom Oceanview Condo Margate - $271.00
Four Bedroom Oceanfront Condo Margate - $293.00

In addition to applicable state and local tax, a daily resort charge, (discounted for ace to $10.00 per room, per night) will be added.

ACE Announces Keynote Speaker -
ACE Trailblazers Breakfast
with Black Hawk Down Army Ranger, Keni Thomas

Join us Saturday morning at the ACE Trailblazer's breakfast from 7:3-9:30am. Keynote speaker Keni Thomas will motivate your team to take care of each other by creating leaders at every level as he guides you through an incredible story of teamwork and leadership. Inspire each and every individual to see themselves as vital to mission success.

“Blackhawk Down” is a well-documented and historically significant battle that has inspired Americans for many years. But what if you could hear the story straight from someone who was there on the streets that day? What would you want to learn and how could it help you? When you discover first-hand what makes soldiers willingly put their lives on the line for each other, then you begin to understand what it takes for you to do the same. If leading by example is something that is important to you, then you will want to hear what Keni Thomas has to say about combat.


Join or Renew Your VAMA Membership Today

We need you -  See the benefits of membership below:

  • Representation and visibility against legislative issues – stay informed on key issues
     
  • Networking opportunities with industry leaders & VAMA social and educational events
     
  • Links to Atlantic Coast Exposition for a large, regional vending show – Professional Development growth
     
  • Strength and bonding relationships with suppliers
     
  • Cutting edge educational opportunities
     
  • Reliable and trustworthy industry business information (especially for new owners)
     
  • Equal voice no matter of business size
     
  • Customer credibility as a legitimate operating business
     
  • Learning & collaboration of a changing industry
     
  • Working relationships with surrounding state associations
     
  • Public Relations - Enjoy the benefits news and feature material, media response

Click here to be directed to join VAMA ONLINE

Printable VAMA OPERATOR Membership Application

Printable VAMA SUPPLIER Membership Application 

Printable VAMA OPERATOR Dues Invoice

Printable VAMA SUPPLIER Dues Invoice