2017 AACS Overseas Study Tour

Event Date: October 11th - 20th 2017

2017 AACS Overseas Study Tour


15th to 18th October 2017 – Orlando
only $5590.00 per person [excluding flights]

19th and 20th October 2017 – Chicago
only $2790.00 per person [includes flight from Orlando to Chicago]

The popular AACS Overseas Study Tour will be on again this year – diarise the dates.

The main tour this year will go to Orlando Florida with an optional extension to the NACS Show which will be in Chicago this year. Florida has been selected as it is now home to many of the most modernized and innovative C-store concepts (Racetrack, Wawa, Thornton’s, Cumberland Farms, just to name a few with new store concepts in this region).

Our Tour Partners
We will work with experienced companies to coordinate our visits etc using local knowledge as we do with all Tours: King-Casey is a premier U.S. restaurant design & consulting firm with deep experience in QSRs, Fast Casual and C-store foodservice. C-store clients include ground-breaking American Natural, Circle K, ampm, Dodge’s and Parker’s. Howland Blackistson the company CEO will be the key person coordinating arrangements for AACS as well as briefing attendees when we are in Orlando.

We will also work with Convenience Store News (CSN) – the industry’s #1 publication. Its mission is to deliver the insight, analysis, market research and business intelligence that helps c-store retailers stay ahead of “what’s next.” Don Longo is the Editorial Director and will participate in arranging visits, presenting to our attendees etc.

This is sure to be a popular and importantly insightful Tour.

Get you bookings in early – full details will be available soon.

Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld

The Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld is a great choice for our Study Tour attendees.
Located directly across the street from SeaWorld and near Universal Orlando and Disney World. Restaurants, Shopping and entertainment are easily accessible to the International Drive area.
Full details to follow soon.