ACEC 2017 Fall Conference

Local Color Night, Tours and Charity Fun Walk


Monday, October 16


Enjoy a Latininspired Reception and Buffet Dinner with entertainment by “Latin Ambition,” Orlando’s top highenergy dance band featuring authentic Salsa, Merengue, Bachata and Latin Jazz.
Cost: $175.00 per person


Open to all registered attendees and registered spouse/guests.

Behind the Scenes Tour of Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Monday, October 16


Take a VIP tour and to find out what happens behind-the-scenes at Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom!  During this in-depth program, you will get an insider’s look at conservation, animal nutrition and medicine, animal care, and behavioral studies.  Highlights include visits to a backstage animal housing area, the Animal Nutrition Center, and the Veterinary Hospital. The tour includes a ride on Animal Kingdom’s Kilimanjaro Safari.  On this ride you will climb aboard an open-air safari vehicle for an incredible journey through more than 100 acres of African savannah, forest, rivers and rocky hills where hundreds of animals roam free.

Cost: $150.00 per person

*Must be 12 years of age or older to attend


Experience Wild Florida – Visit the Everglades

Tuesday, October 17


A visit into the Florida Everglades will be the wildest adventure you experience in Central Florida.  The Everglades start here!  Enjoy a closer look at alligators & exotic wildlife as you glide through 4,200 acres of untouched nature preserve on an exclusive airboat ride.  Climb aboard a U.S. Coast Guard certified airboat and catch a glimpse of alligators, eagles, turkeys, wild boars, roseate spoonbills and other native creatures. Experience an alligator demonstration and photo opportunity, and then stroll through the Gator and Wildlife Park where you see other animals native to Central and South America, Africa and Australia. 

Cost: $105.00 per person


Kennedy Space Center Tour

Wednesday, October 18


Worlds apart from Orlando’s theme parks, but just a short drive away, Kennedy Space Center is NASA’s launch headquarters.  Each year, millions of visitors make the trek to this hub of technology and discovery where many of mankind’s greatest accomplishments take place. Tour NASA’s launch and landing facilities, experience live shows and jaw-dropping encounters with massive rockets as well as have the opportunity to meet a real member of NASA’s Astronaut Corps.  View 10-story high rockets from all eras of space exploration in the Rocket Garden, walk through a full-size Space Shuttle mock-up, enjoy IMAX Theater space films on gigantic five-story screens and see an actual Gemini program capsule.  Lunch on your own at the Visitor’s Complex.

Cost: $140 per person

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