Mark Shapiro, the dynamic CEO of Six Flags, will deliver the keynote address during the banquet at ACE's annual convention in Atlanta, Georgia. Former keynote speakers have included the president of Hershey Entertainment, the president of International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, roller coaster designers, and even a previous president of Six Flags, who spoke in 1999.
Held the third week of each June, ACE’s annual convention, known as "Coaster Con," is the organization’s flagship event. Coaster Con XXXI will be held this year on June 15-20 first in the Atlanta area at Six Flags Over Georgia, then moving down to Wild Adventures in Valdosta, Georgia. The banquet will be held at the Cobb Galleria on Wednesday night, June 18. For additional information visit ACE’s event news page.