conferences & meetings May '17 4-6 National Leadership Conference This invitation-only event plays a critical role in training state leaders, building strong networks, and assisting leaders with membership growth. The NLC program is designed specifically for incoming state leaders (President-elects, Vice Presidents and Association Executive staff.) May '17 17-18 Industry Boot Camp This intense educational seminar is designed to help industry representatives new to school nutrition and seasoned veterans, who want to brush up, understand the ins and outs of the school nutrition marketplace. Jul '17 9-12 Annual National Conference This can't-miss event will once again bring together the school nutrition community for four days of informative and inspiring sessions, countless exhibits and unmatched networking opportunities. Jan '18 21-23 School Nutrition Industry Conference The annual SNIC provides directors with opportunities to build partnerships with industry peers, develop strategies and share information with colleagues to improve school meals operations. Mar '18 4-6 Legislative Action Conference LAC is an opportunity to participate in the democratic process as the Founding Fathers envisioned it. Attendees learn about legislative issues affecting child nutrition programs and have the opportunity to meet with elected representatives on Capitol Hill.