ANC 2013


Annual National Conference (ANC) 2013
The School Nutrition Event of the Year

Kansas City, Missouri | July 14-17, 2013

SNA’s Annual National Conference (ANC) is the can’t-miss school nutrition event of the year. Each July, thousands of school nutrition professionals from across the country gather for four days of informative and inspiring sessions, endless exhibits and unparalleled networking opportunities. And each year they report back that one of their favorite aspects about the conference is the ANC Exhibit Hall. So, if your target market includes K-12 foodservice, then ANC 2013 is the perfect opportunity to GROW your business.

The ANC 2013 Call for Proposals is now open until September 30, 2012. To learn more or to submit your proposal, click here.


Kansas City Convention Center
301 West 13th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105

Exposition Dates: July 15 – 17, 2013
Monday, July 15: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Tuesday, July 16: 8:30 am – 11:30 am ***
Tuesday, July 16: 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Wednesday, July 17: 10:15 am – 1:15 pm
***This exclusive, non-competitive Exhibit Hall time is for Directors only.

Installation Hours:
Friday, July 12: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday, July 13: 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sunday, July 14: 7:00 am – 9:00 pm

Service Desk Hours
Friday, July 12 – Thursday, July 18: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Dismantling Hours
Wednesday, July 17: 1:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Thursday, July 18: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Exhibit Space Fees
Contracts received on or before September 30, will receive the following rates:
Corporate Industry Member Rates:

  • 10x10 Inline: $2,300
  • 10x10 Corner: $2,500

Non-member Rates:

  • 10x10 Inline: $3,150
  • 10x10 Corner: $3,350

Contracts received after September 30, will receive the following rates:
Corporate Industry Member Rates:

  • 10x10 Inline: $2,550
  • 10x10 Corner: $2,750

Non-member Rates:

  • 10x10 Inline: $3,400
  • 10x10 Corner: $3,600

Corporate Industry Member Documents

Exhibit Documents

What’s Included with Your Booth?

  • Five (5) Complimentary Exhibit Hall badges for each 10x10 expo-space purchased
  • Twelve (12) exclusive, non-competing exhibit hall hours
  • Networking opportunities for your company to interact with over 3,000 foodservice professionals; generate leads
  • Opportunity to promote, sample and demonstrate new products & services; obtain buyer feedback
  • Access to all General Sessions and Industry Educational Sessions
  • Use of the Kansas City conference logo for marketing purposes
  • Company profile listed in the Exhibit section of the official ANC Program Guide (subject to print deadline); a resource used by attendees throughout the year
  • Complimentary coffee service in the Exhibits Office; 8:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Pipe & Drape for your company’s booth
  • A 7x44 Identification Sign
  • PLEASE NOTE: The Attendee Rental List is available through INFOCUS MARKETING at (800)708-5478 or

Photo of Kansas City Exhibit Hall:


Exhibitor Registration & Housing Opens in January 2013: The Online Exhibitor Registration will open on the SNA website in January 2013. SNA has planned an outstanding series of education sessions and General Sessions. We encourage you to attend these sessions and learn more about the child nutrition industry. Each company receives five (5) complimentary badges per 10x10 booth space purchased. Once your company goes over their badge allotment, there is a $75 fee for additional badges. No badges, above your allotment will be processed without payment. Online registration allows you to make changes and additions to your badge order up until the time the site closes on Friday, June 28, 2013.(Badges will not be mailed, but available for pick up onsite at the registration desk at the Kansas City Convention Center).

No one under 16 years of age is permitted into the Exhibit Hall or on the Loading Docks at any time – no exceptions! This includes family members, as well as booth character personnel and applies during installation, dismantling and on exposition days (July 15 – July 17, 2013). No exceptions will be made.

This Conference Badge is for Exhibitors only! False certification of individuals as Exhibitor representatives, misuse of Exhibitor badges, or any method or device used to assist unauthorized persons to gain admission to the conference shall be cause for expelling the violators from the exhibit hall.

School nutrition professionals cannot register as an Exhibitor. If your organization is sponsoring a foodservice professional, please complete the Foodservice Attendee Registration form. If a company registers a school nutrition professional, the attendee will not receive their CEUs, tickets to special events and SNA will issue an invoice.

Exhibitor Service Kit: All contracted exhibitors will have the convenience of online service when ordering their materials to set-up booths. In Spring 2013, exhibitors will receive notice when the link to the Service Kit is available. All booth payments must be paid in full in order to gain access to the Service Kit. Please note that SNA's Official Show Vendors are:


Culinary Demonstrations (pdf)

Cutting Edge Complex 

New Product Showcase (pdf)

Sponsorship Opportunities (pdf)

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