Conference registration is now required before you will be allowed to reserve a room within SNA’s discounted hotel room block. Whether registering online or by email/mail/fax, after you’ve submitted your payment and received your order confirmation, you will be given access to the Housing Reservation system, with a unique housing registration link tied to your individual registration.

Please register for your booth badges through Epic . The confirmation email from Epic will contain your hotel/housing reservation instructions.

Complete registration form and payment information and turn into SNA Registration Desk. Be sure to include the attendee’s name on the check stub or Purchase Order for proper payment.

Cancellations: Refunds, minus a $50 administrative fee, will be made if you notify SNA Headquarters by faxing your request to (301) 686-3115 on or before June 3, 2016.

*Please note: SNA accepts VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express or Purchase Order. Be sure to include the individual’s name on the check stub or purchase order for proper payment credit.

Registration Information


Full Conference Registration fee includes all general and education sessions, exhibit hall, culinary demos and special events.

Current SNA membership is required to receive the member rates listed below. The registration fee paid will determine the ribbon received onsite.  

Membership Categories   OS  
+Addt’l from same district & member category  $505
FS Member SNM/SNE 
+Addt’l from same district & member category 
FS Member RET* 
FS Member/STU** 
FS/SNA Nonmember 
Industry Member 
Industry/SNA Nonmember 
Government Rate (Federal & State only) 
Family (adult) 

*Must have a current Retired Membership to receive this rate.
**Must have a valid college ID to receive this rate.

Special Savings:
Members receive special savings when more than one person in the same membership category registers from their school district. To qualify for these savings, each registrant from the same school district must take the following steps:

  1. Include the name of the first person registered from the school district in the space provided on the Registration Form.
  2. Send all registration forms from the same school district in the same envelope or with the same fax. Special savings not available online.

IMPORTANT: SNA’s Annual National Conference and exhibit hall are open only to professionals (current/retired) servicing school nutrition programs in the K-12 and post-secondary markets, industry representatives servicing those markets, and professionals administering child nutrition programs at the state and federal level. Registration is required for admittance. SNA reserves the right to exclude any unauthorized persons from the conference facilities, meeting rooms and exhibit hall. By registering, I hereby certify that I am a school nutrition professional or school nutrition industry representative.

Daily Registration Fees

Daily conference registration will be available ONSITE ONLY at the following rates:

  • FS Member: $268
  • FS Nonmember: $310
  • Industry Member: $323
  • Industry Nonmember: $453

Daily fees include events listed on that day only, excluding the Final Event concert.

Optional Fees

The following pre-conference sessions and special functions can be added to your registration. Please indicate which event you plan to attend when registering.

• What’s Shaking in Your School’s Kitchen? Boost Flavor with Less Sodium,8 am-12 pm, $99
• Develop a Wellness Policy That Works, 8 am-12 pm, $99
• Supervisory Skill Development for Managers, 8 am-5 pm, $150
• BEGINNER@SocialMedia #Bootcamp 4 Marketing Success, 8 am-12 pm, $99
• State Agency, Procurement Tool & Food Svc Contracts, 8:30 am-4:30 pm, $99
• ADVANCED @SocialMedia #Bootcamp 4 Marketing Success, 1-5 pm, $99
• Become a Confident Presentation Pro!, 1-5 pm, $99
• Training Your Palate: Discover the Power of Flavor, 1:30-4:30 pm, $175
FREE BONUS SESSION: Nutrition 101, 8 am-5 pm SOLD OUT
FREE BONUS SESSION: Food Safety in Schools (en Español), 8 am-5 pm

Chapter Leadership Day (Saturday, July 9), $25 each
EXTRA Final Event ticket(s), (Wednesday, July 13), $125 each

Registration Tips

  • REGISTRATION closes June 3, 2016. After June 3, all registrations must be submitted onsite and will be charged at the onsite registration rate and confirmations will not be mailed. DO NOT MAIL OR FAX.
  • If you REGISTER ONLINE, your order confirmation will be generated immediately upon submission of payment, and it will include special instructions on making your Housing Reservation immediately.
  • If you MAIL, EMAIL OR FAX your registration, SNA requires up to 10 days from the date of receipt to process your registration and email your confirmation. Your email confirmation will include the instructions on making your Housing Reservation.
  • YOU MUST check all events you plan to attend on the Registration Form.
  • TRANSFERS: Registrants who are unable to attend the conference may transfer their registration to another individual within the same organization, provided advance written notice is forwarded to the SNA Meetings Center at or faxed to (301) 686-3115. Please provide your name and the individual’s name to whom you are transferring your registration. All transfers must be received by June 3, 2016, transfers WILL NOT be accepted onsite.
  • SPEAKERS AND EXHIBITORS: DO NOT use the registration form above to register for ANC. Use the Speaker or Exhibitor Registration Form/Link provided to you in a separate email.
  • REGISTER online, mail OR fax your Registration Form. Please DO NOT use more than one method or you may be charged for multiple registrations. When registering multiple individuals online, please process each registration separately.  
  • NO ONE under 16 years of age will be admitted to the Exhibit Hall for any reason at any time.
  • NO rolling bags will be allowed in the Exhibit Hall.
  • NOTE: The conference program and events are subject to change.
  • SNA is committed to ensuring all meeting activities are accessible, including special dietary restrictions. To discuss your needs, email no later than June 3, 2016.
  • CANCELLATIONS: Refunds, minus a $50 administrative fee, will be made if you notify SNA Headquarters by faxing your request to (301) 686-3115 on or before June 3, 2016. Cancellations must be made in writing. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after June 3 or for NO-SHOWS. Refunds and or credits will be issued 30 days AFTER the conference.

Attendance at ANC constitutes an agreement by the registrant for SNA to use photos, video and audio tapes taken during the conference.

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2900 S. Quincy Street, Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22206  

Tel (703) 824-3000
Fax (703) 824-3015

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