Register for ANC 2018


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.

You may register online, fax or mail your registration form. Please DO NOT use more than one method or you will be charged for multiple registrations.

1. WEB*: Online Registration

2. FAX**: Download the ANC 2018 Onsite Registration Form (pdf) and fax the completed registration form with credit card* or purchase order information to: ANC 2018 Registration, SNA, at (508) 743-9619

3. MAIL**: Send registration form & payment to:
ANC 2018 Registration, SNA
P.O. Box 759297
Baltimore, MD 21275-9297

*SNA ONLY accepts the following credit cards - VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. If paying by check or purchase order, be sure to include the individual’s name on the check stub or purchase order for proper payment credit.

**Please DO NOT mail or fax registrations after June 1, 2018. Please bring the registration form with you onsite after this date.

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   EB   RR   OS  
+Addt’l from same district & member category  $415
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) 
Guest (Non-foodservice) 

*Must have a current Retired Membership to receive this rate.
**Valid college ID must accompany Registration Form to receive this rate.

Special Savings:
NOTE: 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.

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. (View SNA's complete Event Policies & Waivers)

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. Sessions may be canceled if not full. If canceled, registrants will be offered alternate courses or receive a full refund by mail after the conference concludes. Check session(s) you plan to attend. Please register by June 1.

• A Proper Procurement Pays, 8 am-12 pm, $99, SOLD OUT
• Back to the Basics: #Marketing 101, 8 am-12 pm, $99
• Knife and Cooking Skills Train-the-Trainer Lab, 8 am-12 pm, $99
• Practical Solutions for Financial Management Success, 8 am-12 pm, SOLD OUT
• Students First: Managing Special Dietary Requests, 8 am-12 pm, $99
• Gaining New Perspectives on Poverty, 1 pm-5 pm, $99
• Hit the Jackpot with USDA Foods, 1 pm-5 pm, $99
• Restaurant Industry Trends: Behind the Scenes at Mandalay Bay, 1 pm-5 pm, $99, SOLD OUT
• Shout It From the Rooftops! Promoting Your Program’s Excellence to Stakeholders, 1 pm-5 pm, $99
• School Nutrition Ethics: What Should You Do?, 1 pm-5 pm, $99
• Nutrition Basics: A Core Course for the SNA Certificate Program, 8 am-5 pm, $125
• National Policies and Deep-Dive into Procurement: State Agency Workshop, 8 am-5 pm, $150
• Supervisory Skill Development for Managers, 8 am-5 pm, $150

Chapter Leadership Day (Sunday, July 8), $25 each
ATTENDEE Closing Event ticket*, (Thursday, July 12, 6:00-7:30 pm), COMPLIMENTARY SOLD OUT
ATTENDEE Closing Event ticket*, (Thursday, July 12, 8:30-10:00 pm), COMPLIMENTARY
*Please choose only one time slot for Closing Event ticket.

Registration Tips

  • REGULAR REGISTRATION RATE ends June 1, 2018. After June 1, all registrations must be submitted online or onsite and will be charged at the onsite registration rate. 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 or purchase order.
  • 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 (508) 743-9619. Please provide your name and the individual’s name to whom you are transferring your registration. All transfers must be received by June 1, 2018, transfers WILL be accepted onsite.
  • SPEAKERS AND EXHIBITORS: DO NOT use this form to register for ANC. Use the Speaker or Exhibitor Registration Form/Link provided.
  • 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, clicking on "Add Another Registrant."
  • 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 enabling access to all meeting activities, including accommodating dietary restrictions, to the extent reasonably possible and as required by law. We recommend you discuss your needs prior to the conference. Please email by June 1, 2018.
  • CANCELLATIONS: Refunds, minus a $75 administrative fee, will be made if you notify SNA Headquarters by faxing your request to (508) 743-9619 on or before June 1, 2018. Cancellations must be made in writing. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after June 1 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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Arlington, VA 22206  

Tel (703) 824-3000
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