2024 National School Lunch Week

October 14, 2024

The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) serves nearly 30 million children every school day. President John F. Kennedy created National School Lunch Week (NSLW) in 1962 to promote the importance of a healthy school lunch in a child’s life and the impact it has inside and outside of the classroom.

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January 19, 2025

2025 School Nutrition Industry Conference (SNIC)

In-Person Conference

Bringing together the brightest minds in school nutrition, this event will explore the latest trends and innovations shaping the profession.

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March 3, 2025

2025 National School Breakfast Week


National School Breakfast Week (NSBW) celebrates the importance of a nutritious school breakfast in fueling students for success. This special observance during the first week of March celebrates the national School Breakfast Program and the many ways it gives kids a great start every day.

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March 9, 2025

2025 Legislative Action Conference

In-Person Conference

Be part of advocacy in action when you attend SNA’s Legislative Action Conference in the nation’s capital.

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May 2, 2025

2025 School Lunch Hero Day


In 2013, SNA partnered with author Jarrett J. Krosoczka, of the “Lunch Lady” book series, to remind everyone that school nutrition employees are superheroes that deserve some recognition. Check out Jarrett Krosoczka’s Ted Talk about School Lunch Hero Day!

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July 13, 2025

2025 Annual National Conference

In-Person Conference

The “School Nutrition Event of the Year,” SNA’s Annual National Conference (ANC) will bring together thousands of attendees from school nutrition operations, industry, and allied organizations, for an unparalleled networking and educational experience!

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Future Meetings & Events

Annual National Conference

San Antonio, TXJuly 13-15, 2025
Charlotte, NCJuly 12-14, 2026
Phoenix, AZJuly 11-13, 2027
Nashville, TNJuly 9-11, 2028

School Nutrition Industry Conference

Phoenix, AZJanuary 19-21, 2025
Austin, TXJanuary 11-13, 2026
Tampa, FLJanuary 10-12, 2027
San Diego, CAJanuary 23-25, 2028

Legislative Action Conference

Washington, D.C.March 9-11, 2025
Washington, D.C.March 8-10, 2026
Washington, D.C.March 7-9, 2027
Washington, D.C.March 5-7, 2028

National Leadership Conference

Seattle, WAApril 25-27, 2024

National School Lunch Week

October 14-18, 2024
October 13-17, 2025
October 12-16, 2026
October 11-15, 2027
October 9-13, 2028

National School Breakfast Week

March 3-7, 2025
March 2-6, 2026
March 1-5, 2027
March 6-10, 2028

School Lunch Hero Day

May 2, 2025
May 1, 2026
May 7, 2027
May 5, 2028