Connect and collaborate at SNA’s School Nutrition Industry Conference (SNIC), the most innovative conference in school nutrition!

January 15-17, 2023 |  San Diego, California

Due to popular demand, #SNIC23 is at capacity. To join the wait list for registration, please click here.

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Event Details

Where better to kick off the new year and discover a fresh take on school nutrition than  sunny San Diego, California? SNIC is returning to a non-hybrid, in-person experience this year, carrying on a long tradition of bringing School Nutrition (SN) operators and Industry together to find new solutions that better serve students healthy, delicious meals.

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Click here for the #SNIC23 Schedule at a Glance.

This year’s fresh focus includes:

  • Fresh ideas and innovation: From innovative ways to manage supply chain challenges to the latest trends in school nutrition, this is the conference where ideas start to become a reality.
  • Fresh perspectives on supply chain: With a year of supply chain woes under our belt, the SN community has come up with some brilliant ideas to get ahead of the chain. Learn how industry and operators are staying ahead of the uncertainties, and share your great ideas, too.
  • Trailblazing school nutrition chefs
  • Sustainability solutions: Join us for conversations on minimizing food waste through “upcycling.”
  • Implications of expired free meal federal waivers. We’ll come together to take stock on the current state of school nutrition and participation trends, then discuss solutions to simplify barriers to school nutrition growth. >
  • How to increase participation is top of mind for both industry and operators. We’ll discuss innovative practices from menu ideas to marketing to increasing a la carte sales.
  • Supporting Employee Well-Being and Mental Health. We’ll face the crux of employee well-being and satisfaction while acknowledging continued staffing issues, and how to lead your team during challenging times.>

The schedule and sessions are subject to change.


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