ANC 2022 Orlando Press Kit

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Welcome to School Nutrition Association’s (SNA) Annual National Conference (ANC)! More than 5,000 school nutrition professionals from across the country are gathering in Orlando from July 10-12 to preview new products for their school cafeterias and find solutions to ongoing supply chain, labor, financial and regulatory challenges facing school meal programs. ANC features exhibit booths from 300+ companies and partner organizations, 100+ education sessions, culinary demonstrations and networking events.  

Click on the links below for information on the conference and school meal programs: 
  • ANC press release, detailing how the conference will address challenges facing school meal programs, including the loss of a federal waiver offering free meals for all students (eligible families must apply for free or reduced-price meals for SY 2022/23).
  • School Meal Trends & Stats, including the number of meals served, income eligibility for free and reduced-price meals, data on supply chain issues, benefits of school meals & more.
  • The Keep Kids Fed Act, signed June 25, provides additional funds to help schools with rising costs.
  • SNA’s 2022 Position Paper, urging Congress to permanently provide free school meals to all students.

*Media guests must be registered to attend ANC.*   

For registration and to request interviews with SNA national spokespersons or local area school nutrition professionals participating in the conference, please contact: 

Diane Pratt-Heavner,, (703) 576-7526 

Elizabeth Cowles Johnston,, (860) 770- 4622 

Emily Sorensen,, (860) 833-6760 

SNA’s Press Registration Policies (pdf) 

About School Nutrition Association:
The School Nutrition Association (SNA) is a national, non-profit professional organization representing 50,000 school nutrition professionals across the country. Founded in 1946, SNA and its members are dedicated to making healthy school meals and nutrition education available to all students. For more information on school meals, visit

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