ANC 2020 has been canceled due to COVID-19.

Important Refund Information for Members & Exhibitors Registered for ANC 2020

  • If you booked your hotel through our Housing Partner, Conference Direct, you do not need to do anything. Your hotel reservations will be canceled and fully refunded. If you paid by credit card, you should receive a cancellation email within 24-72 hours.  If you paid by check, it will take a little longer to process and mail your refund. All payments should be refunded within 14 business days. If you have already canceled your reservation and were charged a cancellation fee, this fee will be refunded within 14 business days.
  • If you booked your hotel through another provider, you are responsible for cancellation and any associated fees.
  • All 2020 ANC registration fees will be fully refunded, you do not need to do anything. You will receive an email confirming your refund has been processed by May 31, 2020.
  • 2020 Exhibitors should contact SNA to either receive a full refund or request application of the 2020 ANC exhibit booth payment to a booth at ANC 2021 in Chicago July 11-13. Email to let us know your preference.

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

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

Membership Categories   EB   RR   OS  
+Addt’l from same district & member category  $430
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) 

+See Special Savings info below.
*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. 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. (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. Please register by June 5. 

• Bite-Sized Science: Integrating a Safe Food Culture, 8 am–Noon $199
• Scale and Standardize Your Favorite Recipes, 8 am–Noon $199
• Supervisory Skills Training for New Leaders, 8 am–Noon $199
• Social-Emotional Wellness: Me First!, 1–3 pm $99
• Culinary Tour: Behind the Scenes at the Gaylord, 1–3 pm $99 SOLD OUT!
• Conflict Resolution in the School Nutrition Workplace, 1–5 pm $199
• State Agency Workshop: The New Three-Step Process for Better Procurement Practices, 1–5 pm $199
• Free Digital Tools to Bring Your Marketing to Life, 3:30–5 pm $79
• A Nashville Spin on Menu Planning & Media Outreach (all day), 8:30 am–3:30 pm $229
• SNS Credentialing Preparation Course (all day), 8:30 am–4:30 pm $249

Pre-registration is required. Sessions may be canceled if not full. Register by June 5.
• Help End Hunger in Nashville, 8 am–11:45 am $129

ANC CONFERENCE VIDEO PACKAGE (Available in Sept. 2020)
• Access to 20+ video-recordings of ANC sessions (special $25 for ANC attendees only)

EXTRA Closing Event ticket, (Tuesday, July 14), $125
One ticket to the show is included in the full ANC conference registration fee. Make sure you indicate your intention to attend when you register for the conference. Additional tickets for guests ARE NOT AVAILABLE at this time. If tickets are available, an announcement will be made onsite. Sponsored by TITAN School Solutions

Registration Tips

  • REGULAR REGISTRATION RATE ends June 5, 2020. After June 5, all registrations must be submitted onsite and will be charged at the onsite registration rate. Confirmations will not be emailed. DO NOT MAIL OR FAX.
  • If you REGISTER ONLINE, your order confirmation will be generated immediately upon submission of payment or purchase order, and it will include special instructions on making your Housing Reservation.
  • 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 (508) 743-9619. Please provide your name and the individual’s name to whom you are transferring your registration. All transfers must be received at SNA by June 5, 2020, or they 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.
  • 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, 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 5, 2020.  
  • CANCELLATIONS: Refunds, minus a $75 administrative fee, will be made if you notify SNA Meetings Center at or by faxing your request to (508) 743-9619 on or before June 5, 2020. Cancellations must be made in writing. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after June 5 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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