Spring Industry Boot Camp Level I

May 7-8, 2020
Alexandria, Va.

SNA's Industry Boot Camp

Industry Boot Camp is an intense educational seminar designed to help industry representatives new to school nutrition and seasoned veterans, who want to brush up, or understand the ins and outs of the school nutrition segment. The sessions include interactive activities, on-site school visits, USDA updates, and an exclusive director panel with the opportunity to ask your own questions!

Spring 2019 Industry Boot Camp Testimonial
“Even with a few years foodservice experience, SNA Boot Camp helped to confirm that no matter how long one has been in the industry, you’re never done learning. Boot Camp helped build upon my limited knowledge of the K12 industry, by providing amazing moderators who helped relate the partnership between industry and our customers. Come with questions and walk away with answers. It was worth the price of admission.”
Chris Gillespie
SFSPac Food Safety &
Sanitation Systems

Why Should I Attend?

  • As an industry representative it’s important to understand the school nutrition market; Who are your customers and key stakeholders? What are their challenges? What are the current trends? What is the future of school nutrition programs?
  • Learn about the most current external factors & trends that impact the school nutrition market.
  • Understand how indirect costs, meal charges and reimbursement levels affect how a school district budget is developed.
  • Gain insights into the latest school nutrition guidelines and regulations.
  • Spend time with a panel of school foodservice directors to learn about their hurdles and their successes.


Three Ways to Register:

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

  1. WEB*: Online Registration
  2. FAX**: Download the Spring 2020 Boot Camp Registration Form (pdf) and fax the completed registration form with credit card* or purchase order information to: SNA, Attention: Spring Boot Camp 2020 Registration at (703) 824-3015.
  3. MAIL**: Send registration form & payment to:
    Spring Boot Camp 2020 Registration
    P.O. Box 759297
    Baltimore, MD 21275-9297

*CREDIT CARDS ONLY. SNA only accepts VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.
**Be sure to include the individual’s name on the check stub or purchase order for proper payment credit.

Registration Fees:

  • SNA Patrons - $1,500
  • Corporate Members - $2,000
  • Non-Members - $2,400

Your registration fee is non-refundable. If you cancel, SNA will apply your registration fee toward the Fall 2020 Boot Camp only. SNA reserves the right to cancel this meeting if minimum attendance is not met by April 3, 2020. Companies sending more than two attendees will receive a 20% discount on each additional registration after their first two registrations.

Hotel Reservations

The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection
480 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 549-6080
Check-in: 3:00 pm; Check-out: 12:00 pm
Book Your Group Rate for Boot Camp

SNA Discounted Room Rates
$209.00 per night, plus applicable taxes

To take advantage of the special 2020 Spring Boot Camp rate, call (888) 236-2427 or you may make your reservations onlineWhen making your reservations by phone, be sure to mention School Nutrition Association/BootCamp.

To obtain the discounted room rate, your reservation must be made by April 3, 2020. Reservations received after April 13th will only be accepted on a space available basis, at the best available rate.

Cancellation policy: Individuals may cancel their own reservations up to 72 hours prior to arrival without penalty, any individual reservation cancelled after 72 hours prior to arrival will be charged (1) one night room and tax.

Spring 2019 Industry Boot Camp Testimonial
“From the venue to the value, the SNA Boot Camp focuses on the school foodservice segment and is a great investment in yourself or colleague. Learning more about the school foodservice segment from industry pros is very rewarding; for me, invaluable. I highly recommend this two-day seminar which will arm you with a solid foundation. Topics include: school meal program basics, USDA regulations, menu planning, offer versus serve, reimbursement rates, trends in school feeding, procurement ethics, and more. Spring or Fall, any season is in-season to sharpen your school foodservice segment knowledge!”
Christopher Haacke
Key Impact Sales & Systems

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2900 S. Quincy Street, Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22206

Tel (703) 824-3000
Fax (703) 824-3015

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