It’s Not Too Late to Join Us for #ANC21!



Virtual ANC kicks off in three days Monday, July 12! If you haven’t yet registered to join us, remember, this may be your only opportunity ever to attend from the comfort of your own home or office, no travel required, at a discounted price that is $200 less than the usual cost!

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We’ve lined up some inspiring keynotes—watch the sneak preview videos from Ben Nemtin and Crystal Washington—along with more than 50 education sessions, including pre-conference workshops open to all. The full schedule is searchable online so you can see all the fantastic content we’re planning. Check out these speaker video previews and session highlights!

  • S.L.A.Y. Your Way Back After COVID--Back by popular demand, four Georgia directors, “The Quartet Slayers,” will share their technique for directors to guide their programs back to pre-pandemic financial stability. Watch the video.
  • Exploring Bias and Diversity: Richard B.Russell Leadership Series—Donette Worthy and Ervin Watson will candidly discuss how to challenge assumptions and become an agent of change to energize an organization or team. Watch the video.
  • Chef Brenda Wattles offers a sneak peek on her session Enhance Your Student Athlete's Performance with Nutritious Meals in this video.
  • Kristen Bealler, SNA President of North Carolina, and Keith Lewis, Senior Area Manager of Operations of Nutrition Services for Houston ISD, are also psyched to present their ANC sessions on making your next career move and a behind the scenes tour of a mass distribution center.
  • Town Hall LIVE-- This high-level panel discussion will explore unique challenges facing operators and industry—and you’ll be able to join in the chat and help us crowdsource solutions!
  • Recruiting and Retention in a Competitive World: Best Practices on How to Manage Talent Shortages- An Illustrated Session—Industry and operator representatives will live chat about staffing strategies while a guest artist illustrates the session alongside the panel discussion.

Virtual ANC will also host nine Culinary Demos featuring chefs from our industry partners—and you’ll have a front row virtual seat! Get innovative timesaver and budget-friendly preparation ideas, a fresh take on new kid-tested recipes, even a preview of new serving equipment.

Only at ANC will you find opportunities like these, plus networking meetups and discussion groups, roundtable discussions, and 140 exhibitors ready to connect and share their latest and greatest products—all under one virtual roof! Don’t miss out— register now!

A special thank you to our Virtual ANC Sponsors! Please visit the sponsor webpage for more great resources.

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