Exposition Date: June 30 – July 2, 2009

Explore the Exhibits

In the Expo Hall

Prepare to be dazzled, wowed and enticed by this year’s ANC Exhibit Hall! Considered the biggest and best in school nutrition, the Exhibit Hall will feature more than 800 booths showcasing the products, services and equipment that will improve the success of your school nutrition operation. Exhibit hours do not conflict with education sessions, maximizing your opportunity to peruse the booths and network with exhibitors.

Culinary Demonstrations - Sold Out!

SNA is now accepting applications for culinary demonstrations at ANC 2009 in Las Vegas! Each one-hour demo takes place during exhibit hours and allows chefs to show attendees how to prepare recipes for school nutrition operations. Demos typically include 2-4 recipes related by a common ingredient or theme selected by the company and approved by SNA. Applications including all proposed recipes are due by February 13, 2009. All applications will be reviewed and the final demonstrations will be selected by March 13, 2009. For more information about the demos, download the application below. If you have any questions, contact Crystal Harper-Pierre, SNA’s Exhibits Management Specialist, at (703) 739-3900, ext. 140, or charper@schoolnutrition.org.

Culinary Demonstrations Handouts

Exhibit Hours

Exhibit Hours

Tuesday, June 30 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Wednesday, July 1 9:00 am-11:00 am*
Wednesday, July 1 11:00 am-2:00 pm
Thursday, July 2 10:00 am-1:00 pm

*Special Exhibit Hall time for Directors only.

Exhibit Floor Plan

Floor plans are available in three formats, html, pdf or flash.

Exhibitor Sign-Up - Booths Still Available!

Exhibit Set-Up Hours

Friday, June 26 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Saturday, June 27 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, June 28 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday, June 29 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Exhibitor Dismantle Hours

Thursday, July 2 1:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday, July 3 8:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M.


Meeting Room Request Form
Are you interested in hosting an event at this year’s ANC? Please complete the attached meeting room request form to receive the SNA guidelines and to reserve your space today. Space is available on a first come, first serve basis.

New Product Showcase

The New Products Showcase will feature the newest products, services and equipment available to schools within the last year. Be sure to save time to stop by to see the many products on display. To participate in the New Product Showcase, contact Crystal Harper-Pierre, SNA’s Exhibits Manager, at (703) 739-3900, ext. 140, or charper-pierre@schoolnutrition.org.

Exhibit Hall Scavenger Hunt

The ever-popular ANC Exhibit Hall Scavenger Hunt will return for ANC 2009! Don’t miss your opportunity to explore the aisles in the Exhibit Hall and win fantastic prizes from some of the most popular booths.

Exhibitor Service Kit

Note: No one under 16 years of age will be admitted to the Exhibit Hall for any reason. No rolling bags will be allowed in the Exhibit Hall.

Exhibitor Registration

Deadline for Registration: Friday, June 12, 2009

The School Nutrition Association is pleased to offer Exhibitors the convenience of online registration when ordering Exhibitor Badges for the 63rd Annual National Conference – Las Vegas.

Here's how it works

  1. Go to http://registration.experient-inc.com/ShowASF091/Default.aspx
  2. Type in Company Name
  3. Enter Password (Company Zipcode)
  4. Follow Instructions to complete your badge request

Online/Web: Credit Cards ONLY! SNA accepts VISA, American Express, MasterCard and Discover ONLY.

Online Registration: Online Registration allows you to make changes and additions to your badge order up until the time the site closes on Friday, June 12, 2009 (Badges will not be mailed, but available for pick up on site at the registration desk.) After June 12, all registrations must be submitted onsite at the registration desk/Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

Badge Allotment: Exhibitors receive five (5) complimentary badges per each 10’ x 10’ booth space purchased. Once your company goes over their badge allotment, there is a $50 fee for additional badges. No badges, above your allotment will be processed without payment.

Brokers: Badges must be requested by the exhibitor as part of their company list or they will be charged the non-member full conference registration fee of $735.

No one under 16 years of age is permitted in the exhibit hall at any time - no exceptions. This includes family members as well as booth character personnel and applies during official conference dates as well as installation and dismantling days (June 27 – July 3, 2009).

Final Event: Thursday, July 2/ 8pm – 10pm: Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Are you looking to get energized for the new school year? Well, nothing will put a smile on your face and a bounce in your step like this year’s ANC Final Event, featuring rock-and-roll legend Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. This American pop music icon and the star on which the Tony Award-winning musical “Jersey Boys” is based, will be center stage performing those unforgettable doo-wop favorites that will take you back to a magical time in music history.

A ticket to the Final Event with Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons can be purchased at a fee of $95.00. Please find attached the order form to purchase tickets for this event.

ANC 2009 Sponsors*
Top Sponsors
  • Barilla Pasta
  • ConAgra Foodservice
  • SweetSurprise.com
  • Fruit 66
  • General Mills Bakeries & Foodservice
  • Gossner Foods
  • Horizon Software International
  • IZZE Beverage
  • J.T.M. Food Group
  • J & J Snack Foods
  • Kraft Foods
  • Kellogg’s Food Away From Home
  • Land O’Lakes
  • Mrs.T’s Pierogies
  • PepsiCo Foodservice
  • Pierre Foods
  • Schwan’s Food Service
  • SFSPac Food Service Sanitation Systems
  • Simplot
  • SoBe Lifewater
  • Solae
  • The Switch Beverage Company
  • Vulcan and Wolf

GEM Club Contributors - Ruby Club
GEM Club Contributors - Pearl Club

*As of May 4, 2009