ANC 2024: Shaping Tomorrow Together

The “School Nutrition Event of the Year,” SNA’s Annual National Conference (ANC) will bring together thousands of attendees from school nutrition operations, industry and allied organizations for an unparalleled networking and educational experience!

We appreciate your interest. The ANC24 Boston Exhibit Floor is sold out, but check back in August for information on how your organization can participate in #ANC25 San Antonio.


Exhibitor Resources


Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC)
415 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210

Dates & Exhibit Hall Hours (tentative)

ANC: July 14-16, 2024
Tradeshow: July 15–16, 2024

Friday, July 12

  • Move-in for Exhibitors (8:00 am – 5:00 pm).

Saturday, July 13

  • Move-in for Exhibitors (8:00 am – 9:00 pm)
  • Pre-Conference Sessions (8:00 am – 5:00 pm)

Sunday, July 14

  • Move-in for Exhibitors (8:00 am – 9:00 pm)
  • Education Sessions (8:00 am – 3:15 pm)
  • Opening General Session (3:30 pm – 5:00 pm)

Monday, July 15

  • Education Sessions (8am – 8:30am)
  • Opening of Exhibit Hall (9:30 am – 2:30 pm)
  • Education Sessions (2:45 pm – 5:00 pm)

Tuesday, July 16:

  • Closing General Session (8:00 am – 9:15 am)
  • Exhibit Hall (9:30 am – 2:30 pm)
  • Move-out for Exhibitors (2:30 pm – 8:00 pm)
  • Education Sessions (2:45 pm – 4:30 pm)
  • Final Event (7:30 pm – 10:00 pm)

Wednesday, July 17

  • Move-out for Exhibitors (8:00 am – 5:00 pm)

Membership Fees

Industry Consultant: $450/year
Corporate Membership: $995/year
Patron: $15,000/year

Industry Membership Benefit Sheet and Application



What’s Included with Your Booth?


Booth Package Benefits:

  • Five (5) Complimentary Exhibit Hall badges for each 10x10 expo-space purchased.
  • Ten hours (10) of exclusive, non-competing exhibit hall hours.
  • Networking opportunities for your company to interact with more than 4,000 foodservice professionals and generate leads.
  • Opportunity to promote, sample and demonstrate new products and services and obtain buyer feedback.
  • Access to all General Sessions and Industry Educational Sessions.
  • Use of the ANC 2024 Boston conference logo for marketing purposes.
  • Company profile listed in the exhibit section of the official ANC Program Guide (subject to print deadline); a resource used by attendees throughout the year.
  • Complimentary coffee service in the Exhibits Lounge from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Pipe & drape for your company’s booth.
  • A 7x44 Identification Sign.

Not Included

Additional services such as: storage, placement, shipment or reshipment of exhibit materials, special lighting, booth furnishings, tables, chairs, electrical supplies, carpet, individual booth cleaning or any other special services which are the financial responsibility of the exhibitor are not included.

Contract Acceptance

SNA reserves the right to exercise its sole discretion in acceptance or refusal of applications. If an application is not accepted by the Association, all paid fees will be returned to the applicant.

Booth Assignment

The Association reserves the right to use its sole discretion in reassigning space in cases where competitive products have adjacent exhibits or floor reconfiguration is needed. Prior exhibitors are given the first opportunity to reserve space for the following year at the current show. Booths will be assigned to those companies and others exhibiting at the current show according to the established priority point system. All contracts received thereafter will be assigned on a first-come, first served basis.

Exhibitor Communications

Please note that Exhibitor Alerts will be sent by email updating you on important issues or changes that might occur as the conference approaches. Please ensure that we have the correct contact information for your company. We look forward to working with you to ensure a successful show.


Contact Us

Contact Us

If you need further assistance, please feel free to contact a member of the Meetings Team at (800) 877-8822 or via email below.

Senior Corporate Sales & Industry Specialist
Crystal Harper Pierre

Senior Corporate Sales, Industry Success & Patron Program
Nita Artis

Vice President of Marketing, Communications & Industry Relations
Danielle Duran Baron


Beware of Unauthorized Solicitations

There has been a rash of unauthorized companies soliciting our attendees and exhibitors related to various services, from housing to attendee lists. Please do not respond to their emails or calls. Do not provide them with credit card information. You are welcome to contact SNA at any time to confirm the status of a vendor. Unfortunately, SNA has no control over the false claims that these unauthorized vendors make and is not able to assist in resolving issues that arise when our exhibitors enter into agreements with unauthorized companies.


ANC 2024 Official
Conference Partners

School Nutrition magazine—The Association’s award-winning flagship publication—is the only official magazine and electronic publication that exhibits on the floor, and distributes materials within the convention center facility and contracted hotels.

Advertise in official #ANC24 publications—Ask about big savings when you advertise in both School Nutrition magazine's ANC issue (May/June 2024) and the official ANC publications! Also, inquire about digital advertising opportunities, including the ANC website, pre-show e-blasts, and ANC dailies.

Contact your MCI sales representative:

Dan Kaste
Account Executive, MCI USA

Christina Kardon
Account Executive, MCI USA
(410) 316-9862

Brian Marks
AVP, Client Partnership & Performance, MCI USA
(443) 689-7010

Note: You must be a current exhibitor to include your ad in an official ANC publication.

Tradeshow Decorator:
GES - Global Experience Specialist
(800) 475-2098

Housing Bureau:
Conference Direct
(877) 440-7549

Certificate of Insurance (COIs):
Rain Protection Insurance
(800) 528-7975

Audio Visual Rentals:
(800) 967-2419